torsdag, december 11, 2008

eChallenges e2009 - Call for Papers Deadline 27 February

eChallenges e-2009 Conference and Exhibition
October 2009, Istanbul, Turkey
Call for Papers Deadline - 27 February
Dear Colleagues,
eChallenges e-2009 Conference & Exhibition takes place in Istanbul, Turkey in late October. This is the nineteenth in a series of Annual Conferences supported by the European Commission, which regularly attracts over 650 delegates from leading commercial, government and research organisations around the world to share knowledge and experience, lessons learnt and good practice. 

We are now inviting extended abstracts (1,200 - 1,500 words) for technical papers, visionary papers, business and government case studies. Proposals to arrange workshop sessions are also welcome. Related themes and suggestions for papers and sessions are outlined in the Call for
eChallenges e-2009 will focus on Applied ICT research topics addressing major societal and economic challenges. The programme will combine strategic keynote presentations, technical and policy papers, case studies, workshops, an exhibition and social activities. The programme will showcase results from projects funded at national and regional level as well as those funded by European Commission Research Programmes.
Call for Papers 
Important Deadlines
Submission deadline for Extended Abstracts: 27 February 2009
Acceptance decision: 31 March 2009
Submission of full paper: 30 April 2009
The scientific programme for eChallenges e-2009 is based on an open Call for Papers and the conference language is English.
All abstracts ( must be submitted online by 27 February for double blind peer review by the International Programme Committee.
Papers should focus on a research or eAdoption topic on which a case study, initial or final results can be published. General project descriptions are not appropriate. All papers must highlight the level of innovation and actual or expected impact. 
Please bear in mind that the extended abstracts submitted are double blind peer reviewed so they should not provide contact details within the text of the extended abstract submitted. All extended abstracts are submitted as text via a form - tables and diagrams can be submitted as part of the full paper submission in April.
Extended abstracts should provide a good overview of your full paper and cover the following headings:
- Introduction - Issues to be addressed
- Objectives of your paper
- Methodology Used
- Technology or Business Case Description
- Conclusions and Summary Recommendations
Workshop proposals must also be registered by 27 February 2009   Each workshop proposal should be supported by a minimum of two papers per workshop session. Authors submit abstracts via Abstract Submission process, as these will be double blind peer reviewed by the IPC.
Core Thematic Priorities for eChallenges e-2009
- ICT for Networked Enterprise & RFID
- eGovernment & eDemocracy
- eHealth - Services to Citizens
- Collaborative Working Environments
- Living Labs
- Digital Libraries and Cultural Heritage
- Intelligent Content and Semantics
- High Performance Computing
- eInfrastructures
- Networked, Smart and Virtual Organisations
- Mobility
- Security and Identity Management
- Technology Enhanced Learning and ICT Skills
Related Themes
Related themes include but are not restricted to:
- i2010 and ICT take-up by SMEs 
- Digital Content & Digital Rights Management - issues, applications & technologies
- eVoting, eParticipation
- eInclusion and eAccessibility
- eTourism 
- Future Emerging Technologies
- Knowledge management and technologies
- Interoperability and Standardisation 
- Open Source Technologies and Applications
More information is available at
Support Organisations

Support organisations confirmed to date include 
- DG Information Society & Media of the European Commission 
Sponsors confirmed to date include
- TUBITAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey)
- TuR&Bo ppp
Technical Co-Sponsors
Technical Co-Sponsors confirmed to date include IEEE Region 8; IEEE Turkey Section; IEEE Turkey Computer Chapter; IEEE Turkey Communications Chapter; IEEE UKRI Computer Chapter.
We kindly ask you to forward this Call for Papers to your colleagues in research, government or business interested in these topics.
We look forward to receiving your extended abstracts and workshop submissions by 27 February.
This targeted communication is brought to you by the eChallenges e-2009 Organising Committee. If you wish to be removed from our mailing list, please send an email to from mailing list and we will remove your e-mail address within seven working days. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.
eChallenges e-2009 Organising Committee

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