Call for Papers
The Internet Technologies & Society 2013 Conference (ITS 2013) aims to address the main issues of concern within WWW/Internet as well as to assess the influence of Internet in the Information Society.
Broad areas of interest are Internet Technologies, Information Management, e-Society and Digital Divide, e-Business / e-Commerce, e-Learning, New Media and e-Society, Digital Services in e-Society, e-Government / e-Governance and e-Health. These broad areas are divided into more detailed areas (see below). However innovative contributes that do not fit into these areas will also be considered since they might be of benefit to conference attendees.
Main areas and topics are suggested below:
- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
e-Society and Digital Divide
- Social Integration
e-Business / e-Commerce
- Business Ontologies and Models
- Collaborative Learning
New Media and e-Society
- Digitization, heterogeneity and convergence
Digital Services in e-Society
- Service Broadcasting
- Data Security Issues
The Conference will be composed of several types of contributions:
- Full Papers – These include mainly accomplished research results and have 8 pages at the maximum (5,000 words).
- Short Papers – These are mostly composed of work in progress reports or fresh developments and have 4 pages at maximum (2,500 words).
- Reflection Papers – These might review recent research literature pertaining to a particular problem or approach, indicate what the findings suggest, and/or provide a suggestion - with rationale and justification - for a different approach or perspective on that problem. Reflection papers might also analyze general trends or discuss important issues in topics related to Applied Computing. These have two pages at maximum (1500 words).
- Posters / Demonstrations – These have one page at the maximum (625 words) besides the poster itself (or demonstration) that will be exposed at the conference.
- Tutorials – Tutorials can be proposed by scholars or company representatives. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
- Panels – Discussions on selected topics will be held. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
- Invited Talks – These will be made of contributions from well-known scholars and company representatives. An abstract will be included in the conference proceedings.
- Doctoral Consortium – The Doctoral Consortium will discuss on going work of PhD students in an informal and formative atmosphere. Contributions to the consortium should take the form of either: a critical literature review of the research topic providing the rationale for the relevance and interest of the research topic; or a short paper discussing the research question(s), research objectives, research methodology and work done so far.
Doctoral Consortium Contributions should have a maximum 2,500 words (4 pages).
This is a blind peer-reviewed conference.
- Submission Deadline (last call): 27 September 2013
- Notification to Authors (last call): 21 October 2013
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (1st call): until 6 September 2013
- Late Registration(1st call): after 6 September 2013
- Conference: 29 November - 1 December 2013