International Conference Proceedings

A comprehensive picture of academic discussion at premier international conferences

International Conference Proceedings (CPCD-IFPD) collects proceedings of international conferences, with a focus on conferences hosted or organized by well-known and respected international organizations and academic institutions. These include conferences hosted by organizations such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the international society for optics and photonics, Russian State Specialized Academy of Arts, the International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, and the International Institute of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering. Offered via the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) platform, CPCD-IFPD includes nearly 890,000 papers from over 8,900 international conferences on a wide range of subjects, from 2010 to present, with papers from some continuous conferences dating back to 1981. CPCD-IFPD offers robust navigation and search tools, and provides expanded information for each paper, including links to similar documents, documents from related authors and institutions, and documents on related subjects.

Conference Proceedings

Key Stats

  • Archive: 1981-present
  • Language: Chinese with English interface
  • Country: China
  • Frequency: Continuous updates
  • Format: Full text
  • Producer: Tongfang Knowledge Network Ltd.
  • Platform: CNKI (TKN)


International Conference Proceedings includes nearly 890,000 papers from over 8,900 international conferences. Content within CPCD-IFPD is organized into 10 series, with 168 subjects:

Science and Technology Titles

  • Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics (Series A)
  • Chemistry/Metallurgy (Series B)
  • Industrial Technology/Engineering (Series C)
  • Agriculture (Series D)
  • Medicine/Health (Series E)
  • Electronics/Information Science (Series I)

Social Science and Humanities Titles

  • Literature/History/Philosophy (Series F)
  • Politics/Military Affairs/Law (Series G)
  • Education/Social Sciences (Series H)
  • Economics/Management (Series J)
Features and Functions
  • Navigation: Supports browsing by conferences, proceedings, sponsors, specialties (subjects), industries, parties and administrations.
  • Search: Offers quick, basic, professional, scholar, fund, sentence, and source searches, as well as search in proceedings. Users can search multiple fields, including subject, title, keywords, abstract, full text, proceeding title, references, China Library Classification (CLC) code, fund, author, first author, institution, and conference date, name, level, sponsor, and contributor.
  • Grouping and sorting: Group results according to subjects, organizers, funding, research level, authors, agencies, and more.
  • Knowledge networks: CNKI’s Knowledge Network Node provides expanded information for each paper including citation network, similar documents, documents from related authors and institutions, and documents on related subjects.
  • Fast updates: Papers are updated online one month at the latest after print publication.
About China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)

CNKI is the world’s most comprehensive online resource for accessing China’s intellectual output. This powerful platform is the product of Tongfang Knowledge Network, Beijing, and encompasses academic journals, dissertations, conference papers, news, and many other resources that put the knowledge of China in the sciences and humanities at your fingertips. With tens of millions of articles and growing every day, CNKI is a foundation for any serious research on China. CNKI is hosted in the United States by East View and updated daily.

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