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DEADLINE EXTENSION - 2nd Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology (LIT 2009)

From: Piotr Stolarski <p.stolarski@kie.ae.poznan.pl>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:21:59 +0100
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2nd Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology  (LIT

                              in conjunction with
      12th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS

                              Poznan, Poland
                              April 28, 2009



                Deadline for submissions: February 22, 2009


     The Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology workshop weld
as part of the 12th International Conference on Business Information
Systems. The BIS Conference is held annually and is a leading world
conference in the area of Business Information Systems. Submissions are
rigorously refereed. Accepted papers are published in the Springer's
Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing Series.
     After a long hiatus, the domain of Law and Information Technology is
finally receiving much attention, not only from researchers, but also
from practitioners. Hence there is a need for forums that discuss new
research and innovative applications in Law and Information Technology.
     The workshop is receptive to all papers dealing with any topic in
the interdisciplinary domain of Law and Information Technology.


* Automated semantic indexing, information extraction and categorization
   of legal documents
* Computational models for legal reasoning
* Information Technology and Dispute Resolution
* Information Technology and Crime Prevention
* Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in Law
* Knowledge management in the legal domain
* Legal argumentation
* Legal aspects of IT
* Legal discourse modeling and legal reasoning
* Legal electronic agents
* Legal Expert Systems
* Legal ontologies and their creation and use
* Legal reasoning and its computer representation
* Natural language processing in law
* Online Dispute Resolution
* Question answering retrieval in law and governmental services
* Risk management in law
* Semantic Web technologies for law and e-government
* Specialized knowledge representation and logics for law
* Text mining and knowledge extraction in law


* Long papers: max. 12 pages
* Work-in-progress reports: max. 6 pages
* Demo papers: max. 4 pages

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

	Submission system is available at

     Papers approved for presentation at LIT 2009 will be published in
BIS 2009 workshop proceedings, as a volume in Springer's Lecture Notes
in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series.


     All authors of accepted papers as well as other participants will be
asked to read accepted papers abstracts 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.


* February 22, 2009 - submission deadline for papers (extended)
* March 9, 2009 - notification of acceptance/rejection (new date)
* March 22, 2009 - submission of final papers (new date)
* April 28, 2009 - the workshop


* Poznan University of Economics, Department of Information Systems


* Piotr Stolarski
* Tadeusz Tomaszewski

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (to be extended)

* Emilia Bellucci, Victoria University, Australia
* Tania Cristina D'Agostini Bueno, Presidente da Diretoria Executiva
   IJURIS, Brasil
* Hugo Hoeschl, IJURIS Research Group, Brasil
* Arno Lodder, Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
* Rafal Morek, University of Warsaw, Poland
* Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna, Austria, Austria
* Piotr Stolarski, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
* Andrew Stranieri, University of Ballarat, Australia
* Tadeusz Tomaszewski, Poznan University of Economics, Poland

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