CfP OTM Academy 2010

                         CALL FOR PAPERS
                        "7th OTM Academy"

        October 24-25, 2010, Hersonissou, Crete, Greece

                      In conjunction with
      OnTheMove Federated Conferences and Workshops (OTM'10)

           Proceedings published by Springer LNCS

     Abstract due on 10 June 2010; Paper due on 14 June 2010

if YOU are a Ph.D. student in information systems,...

     * interested in feedback on your research plans and research
     * unable to sufficiently exchange ideas, experiences,
       frustrations, hopes, … with peers
     * planning to improve your scientific communication and
       presentation skills
     * hoping to meet in real life authors whom you only know by
       their publications
     * needing to acquire paper reviewing expertise
     * eager to widen your horizon of professional interests
     * and looking for some fun moments during work

You should submit to this year’s OTM Academy. It offers you...

     * a means to publish your paper in the well known Springer
       LNCS series
     * dedicated feedback and exclusive time of prominent professors,
       experienced researchers and experts in your field of research
       during the OTM Academy
     * targeted suggestions how to improve your scientific writing and
       presentation skills by appropriate experts of the OTM Academy
     * an international forum to present your research in a poster
       session in one of the OTM conferences
     * access to all OTM conferences and workshops at a highly reduced
       registration fee
     * a dedicated OTMA LinkedIn group as an international network
       building platform
     * a friendly and fun atmosphere (several OTM social events) to
       meet other Ph.D. students and researchers in a nice and sunny
       place close to the beach and ancient cultural heritage
       (Hersonissou in Crete - Greece)
     * a chance to become a member of our Hall-of-Fame of past OTMA
       PhD students on our web page. Join for free the OTMA community
       and widen your network

What to do ?

* coordinate your submission plans with your principal doctoral advisor
* take a look at the OTM Academy call-for-papers page
* check if the topics match your research
* write your paper according to the instructions
* follow the instructions to upload your abstract and paper
* respect formatting instructions: use the Springer style for
   camera-ready workshop papers
* provide some extra administrative information
* upload a camera ready version and register
* respect the deadlines and specific instructions
* prepare your presentation and bring along your poster
* meet and greet, listen and learn, ... and enjoy
* and maybe bring along your advisors to the OTM Conferences

Also other (Ph.D.) students without an accepted submission to the
OTM Academy are encouraged to register as participants as it proves
to be fruitful for them to observe and interact with presenting
authors like you, and expand the pool of ideas to be discussed.

 + OTMA 2010 will award the best paper  +

Abstracts Submission Deadline:   June 10, 2010
Paper Submission Deadline:       June 14, 2010
Acceptance Notification:         August 2, 2010
Camera ready received:           August 13, 2010
Registration Deadline:           September 3, 2010
OTM Academy '10:                 October 24 - 25, 2010
OTM’10 Conferences:              October 25 - 29, 2010

The program committee currently consists of the following reviewers:
* Galia Angelova (Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgary)
* Christophe Bussler, (Saba SoftwareInc., USA)
* Paolo Ceravolo (Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy)
* Jaime Delgado, (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)
* Ling Feng, (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)
* Avigdor Gal,(Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel)
* Alfred Holl (University of Applied Sciences Nüremberg, Germany),
      OTMA Accompanying Professor
* Frédéric Le Mouël (University of Lyon, France)
* Chengfei Liu (Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne,
* Erich J. Neuhold (University of Vienna, Austria), OTMA Dean
* Hervé Panetto (Nancy University, Nancy, France)
* Anja Schanzenberger (University of Applied Sciences Augsburg,
      Germany) OTMA organising chair
* Peter Spyns (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)
      OTMA organising chair
* Maria Esther Vidal (Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela),
      OTMA Accompanying Professor
* Adam Wierzbicki (Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology,
     Poland), OTMA Accompanying Professor

For our young audience of PhD students we added a lot of details about
all our faculty members on our web page (
You can contact us via:

Anja Schanzenberger and Peter Spyns
(OTMA'10 Organising Chairs)

Prof. Dr. Anja Schanzenberger

University of Applied Sciences Augsburg,
Department of Computer Science
Postfach 11 06 05, 86031 Augsburg, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)821 - 5586/3426,
Fax: +49 (0)821 - 5586/3499

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