MINELRES: CfP: International Conference on Socio Political Informatics and Cybernetics: Pista 2003, July 31, August 1-2, 2003, Florida, USA

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.delfi.lv
Sun Jun 8 20:19:21 2003


Original sender: Jose Vicente Carrasquero <pista@confinf.org>


CALL FOR PAPERS

International Conference on Socio Political Informatics and Cybernetics:
Pista '03
July 31, August 1-2, 2003 - Orlando, Florida, USA
Jointly with The International Conference On Computer, Communication And
Control Technologies: CCCT '03

http://www.confinf.org/Pista03

Pista '03 Organizing Committee invites authors to submit their original
and unpublished works, innovations, ideas based on analogical thinking,
problems that require solutions, position papers, case studies, etc., in
the fields of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). ICT
researchers are invited to present their research results. Practitioners
and consultants are invited to present case study papers and innovative
solutions. Corporations are invited to present political information
systems and software based solutions. Public servers are invited to
present case studies, information systems developed for specific
purpose, and innovative ideas and designs. Political and social
scientists are invited to present research or position papers on the
impact and the future possibilities of ICT in Societal systems and
political processes. Politician and political consultants are invited to
present problems that might be solved by means of ICT, or solutions that
might be improved by different approaches and design in ICT.

All are invited to organize panel or invited sessions. Panel sessions
with panelists coming from both: ICT researcher/practitioners and
political consultants or politicians are highly encouraged.

Submitted papers must describe work not previously published. They must
not be submitted concurrently to another conference with refereed
proceedings.

Pista '03 Organizing Committee invites authors to submit their original
and unpublished works, innovations, ideas based on analogical thinking,
problems that require solutions, position papers, case studies, etc., in
the fields of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). ICT
researchers are invited to present their research results. Practitioners
and consultants are invited to present case study papers and innovative
solutions. Corporations are invited to present political information
systems and software based solutions.

Public servers are invited to present case studies, information systems
developed for specific purpose, and innovative ideas and designs.
Political and social scientists are invited to present research or
position papers on the impact and the future possibilities of ICT in
Societal systems and political processes. Politician and political
consultants are invited to present problems that might be solved by
means of ICT, or solutions that might be improved by different
approaches and design in ICT.

All are invited to organize panel or invited sessions. Panel sessions
with panelists coming from both: ICT researcher/practitioners and
political consultants or politicians are highly encouraged.

Submitted papers must describe work not previously published. They must
not be submitted concurrently to another conference with refereed
proceedings.

You can find complete information about the conference in our web page
http://www.confinf.org/Pista03


* Pista '03 ORGANIZATION

General Chair: Prof.: Jose Vicente Carrasquero
Organizing Committee Chair: Prof: Frederik Welsch

Organized by the IIIS: The International Institute of Informatics and
Systemics

* CONFERENCE AREAS AND TOPICS

 Informatics And society
     Social Informatics. Cyber-Civics.
     Digital Libraries.
     Communicating Culture. Culture Shifts and the Transformation of
Politics.
     Digital Cities.
     Global E-Quality. E-Development.
     Internet and society. What is New about the New Media.
     Societal and political impact of Mobile communications.
     Politics and the Internet. Politics in Mediatized Cultures.
     Computer mediated Communications. Political Communication and
Public Spheres.
     Informatics for Education. Computer Mediated Education. The
e-literate society.
     Networking Schools, Universities and Communities.
     Citizenship in the Information Society. Citizenship, New Media and
Political Action.
 Informatics, Voting and Political Parties
     Informatics and Political Campaigns.
     Online Campaigning. On-line Polling. Political Advertising.
     Leaders, Elections and Parties and New Media. Informational Power.
     E-democracy and E-participation. Democracy and New Media.
     The effects of mobile communication on public participation and
political mobilization.
     Political Information.
 Informatics And Government
     Electronic Government. Web-Enabled Government. Local E-government.
     Telematics for Development. Telematics as Agent of Social Change.
     Open Source for National and Local eGovernment Programs.
     Citizens and Public Administration in the Information Age.
     Open Source for National and Local eGovernment Programs.
     Political Forces shaping Innovations and Diffusion of Information
and Communication Technologies. Information Politics. The Politics of
Inf.
     E-administration. E-public services. Web Self-Service in the Public
Sector.
     E-Gov. Information Assurance.
     Process Models and Software for E-democracy. E-communities.
     Software for Dialog and Argumentation.
     Intergovernmental Informatics.
     Citizens and Governance in an Open Knowledge-Based Society.
     E-reality and E-economy.
     Cyberspace Security.
 Ethical and Legal Issues related to Informatics
     Ethical, Legal and societal Challenges of Cyberspace.
     Legal Informatics.
     Legal Knowledge and Information Systems.
     Cyber-Ethics. Ethical issues in computing and Informatics.


* ABSTRACTS AND PAPER DRAFTS SUBMISSION FORM

Papers might be submitted via web page
http://www.confinf.org/Pista03/WebSite2003/Submission.asp, as extended
abstracts (500-2000 words) or as full papers drafts (2000-5000 words).

Reviews will be done for both kinds of submissions.

Invited Sessions proposals can be done filling the form given in the web
page http://www.confinf.org/Pista03/InvitedSession2003/organizer.asp

More information about Invited Sessions Organization could be found at
the web http://www.confinf.org/Pista03/WebSite2003/ISOrganization.asp


* IMPORTANT DATES

June 15, 2003: Submission of extended abstracts (500-1500) words or
paper drafts (2000-5000) words.

June 15, 2003: Invited session proposals.

June 25, 2003: Notifications of Acceptance.

July 05, 2003: Submission of final versions: hard copies and electronic
versions.

July 31, 2003: Conference Starts

August 2, 2003: Conference Ends

Some invited sessions might have a different timetable according to its
organizer and chair


* PAPERS REVIEWING AND PUBLICATION

Submitted papers will be reviewed. Accepted papers, which should not
exceed six single-spaced typed pages, will be published by means of
paper and electronic proceedings. Authors of accepted papers must sign a
copyright release form.


* REGISTRATION FEES

The registration fees will be $290 before the deadline, and $340 after
the deadline.

This fee will include exclusively:

* A CD-ROM version of the Proceedings
* One volume of the hard copy version of the Conference Proceedings.
* Coffee breaks
* Welcome Reception

Each registration fee might include just one paper, which presentation
will be included in the conference program and published in the
conference proceedings.


* AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT

The only audiovisual equipment provided for most meetings will be an
overhead projector and a screen. Video projection or any other
equipment, if needed, will have to be supplied by the presenter.


* CONFERENCE CONTACT

Details can be found at the Conference web page:
http://www.confinf.org/Pista03

Answers to specific questions can also be requested by e-mail:

pista@ confinf.org
sec.pista@ confinf.org

We are looking forward to meeting you at Pista '03 conference, in
Orlando.

Organizing Committee