EUNIS 2016 : EUNIS2016:Crossroads where the past meets the future
Conference Series : European University Information Systems
Call For Papers
EUNIS (European University Information Systems organization) is happy to announce a call for papers for its 2016 Annual Congress which has the theme “EUNIS 2016 – Crossroads where the Past meets the Future”
This Congress presents an opportunity for sharing of experience amongst international specialists, users, researchers, decision-makers, and teaching staff from across Europe. The event provides an ideal forum to present and publish the latest results of research, development, and deployment of Information Technology in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).
Five Track Programme
The Programme is divided into five tracks. The review for each track will be overseen by a track expert and the Scientific Committee, as a whole, will manage the review of all submissions to ensure the best possible Congress Programme
Submissions are invited under one of the five tracks below:
Leadership & Management – for example:
Overcoming challenges of declining IT budgets
Setting goals and measuring impact
Management of Change, Risks and Projects
Business Process Re-engineering
Staff Training and Development (Digital & Management Competences)
Service Delivery and User Support
ICT Infrastructure & Security – for example:
Infrastructure and Networks
Cloud Computing and Services
Public Key Infrastructure – the new EU regulatory environment and beyond
Secure and seamless cross-border electronic transactions – eID
Internet of Things/ Smart Campus
Data retention policies and best practices
Back Office Solutions
ERPs in Higher Education
Teaching & Learning – for example:
Advances in Classroom Based Technology
Mobile Technology and the Learner Experience
Using Social Media within Teaching & Learning
Technology and Best practices in the Assessment of Student and Faculty Work
Software Development – for example:
Software as a Service
Mobile apps for Higher Education
Agile methodologies and development best practices
New technologies and tools
OpenX & Interoperability – for example:
Open corporate data in Higher Education
Open research data
Reusable learning objects and experimentation
Standards & European Interoperability
Open Science & Linked data
Submissions can be one of the following types:
Scientific – presentation of research work and its results concerning Information Systems for Higher Education, analysed with a Scientific and/or Academic approach. The submission consists of an Extended Abstract and a Full Paper.
Technological – presentation covering technological aspects of the use of IT/IS in HEIs. Submission consists of an Extended Abstract and an optional Full Paper.
Good Practice – examples of successive applications and deployments of IT/IS solutions in HEIs. Submission consists of an Extended Abstract and an optional Full Paper.
The Extended Abstract must consist of a maximum of 2 pages (excluding Authors biographies) based on the template guidelines. An Extended Abstract is sufficient for the submission and evaluation of the Technological and the Good Practice Papers.
A full paper submission is compulsory for the Scientific Papers, while it is optional for the Technological Papers and the Good Practice Papers. Please note that those author/s who wish to apply for any of the EUNIS’ Awards, a Full Paper must be submitted and be compliant with the Template Guidelines.
Authors who wish to apply for the EUNIS Dørup E-learning award should also look at the judging criteria http://www.eunis.org/awards/dorup-award/ and ensure they address all of the criteria in their paper.
All submitted papers/abstracts will be subjected to the reviewing processes conducted by the Scientific Committee (at least three reviewers for each paper/abstract). These reviews will identify those papers/abstracts that will be accepted for presentation at the Congress.
The deadline for submissions is 15th February 2016. All submissions and updates on submissions are done using the EasyChair System.
All accepted abstracts from all the tracks and the submitted full papers will be published online in the Congress Proceedings, prior to the Congress.
Accepted papers must be presented at the conference by one of the authors.