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Call for papers: Workshop on E-Learning for Business needs - in conjunction with 11th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2008)

From: Ilona Zaremba <ilona.zaremba@deri.at>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 15:13:16 +0100
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Call for Submissions

Workshop on E-Learning for Business needs

in conjunction with 11th International Conference on Business 
Information Systems (BIS 2008)


May 5, 6 or 7, 2008, Innsbruck, Austria

Deadline for submissions: February 29, 2008

Focusing on the business community, this workshop aims bridge the gap 
between Human Resource Management (HRM) and emerging technologies to 
create robust eLearning solutions for the knowledge workers of today. In 
addition, guidance is needed for organizations to no only create new 
eLearning solutions but also implement these solutions as customers.

The goal of this workshop is to bring researchers and practitioners 
together to explore the issues and challenges related to e-Learning for 
business needs. We want to facilitate discussion on the topics including 
theoretical, empirical and applied studies related to:

* E-Learning business models
o New learning technologies within a commercial environment
o Business models
o New business models on the existing eLearning industry
o Distance learning
o Effective e-Learning
o Web 2.0, Semantic Web, Social software

* Security in e-Learning
o Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks as a source of the e-Learning 
o Digital licensing of electronic content
o Digital Rights Management (DRM)

* Ubiquitous computing for e-Learning
o Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
o Multi Modal Infrastructure (MMI)
o Mobile learning


* Long papers: max. 5000 words
* Work-in-progress rep.: max. 2500 words
* Position papers: max. 2500 words
* Demo papers: max. 2500 words

Papers must be submitted in PDF format according to Springer LNBIP 
template available from 

Submission system is available on-line at 

The proceedings will be published jointly with proceedings of other BIS 
workshops as a book or CD with ISBN number, and on-line at CEUR WS.org 
workshop proceedings publication service (open content).

Workshop format

All authors of accepted papers as well as other participants will be 
asked to read accepted papers abtracts before the workshop (papers will 
be available on-line in advance) to facilitate discussion.
Workshop participants will be also invited to take part in the BIS 
conference and other BIS workshops (see: 

Important dates

* February 29, 2008 - submission deadline for papers
* March 31, 2008 - notification of acceptance/rejection
* April 14, 2008 - submission of final papers
* May 5, 6 or 7, 2008 - the workshop


* DERI, National University of Ireland, Galway


* Slawomir Grzonkowski
* Bill McDaniel
* Tadhg Nagle

Program Committee

* Slawomir Grzonkowski, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Bill McDaniel, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Tadhg Nagle, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Tony Hall, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Stefan Decker, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Edward Curry, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Katarzyna Stankiewicz, Gdansk University of Technology, ZIE, Poland
* John Breslin, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Sebastian Ryszard Kruk, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
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