RCIS has become a well-recognised conference on research challenges in information sciences. Organised for the thirteenth time in a row, RCIS 2019 will be held from May 29-31, 2019, in Brussels, Belgium, Capital of Europe.
Tutorials are intended to provide independent instruction (know-how) on a topic of relevance, no commercial or sales-oriented. Potential presenters should keep in mind that there might be a varied audience, including novice graduate students, seasoned practitioners, and specialized researchers. Tutorial speakers should be prepared to cope with this diversity.
The conference has specific slots for tutorials. They will be organized in sessions of 90 minutes with a free format. Tutorials run in parallel with other conference tracks, and participation is included in the attendees’ conference fee. We invite proposals for tutorials that may address one or more of the listed topics below, although authors should not feel limited by them.
RCIS 2019 is focused on Towards a Design Science for Information Systems
. With the advent of ubiquitous computing, today’s information systems are designed, developed, used, and tested on a very wide spectrum of devices and computing platforms, by a diverse population of stakeholders (e.g., analysts, designers, developers, end users) for an ever wider range of tasks carried out in multiple physical and psychological environments, thus inducing many different contexts of use. Facing this variety of contexts of use, design science is expected to help people producing information systems that are better tailored to their needs when interacting with these systems. This year’s RCIS theme aims to explore the role played by design science in every stage of the development life cycle of information systems, which includes meta-models, models, languages, notations, methods, and software tools for supporting these stages.
Beyond the special topic for RCIS 2019, the conference welcomes tutorial submissions from any domain of Information Science. The list of interested topics includes, but is not limited to:
A1. Information Systems and their Engineering
- Requirements Engineering
- Software Engineering and Testing
- Model-Driven Engineering
- Information Systems Development Methods and Method Engineering
A2. User-Oriented Approaches
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Social Computing and Social Network Analysis
- User-Centred Approaches
- Collaborative Computing
- Information Science and the Wisdom of the Crowd
A3. Data and Information Management
- Databases and Information
- Information Search and Discovery
- Conceptual Modelling and Ontologies
- Information Security and Risk Management
- Big Data, Right Data
A4. Enterprise Engineering
- Business Process Engineering and Reengineering
- Process Mining
- Enterprise Modeling
- Information Science within Reengineering Scenarios
- Context-aware Organisations
- Web-Based Applications and Services
- Smart Cities
A6. Business Intelligence
- Big Data & Business Analytics
- Decision Information Systems
- Knowledge Management
- Knowledge Discovery from Data
- Information and Value Management
A7. Information Infrastructures
- Cyber-Physical Systems
- Web Information Systems
- Grid Computing and Cloud Computing
- Internet of Things
- Pervasive and Mobile Computing
A8. Design Research, Practices, Theories, and Challenges
- Design science and theories for IS
- Design thinking, transition design, user experiences, service design in/for IS
- Open innovation and design
- Design patterns for/in IS development and management lifecycle
- Design qualities, measures and properties
- Impacts of design on the organization and users
- Design in lean startups, open innovation and agile processes
- Sustainability and IS design
Instructions for Tutorial Proposals
Tutorial proposals are limited to 5 pages (IEEE 2-column format). They must include:
- A title;
- A 150 words abstract;
- Value of the tutorial for the attendees;
- Learning objectives aligned with the value statement;
- Description of how the activities in the tutorial support the learning objectives and how the proposer will pass his/her messages onto the attendees;
- Expected background of the attendees;
- A concise description of material(s) that will be provided to attendees;
- Timetable that clearly indicates how the interaction with the audience will develop over time;
- A short bio of the presenter(s);
- A history of the tutorial: has this tutorial (or any derived version of it) already been given? If so, detail where and when, and how it has been received. Proven track record has to be balanced with the innovative aspect of the tutorial.
In preparing your proposal, you are encouraged to include some creative techniques for teaching and learning. Any teaching approach that ensures active interaction would be greatly appreciated by the RCIS audience. We encourage you to craft a tutorial that can deliver high quality content in an enjoyable way.
Please also consider including printed or online take away material for attendees. For example, templates, checklists, frameworks, etc. that attendees can employ in their own settings.
We finally encourage authors to optionally include a 1 or 2 minutes video of the speakers teasing their tutorial.
By submitting a tutorial proposal, authors implicitly agree that they will indeed attend the conference to deliver the tutorial.
Proposals must be submitted using the conference submission site https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rcis2019, where you choose “Tutorial paper”.
|Tutorial Submission deadline :
February 15th, 2019 (23:59 AoE – Anywhere on Earth)
|Tutorial Notification :
||March 29th, 2019
|RCIS’2019 Conference :
||May 29-31, 2019
Tutorial proposal will be submitted to and evaluated by the tutorial chairs.
Tutorial speakers will receive a fixed honorarium of 350 Euros per tutorial (i.e., multiple speakers must share the honorarium). Additionally, free registration for the conference will be offered to the main presenter (one speaker, unless he is the only paying author of a paper presented at the conference).