Thursday, May 7, 2015

The MCIS 2015 Conference in Samos


The  9th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems was held in Samos on 3-5 October 2015, organized by the Information Systems Laboratory (ISL) of the Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, of the University of the Aegean, under the auspices of Association of Information Systems (AIS).  The main theme of this year’s Conference is “Information Systems in a changing economy and society”, reflecting the critical role Information Systems play for enterprises and administrations, in their effort to accommodate radical economic and societal changes. MCIS 2015 solicits original contributions in the following non-exclusive tracks:

·       IS and Organizations
·       Smart cities
·       Big data, data protection and privacy in a global society
·       Electronic Government (GOV 2.0)
·       Persuasive Information Systems
·       Project Management and Beyond – accommodation of the critical role of information systems
·       Open Innovation & Knowledge Management
·       Security of Information and IS
·       Digital Entrepreneurship and the Future Enterprise

Paper Submission
We invite research papers that present original contributions to the theme of the conference or the themes of the special tracks in the form of:
·       Full research papers
·       Extended abstracts and short research-in-progress papers
·       Case studies (research and teaching)
·       Panel proposals

Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously.  Papers should be submitted in English, electronically as pdf files via EasyChair:

Authors should indicate, in the main text of the paper, the track for which they wish their paper to be considered. If no track is indicated the paper will be considered for the conference main track. Submissions will be subjected to peer review. Each accepted paper should be presented by one of the authors and accompanied by at least one full registration fee payment, to guarantee publication in the proceedings.  MCIS is a major international conference on Information Systems, endorsed by the American Information Society (AIS) and its proceedings are published in the AIS library and indexed in all major scientific indexes.

Keynote Address                                                                        
Christopher Tucci, Professor of Management of Technology, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) “Information System and Business Model Challenges in The Era of Future Digital Enterprises‏”

Doctoral Consortium
Building upon the success of previous years, MCIS 2015 will include a Doctoral Consortium (DC) program. MCIS 2015 Doctoral Consortium aims to offer doctoral students the opportunity to interact and connect with first-class researchers working in IS fields in a relaxed yet stimulating setting. Ph.D. students currently working on their dissertations are eligible for nomination submission. Candidates should not have successfully defended their dissertation prior the Doctoral Consortium meeting that will be held on October 3rd, 2015, in Samos.  Submissions should be sent by email to‏ by midnight June 15, 2015, Greek time (GMT + 02:00), 2015. More information at
Programm Committee
M. Amami, RMC, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
S. Arvanitis, University of Zurich
H. A. Ismail, German University in Cairo
M. Kajtazi, Örebro University
E. Kolkowska, Örebro University
A. Kokkinaki, University of Nicosia
F. Lampathaki, National Technical University of Athens
G. Lekakos, Athens Univ. of Economics & Business
D. Lekas, Univ. of the Aegean
L. Mitrou, Univ. of the Aegean
A. Montalero, Politecnico di Torino
A. Polydoropoulou, Univ. of the Aegean
A. Pouloudi, Athens Univ. of Economics & Business
B. R. Schlichte, Aarhus University
P. Svejvig, Aarhus University
M. Themistocleous, University of Pireaus
C. L.  Tucci,  École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Conference Chairs
Dr. Euripidis Loukis, Associate Professor, University of Aegean,
Dr. Yannis Charalabidis, Assistant Professor, University of Aegean,

Program Chairs
Dr. Spyros Kokolakis, Assistant Professor, University of Aegean,
Dr. Maria Karyda, Assistant Professor, University of Aegean,

Doctoral Consortium Chair
Dr. Dimitrios Drosos, Lecturer, University of Aegean,

Conference Venue
The Conference took place in the Samaina Inn Hotel, at Karlovassi, Samos, which is just a stone’s throw away from the beach. The hotel has a 230-seat conference centre, air-conditioned and stylishly furnished rooms and offers a wide range of activities.

No comments:

Post a Comment