Deadline for submissions (new date): 13 March 2006

13-16 July 2006 - Dublin, IRELAND


* Co-organised by Trinity College, Dublin

* Keynote Speakers (confirmed):

  • Norm Sondheimer, co-Director Electronic Enterprise Institute, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
  • Daniel Rainey, Director of the Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution Services for the National Mediation Board, USA
  • Professor Nigel Ford, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom Professor Elliot Soloway, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan, USA
  • Professor Cathie Norris, University of North Texas in Denton, USA

* Conference Background and Goals

The IADIS e-Society 2006 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within the Information Society. This conference covers both the technical as well as the non-technical aspects of the Information Society. Broad areas of interest are eGovernment / eGovernance, eBusiness / eCommerce, eLearning, eHealth, Information Systems, and Information Management. These broad areas are divided into more detailed areas (see below). However innovative contributes that don't fit into these areas will also be considered since they might be of benefit to conference attendees.

* Format of the Conference The conference will comprise invited talks and oral presentations. The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book. The best paper authors will be invited to publish extended versions of their papers in selected Journals, including IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet and International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (IJITST).

* Types of Submissions

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

* Topics related to e-Society are of interest. These include best practice, case studies, strategies and tendencies in the following areas:

<< eGovernment / eGovernance >>

  • May include issues relating to:
  • Accessibility
  • Democracy and the Citizen
  • Digital Economies
  • Digital Regions
  • eAdministration
  • eGovernment Management
  • eProcurement
  • Global Trends
  • National and International Economies
  • Social Inclusion

<< eBusiness / eCommerce >>

  • May include issues relating to:
  • Business Ontologies and Models
  • Digital Goods and Services
  • eBusiness Models
  • eCommerce Application Fields
  • eCommerce Economics
  • eCommerce Services
  • Electronic Service Delivery
  • eMarketing
  • Languages for Describing Goods and Services
  • Online Auctions and Technologies
  • Virtual Organisations and Teleworking

<< eLearning >>

  • May include issues relating to:
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Curriculum Content Design & Development
  • Delivery Systems and Environments
  • Educational Systems Design
  • eLearning Organisational Issues
  • Evaluation and Assessment
  • Virtual Learning Environments and Issues
  • Web-based Learning Communities

<< eHealth >>

  • May include issues relating to:
  • Data Security Issues
  • eHealth Policy and Practice
  • eHealthcare Strategies and Provision
  • Legal Issues
  • Medical Research Ethics
  • Patient Privacy and Confidentiality

<< Information Systems >>

  • May include issues relating to:
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Intelligent Agents
  • Intelligent Systems
  • IS Security Issues
  • Mobile Applications
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Payment Systems
  • Protocols and Standards
  • Software Requirements and IS Architectures
  • Storage Issues
  • Strategies and Tendencies
  • System Architectures
  • Telework Technologies
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Virtual Reality
  • Wireless Communications

<< Information Management >>

  • May include issues relating to:
  • Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Content Development
  • Cyber law and Intellectual Property
  • Data Mining
  • ePublishing and Digital Libraries
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Search and Retrieval
  • Knowledge Management
  • Policy Issues
  • Privacy Issues
  • Social and Organizational Aspects
  • Virtual Communities
  • XML and Other Extensible Languages

* Important Dates:

  • Submission Deadline (new date): 13 March 2006
  • Notification to Authors: until 7 April 2006
  • Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: Until 21 April 2006
  • Late Registration: After 21 April 2006

* Conference Location

The conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland at Trinity College.

* Secretariat
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
E-mail: es-sec@iadis.org
Web site: http://www.iadis.org/es2006/

* Program Committee

Conference Co-Chairs
Pedro Isaias, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal
Maggie McPherson, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Program Chair
Frank Bannister, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Track Chairs
eBusiness/eCommerce Track
Mohini Singh, RMIT University, Australia

eLearning Track
Inmaculada Arnedillo-Sanchez, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Information Systems Track
Hans Weghorn, University of Cooperative Education, Germany

Information Management Track
Christian Voigt, University Of South Australia, Australia

eHealth Track
Jane Grimson, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Committee Members (not complete):
Please check http://www.iadis.org/es2006/committees.asp for full list

* Co-located event
Please also check the co-located event Mobile Learning 2006
(http://www.iadis.org/ml2006/) - 14-16 July 2006

* Registered participants in the e-Society conference may attend the Mobile
Learning conference sessions free of charge.