6th European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation (ECIME 2012)

Venue: University College Cork

Location: Cork, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 13, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 14, 2012
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Description

The European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation (ECIME) provides a forum for both researchers and practitioners to come together to develop their understanding of both theory and practice in all aspects of IT/IS management and evaluation. The wide scope of ECIME reflects the increased use of technology to manage information in and between organizations of all types and sizes across the globe. ECIME 2011 will provide opportunities for people working and researching in the field to come together both formally and informally to share their knowledge and expertise.


Publication opportunity
Papers presented at the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. The proceedings are accredited on various academic lists. Click the star on the right for more details.

Selected papers will also be considered for publication in a special issue of the Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation. The latest issue is now available on the journal website.

The advisory group for the conference invites submissions of both academic and practitioner papers on a wide range of topics and a wide range of scholarly approaches including theoretical and empirical papers employing qualitative, quantitative and critical methods. Academic research, case studies and work-in-progress/posters are welcomed approaches. PhD Research, proposals for roundtable discussions non-academic contributions and product demonstrations based on the main themes are also invited. You can find full details in the submission types document (.pdf format).

In addition to the main conference topics, the advisory group invite suggestions for mini tracks. If you would be interested in preparing and chairing a mini track, please contact the Conference Director, Sue Nugus.

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Additional Information

All submission types require an abstract in the first instance. The abstract should be a minimum of 300 and no more than 500 words including up to five keywords and keyphrases to be received by 23 February 2012. Please read the online abstract guidelines before submitting. Submission: Submissions should be made via the online form. Please ensure that you complete all relevant sections of the form, including the conference track the abstract is intended for, the proposed title for the paper, the full names (first name and surname, not initials) and email addresses of all authors and a postal address and telephone number for at least one contact author. Please indicate clearly if the contact author is not the lead author and select the correct conference stream. Full paper: Only required after acceptance of abstract and not to be more than 5,000 words including abstract, keywords and references. Submission date will be no later than 12 April 2012. Please read the style guidelines document. Papers should be submitted as .doc or .rtf file attachments by email to the Conference Manager, Carol Sheasby with the submission checklist and copyright form.. Due to the large number of papers expected for this conference, the committee prefers that an author presents only one paper. However, if multiple papers are accepted for publication and presentation, each paper requires a separate registration fee. Author registration and payment must be completed by 9 August 2012 and there are special discounts available for earlybird registration and group bookings, including a special reduced rate for supervisors and students attending together. Important information The selection panel of the conference committee will consider all abstracts received by the submission deadline to ensure that the proposed paper is relevant to the Conference. Abstract selection notifications will then be sent out to relevant authors. All full papers will be double-blind reviewed by members of the conference committee to ensure an adequate standard, that the proposed subject of their abstract has been followed, that the paper is of a suitable length, the standard of English is adequate and the paper is appropriately referenced. For authors whose first language is not English we request that you have your work proof read prior to submission by a native English speaker (or at least a fluent English speaker). Papers can be rejected due to a poor standard of English. We do offer proof-reading services. Papers that are accepted will be published in the conference proceedings providing at least one author registers and presents the work at the Conference (see the registration section of the conference website for more information about registration). Due to the large number of papers expected for this conference, the committee prefers that an author presents onlys only one paper. However, if multiple papers are accepted for presentation, each paper requires a separate registration fee. Important dates Abstract submission deadline: 23 February 2012 Notification of abstract acceptance: 1 March 2012 Final copy of full paper due: 12 April 2012 Notification of paper acceptance (subject to any requested changes): 21 June 2012 Earlybird registration closes: 05 July 2012 Final paper submission (with changes): 19 July 2012 Final author payment date: 09 August 2012