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CONFERENCE:

THEME : 10 years of post-tsunami recovery: the role of ICTs in building disaster resilience
TITLE : 2nd Asian Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
SHORT-TITLE : ISCRAM ASIA 2014
DATES : Friday 20th & Saturday 21st June 2014
LOCATION : Colombo, Sri Lanka

WE INVITE YOU TO SUBMIT PAPERS FOR THE FOLLOWING PLANNED CONFERENCE THEMES AND TOPICS:

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1. DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
2. RESPONSE
3. CROSS CUTTING ISSUES
4. OTHER RELATED TOPICS
  • Any other topic you feel is relevant to the aims of the conference

 

SELECTED PAPERS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS


ISCRAM-ASIA 2014 invites two categories of papers. All paper submissions must be relevant to ISCRAM, make a new and significant contribution to the body of knowledge on information systems for emergency management, support their contribution with valid arguments, and be clearly structured and well written.

  • Research papers presenting valid, original, relevant cutting edge research that will be reviewed to the highest academic standards. Reviewing will pay additional attention to the application of the related scientific literature and theory, to the use of an appropriate research methodology, and to technical, mathematical and statistical correctness. This will be complemented by a review from a member of the Scientific Committee (SC).
  • Insights from the Practice of Emergency Management papers presenting new developments in emergency management and policy making, discussing approaches, methods, tools, (best) practices and standards. These papers should focus on practical issues and concerns and raise challenges for future research, and will be reviewed to the highest practice-oriented standards.According to the completeness of work, authors can choose to submit their work as

Authors can choose to submit their work in the following formats:

  • Abstract no more than 500 words.
  • Full papers presenting completed work. Such papers should be no more than 10 pages including figures & tables (~5000 words).
  • Short papers presenting work in progress and novel approaches that are being developed. Such papers should be no more than 5 pages with figures & tables (~2500 words).
  • Posters presenting work in progress. Authors must first provide a 1 page abstract (~250 words) followed by the presentation poster.
  • Panel discussions presenting work in progress, novel approaches being developed or completed work must first outline the title, theme, context, and panellists credentials in a short-paper no more than 4 pages with figures & tables (~2000 words).   Perhaps it is better for the organizers to identify panels?

TO SUBMIT A PAPER:

 

  1. Select the most appropriate track that is closest to the topic of your paper.  If you have questions please submit the title and abstract of your paper to the following email: iscramasia2014@iscram.org
  2. Authors must submit papers electronically through the East Chair conference system.
  3. All papers must use the ISCRAM full/short paper or poster template and follow the ISCRAM house style. The template will be available through the conference system and on the conference submissions menu.

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

Announce call for full-paper abstracts 23 October 2013
Deadline for submission of full papers 10 February 2014
Deadline for panel discussion proposals 10 February 2014
Deadline for short-paper submissions (work-in-progress & concept papers, poster proposals) 10 February 2014
Complete review of full-papers, short-papers, and panel proposals 10 March 2014
FINAL submission of camera-ready full-papers, short-papers, and panel proposals 24 March 2014
FINAL decision made by the Program and Scientific Committee 07 April 2014

CONTACT

iscramasia2014@iscram.org

PROGRAM CHAIRS

  • Bartel Van de Walle (Tilburg University, The Netherlands; bvdwalle@gmail.com)
  • Frank Thomalla (Stockholm Environment Institute, Thailand; frank.thomalla@sei-international.org)
  • Hui Zhang (Tsinghua University, China; zhhui@tsinghua.edu.cn)

CONFERENCE CHAIR

  • Nuwan Waidyanatha (LIRNEasia, China; nuwan@lirneasia.net)