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Deadline: 15/10/2009

2010 International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM)

2010 International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM)

Call for Papers: Conf-IRM 2010
May 16-18, 2010
Rose Hall Resort and Spa, A Hilton Hotel
Montego Bay, Jamaica

Theme: Collaboration and Community in a Global World
Conference Website: www.conf-irm.org

Important Dates

  • Submission date: October 15, 2009
  • Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: January 8, 2009
  • Final Submission and Early Registration due date: February 25, 2010

The organizing committee invites you to submit your research work, teaching cases, and panel proposals to Conf-IRM.

Submission Types and Guidelines

Full Length Submissions
Submissions of no more than 5000 words, including references, appendices and title page, with a maximum of 5 figures/tables. Submissions have to be original, and previously unpublished, conceptual or empirical research manuscript for review. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings in their entirety upon payment of registration fees. Papers accepted and presented at the conference will also be placed in the AIS eLibrary. Papers not presented at the conference, for any reason, will not be included in the AIS e-Library. Highly rated papers by the reviewers will be considered for publications in selected Journals. Moreover, the paper that best represents, in terms of quality and suitability to the theme, the ideals of the conference will be awarded the "Best Paper" Award during the conference.

Research-in-Progress Submissions
Submissions of no more than 2000 words with a maximum of 3 figures/tables. All research-inprogress
submissions will be published in the proceedings as short papers.

Teaching Cases
We welcome submissions of teaching cases. The cases should be based on real situations and targeted at specific learning objectives. Cases should be no more than 5000 words and must be accompanied by instructor teaching notes (not included in the 5000 words). The teaching notes will not be published.

Developmental Workshops and Panel Submissions
Submissions of not more than 1000 words. Proposals should include the objectives, issues to be covered and full details of all presenters. Half day developmental workshops are particularly welcomed. Workshop topics include but not limited to: theory building, research method & methodology, reviewing & publishing process, teaching & learning and the academic career. Method of presentation is at the submitter's discretion; however, the submitter has the responsibility for providing his/her own panel members. All accepted proposals will appear in the conference proceedings (Please note that all panelists must register for the conference).

Important Announcements
- The number of submissions by an author (including joint authorship) is strictly limited to a maximum of two submissions.
- Authors of accepted papers (at least one person per submission) and all panel members MUST register and attend the conference.

All conference submissions will be double-blind and peer reviewed. The review process will be handled by the track chairs and co-chairs. Submissions of all types must be received by October 15,

Conference Tracks and Track Chairs
• Advances in IT Application Development and Delivery Methods and Processes
• Data, Information, and Knowledge Management
• E-Business and e-commerce
• Collaboration and social networking
• Emerging ICTs
• ICT for Development and Economic Prosperity
• ICT in Government, Education, and Healthcare
• ICT in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)
• ICT in SMEs
• Information Security, Privacy, and Risk Management
• IS Research and Teaching Approaches, Methods, and Techniques
• Green IS/IT
• IT Service Management
• Social Implications of ICTs on People, Organizations, and Society
• Strategic IT Management and Governance

Send all your inquiries to:
Conference Co-Chairs
Evan Duggan, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, evan.duggan@uwimona.edu.jm
Gerald Grant, Carleton University, Canada, gerald_grant@carleton.ca