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MCIS 2015 : 9th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems


Conference Series : Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems
When Oct 3, 2015 - Oct 5, 2015
Where Samos, Greece
Submission Deadline Jun 15, 2015
Notification Due Jul 15, 2015
Final Version Due Aug 31, 2015

Call For Papers

The 9th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems will be held in Samos on 3-5 October 2015, organized by the Information Systems Laboratory (ISL) of the Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, of the University of the Aegean, under the auspices of Association of Information Systems (AIS).
The main theme of this year’s Conference is “Information Systems in a changing economy and society”, reflecting the critical role Information Systems play for enterprises and administrations, in their effort to accommodate radical economic and societal changes. The Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS) aims to encourage and inspire innovative and informative IS research that is relevant to the social, economic and cultural particularities of the Mediterranean region, raise the visibility of IS-related research practice, education and policy carried out in the Med. Region and bring together researchers, educators, policy makers and practitioners originating from, or working in the region, thus engaging junior and more experienced members of the Mediterranean IS community in a creative dialogue. MCIS 2015 solicits original contributions in the following non-exclusive tracks:

• IS and Organizations
• Smart cities
• Big data, data protection and privacy in a global society
• Electronic Government (GOV 2.0)
• Persuasive Information Systems
• Project Management and Beyond – accommodation of the critical role of information systems
• Open Innovation & Knowledge Management
• Security of Information and IS
• Digital Entrepreneurship and the Future Enterprise
• Crypto-Currencies and Digital Payment Systems

Paper Submission
We invite research papers that present original contributions to the theme of the conference or the themes of the special tracks in the form of:
• Full research papers
• Extended abstracts and short research-in-progress papers
• Case studies (research and teaching)
• Panel proposals

Completed research papers are full-length papers (up to 12 pages) of completed research projects. Accepted completed research papers will be presented at MCIS 2015 and published in the proceedings. Research in progress papers are up to 7 pages, developed from promising but incomplete research projects that will benefit from the feedback of other MCIS participants.

Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously. Papers should be submitted in English, electronically as pdf files via EasyChair:

Authors should indicate the track for which they wish their paper to be considered. If no track is indicated the paper will be considered for the conference main track. Submissions will be subjected to peer review. Each accepted paper should be presented by one of the authors and accompanied by at least one full registration fee payment, to guarantee publication in the proceedings. MCIS is a major international conference on Information Systems, endorsed by the American Information Society (AIS) and its proceedings are published in the AIS library and indexed in all major scientific indexes.

Extended versions of the best papers will be invited for publication in journal special issues.

Important Dates
• Paper Submission: June 15, 2015
• Paper Acceptance Notification: July 15, 2015
• Camera-ready paper submission: August 31, 2015
• Conference date: October 3-5, 2015

Keynote Address
Christopher Tucci, Professor of Management of Technology, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) “Information System and Business Model Challenges in The Era of Future Digital Enterprises‏”

Doctoral Consortium
Building upon the success of previous years, MCIS 2015 will include a Doctoral Consortium (DC) program. MCIS 2015 Doctoral Consortium aims to offer doctoral students the opportunity to interact and connect with first-class researchers working in IS fields in a relaxed yet stimulating setting. Ph.D. students currently working on their dissertations are eligible for nomination submission. Candidates should not have successfully defended their dissertation prior the Doctoral Consortium meeting that will be held on October 3rd, 2015, in Samos. Submissions should be sent by email to‏ by midnight June 15, 2015, Greek time (GMT + 02:00), 2015. More information at

Programm Committee
M. Amami, RMC, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
S. Arvanitis, ETH Zurich
I. Boughzala, Institut Mines-Télécom/Telecom Business School France
J. Denford, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario Canada
R. Falez, Institut des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Carthage, Tunis
G. Giaglis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
H. A. Ismail, German University in Cairo
M. Kajtazi, Örebro University
A. Kokkinaki, University of Nicosia
E. Kolkowska, Örebro University
F. Lampathaki, National Technical University of Athens
G. Lekakos, Athens Univ. of Economics & Business
D. Lekkas, Univ. of the Aegean
L. Mitrou, Univ. of the Aegean
A. Mantelero, Politecnico di Torino
A. Polydoropoulou, Univ. of the Aegean
A. Pouloudi, Athens Univ. of Economics & Business
F. Rhodain, Polytechnique Universitaire de Montpellier. Université Montpellier 2
B. R. Schlichte, Aarhus University
P. Svejvig, Aarhus University
M. Themistocleous, University of Pireaus
C. L. Tucci, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Conference Chairs
Dr. Euripidis Loukis, Associate Professor, University of Aegean,
Dr. Yannis Charalabidis, Assistant Professor, University of Aegean,

Program Chairs
Dr. Spyros Kokolakis, Assistant Professor, University of Aegean,
Dr. Maria Karyda, Assistant Professor, University of Aegean,

Doctoral Consortium Chair
Dr. Dimitrios Drosos, Lecturer, University of Aegean,

Advisory Board
A. Kokkinakou
A. Pucihar, University of Mariboru
C. Rossignoli, University of Verona
D. Te’eni, Tel-Aviv University
F. Pennarola, Bocconi University
F. Rowe, University of Nantes
M. Avital, Copenhagen Business School
N. Pouloudi

Conference Venue
The Conference will take place in the Samaina Inn Hotel, at Karlovassi, Samos, which is just a stone’s throw away from the beach. The hotel has a 230-seat conference centre, air-conditioned and stylishly furnished rooms and offers a wide range of activities.

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