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SCIS 2014 : The 5th Scandinavian Conference of Information Systems


Conference Series : Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems
When Aug 10, 2014 - Aug 13, 2014
Where Sørup Herregaard, Ringsted, Denmark
Submission Deadline Feb 11, 2014
Notification Due Mar 14, 2014
Final Version Due Apr 27, 2014
Categories    information systems   human technologies   user involvement

Call For Papers

The 5th Scandinavian Conference of Information Systems,

SCIS 2014

Designing Human Technologies

August 10-13, 2014, Sørup Herregaard, Ringsted, Denmark

Call for papers
Roskilde University and Aalborg University welcome you to the Fifth Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems (SCIS 2014). SCIS 2014 will be held August 10-13, in conjunction with the 37th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS 2014) under the auspices of the IRIS Association (
While most participants are from the Nordic countries, we welcome researchers from all parts of the world to the conference, bringing along and delivering other than the Nordic perspectives on IS into the discussion.

Designing Human Technologies
Designing Human Technologies is a broad technological concept based on the principle that users, the target group and other interested parties must be involved in ethical and society-related considerations about the design, in the design process itself and in verifying how designs contribute to the fulfillment of needs and solution of a problem. Working with the theme may include thorough analysis on how designs are used and included in human life and/or how to design solutions for select issues.

Designing Human Technologies includes information technology but also: mobility technology, environment/sustainable technology, energy technology and technology in connection with city design, natural resorts, innovative and appealing space and experiences, physical planning and organisation, climate adaptation, solutions of information and communication technology, policies, products, service and/or experiences.
The theme is also related to a Strategic Research Initiative at Roskilde University.
See: Designing Human Technologies: a design-oriented Strategic Research Initiative at Roskilde University
The Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems is open for full research papers within the conference theme as well as other areas of IS research. We welcome empirical as well as theoretical and methodological papers.

Paper submission
Papers are not to exceed 6000 words/16 pages. Papers should be formatted according to the Springer LNBIP instructions (see links below) and submitted through EasyChair:
Formating instructions: LaTex MS-Word 2003 MS-Word 2007

Conference Venue
The conference will be held 10-13 August 2014 at Sørup Herregaard outside Ringsted, Denmark. Trains connect Copenhagen International Airport and Ringsted. There will be bus transport between Ringsted station and Sørup Herregaard on the day of arrival and on the final day of the conference.

Conference Website

Important Dates
February, 11, 2014: Submissions due
March 11, 2014: Reviews due
March 14, 2014: Editorial decision sent to authors
April 27, 2014: Submission of final version
May 2, 2014: Notification of acceptance for SCIS
May 9, 2014: Deadline for authors to register to the conference (with early bird fee)
August 10-13, 2014: SCIS/IRIS, Sørup Herregaard, Ringsted, Denmark

Conference chairs
Jan Pries-Heje, Roskilde University.
Jacob Nørbjerg, Aalborg University.

Program chairs
Jan Pries-Heje, Roskilde University.
Jacob Nørbjerg, Aalborg University.
Trine Hald-Commisso, Roskilde University

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