The 10th International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management and Application (SKIMA 2016) was held from 15 to 17 December 2016 in Chengdu, China. The Conference was organised by the EU Erasmus Mundus FUSION project consortium and was hosted by Chengdu University of Informatics Technology, supported by Chengdu University, Zhongyuan University of Technology and Bourmouth University. The SKIMA organisation committee members, Prof Hongnian Yu (General Chair), Prof Jiliu Zhou (General Co-chair, President of Chengdu University of Informatics Technology), Prof Dongyun Wang (General Co-chair, Vice President of Huanghuai University), Dr Shuang Cang (Programme Chair), Prof Keshav Dahal (UK), Prof Alamgir Hossain (UK), Prof Yun Li (UK), Prof Yacine Ouzrout (France), Prof Rameshwar Rijal (Nepal), Prof Yuson Ou (China), Prof He Jia (China), Prof Luigi Vladareanu (Romania), Dr Shengjun Wen (China), Prof John Mo (Australia), Dr Zoltán Szabó (Hungary), Dr Aihui Wang (China), Dr. Ingrid Rügge (Germany), Dr Leo Chen (China), Prof Teresa Goncalves (Portugal), and about 200 scholars from 14 countries participated the conference.
The conference general chair, Prof Hongnian Yu thanked the local team from Chengdu University of Informatics Technology for their great efforts and supports in making this conference successful. He expressed his sincere appreciate for the support from the EU Erasmus Mundus Programme, IEEE Chengdu Section, Chengdu University, Zhongyuan University of Technology, and Bournemouth University. Prof Yu also introduced the SKIMA 10 years history and wished the SKIMA enhancing the collaboration and exchange between EU and Asia.
The SKIMA 2016 General Co-chair, President of Chengdu University of Informatics Technology, Prof Jiliu Zhou made the welcome speech. Prof Zhou welcomed all the participants to Chengdu, introduced the audiences the developing history of Chengdu University of Informatics Technology, and congratulated the conference achievements.
The SKIMA series was started in an international collaboration context between research professionals in Western and Asian countries in Chiang Mai, Thailand 2006. Subsequently, the next SKIMA conferences were organized in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2008; Fez, Morocco in 2009; Paro, Bhutan in 2010; Benevento, Italy in 2011, Chengdu, China in 2012, Chiang Mai, Thailand in 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2014, Kathmandu, Nepal 2015. With the technical co-sponsorship of IEEE Chengdu Section, all the accepted conference papers will be submitted for acceptance into IEEE Xplore so EI indexed.