The XIth PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium’2018
INFORMATION SYSTEMS: RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, APPLICATIONS, EDUCATION

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POLISH, ENGLISH, BULGARIAN, CHINESE, CROATIAN, CZECH, DUTCH, FINNISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, HEBREW, ITALIAN, KOREAN, LITHUANIAN, NORWEGIAN, PORTUGUESE, ROMANIAN, RUSSIAN, SLOVAK, SLOVENIAN, SPANISH, SWEDISH, TURKISH AND UKRAINIAN

51 YEARS (1967-2018)
OF BUSINESS INFORMATICS AT UNIVERSITY OF GDANSK

September 20th, 2018; Gdansk - Sopot, Poland

Overview

The XIth PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium has the objective of promoting and developing high quality research on all issues related to Information Systems (IS) and in particular in Systems Analysis and Design (SAND). It provides a forum to researchers and practitioners in IS & SAND in Europe and beyond – to interact, collaborate and develop the IS & SAND areas. The EuroSymposium is currently headed by the Advisory Board, consisting of prominent IS researchers to guide this initiative.

PROGRAM

To be announced.

KEYNOTE SPEECH

To be announced

RELEVANT TOPICS

  • Agile Methods
  • Big Data, Business Analytics
  • Blockchain Technology and Applications
  • Business Informatics
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Case Studies in SAND
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cognitive Issues in SAND
  • Conceptual Modeling
  • Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding Models
  • Design Theory
  • Digital Services and Social Media
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Enterprise Social Networks
  • ERP and CRM Systems
  • Ethical and Human Aspects of IS Development
  • Ethnographic, Anthropological, Action and Entrepreneurial Research
  • Evolution of IS Discipline
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Industry 4.0
  • Information Systems Development: Methodologies, Methods, Techniques and Tools
  • Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning
  • Model-Driven Architecture
  • New Paradigms, Formalisms, Approaches, Frameworks and Challenges in IS & SAND
  • Ontological Foundations and Intelligent Systems of SAND
  • Open Source Software (OSS) Solutions
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance in Systems Development
  • Requirements and Software Engineering
  • Research Methodologies in SAND
  • Role of SAND in Mobile and Internet Applications Development
  • SAND Education: Curricula, E-learning, MOOCs and Teaching Cases
  • SCRUM Approach
  • Security and Privacy Issues in IS & SAND
  • Service Oriented Systems Development
  • Social Networking Services
  • Socio-Technical Approaches to System Development, Psychological and Behavioural Descriptions
  • Software Intensive Systems and Services
  • Strategic Information Systems in Enterprises
  • Supply Chain Management Aspects
  • Systems Analysts and Designers Professions
  • Teams and Teamwork in IS & SAND
  • UML, SysML, BPMN
  • User Experience (UX) Design
  • Workflow Management

ORGANIZERS

There are three organizers of The XIth PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium:

- The Polish Chapter of Association for Information Systems (PLAIS) was established in 2006 as the joint initiative of Prof. Claudia Loebbecke, University of Cologne, Germany, former President of AIS and Prof. Stanisław Wrycza, University of Gdansk, Poland. PLAIS co-organizes international and domestic conferences on Systems Analysis and Design as well as on Business Informatics and Systems Engineering.

- SIGSAND is the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design. SIGSAND provides services such as annual symposia, news, research and teaching tracks at major IS conferences, listserv and special issues in journals. The EuroSymposia were initiated by the former Vice President of AIS - Prof. Keng Siau as the SIGSAND-Europe initiative.

- The Department of Business Informatics at the University of Gdansk is conducting intensive teaching and research activities in the academic field – Business Informatics. Some of its academic manuals are bestsellers in Poland. The Department is also active internationally, organizing conferences including the Xth European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2002), The VIIth International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research (BIR 2008), The VIIIth International Conference on European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN 2009) and SIGSAND/PLAIS EuroSymposia (2007, 2011 - 2017). The Department is the partner of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) and SAP University Alliances (SUA) consortia.

CONFERENCE COMMITTEES

GENERAL CHAIR
Stanisław Wrycza University of Gdansk - Chairman of IPC Poland
ADVISORY BOARD
Wil van der Aalst Eindhoven University of Technology The Netherlands
David Avison ESSEC Business School France
Joerg Becker European Research Centre for Information Systems Germany
Jane Fedorowicz Bentley University USA
Alan Hevner University of South Florida USA
Claudia Loebbecke University of Cologne Germany
Keng Siau Missouri University of Science and Technology USA
Roman Słowinski Chairman of the Committee on Informatics of the Polish Academy of Sciences Poland
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
Özlem Albayrak Bilkent University Turkey
Eduard Babkin Higher School of Economics, Moscow Russia
Witold Chmielarz University of Warsaw Poland
Helen Dudycz Wroclaw University of Economics Poland
Tomasz Dzido University of Gdansk Poland
Marco de Marco Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Italy
Petr Doucek University of Economics, Prague Czech Republic
Zygmunt Drążek University of Szczecin Poland
Dariusz Dziuba University of Warsaw Poland
Peter Forbrig University of Rostock Germany
Bogdan Franczyk University of Leipzig Germany
Jerzy Gołuchowski University of Economics in Katowice Poland
Marta Indulska The University of Queensland Australia
Piotr Jedrzejowicz Gdynia Maritime University Poland
Dorota Jelonek Czestochowa University of Technology Poland
Bjoern Johansson Lund University Sweden
Kalinka Kaloyanova Sofia University Bulgaria
Karlheinz Kautz Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University Australia
Marite Kirikova Riga Technical University Latvia
Stanisław Kozielski Silesian University of Technology Poland
Henryk Krawczyk Gdansk University of Technology Poland
Kyootai Lee Sogang University Korea
Tim A. Majchrzak University of Agder Norway
Marek Miłosz Lublin University of Technology Poland
Ngoc-Thanh Nguyen Wroclaw University of Technology Poland
Marian Niedźwiedziński University of Lodz Poland
Nikolaus Obwegeser Aarhus University Denmark
Cezary Orłowski WSB University in Gdansk Poland
Joanna Paliszkiewicz Warsaw University of Life Sciences Poland
Nava Pliskin Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel
Isabel Ramos The University of Minho Portugal
Vaclav Repa University of Economics, Prague Czech Republic
Michael Rosemann Queensland University of Technology Australia
Kurt Sandkuhl University of Rostock Germany
Thomas Schuster Pforzheim University Germany
Marcin Sikorski Gdansk University of Technology Poland
Janice C. Sipior Villanova University USA
Andrzej Sobczak Warsaw School of Economics Poland
Piotr Soja Cracow University of Economics Poland
Reima Suomi University of Turku Finland
Jakub Swacha University of Szczecin Poland
Pere Tumbas University of Novi Sad Serbia
Catalin Vrabie National University Romania
Yinglin Wang Shanghai University of Finance and Economics China
H. Roland Weistroffer Virginia Commonwealth University USA
Carson Woo Sauder School of Business Canada
Iryna Zolotaryova Kharkiv National University of Economics Ukraine
Joze Zupancic University of Maribor Slovenia
EDITORS OF EUROSYMPOSIUM 2018 PROCEEDINGS
Stanisław Wrycza University of Gdansk Poland
Jacek Maślankowski University of Gdansk Poland

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chair: Stanisław Wrycza
Secretary: Anna Węsierska
Members from Department of Business Informatics at University of Gdansk:
Dorota Buchnowska, Bartłomiej Gawin, Przemysław Jatkiewicz, Dariusz Kralewski,
Michał Kuciapski, Bartosz Marcinkowski, Jacek Maślankowski

DOWNLOADS

Will be available later.

Publication

All submissions will be reviewed by the EuroSymposium’2018 International Programme Committee. The accepted papers will be published as EuroSymposium 2018 Proceedings in the Springer series of Lecture Notes on Business Information Processing (LNBIP).


The series is indexed/abstracted by ISI Proceedings, Web of Knowledge, DBLP, EI and Scopus and the other important indexing services.

SUBMISSION SERVICE

IS faculty members, independent scholars, doctorates and practitioners are invited to submit research papers in the area of IS & SAND. The length limit of completed research paper is 5,000 words. The Best Paper of EuroSymposium’2018 will be selected and awarded.

Papers should be submitted in PDF and doc format. Submissions must conform to Springer's LNBIP format which can be found under instructions for LNBIP Authors at: http://www.springer.com/series/7911.

Three to five keywords characterizing the paper should be indicated at the end of the abstract. Online submission will be offered for EuroSymposium’2018 at Springer Online Conference Service (OCS): https://ocs.springer.com/ocs/home/EuroSymposium2018.

During EuroSymposium’2018 - the Poster Session is also envisaged. The extended abstracts of the accepted posters will be published in the succeeding volume of Research Reports on Business Informatics issued by University of Gdansk.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission of Manuscripts: May 31th, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: June 28th, 2018
Final Paper Submission: July 12th, 2018
EuroSymposium'2018: September 20th, 2018

VENUE

The EuroSymposium will be held in the modern building of the Conference Centre of the Faculty of Management of University of Gdansk. Computer access, wireless facilities and multimedia projector will be available. Proximity of the Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport makes the selected venue as well as the variety of hotels a proper place for the conference.

Department of Business Informatics
Faculty of Management
University of Gdansk
Piaskowa 9
81-864 Sopot
Poland
Ph.: +48 58 523 14 00
Fax: +48 58 523 11 55
E-Mail: info@eurosymposium.eu

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels of different standards are available in Gdansk and Sopot:
Hotels - Sopot
Hotels - Gdansk

Public Transport information (with guidance to the Venue building) can be found at JakDojade.pl or via mobile version: M.JakDojade.pl

Here you can find information how to get from airport in Gdansk to the city. A taxi rank is located in front of the main entrance to the passenger terminal and is serviced by CITY PLUS TAXI.

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FEES

The regular EuroSymposium fee is 85 EUR (385 PLN), while the fee for videoconference participants is 40 EUR (180 PLN). The fee includes:


and for the residential participants also:


After registration please transfer the registration fee at the following EuroSymposium'2018 account:

University of Gdansk
Address: ul. Bazynskiego 8, 80-309 Gdansk
EuroSymposium'2018

PL 59 1240 1271 1111 0010 4368 2415
Bank PEKAO S.A. IV o/Gdansk
Kolobrzeska 43

SWIFT: PKOPPLPW
Bank Sort Code: 12 40 12 71
IBAN: PL 59 1240 1271 1111 0010 4368 2415
VAT UE PL 584 020 32 39

Please include a"K205-18 - ES_2018 (name) (surname)"phrase in the text of your bank transfer.

PLAIS/SIGSAND EUROSYMPOSIA PROCEEDINGS

The proceedings of the subsequent Gdansk EuroSymposia were published as:

PREVIOUS SYMPOSIA

  1. AIS SIGSAND European Symposium, Ireland, 2006
  2. IInd AIS SIGSAND European Symposium, Poland, 2007
  3. IIIrd AIS SIGSAND European Symposium Germany,2008
  4. IVth EuroSymposium, Poland, 2011
  5. EMMSAD/5th EuroSymposium @ CAiSE'12, Poland,2012
  6. VIth EuroSymposium, Poland, 2013
  7. VIIth EuroSymposium, Poland, 2014
  8. VIIIth EuroSymposium, Poland, 2015
  9. IXth EuroSymposium, Poland, 2016
  10. XthJubilee EuroSymposium, Poland, 2017

PREVIOUS KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

EuroSymposium'2007


EuroSymposium'2013


EuroSymposium'2014


EuroSymposium'2015


EuroSymposium'2016


EuroSymposium'2017


CONTACT

EuroSymposium'2018
Department of Business Informatics
Faculty of Management, University of Gdansk
Piaskowa 9, 81-864 Sopot, Poland

phone: +48 58 523 14 00
fax: +48 58 523 11 55
skype: swrycza
e-mail: info@eurosymposium.eu
website: http://eurosymposium.eu

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