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The XIIth PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium’2019
INFORMATION SYSTEMS: RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, APPLICATIONS, EDUCATION

FORMULA IN:

POLISH, ENGLISH, BULGARIAN, CHINESE, CROATIAN, CZECH, DUTCH, FINNISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, HEBREW, ITALIAN, KOREAN, LITHUANIAN, NORWEGIAN, PORTUGUESE, ROMANIAN, RUSSIAN, SLOVAK, SLOVENIAN, SPANISH, SWEDISH, TURKISH AND UKRAINIAN

52 YEARS (1967-2019)
OF BUSINESS INFORMATICS AT UNIVERSITY OF GDANSK

September 19th, 2019; Gdansk - Sopot, Poland

http://eurosymposium.eu

OVERVIEW

The XIIth PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium has the objective of promoting and developing high quality research on all issues related to Information Systems (IS) and in particular in Systems Analysis and Design (SAND). It provides a forum to researchers and practitioners in IS & SAND in Europe and beyond – to interact, collaborate and develop the IS & SAND areas. The EuroSymposium is currently headed by the Advisory Board, consisting of prominent IS researchers to guide this initiative.

ORGANIZERS

There are three organizers of The XIIth PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium:

- The Polish Chapter of Association for Information Systems (PLAIS) was established in 2006 as the joint initiative of Prof. Claudia Loebbecke, University of Cologne, Germany, former President of AIS and Prof. Stanisław Wrycza, University of Gdansk, Poland. PLAIS co-organizes international and domestic conferences on SAND as well as on Business Informatics and Systems Engineering. PLAIS has been awarded as AIS Outstanding Chapter for 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 years.

- SIGSAND is the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Special Interest Group on SAND. SIGSAND provides services such as annual symposia, news, research and teaching tracks at major IS conferences, listserv and special issues in journals. The EuroSymposia were initiated by the former Vice President of AIS - Prof. Keng Siau as the SIGSAND-Europe initiative.

- The Department of Business Informatics at the University of Gdansk Recently, the Department received the highest assessment - distinctive - for the quality and innovation of the academic didactics, recognized by the State Accreditation Commission, and it concerns both the undergraduate and graduate studies. The Department is also active internationally, organizing conferences including the Xth European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2002), The VIIth International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research (BIR 2008), The VIIIth International Conference on European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN 2009) and PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposia (2007, 2011 - 2019). The Department is the partner of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) and SAP University Alliances (SUA) consortia.


PATRONAGE

European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS)

Committee on Informatics of the Polish Academy of Sciences

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Prof. Matti ROSSI - Immediate Past President of AIS
  Aalto University of Business
  Engaging Practitioners in IS Research through Action Design Research

RELEVANT TOPICS

  • Agile Methods
  • Big Data, Business Analytics
  • Blockchain Technology and Applications
  • Business Informatics
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Case Studies in SAND
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cognitive Issues in SAND
  • Conceptual Modeling
  • Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding Models
  • Design Science
  • Digital Services and Social Media
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Enterprise Social Networks
  • ERP and CRM Systems
  • Ethical and Human Aspects of IS Development
  • Ethnographic, Anthropological, Action and Entrepreneurial Research
  • Evolution of IS Discipline
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Industry 4.0
  • Information Systems Development: Methodologies, Methods, Techniques and Tools
  • Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning
  • Model-Driven Architecture
  • New Paradigms, Formalisms, Approaches, Frameworks and Challenges in IS & SAND
  • Ontological Foundations and Intelligent Systems of SAND
  • Open Source Software (OSS) Solutions
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance in Systems Development, DevOps
  • Requirements and Software Engineering
  • Research Methodologies in SAND
  • Role of SAND in Mobile and Internet Applications Development
  • SAND Education: Curricula, E-learning, MOOCs and Teaching Cases
  • SCRUM Approach
  • Security and Privacy Issues in IS & SAND
  • Service Oriented Systems Development
  • Social Networking Services
  • Socio-Technical Approaches to System Development, Psychological and Behavioural Descriptions
  • Software Intensive Systems and Services
  • Strategic Information Systems in Enterprises
  • Supply Chain Management Aspects
  • Systems Analysts and Designers Professions
  • Teams and Teamwork in IS & SAND
  • UML, SysML, BPMN
  • User Experience (UX) Design
  • Workflow Management

 

PROGRAM



7.00- 8.45

Annual Meeting of Polish Chapter of Association for Information Systems – PLAIS

9:00-9.00

Welcome by Dean of Faculty of Management of University of Gdansk and General Chair of EuroSymposium

9:15-10.45

Keynote Speech: 
“Engaging Practitioners in IS Research Through Action Design Research”
by Prof. Matti Rossi, Aalto University of Business, Finland
Immediate Past President of AIS

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 12:45

Session 1: Information Systems in Business
Session Chair: Stanisław Wrycza

· Samaa Elnagar (USA), Heinz Roland Weistroffer (USA), Introducing Knowledge Graphs to Decision Support Systems Design

· Przemysław Lech (UG, Poland), Reducing Consultant Information Asymmetry in Enterprise System Implementation Projects - the Transaction Cost Economics View

· Paweł Weichbroth (PG, Poland), Michal Kuciapski (UG, Poland), A study of the impact of internal and external usability on knowledge transfer by the means of mobile technologies: preliminary results

12:45 - 14:15

Session 2: Health Informatics and Life-Long-Learning
Session Chair: Catalin Vrabie (Romania)

· Natali Levi (Israel), Ron Shaoul (Israel), Hanan Kohen (Israel), Ahmad Jbara (USA), Dov Dori (MIT, USA), Model-Based Diagnosis: Assessing the Potential for Pediatric Failure to Thrive (FTT) During the Perinatal Stage

· Ewa Soja (UEK, Poland), Piotr Soja (UEK, Poland), Ella Kolkowska (Sweden), Marite Kirikova (Latvia), Supporting Active and Healthy Ageing by ICT Solutions: Preliminary Lessons Learned from Polish, Swedish and Latvian Older Adults

· Karishma Kelsey (New Zealand), Andrew Zaliwski (New Zealand), 3D Authoring Tool for Blended Learning

14:15 - 15:15

Lunch - 14.45-15.15 and Poster Session

15:15 - 16:45

Session 3: IT Security
Session Chair: Jacek Maślankowski

· Luís Prates, Ruben Pereira, João Faustino, Miguel Silva (all Portugal), DevSecOps Metrics

· Elmarie Kritzinger (South Africa), Enculturation of Cyber Safety Awareness for Communities in South Africa

· Ramandeep Kaur Sandhu, Heinz Roland Weistroffer, Josephine Stanley-Brown (all USA), Privacy Concerns and Remedies in Mobile Recommender Systems (MRSs)

16:45 - 18:15

Session 4: Agile Methods and Software Engineering
Session Chair: Stanisław Wrycza

· Nuno Santos, Nuno Ferreira, Ricardo J. Machado (all Portugal), Towards agile architecting: Proposing an architectural pathway within an Industry 4.0 project

· Pavel Malyzhenkov (Russia), Eduard Babkin (Russia), Towards Model-Driven Role Engineering in BPM Software Systems

· Aleksander Jarzebowicz (PG, Poland), Natalia Sitko (PG, Poland), Communication and Documentation Practices in Agile Requirements Engineering: A Survey in Polish Software Industry

19:00

Conference Dinner in Cassubian Restaurant Mulk with the Cassubian Folk Band and Singers

CONFERENCE COMMITTEES

GENERAL CHAIR
Stanisław Wrycza University of Gdansk, Department of Business Informatics,
President of Polish Chapter of AIS - PLAIS
Poland
ADVISORY BOARD
Wil van der Aalst RWTH Aachen University Germany
David Avison ESSEC Business School France
Joerg Becker European Research Centre for Information Systems Germany
Jane Fedorowicz Bentley University USA
Alan Hevner University of South Florida USA
Claudia Loebbecke University of Cologne Germany
Keng Siau Missouri University of Science and Technology USA
Roman Słowinski Chairman of the Committee on Informatics of the Polish Academy of Sciences Poland
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
Özlem Albayrak Turkey
Eduard Babkin National Research University Russia
Witold Chmielarz University of Warsaw Poland
Helena Dudycz Wroclaw University of Economics Poland
Peter Forbrig University of Rostock Germany
Piotr Jedrzejowicz Gdynia Maritime University Poland
Bjoern Johansson Lund University Sweden
Kalinka Kaloyanova Sofia University Bulgaria
Jolanta Kowal University of Wroclaw Poland
Henryk Krawczyk Gdansk University of Technology Poland
Kyootai Lee Sogang University Korea
Tim A. Majchrzak University of Agder Norway
Ngoc-Thanh Nguyen University of Wroclaw Poland
Nikolaus Obwegeser Aarhus University Denmark
Mieczyslaw L. Owoc Wroclaw University of Economics Poland
Joanna Paliszkiewicz Warsaw University of Life Sciences Poland
Malgorzata Pankowska Katowice University of Economics Poland
Marian Niedzwiedziński University of Computer Science and Skills Poland
Nava Pliskin Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel
Isabel Ramos The University of Minho Portugal
Michael Rosemann Queensland University of Technology Australia
Thomas Schuster Pforzheim University Germany
Janice C. Sipior Villanova University USA
Andrzej Sobczak Warsaw School of Economics Poland
Piotr Soja Cracow University of Economics Poland
Jakub Swacha University of Szczecin Poland
Pere Tumbas University of Novi Sad Serbia
Catalin Vrabie National University Romania
Yinglin Wang Shanghai University of Finance and Economics China
H. Roland Weistroffer Virginia Commonwealth University USA
Carson Woo Sauder School of Business Canada
Iryna Zolotaryova Kharkiv National University of Economics Ukraine
EDITORS OF EUROSYMPOSIUM 2019 PROCEEDINGS
Stanisław Wrycza University of Gdansk Poland
Jacek Maślankowski University of Gdansk Poland

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chair: Stanisław Wrycza - President of Polish Chapter of AIS (PLAIS)
Secretary: Anna Węsierska
Organizing committee - members/scholars from Department of Business Informatics at University of Gdansk:
Michał Kuciapski - Secretary of Polish Chapter of AIS (PLAIS),
Dorota Buchnowska, Bartłomiej Gawin, Przemysław Jatkiewicz, Dariusz Kralewski, Bartosz Marcinkowski, Jacek Maślankowski

Publication

All submissions will be reviewed by the EuroSymposium’2019 International Programme Committee. The accepted papers will be published as EuroSymposium 2019 Proceedings in the Springer series of Lecture Notes on Business Information Processing (LNBIP).

Volumes published as part of the LNBIP series are made available to the following indexing services: Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI), part of Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science; EI Engineering Index (Compendex and Inspec databases); ACM Digital Library; DBLP; Google Scholar; IO-Port; MathSciNet; Scopus and Zentralblatt MATH.

SUBMISSION SERVICE


All submissions will be reviewed by the EuroSymposium’2019 International Programme Committee for contribution to the relevant topic. The accepted papers will be published as EuroSymposium 2019 Proceedings in the Springer series of Lecture Notes on Business Information Processing (LNBIP).

Volumes published as part of the LNBIP series are made available to the following indexing services: Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI), part of Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science; EI Engineering Index (Compendex and Inspec databases); ACM Digital Library; DBLP; Google Scholar; IO-Port; MathSciNet; Scopus and Zentralblatt MATH.

Papers should be submitted in PDF and doc format. Submissions must conform to Springer's LNBIP format which can be found under instructions for LNBIP Authors at: http://www.springer.com/series/7911.

Online submission for EuroSymposium’2019 is offered at Springer Online Conference Service (OCS): https://ocs.springer.com/ocs/home/EuroSymposium2019.

During EuroSymposium’2019 - the Poster Session is also envisaged. The extended abstracts of the accepted posters will be published in the succeeding volume of Research Reports on Business Informatics issued by University of Gdansk.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission of Manuscripts: June 2nd, 2019
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: June 28th, 2019
Final Paper Submission: July 14th, 2019
EuroSymposium'2019: September 19th, 2019

VENUE

The EuroSymposium will be held in the modern building of the Conference Centre of the Faculty of Management of University of Gdansk. Computer access, wireless facilities and multimedia projector will be available. Proximity of the Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport makes the selected venue as well as the variety of hotels a proper place for the conference.

Department of Business Informatics
Faculty of Management
University of Gdansk
Piaskowa 9
81-864 Sopot
Poland
Ph.: +48 58 523 14 00
Fax: +48 58 523 11 55
E-Mail: info@eurosymposium.eu

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels of different standards are available in Gdansk and Sopot:
Hotels - Sopot
Hotels - Gdansk

Public Transport information (with guidance to the Venue building) can be found at JakDojade.pl or via mobile version: M.JakDojade.pl

Here you can find information how to get from airport in Gdansk to the city. A taxi rank at Gdansk airport is located in front of the main entrance to the passenger terminal and is serviced by CITY PLUS TAXI.

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FEES

The regular EuroSymposium fee is 85 EUR (380 PLN), while the fee for videoconference participants is 40 EUR (180 PLN). The fee includes:


and for the residential participants also:


After registration please transfer the registration fee at the following EuroSymposium'2019 account:

After registration please transfer the registration fee at the following EuroSymposium'2019 account:

University of Gdansk
Address: ul. Bazynskiego 8, 80-309 Gdansk
EuroSymposium'2019

PL 59 1240 1271 1111 0010 4368 2415
Bank PEKAO S.A. IV o/Gdansk
Kolobrzeska 43

SWIFT: PKOPPLPW
Bank Sort Code: 12 40 12 71
IBAN: PL 59 1240 1271 1111 0010 4368 2415
VAT UE PL 584 020 32 39

Please include a"K205-18 - ES_2019 (name) (surname)"phrase in the text of your bank transfer.

PLAIS/SIGSAND EUROSYMPOSIA PROCEEDINGS

The proceedings of the subsequent Gdansk EuroSymposia were published as:

PREVIOUS SYMPOSIA

  1. AIS SIGSAND European Symposium, University of Galway, Ireland, 2006
  2. IInd AIS SIGSAND European Symposium, University of Gdansk, Poland, 2007
  3. IIIrd AIS SIGSAND European Symposium Germany, University of Marburg, 2008
  4. IVth EuroSymposium, University of Gdansk, Poland, 2011
  5. EMMSAD/5th EuroSymposium @ CAiSE'12, University of Gdansk, Poland,2012
  6. VIth EuroSymposium, University of Gdansk, Poland, 2013
  7. VIIth EuroSymposium, University of Gdansk, Poland, 2014
  8. VIIIth EuroSymposium, University of Gdansk, Poland, 2015
  9. IXth EuroSymposium, University of Gdansk, Poland, 2016
  10. Xth Jubilee EuroSymposium, University of Gdansk, Poland, 2017
  11. XIth EuroSymposium, University of Gdansk, Poland, 2018

EUROSYMPOSIA KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

EuroSymposium'2007


EuroSymposium'2013


EuroSymposium'2014


EuroSymposium'2015


EuroSymposium'2016

  • Prof. Jae Kyu Lee, The Bright Internet as The Next Generation Internet Platform
         Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KAIST, Korea
         Honorary Chair Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University
         President (2015-16) of Association for Information Systems
         To get the presentation material, contact Prof. Jae Kyu Lee (jklee@business.kaist.ac.kr)

EuroSymposium'2017

  • Prof. Frank Land and prof. Chrisanthi Avgerou, THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
         London School of Economics

    Frank LAND: The Laureate of AIS LEO Award and Fellowship of AIS (2003); Member of AIS History Group; Currently involved in the study of the evolution of the Information Systems discipline.

    Chrisanthi AVGEROU: Fellow of the Association for Information Systems (AIS); Chair the IFIP Technical Committee 9 on Social Implications of Information Technology (2005-10).


EuroSymposium'2018

  • Prof. David Avison RESEARCH IN IS: DOING SOMETHING DIFFERENT
        ESSEC Business School
        President of the Association of Information Systems - AIS (2008-9)
        LEO Award for Exceptional Lifetime Achievement, San Francisco December 2018
        Past President of the UK Academy for Information Systems and also chair of the UK Heads and Professors of IS

EuroSymposium'2019


CONTACT

PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium'2019
Department of Business Informatics
University of Gdansk, Faculty of Management
Piaskowa 9
81-864 Sopot, Poland
phone: +48 58 523 14 00
skype: swrycza
e-mails: info@eurosymposium.eu, swrycza@ug.edu.pl
website: http://eurosymposium.eu

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