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BIR 2021 : 20th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research

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Link: https://bir2021.omilab.org/home
 
When Sep 22, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021
Where Vienna
Abstract Registration Due May 17, 2021
Submission Deadline May 24, 2021
Notification Due Jul 1, 2021
Categories    business informatics   information systems   enterprise systems
 

Call For Papers

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BIR 2021
20th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research

University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria, September 22-24, 2021
https://bir2021.omilab.org
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CALL FOR PAPERS
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We welcome submissions for the 20th International Conference on Perspectives in
Business Informatics Research (BIR), currently planned as a virtual event hosted by
University of Vienna, Austria.

THEME: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN BUSINESS INFORMATICS

Artificial Intelligence (AI) drastically changes the way we employ technology,
design information systems and allocate human labor in the context of digital
transformations. AI also shifts perspectives in Business Informatics Research,
which has been traditionally concerned with how different forms and degrees of
automation can support or evolve enterprise information systems. The two
fundamental pillars of Artificial Intelligence - machine learning and knowledge
engineering - converge towards new streamlining possibilities, with
transformative results in areas such as business process automation, human-
computer interaction, context-aware or capability-aware enterprise information
systems.

From its very inception the BIR conference focused on opening perspectives and
stimulating new roadmaps for Business Informatics, considering both fundamental
research and key application areas (e.g., Industry 4.0, Smart cities, e-
Government). Large scale AI adoption brings disruptions that must be met by
Business Informatics research with novel methods and tools, to ensure a triple-
win for enterprises, employees and the societal environment in which they act.

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IMPORTANT DATES
- Abstract submission deadline:
17 May, 2021
- Submission Deadline for the Main Conference:
24 May, 2021
- Conference:
22-24 September, 2021
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TOPICS:
Business, IT People and System Responsibilities
- Philosophical and social perspectives
- Ontological foundations
- Systems theory and principles
- Conceptual modelling
- Human oriented systems
- Emerging technologies and paradigms
- Business models and rules
- Enterprise modelling and architectures

Business & IS development
- Capability planning and management
- Business process modeling
- Process mining
- Model Driven Development
- Service oriented architecture
- Requirements engineering
- Contextualised business and systems
- Business Information Technology Alignment

Enterprise Systems
- IoT, ERP, CRM and SCM systems
- Business intelligence systems
- Data analytics and decision support systems
- Databases for business
- Big Data for business

Application areas
- Healthcare Supply Chain
- Industry 4.0
- E-Government
- Smart City
- Computer games and gamification

ICT Governance/Management
- Digital Governance
- IT Governance
- Project, risk and security management
- Data Governance
- ICT system sustainability, ethics and ergonomics
- Legacy systems

Responsible Collaboration
- Blockchain economy
- Outsourcing, crowdsourcing, etc.
- Social network analysis
- Value creation and co-creation
- Business compliance
- Workflow management

Semiotics & Knowledge Management
- Linked data Semantic
- Web methods and languages
- Ontology modelling languages and tools
- Digital innovation
- Ontology applications in business
- Web and social computing
- Text mining
- E-learning and learning organizations

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TYPES OF PAPERS
- Research papers: describing original research contributions (theoretical,
methodological or conceptual).
- Exploratory papers: introducing new ideas and directions for research by
analysing the current state of the art, identifying the gaps that
need to addressed, and introducing an approach as a means to bridge
them.
- Practice papers: discussing problems or challenges that organisations
(private or public) face, relate them to the wider domain and
provide useful insights to practitioners from similar organisations
and contexts.

Accepted papers will be published in a volume of the Springer’s LNBIP series,
for which general author instructions are available here: https://
www.springer.com/gp/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines
(check below the Submission Guidelines for links to specific templates and
additional details).

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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Accepted papers will be published in Springer Lecture Notes in Business
Information Processing (LNBIP, indexed in ISI Proceedings, DBLP, EI and
Scopus).

Authors should consult Springer's authors' guidelines and use their
proceedings templates, either for LaTeX or for Word, for the preparation of
their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs in their
papers. In addition, the corresponding author of each paper, acting on behalf
of all of the authors of that paper, must complete and sign a Consent-to-
Publish form (this will be made available to authors of accepted papers). The
corresponding author signing the copyright form should match the corresponding
author marked on the paper. Once the files have been sent to Springer, changes
relating to the authorship of the papers cannot be made.

All submissions must be unpublished and not be under review elsewhere. Page
limit for all papers is 15 pages. A preliminary abstract submission is
expected one week before the paper submission deadline. Inclusion in the
proceedings volume is conditioned by having at least one author registration
per paper and having the paper presented during the conference.

Initial
submissions should be made in PDF format using the EasyChair submission page:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bir20210.

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WORKSHOP AND DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM
BIR 2021 traditionally hosts diverse thematic workshops and a Doctoral
Consortium which stimulate lively debates on specific topics and provide
valuable improvement suggestions to early stage scientific ideas.

The BIR workshops and the BIR Doctoral Consortium will publish a separate
joint proceedings volume in the CEUR-WS series. Submission links and
formatting guidelines will be posted by chairs after the list of approved
workshops is announced.

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ORGANIZERS
Conference Chairs
- Bjorn Johansson - Linkoping University, Sweden
- Dimitris Karagiannis - University of Vienna, Austria
Program Chairs
- Robert Buchmann - University Babes-Bolyai, Romania
- Andrea Polini - University of Camerino, Italy
Workshop Chairs
- Marite Kirikova - Riga Technical University, Latvia
- Kurt Sandkuhl - University of Rostock, Germany
DC Chairs
- Knut Hinkelmann - FHNW, Switzerland
- Barbara Re - University of Camerino, Italy
Organizing Chair
- Victoria Doller - University of Vienna, Austria

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PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Gundars Alksnis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Bo Andersson, Lund University, Sweden
Said Assar, Institut Mines Telecom Business School, France
Eduard Babkin, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Amelia Badica, University of Craiova, Romania
Catalin Boja, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Dominik Bork, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Tomas Bruckner, University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic
Robert Buchmann, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Witold Chmielarz, University of Warsaw, Poland
Hans-Georg Fill, Freiburg University, Switzerland
Peter Forbrig, Rostock University, Germany
Chiara Di Francescomarino, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy
Ahmad Ghazawneh, Halmstad University, Sweden
Ana-Maria Ghiran, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Janis Grabis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Knut Hinkelmann, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland
Adrian Iftene, University "Al.I.Cuza" Iasi, Romania
Emilio Insfran, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Amin Jalali, Stockholm University, Sweden
Florian Johannsen, University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden, Germany
Bjorn Johansson, Linkoping University, Sweden
Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
Sybren De Kinderen, Duissburg-Essen University, Germany
Michael Lang, NUI Galway, Ireland
Birger Lantow, Rostock University, Germany
Massimiliano De Leoni, University of Padova, Italy
Ginta Majore, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Latvia
Raimundas Matulevicius, University of Tartu, Estonia
Andrea Morichetta, University of Camerino, Italy
Jens Myrup Pedersen, Aalborg University, Denmark
Jacob Norbjerg, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Jyrki Nummenmaa, University of Tampere, Finland
Malgorzata Pankowska, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
Victoria Paulsson, Dublin City University, Sweden
Dana Petcu, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Tomas Pitner, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Paul Pocatilu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Andrea Polini, University of Camerino, Italy
Pierluigi Plebani, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
Barbara Re, University of Camerino, Italy
Vaclav Repa, University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic
Ben Roelens, Open University of Netherlands
Kurt Sandkuhl, Rostock University, Germany
Rainer Schmidt, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Gheorghe Cosmin Silaghi, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Janis Stirna, Stockholm University, Sweden
Frantisek Sudzina, Aalborg University, Denmark
Ann Svensson, University West, Sweden
Torben Tambo, Aarhus University, Denmark
Gianluigi Viscusi, EPFL-CDM-CSI, Switzerland
Anna Wingkvist, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Wieslaw Wolny, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
Stanislaw Wrycza, University of Gdansk, Poland
Jelena Zdravkovic, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Alfred Zimmermann, Reutlingen University, Germany
.. (to be extended)

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