International Conference of Information Technology and Digital Applications (ICITDA) is annual international conference held by Department of Informatics, Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII). This international conference presented keynote speakers with expertise in information technologies application from national and international. ICITDA provides chances for anyone to share their knowledge and ideas in the form of papers and presentations.
In 2020, ICITDA was held virtually in Yogyakarta, Indonesia due to Covid-19 Pandemic. The 5th ICITDA call for paper was started in July 2020 to November 2020. Papers submission in two batches. From two batches of submissions, there were more than 180 submitted papers and only 74 accepted papers to be presented in ICITDA. Main event of ICITDA 2020 is held virtually on November 13-14, 2020.
First day of ICITDA 2020 started at 08.00 (UTC+7) local time. Opening ceremony was started by the speech of committee chair of ICITDA 2020, Dr. Ridho Rahmadi and rector of Universitas Islam Indonesia, Prof. Fathul Wahid. Next, video introductions from UII and Yogyakarta were played to participants to see and know more about UII and Yogyakarta even only through videos. After the video introduction, each keynote speaker started to give their presentation started by Dr. Kun Zhang, Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University USA, Dr. Noor Zaman Jhanjhi from Taylor’s University Malaysia, and Prof. Fathul Wahid from UII Indonesia. After that, there was a workshop section. Workshop section was divided into 3 rooms and each room had its own topic to discuss. All participants can choose one of three workshops. Last section on the first day of ICITDA was a presentation from Dr. Tjeerd Dijkstra from University Clinic Tubingen, Germany.
Second day of ICITDA started at 07.30 (UTC+7) local time with a workshop section that was divided into 3 rooms. Each participant can choose one of three workshops. Afterwards, there was a Papers Presentation that divided into 5 rooms. Each participant, who was assigned as presenter, enters each room to start their presentation and discussion for 15 minutes. Paper Presentation has 2 sections in morning and afternoon. Each presenter gave their great ideas and innovations based on their paper. After the Papers Presentation, there was keynote speech from Prof. Peter Schwabe from Radboud University, Netherlands. At the end of the second day, there was also an announcement of the best paper and 10 lucky participants that would get 10 USD worth prizes. There was also a video of all committee members of ICITDA 2020 as appreciation and thank you to all participants. The 5th ICITDA ended with great success.