Call for Papers

Topics of Interest
The conference program welcome submissions in the following categories: theme-related research papers, other IS research papers, research in progress, and panels and tutorials. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Modern business environment and information systems

Organisational, management and strategic issues of information systems

Technical and infrastructure development of information systems

Social, cultural and political issues
Conceptual foundations of IS
Design and development of information systems
E-Business, E-Commerce and E-Government
E-Learning
E-Procurement and Web-based supply chain management
Enterprise Resource Planning
Internet or Intranet-based Systems
IS Strategy and innovative business models
Knowledge management
Market-spaces: market portals, hubs, auctions
Knowledge Management
Outsourcing
Regional and remote community issues

 

These areas of interest lead to the suggestion of the following themes, although it should be noted that papers outside of these themes are more than welcome:

Conceptual foundations of IS

Design and development of information systems

E-Business, E-Commerce and E-Government

E-Learning

E-Procurement and Web-based supply chain management

Enterprise Resource Planning

Internet or Intranet-based Systems

IS Strategy and innovative business models

IS/IT Infrastructure

Market-spaces: market portals, hubs, auctions

Outsourcing

Regional and remote community issues

In order to expedite the review process, manuscripts are required to choose a suitable track. The ten tracks and their chairs are listed as follows:

Conceptual Foundation of IS

Shirley Gregor Australia National University, Australia

Decision Support and Intelligent Systems

John Gammack Griffith University, Australia

E-Commerce and e-Business

Chris Keen University of Tasmania, Australia

E-government and Other IS Research

Wayne Huang Ohio University, USA
Dahui Li University of Minnesota Duluth , USA

Knowledge Management and e-learning

Choon Ling Sia City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Mobile commerce and Future Trends

James Thong Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Organizational and Strategic Issues

Chin-Fu Ho National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Social and Cultural Issues

Bob Kuo National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Security and Technical Research

Yufei Yuan McMaster University, Canada
Jian Ma City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

System Design and Development

Ingoo Han Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Submission Guidelines

The official language of the conference is English. Submissions to PACIS 2004 must be written in English. They should not have been published in a journal or conference proceedings, nor presented or under review with another conference or journal. Those violating the rule will be returned without review. Research-in-progress papers are welcome, but are subject to reviews too. Outstanding RIP papers will be accepted for presentation in regular sessions or poster sessions.

Instructions for Manuscripts

1.
Authors must register to obtain their ID and password before submitting a manuscript.
2.
Manuscripts, excluding references, must not exceed 5,000 words (approximately 22 double-spaced  pages). The first page of the paper should include the title, the abstract (not more than 200 words) and 3-5 keywords. Please do not indicate author name, affiliation, or any other information in the manuscript.
3.
All texts (excluding title and section headings) must be in 12 points Times New Roman font. The  paper must be double-spaced.
4.
Please follow the MIS Quarterly format for references, as follows:
  • Alvesson, M., and Willmott, H. "On the Idea of Emancipation in Management and Organization Studies," Academy of Management Review (17:3), 1992, pp. 432-464.
  • Keen, P. W. "MIS Research: Reference Disciplines and a Cumulative Tradition," Proceedings of the First International Conference on Information Systems , E. McLean (ed.), Philadelphia, PA, 1980, pp. 9-18.
  • Price, R. L. "A Customer's View of Organizational Literature," in Publishing in the Organizational Sciences , 2nd ed. L. L. Cummings and P. J. Frost (eds.), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA, 1995, pp. 98-107.
  • Alvesson, M., and Willmott, H. (eds.). Critical Management Studies , Sage Publications, London, 1992.

5.

All papers must be submitted through the online submission system in the format of MS Word or PDF. The camera-ready copy of accepted manuscripts must be submitted in the MS Word format.

 

Call for Tutorials

Proposals for tutorials should cover timely topics relevant to the conference theme. The format for a tutorial proposal is as follows:

Tutorial title, a 200 word abstract and a brief outline

Background information of the speaker, which should include the name, affiliation,
address (postal address, telephone, fax and email), publications and envisioned activities during the tutorial.



Call for Panels

The panels should address timely and interesting topics in information systems. Each panel contains 3 or 4 panelists and run for about 1.5 hours. The format for a panel proposal is as follows:


One page indicating the proposed panel topic, panel chairperson and likely panel participants.

A 200-word abstract should describe the content of the panel and be accompanied by the full name and address (postal address, telephone, fax and email) of the panel chairperson.



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