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ICISO 2016 : 17th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations


Conference Series : International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations
When Aug 1, 2016 - Aug 3, 2016
Where Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Submission Deadline Feb 15, 2016
Notification Due Mar 21, 2016
Final Version Due Apr 14, 2016
Categories    computer science   semiotics   information systems   organizations

Call For Papers


The 17th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations (ICISO) is part of a series of international events devoted to the latest research in informatics and applications of Organisational Semiotics (OS) in organisations.

Ubiquitous Computing, Wearable Computing, Digital Business Ecosystems, Tangible User Interfaces, Intelligent Buildings, Big Data, Digital Visualization, and Social Software are some examples of how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have permeated all aspects of individual and social life, crossing (and sometimes dissolving) the boundaries between organizations and specific places. In a society mediated by ICTs, both organisations and technology must be socially aware: mindful of the complex context in which they exist and different stakeholders live, striving for socially responsible processes and products.

OS, with its methods and techniques, provides an effective approach for conducting practical and theoretical work in business and information systems in complex settings. OS has been considered as a discipline that enables us to understand the inter-workings and interactions between individuals and within the society, between human and technology, opening the prospect for scientific theory building and providing a handle for gaining insights of organized behaviour. The broad issues that concern the researchers in this field are philosophical, social and technical, studied using existing and newly developed semiotic theories and methods.


ICISO 2016 will continue the effort of the international research community in the development of Organisational Semiotics, focusing not only on theory-building, but also on practical benefits gained through applications of methods and techniques derived from various OS approaches. The conference theme - Socially Aware Organisations and Technologies: impact and challenges - invites us to think ahead and to explicitly consider technology and organisations from a socio-responsible perspective.

Topics of interested are (not limited to):

Organizational semiotics: theory, methods, techniques, and their applications
Semiotics motivated approaches to information systems
Socio-technical approaches to enterprise systems
Enterprise and service-oriented architecture to information systems
Digital business ecosystems
E-leadership, enterprise architecture and digital innovation
User-centred approaches to information systems and information management
Semiotics of interactions and user interface design
Semiotic-based methods to systems development and requirements engineering
Ontology engineering
Big data, big data analytics for decision support
Digital visualisation for information analysis
Knowledge management and engineering
Semiotic-based requirements analysis for innovation
Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
Internet of things, cloud computing and other interruptive technologies and applications
Semantic, pragmatic, and social web
Social media in relation to information management
Trends, challenges and new issues in organizations and technologies

Full paper submission deadline: 15 February 2016
Notification of acceptance: 21 March 2016
Camera ready version: 4 April 2016
Conference: 1-3 August 2016


Selected papers will be taken forward to a special issue in Information Systems and e-Business Management journal (SSCI-Indexed).

All papers will be blind reviewed by three reviewers. We welcome both papers of a theoretical nature and papers that discuss historical and empirical research. As the previous editions, the accepted papers are expected to be published by Springer as a volume of the series of IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (IFIP AICT). More information will be available soon.

The proceedings will be indexed by the following indexing services/databases:

ISI Proceedings
EI Compendex

** Selected papers will be taken forward to a special issue in Information Systems and e-Business Management journal (SSCI-Indexed).

** Organizing committee
Conference Chair
Professor M. Cecilia C. Baranauskas, University of Campinas, Brazil
Professor Kecheng Liu, University of Reading, UK

Programme Chair
Keiichi Nakata, University of Reading, UK
Vania Neris, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil

Publication Chair
Lily Sun, University of Reading, UK
Rodrigo Bonacin, CTI Renato Archer and FACCAMP, Brazil

Publicity Chair
Roberto Pereira, University of Campinas, Brazil

Organising Chair
Heiko Hornung, University of Campinas, Brazil
Weizi Li, University of Reading, UK

Siwen Liu, Shixiong Liu, University of Reading, UK
Vanessa Maike, University of Campinas, Brazil

** Program Committee
Leonelo Almeida, Federal University of Technology - Paraná, Brazil
Alessandro Arpetti, University of Campinas, Brazil
Simone D. J. Barbosa, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Joseph Barjis, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Adrian Benfell, University of Portsmouth, UK
Ig Ibert Bittencourt, Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil
Marcos Borges, University of Campinas, BR
Clodis Boscarioli, State University of West Paraná, Brazil
Ana Canhoto, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Vinícius Carvalho Pereira, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
Mangtang Chan, City University of Hong Kong, China
Pierre-Jean Charrel, IRIT Laboratory, University of Toulouse, France
Samuel Chong, EMC Corporation, UK
Ponnie Clark, Curtin University, Australia
Jose Cordeiro, EST Setubal/IPS, Portugal
Leonardo Cunha de Miranda, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Julio Cesar Dos Reis, University of Campinas, Brazil
Yan Qing Dua, University of Bedfordshire, UK
Hui Du, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
John Effah, University of Ghana Business School, Ghana
Niels R. Faber, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, The Netherlands
Haiqi Feng, Central University of Finance and Economics, China
Junkang Feng, University of Western Scotland, Scotland
Joaquim Filipe, EST-Setubal/IPS, Portugal
Timothy French, Bedfordshire University, UK
Daniel Galarreta, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, France
Huiying Gao, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Ricardo Gudwin, University of Campinas, Brazil
Stephen Gulliver, University of Reading, UK
Hermes Renato Hildebrand, University of Campinas, Brazil
Paul Johannesson, Stockholm University, Sweden
Selcuk Burak Hasiloglu, Pamukkale University, Turkey
John Krogstie, IDI, NTNU and SINTEF, Norway
Angela Lacerda Nobre, Technical Institute of Setubal, Portugal
Aimin Luo, National University of Defence Technology, China
Cristiano Maciel, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
Maria Cecilia Martins, University of Campinas, Brazil
Ecivaldo Matos, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Amanda Meincke Melo, Federal University of Pampa, Brazil
Dan Oleary, USC Marshall School of Business, USA
Lara Piccolo, Open University, UK
Simon Polovina, Sheffield Hellem University, UK
Luis Quezada, University of Santiago, Chile
Roberto Romani, University of Campinas, Brazil
Wenge Rong, Beihang University, China
Vagner Santana, IBM Research, Brazil
Janos J. Sarbo, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Keng Siau, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Ismael Soto, University of Santiago, Chile
Yinshan Tang, University of Reading, UK
Christina Tay, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan
George Tsaramirsis, King Abulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Jose Armando Valente, University of Campinas, Brazil
Hans Weigand, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Martin Wheatman, Reading University, UK
Mohammad Yamin, King Abdelaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Zhijun Yan, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Kevin Yang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Changrui Yu, Institute of System Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Yunchuan Zhang, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China

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