Topical Area 4: Information Technology for Business and Society

(ITBS)

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Belgrade, Serbia, 8–11 September, 2024

This Topical Area aims at integrating and creating synergy between disciplines of information technology, information systems, and social sciences. It addresses the issues relevant to information technology and necessary for practical, everyday needs of business, other organizations and society at large. This Topical Area takes a socio-technical view on information systems and, at the same time, relates to ethical, social and political issues raised by information systems.

This Topical Area provides a forum for academics and professionals to share the latest developments and advances in the knowledge and practice of these fields. It seeks new studies in many disciplines to foster a growing body of conceptual, theoretical, experimental, and applied research that could inform design, deployment and usage choices for information systems and technology within business and public organizations as well as households.

We invite papers covering the most recent innovations, current trends, professional experiences and new challenges in the several perspectives of information systems and technologies, i.e. design, implementation, stabilization, continuous improvement, and transformation. It seeks new works from researchers and practitioners in business intelligence, big data, data mining, machine learning, cloud computing, mobile applications, social networks, internet of thing, sustainable technologies and systems, blockchain, etc.

Extended versions of high-marked papers presented at previous conferences in 2015–2021 have been published with Springer in volumes of Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing: LNBIP 243LNBIP 277LNBIP 311LNBIP 346LNBIP 380LNBIP 413 and LNBIP 442.

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing series (LNBIP, Springer).

Topics

We call for papers covering a broad spectrum of topics which bring together sciences of information systems, information technologies, and social sciences, i.e., economics, management, business, finance, and education. The track bridges the diversity of approaches that contributors bring to the conference. The main topics covered are:

  • Advances in information systems and technologies for business;
  • Advances in information systems and technologies for governments;
  • Advances in information systems and technologies for education;
  • Advances in information systems and technologies for healthcare;
  • Advances in information systems and technologies for smart cities; and 
  • Advances in information systems and technologies for sustainable development.

Topical Area Curators

  • Cano, Alberto, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, United States
  • Miller, Gloria, maxmetrics, Germany
  • Ziemba, Ewa, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
  • ​​​​​​Dias, Gonçalo, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Naldi, Maurizio, LUMSA University, Italy
  • Wątróbski, Jarosław, University of Szczecin, Poland

Of potential interest

The following Thematic Tracks are related to this Topical Area:

  • ADTS

    Application of Disruptive Technologies for Society 5.0

  • AI‑HuSo

    AI in Digital Humanities, Computational Social Sciences and Economics Research

  • DSH

    Data Science in Health, Ecology and Commerce

  • ISM

    Information Systems Management

  • KAM

    Knowledge Acquisition and Management

  • RCIS

    Resilience in Critical Infrastructures and Systems

Submission rules

  • Authors should submit their papers as Postscript, PDF or MSWord files.
  • The total length of a paper should not exceed 12 pages IEEE style (including tables, figures and references). More pages can be added, for an additional fee. IEEE style templates are available here.
  • Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the Topical Area.
  • Preprints containing accepted papers will be published online.
  • Only papers presented at the conference will be published in Conference Proceedings and submitted for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore® database.
  • Conference proceedings will be published in a volume with ISBN, ISSN and DOI numbers and posted at the conference WWW site.
  • Conference proceedings will be submitted for indexation according to information here.
  • Organizers reserve right to move accepted papers between FedCSIS Tracks.
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Important dates

  • Thematic Track proposal submission: November 28, 2023
  • Paper submission (no extensions): May 28, 2024
  • Position paper submission: June 11, 2024
  • Author notification: July 1, 2024
  • Final paper submission, registration: July 23, 2024
  • Early registration discount: July 23, 2024
  • Conference date: September 8–⁠11, 2024

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