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CAISE DC 2012 : CAiSE 2012 Doctoral Consortium


When Jun 26, 2012 - Jun 26, 2012
Where Gdansk, Poland
Submission Deadline Apr 4, 2012

Call For Papers


CAiSE 2012 Doctoral Consortium


Important Dates

4th April 2012 : Submission
4th May 2012 : Notification of Acceptance
23rd May 2012 : Camera-ready Copy
26st June 2012 : Doctoral Consortium
25th'29th of June 2012 : CAiSE'12 Workshops & Conference



The CAiSE'12 Doctoral Consortium is intended to bring together PhD
students working on foundations, techniques, tools and applications of
information systems and give them the opportunity to present and
discuss their research in a constructive and international atmosphere.

The goals of the Doctoral Consortium event are:

- To provide fruitful feedback and advice to the selected
Ph.D. students on their research thesis
- To provide the opportunity to meet experts from different
backgrounds working on topics related to the Information Systems
Engineering field
- To interact with other PhD students and stimulate an exchange of
ideas and suggestions among participants

The CAiSE'12 Doctoral Consortium will be accompanied by prominent
professors in the field of information systems who will actively
participate in and contribute to the discussions. The workshop in
Gdansk will be the 19th Doctoral Consortium of a series held in
conjunction with the CAiSE conferences.

We particularly encourage students that are somewhere in the middle of
their research to submit to this workshop. The participants of the
doctoral consortium are also strongly encouraged to register for and
attend the main conference.


Submission process

To apply for participation at the Doctoral Consortium, please submit a
short paper describing your doctoral work on the easychair conference
management system (submission will be open in February 2012).

Submissions must be made electronically in PDF format by the stated
deadline, and the paper must conform to the Springer LNCS
format. Short papers are restricted to 4000 words (approximately 8

Submissions must be single-author, but the name of the supervisor
should also be mentioned within the paper.

Submission format and rules

The paper must:

- clearly formulate the research question,
- identify the significant problems in the field of research,
- outline the current knowledge of the problem domain, as well as
the state of existing solutions,
- present clearly any preliminary ideas,
- the proposed approach and the results achieved so far,
- sketch the research methodology that is being applied,
- point out the contributions of the applicant to the solution of
the problem, and state in what aspects the suggested solution is
different, new or better as compared to existing approaches to the

Each submitted paper will be reviewed by at least two members of the
Doctoral Consortium Programme Committee (to be defined). The main
evaluation criteria are: originality, significance, technical
soundness, accuracy, and clarity. We envision the online publication
of accepted papers.

Admission is limited to at most 12 Ph.D. students.

Doctoral Consortium Co-chairs and Organisers

Isabelle Mirbel, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


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