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CT 2010 : IADIS International Conference Collaborative Technologies 2010


When Jul 26, 2010 - Jul 28, 2010
Where Freiburg, Germany
Submission Deadline May 31, 2010
Categories    collaborative technologies   collaborative working   web services   social networks

Call For Papers

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-- CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions (2nd call): 31 May 2010 --

Freiburg, Germany, 26 – 28 July 2010
part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2010)
Freiburg, Germany 26 – 31 July 2010

* Keynote Speaker (confirmed):
Nikolaos Antonopoulos, Professor and Head of School at the University of Derby, UK

* Conference background and goals
The IADIS Collaborative Technologies conference is dedicated to the timely publication of completed and/or work in progress research related contributions to the concepts, theory, modeling, specification, implementation and evaluation of collaborative systems, technologies and their wider applications in the information society.
The conference pays particular attention to the ‘wider’ dimension as a means to diversify it and broaden the applicability and scope of the current body of knowledge in the area of applied collaborative systems and technologies. Thus, the conference covers both technical and non-technical aspects of the collaborative nature of today’s information society. Although its primarygoal is to provide an international forum for the dissemination of state-of-the-art practices and empirical research results in collaborative technologies, it also aims prompting future direction for the development of the information society community as a means of promoting and sustaining a network of excellence in the area.

* Format of the Conference
The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations. The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS Digital Library (accessible on-line).

* Best Papers
Selected authors of best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers to selected journals (i.e. IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems - ISSN: 1646-3692) including journals from INDERSCIENCE Publishers.
Best papers may be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST) ISSN: 1947-3532.

* Types of submissions
Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations, Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium.
All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

A. Theory Foundations
- Collaborative methods and science
- Concepts, models and frameworks
- Concurrency and synchronization
- Knowledge representation and discovery
- Management and interoperability
- Parallel and integration algorithm design
- Process and management modeling
- Security and trust dynamics
- Social networks and collective intelligence
- Virtual organization needs analysis
- Workflow and agents modeling

B. Technical infrastructures
- Autonomic computing and ad-hoc network
- Context-aware infrastructures
- Distributed systems and technologies
- Network architectures and optimization
- Next generation technologies, web 2.0
- P2P, Grid and cloud computing
- Performance analysis and verification
- Real time and wireless communications
- Standards, protocols and benchmarks
- Web services and multi-agents

C. Environments, tools and applications
- Collaborative working environments
- Collaborative management tools
- CSCW, groupware and decision tools
- Content and enterprise management
- Data centers and mashups
- Data management and sharing tools
- Grids, clouds, web 2.0 and second life
- Intra-/inter- collaborative tagging
- Knowledge management tools
- Languages and middleware
- Massively distributed collaboration
- Online chat and instant messaging
- Revision control and management
- Semantics, ontologies and metadata
- Social software and sites
- Spatial and temporal services
- Virtual office and whiteboard
- Web conferencing and voting tools

D. Benefits realization and social implications
- Accessibility and user interfaces
- Collaborative strategies and policies
- Cross-organizational studies
- Digital divide and culture creation
- Ethnographic studies
- Human and market dynamics
- Privacy and identity management
- Scientific and business models
- Support for vulnerable communities
- Trust, compliance, policies and QoS

E. Future Concepts
- E-commerce
- E-government
- E-enterprise
- E-learning
- E-science
- E-society
- E-work
- Forensics and threat detection
- Hazards and disaster management
- Health and biomedical informatics
- Sensors and smart homes
- Virtual teams and organizations

* Important Dates:
- Submission Deadline (2nd call): 31 May 2010
- Notification to Authors (2nd call): 21 June 2010
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (2nd call): Until 30 June 2010
- Late Registration (2nd call): After 30 June 2010
- Conference: Freiburg, Germany, 26 – 28 July 2010

* Conference Location
The conference will be held in Freiburg, Germany.

* Secretariat
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
Web site:

* Program Committee

Collaborative technologies 2010 Conference Program Chair
Nik Bessis, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

General MCCSIS Conference Co-Chairs:
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Pedro Isaías, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal
Dirk Ifenthaler, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Committee Members: *
* for committee list please refer to

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