USACO promotes integrity in the conference organization profession and establish for the development of professional standards to guide and support academic and professional conference organizers
VisionThe union seeks to be the leading global body for organizing the conference organization profession
MissionSupport conference organizers by providing them with pioneering and advanced services that support the conference organization sector and its research activities
GoalsThe union aims to build a body of knowledge and rules to govern the conference organization profession and to issue a list of accredited academic and professional conference organizations
USACO acts as an incubator for the organizers of scientific and academic conferences, including, universities, colleges, unions and professional syndicates. The Union main focus is on the implementation of universal ethical practices in the conference organization and publication process. Through its close cooperation with international publishers and indexing bodies, USACO provide distinguished services to its members that contribute to supporting their organization activities and providing them with open access electronic publishing systems backed by global indexing services, contributing to the success of their conferences and giving them the much-needed credibility and reliability.
USACO aims to build a database of accredited academic and professional conference organizers based on accreditation guidelines drafted by USACO advisory board and academic experts in this field.
Prof. Juan E. Trinidad Segovia
Full professor in the department of economics and business at the University of Almeria and Chair in Financial Management.
Prof. Dorota Jelonek
Professor of Management at the Faculty of Management at the Czestochowa University of Technology in Poland.
Prof. Luigi Vladareanu
Vice President and Founding Member of UASTRO, Vice President of SRR, Robotics Society of Romania, and President of SRR, Bucharest.
Prof. Dr. Abdel-Badeh Mohamed Salem
Professor emeritus of Computer Science and former Vice Dean of the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences at Ain Shams University.
Prof. Joan Lu
Professor, Department of Computer Science School of Computing and Engineering Centre for Planning, Autonomy and Representation of Knowledge, University of Huddersfield.
Prof. Fernando Yanine
Profesor Asociado, Académico e Investigador de la Escuela de Ingeniería, Universidad FinisTerrae Director de Investigación, Facultad de Ingeniería, Chile.
Prof. Latif Ladid
Ladid is Founder & President, IPv6 FORUM. Chair, ETSI IPv6 Industry Specification Group, IEEE Steering Committee Member: 5G, IoT and SDN.
Prof. Iryna Koshkalda
Koshkalda is a Professor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Land Management and Cadastre, State Biotechnological University.
Prof. Qing Tan
Associate Professor at the School of Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada.
Solutions and Services
USACO provides pioneering solutions for the organizers of scientific and academic conferences
USACO through its close cooperation with member universities, evaluate and rank academic conferences through a unique ranking metric
USACO accredits conferences and events, including "virtual conferences" and issues lists of approved conferences on a regular basis.
USACO catalogue conference papers and provides open access publishing of conference proceedings, assign doi numbers, and timestamp it in the Blockchain to protect the intellectual property of researchers.
USACO organizes workshops and seminars aimed at raising the efficiency of conference organizers and exchanging information on all that is new in the conference organization sector.
USACO promotes member’s conferences through it’s website and the network of affiliated websites that support the mission of the union.
USACO allows it’s members to publish their conference’s recommendations through "Andromeda" conference recommendation publication service.