Advances in Information Systems Research, Education, and Practice


(co-located conference organized by TC8 Information Systems)

Milan, Italy

7-10 September 2008

Call for Papers
Program Committee
Student Grant

Call for Papers

Researchers, educators and practitioners are invited to submit papers that advance concepts, methods, techniques, tools, issues, education, and practice related to information systems in organizations.  Accepted manuscripts will be presented by the author(s) at the TC8, information systems, conference held as part of the World Computer Congress (WCC) 2008 in Milan, Italy.  Papers will also be published by Springer as a volume in the IFIP series.  Articles can advance any topic of information systems, including:

  • Professionalizing the Information Systems profession

  • The design and use of information systems

  • The generation and dissemination of descriptive and normative knowledge about the development and use of information technologies in organizations

  • Improving ways of synthesizing and applying relevant work from resource disciplines to practical implementations of systems that enhance decision support capability

  • E-Business and E-Government Information Systems: Multi-disciplinary research and practice

  • Engaging semantic technologies to facilitate citizen engagement in democratic deliberation

  • Visualization of complex argument and knowledge structures in citizen online discussions

  • Improving the quality of information systems in public administration at international, national, regional and local levels

  • The transfer and diffusion of information technology

  • Information technologies such as smart cards, and their interaction with society, economics, public services and organizations

  • Concepts, methods and techniques related to enterprise information systems.


Proposals for panel discussions and papers that do not necessarily address any of the above specific areas, but do focus on the broad topic of information systems, are also welcome.




Submissions must comply with standards specified at the Springer IFIP site:

Papers are to be written in English.    



1 October 2007:       Submission of papers begins

7 January 2008:        Deadline for submission of papers

15 February 2008:   Notification of acceptance

28 March 2008:        Copyright release submitted

7 April 2008:             Deadline for submission of camera ready copy


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