Call for Papers: Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) Asia Pacific 2022

International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
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Call for Papers

Paper submissions should be made online, click buttons below to access the online submission form and download the paper template.

If you with to submit an extended abstract, poster, workshop proposal or PhD Colloquium proposal - instructions on how to do so will be available here soon.

Paper submissions: Closed

Important dates

Paper Submission Deadline Extended to 15 July 2022
PhD Colloquium Application to Participate Deadline 5 August 2022
Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline 19 August 2022
Practitioner Abstract/Poster Submission Deadline 9 September 2022
Early Registration Deadline 26 September 2022

Types of submissions and review process

You are invited to choose the following types of submission and review process:

  • Research Papers: These are the standard papers researchers write for journals that contain new contributions to the topic.  They also include important references which form the basis of what has been observed before about the topic.  Papers of this kind could use quantitative or qualitative methods; or, could provide a systematic literature review. Review Process: Research Papers will be reviewed according to scientific standards.
  • Insight Papers: These do not need to document new information about a topic.  They may describe the views and/or experiences of the authors that they believe to be relevant to the topic, or practices around a specific event.  An example would be experiences in emergencies that generate insights that needed to be considered.  They could also raise new issues and questions about emergency situations. Review Process: Insight Papers will be reviewed with respect to practical relevance and applicability.
  • Practitioner Abstracts: We are seeking participation from those who are active in all aspects of emergency management, such as practitioners or developers, so they can share their insights and knowledge. To achieve this, extended abstracts of one or two pages can be submitted outlining, for example, tools, work practices, lessons learned, experience reports, case studies, known issues and so on. Accepted abstracts will be presented at the conference in a format to encourage discussion. Review Process: Abstracts will be reviewed according to perceived track audience interest and discussion potential.
  • Posters: Posters may be used to describe early stage work or components of a larger research effort, and may summarise either academic research or professional experience or practice Review Process: Posters will be reviewed by poster session co-chairs.

Having selected the type of submission, authors have the option of submitting their selected type of paper in one of the following two categories.

  • CoRe: Completed Research Papers presenting completed work including a description of methods, results and validation. Papers of this kind should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words (approximately 8 to 12 pages in length).
  • WiPe: Work In Progress Papers presenting work in earlier stages, outlining concepts and discussing first results. Papers of this kind should be between 3,000 and 5,000 words (approximately 4 to 6 pages in length).

For each type of paper, submissions are welcome from academics, students, researchers, practitioners, technical or other experts, policy makers, or other professionals in the crisis management domain.

Both CoRe, WiPe papers and abstracts will be included in the conference proceedings, and the type of submission and reviewing process will be clearly identified.  Posters will not appear in the proceedings.

Requirements for and review of any submissions invited under workshops, tutorials or the PhD colloquium will be managed by the chairs of those events under a separate process.

Call for workshop proposals

We invite proposals to organise and run Workshops that:

  • actively engage participants in exploring particular topics;
  • may include novel content, including research findings, though this is not a requirement and
  • have clear aims and objectives.

Topics may include, for example:

  • implementing a particular standard operating procedure or practice;
  • making best use of a particular data set or analytical tool or
  • adapting a methodology or practice based on recent research findings.

Review Process: Proposals will be reviewed for relevance to the overall conference theme, for the possibility of attracting attendees, and for potential benefits being delivered to those attendees.

Key dates

Papers Posters and Practitioner Abstracts PhD Colloquium Workshops
Paper Submission Deadline Extended to 15th July 2022     Proposal Submission Deadline 19th August 2022
      Proposers notified of acceptance of workshop 16th September 2022
    PhD students to submit applications by 5th August 2022  
Notification of Decision to Authors 26th August 2022   Notification of Decision to Candidates 19th August 2022  
  Poster & Abstract Submission Deadline 9th September 2022    
Authors submit final camera ready version of paper 9th September 2022 Notification of Poster Acceptance 16th September 2022    
Early Registration Deadline 26th September 2022 Early Registration Deadline 26th September 2022 Early Registration Deadline 26th September 2022 Early Registration Deadline 26th September 2022
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