[AK-MI] Informatics 2008: deadline extension and request for dissemination

Elske Ammenwerth elske.ammenwerth at umit.at
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-- CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions(new date): 31 March 2008

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25 to 27 July 2008
part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information
Systems (MCCSIS 2008)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 22 to 27 July 2008 

* Keynote Speakers (confirmed):
Dr. Ulrike Hugl, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Dr. Bernadette Sharp, Staffordshire University, UK

* Conference background and goals
The IADIS Informatics 2008 shall host fundamental topics on
Informatics. In addition, its 
scope is not just limited to fundamental theory, but it should also
cover the impact of 
Informatics on society and human life, and it shall furthermore
complement theory 
foundations with technical considerations and practice.

* Format of the Conference 
The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations. 
The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a
book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS
Digital Library (http://www.iadis.net/dl). 
The best paper authors will be invited to publish extended versions of
their papers in the IADIS Journal on Computer Science and Information
Systems (ISSN: 1646-3692).

* Types of submissions 
Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations,
Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium. 
All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics related to Informatics are of interest. These include, but are
not limited to the following areas: 

- Theory Foundations (Main area)
 - Algorithms
 - Architectures
 - Artificial intelligence
 - Compilers
 - Complex systems
 - Data modeling
 - Expert systems
 - Graph theory
 - Hybrid methods
 - Interfaces
 - Interpreters
 - Natural language processing
 - Numerical computation
 - Object orientation
 - Ontologies
 - Programming languages
 - Programming techniques
 - Scientific computing
 - Service-oriented architecture
 - Theorems

- Human Respect (Main area)
 - Accessibility
 - Application design
 - Bio-signal processing
 - Computing for handicapped
 - Computer science in practice Education and Informatics
 - Ethics
 - Freedom of information
 - Geographic information
 - Information retrieval
 - Medical applications
 - Multimedia
 - Privacy
 - Public digital libraries
 - Public science archives
 - Quality-of-service
 - Security
 - Ubiquitous tools
 - Visualization
 - Virtual reality

- Technical Aspects (Main area)
 - Adaptive systems
 - Computer aided design
 - Computer aided manufacturing
 - Computing practices
 - Development processes
 - Distribution processes
 - Distributed systems
 - Embedded systems
 - Grid computing
 - Industrial applications
 - Interoperability
 - Marketing
 - Networking
 - Parallel systems
 - Performance issues
 - Simulation
 - Software development
 - Software engineering
 - System integration
 - UML

* Important Dates:
- Submission deadline (new date): 31 March 2008
- Notification to Authors: 18 April 2008
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: Until 9 May
- Late Registration: After 9 May 2008
- Conference: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25 to 27 July 2008

* Conference Location 
The conference will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

* Secretariat 
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3 
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal 
E-mail: secretariat at informatics-conf.org 
Web site: http://www.informatics-conf.org/ 

* Program Committee 
Informatics 2008 Conference Program Chair
Hans Weghorn, University of Cooperative Education, Germany

General MCCSIS Conference Co-Chairs:
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands 
Pedro Isaas, Universidade Aberta (Portugue
se Open University),
Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Committee Members: *
* for committee list please refer to

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