Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Event & Call for Papers: IADIS International Conference e-Society 2012

See the announcement below that I received in email.

-- CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions (last call): 27 January 2012 --
March 10-13, 2012 – Berlin, Germany

* Keynote Speaker (confirmed):
Dr Conor Galvin, University Lecturer and Director MA Programme, UCD Dublin, Ireland
* Conference Background and Goals
The IADIS e-Society 2012 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within the Information Society. This conference covers both the technical as well as the non-technical aspects of the Information Society. Broad areas of interest are eSociety and Digital Divide, eBusiness / eCommerce, eLearning, New Media and E-Society, Digital Services in eESociety, eGovernment /eGovernance, eHealth, Information Systems, and Information Management. These broad areas are divided into more detailed areas (see below). However innovative contributes that don't fit into these areas will also be considered since they might be of benefit to conference attendees.

* Format of the Conference
The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations. The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS Digital Library (online accessible).

Some of the best papers will be eligible to be extended and enhanced as book chapters for inclusion in a book to be published by IGI Global. There will be a special issue with extended versions of best papers published by the International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education (ITSE) and also best paper authors will be invited to publish extended versions of their papers in the IADIS Journal on WWW/Internet (ISSN: 1645-7641).

The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing to INSPEC, EI Compendex, Thomson ISI, ISTP and other indexing services.

* Types of submissions
Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations, Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium. All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics related to the Information Society are of interest. The extended list of topics - including digitization - can be seen at http://www.esociety-conf.org/topics.asp. Topics are in the areas of:
  • eSociety and Digital Divide 
  • eBusiness / eCommerce 
  • eLearning 
  • New Media and E-Society 
  • Digital Services in E-Society 
  • eGovernment /eGovernance 
  • eHealth 
  • Information Systems 
  • Information Management 
* Important Dates:
- Submission deadline (last call): 27 January 2012
- Notification to Authors (last call): 15 February 2012
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (last call): Until 24 February 2012
- Late Registration (last call): After 24 February 2012
- Conference: Berlin, Germany, 10 to 13 March 2012 

* Conference Location
The conference will be held in Berlin, Germany.

* Secretariat
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
E-mail: secretariat@esociety-conf.org/
Web site: http://www.esociety-conf.org/

* Program Committee
Program Chair
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Conference Chair
Pedro IsaĆ­as, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal

Committee Members:*
* for committee list please refer to http://www.esociety-conf.org/committees.asp

* Co-located events
Please also check the co-located events:
Information Systems 2012 (http://www.is-conf.org/) - 10-12 March 2012
Mobile Learning 2012 (http://www.mlearning-conf.org/) - 11-13 March 2012
* Registered participants in the e-Society conference may attend Information Systems and Mobile Learning conferences’ sessions free of charge.

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