PhD Symposium co-located with BIS2013 (PhD Symposium)

Organization: Poznan University of Economics; Department of Information Systems

Venue: Poznan University of Economics

Location: Poznań, Poland

Event Date/Time: Jun 19, 2013 End Date/Time: Jun 21, 2013
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 10, 2013
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PhD Symposium co-located with 16th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2013) Poznań, Poland 19 - 21 June, 2013 Deadline for submissions: April 10th, 2013

It is our pleasure to invite you to submit your work to PhD Symposium that will be held in conjunction with BIS 2013. The BIS conference is a well-respected event joining international researchers to discuss the wide range of the development, implementation, application and improvement of business applications and systems. Now, we would like to offer PhD students to present their work in front of international scientific community as well as business representatives.

Topics of interest ontologies

  • creation, learning, population, evolution and evaluation of ontologies
  • ontologies for enterprise content management
  • natural language processing and cognitive science
  • semantic integration of heterogeneous semi-structured information sources
  • interoperability of heterogeneous information systems
  • business models for Web information integration and aggregation
  • linked open data


  • location-aware and geography-centric information systems
  • wireless and mobile applications
  • multi-agent distributed systems
  • semantic web personalization
  • smart cities
  • ambient computing
  • RFID and localisation techniques

content retrieval and filtering

  • search over semi-structural Web sources
  • Deep Web search and crawling
  • data integration from Web information sources
  • modelling and describing evolving data sources
  • information gathering support for knowledge-intensive enterprises
  • business models for a content
  • unified data processing and communication systems
  • automatic identification and data collector systems


  • knowledge-based collaboration
  • social networks and social wikis
  • enterprise mashups, Enterprise 2.0
  • security in distributed systems
  • Web-based model for discoverability, consumption, and reuse
  • social networks for healthcare

services science

  • service oriented computing
  • semantic web services
  • composition, choreography and orchestration
  • trust and quality of service (QoS)
  • service level agreements
  • distributed computing for the smart grid


  • digital ecosystem
  • e-infrastructure
  • cloud computing

business process management

  • semantic business process management
  • adaptive and dynamic processes
  • supply chain processes
  • ERP implementations
  • integration of data and processes
  • collaborative BPM


  • policy modelling and simulation for e-governance
  • technologies for digital culture and cultural heritage
  • digital libraries and web archiving
  • access to cultural resources
  • technologies for a low carbon economy
  • safety and healthcare record information reuse
  • early warning systems and mobile monitoring
  • intelligent medical systems
  • business models for Future Internet


  • Electronic submission system will be available soon.
  • language of presentation: English;
  • presentation should be 15-20 minutes long;
  • submission should contain 2-page long abstract of the presentation;
  • please include 4-7 keywords best describing your presentation;
  • authors of the best presentations will be invited to prepare a paper that will be published in conference proceedings (publication in a book by Springer-Verlag in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series);
  • presentation could be based on original work or work that has been published before. However, we understand that a paper that will be submitted to the conference proceedings will be your original work that has not yet been published or submitted elsewhere, and that you agree to publish your work when it is accepted by the Program Committee;
  • post-presentation papers have to be reviewed and accepted by Program Committee in order to be published;


Important dates

  • Apr 10, 2013 - submission deadline for presentations
  • May 10, 2013 - notification of acceptance/rejection
  • June 19 - 21, 2013 - the conference

Program Committee

General Chair:

  • Agata Filipowska, Poznań University of Economics


PC Members:

  • Rafael Accorsi, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Matthias Book, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • Efthimios Bothos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Sabine Buckl, TU Munich, Germany
  • Flavius Frasincar, Erasmus University Rotterdam,Netherlands
  • Anastasios Gounaris, Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greeces
  • Wiesława Gryncewicz, Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland
  • Monika Kaczmarek, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
  • Marcello La Rosa, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • André Ludwig, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • Charalambos Magoutas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Baljeet Malhotra, SAP Research Singapore
  • Viorel Milea, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Marina Mongiello, Technical University of Bari, Italy
  • Joanna Palonka, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
  • Adrian Paschke, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Florin Pop, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • Esteban Robles Luna, LIFIA-F. Informatica. UNLP, Argentina
  • Artur Rot, Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland
  • Yiannis Verginadis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Krzysztof Węcel, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
  • Wiesław Wolny, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
  • Hai Yun Lu, SAP Research Singapore, Singapore


Poznan University of Economics Department of Management Information Systems Al. Niepodleglosci 10 61-875 Poznan, Poland phone: +48 61 854 33 81 fax:     +48 61 854 36 33



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