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ISCRAM-ASIA 2014 : 2nd Asian Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

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Link: http://www.iscramasia2014.org
 
When Jun 20, 2014 - Jun 21, 2014
Where Colombo, Sri Lanka
Abstract Registration Due Dec 2, 2013
Submission Deadline Feb 10, 2014
Notification Due Mar 10, 2014
Final Version Due Mar 24, 2014
Categories    disaster   crisis   information   systems
 

Call For Papers

CONFERENCE THEME: 10 years of post-tsunami recovery: the role of ICTs in building disaster resilience

ISCRAM-Asia 2014 will bring together top researchers and practitioners working in the area of information systems for crisis response. The conference provides an opportunity for academic researchers in Asia to present new research and for practitioners to discuss best practices.

The ISCRAM-Asia 2014 conference is anchored on the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Tenth Year Anniversary (IOTX) convention. The six-day IOTX convention comprises a combination of expert and technical workshops, a public lecture, and this conference:
* The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) early warning standard jump start, expert technical workshop, and code-fest
* Sahana Disaster Management Software Camp and Barcamp
* LIRNEasia disaster risk reduction public lecture
* IOTX gala diner for a networking opportunity with other IOTX event attendees

The IOTX events are open to ISCRAM-Asia conference participants for no additional registration fee. Visit the website to learn more on the IOTX event: www.iotxconvention.org

WE INVITE YOU TO SUBMIT PAPERS FOR THE FOLLOWING PLANNED CONFERENCE THEMES AND TOPICS:

1. DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Disaster Education and Learning (Awareness education training)
Functional Early Warning Systems (sensor, detection, decision, broker, and response subsystem cohesiveness)
Innovative Multi-stakeholder Community-focused Partnerships in Disaster Risk Reduction and Early Warning Systems
Innovative approaches, methods and tools for assessing vulnerability and resilience of people at risk

2. RESPONSE

Humanitarian and Disaster relief supply chain management
Information Systems supporting Situational Awareness, disaster relief supply chain management

3. CROSS CUTTING ISSUES

Decision support systems for emergency preparedness and management
Use of ICTs in public health and emergency medical management
Modelling and Simulations

4. OTHER RELATED TOPICS

Any other topic you feel is relevant to the aims of the conference

SELECTED PAPERS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Important Dates

23 Oct 2013 :: Announce call for full-paper abstracts
02 Dec 2013 :: Deadline for submission of full-paper abstracts (OPTIONAL)
23 Dec 2013 :: Review abstract and feedback
10 Feb 2014 :: Deadline for submission of full papers
10 Feb 2014 :: Deadline for panel discussion proposals
10 Feb 2014 :: Deadline for short-paper submissions (work-in-progress & concept papers, poster proposals)
10 Mar 2014 :: Complete review of full-papers, short-papers, and panel proposals
24 Mar 2014 :: FINAL submission of camera-ready full-papers, short-papers, and panel proposals
07 Apr 2014 :: FINAL decision made by the Program and Scientific Committee

CONTACT
iscramasia2014@iscram.org

ISCRAM-ASIA PROGRAM CHAIRS
* Bartel Van de Walle (Tilburg University, The Netherlands; bvdwalle@gmail.com)
* Frank Thomalla (Stockholm Environment Institute, Thailand; frank.thomalla@seiinternational.org)
* Hui Zhang (Tsinghua University, China; zhhui@tsinghua.edu.cn)

IOTX CONVENTION & ISCRAM-ASIA CONFERENCE CHAIR
Nuwan Waidyanatha (LIRNEasia, Sri Lanka; nuwan@lirneasia.net)

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