DRBC 2009 : 2009 International Conference on Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Call For Papers
The First International Conference on Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity will be held on December 10~12, 2009, Jeju Island, Korea.
DRBC 2009 will be the most comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of advances in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. Our Conference provides a chance for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the area of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
The goal of this conference is to bring together the researchers from academia and industry as well as practitioners to share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
Our Conference provides a chance for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the area of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
Topics of Conference
The main topics include but will not be limited to: (Excellent surveying works in these areas are welcome, too.)
1. DR or BC for Critical Infrastructure
2. DR or BC for Critical Information Infrastructure
3. Guides or Standards related to DR / BC
4. Practices related to DR / BC
-Case studies and lessons learned
-Coordination in crisis situations of international proportions
-Crisis management, management system
-Decision-making process in rapidly emerging crisis
-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development
-Enviromental protection / Climate change
-Environmental Management and Monitoring
-GIS in emergency management
-Health emergencies and response
-Information and communication technologies
-Operative forces and their organizatios
-Psychological and social approach in crisis situations
-Risk assessment, management, professional practice
-Technologies and Equipments for Environmental Assessment and Protection
-Terrorism and security
-The role of press & mass media in crisis situations
-Training and education
Paper Submission and Publication
Every submitted paper will be carefully reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee. The problematic (borderline) papers will be additionally evaluated by the members of the International Advisory Board and the Chairs of the conference.
All accepted and registered papers will be included in the conference proceeding published by IEEE CS (as a Short Paper, 4 pages. Indexed by EI). And most presented papers at the conference, after revision and extension, will be included in CCIS (as a Full Paper, at least 12 pages. New LNCS sister-series, indexed by EI). And some papers selected will be included in some journals (pending).
Distinguished papers accepted and presented in DRBC 2009, after further revisions, will be published in special issues on prestigious international journals (Pending).