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[PVS] Call for Papers RCIS'09

Dear Colleague,

Please find underneath the Call for Paper for the Third IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS'09).

We invite you to submit your work in RCIS'09. The paper submission deadline is November 28, 2008.

We will be also grateful to you for advertising  RCIS'09 and inviting your colleagues and/or research students to submit their work.

I hope to meet you in Fes.
Best regards,

Selmin Nurcan
RCIS'09 Publicity Chair

(We apologize if you are receiving duplicates through different channels...)

Call for Papers
3rd IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS)
April 22-24, 2009, Fes, Morocco

RCIS Steering Committee Chair: Colette Rolland (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)
General Chair:  André Flory (INSA de Lyon)
PC Chair:  Martine Collard (University of Nice)
PC Co-chair:  Mohammed El Mohajir (University of Fes, Morocco)
Organizing Chair: Jean Louis Cavarero (University of Nice)

Keynote Speakers:
Jacy Akoka (CNAM & INT, Paris, France)
John Mylopoulos (University of Toronto, Canada)
Aris Ouksel (University of Illinois, USA)
Oscar Pastor ( Technical University of Valencia, Spain)

RCIS 2009 is a conference of RCIS CONFERENCE SERIES Ouarzazate (2007), Marrakech (2008), Fez(2009)

Visit the IEEE Search page http://www.ieee.org/web/conferences/search/index.html and type RCIS for the conference keyword.

Papers submission deadline: November 28, 2008

Co-sponsored by: THE IEEE Morocco Section and EMSI (Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l'Ingenieur)

The Call for Papers and the RCIS'09 POSTER can be downloaded from the RCIS'09 Web site



RCIS 2009



APRIL 22-24, 2009, FES, MOROCCO

Papers submission deadline: November 28, 2008

Co-sponsored by: THE IEEE Morocco Section and EMSI (Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l'Ingenieur)


The Third International Conference on RESEARCH CHALLENGES IN INFORMATION SCIENCE (RCIS) aims at providing an international forum for scientists, researchers, engineers and developers from a wide range of information science areas. While presenting research findings and state-of-art solutions, you are especially invited to share experiences on new research challenges in these main topics:

Information Systems
WEB Systems
Business Process Modelling, Analysis and Design
Intelligent Agents
Knowledge Management
Knowledge Discovery from Data

Each of these topics areas is expanded on the conference web page (http://www.farcampus.com/rcis/topics.php). Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the conference main topics.


Papers that have already been accepted or are currently under review for other conferences or journals will not be considered for publications at RCIS’09. Authors are invited to submit papers in English using the paper format indicated below. Each submitted paper will have to be associated to one of the four following categories.

Technical solution papers present solutions which are novel or significantly improve on existing solutions. A technical solution paper must include a preliminary validation of the proposed solution. Results must be stated clearly enough so that it is possible to validate them in later research.

Evaluation papers evaluate existing problem situations or validate proposed solutions with scientific means, i.e. by empirical studies, experiments, case studies, simulations, mathematical proofs, etc. The research method must be sound and appropriate.

Industrial practice and experience papers: present problems or challenges encountered in practice, relate success and failure stories, or report on industrial practice. The practice must be clearly described and its context must be given.

Doctoral Papers are papers submitted by doctoral students (only) and are related to research work in progress.


The manuscript must contain, in its first page, the paper title, the paper category (Technical solution, Evaluation, Industrial or Doctoral), an abstract and a list of keywords but no names or contact details are to be included in any part of the file. Notification of paper acceptance/rejection will be sent by email.
All the accepted papers will be published in the RCIS’09 electronic pre proceedings. Only the papers which have been presented by their authors during the conference will be published in IEEE post proceedings.

Since it is planned to publish the proceedings in the IEEE Conference Publications Program, paper submissions must be formatted using the IEEE 2-column format (see http://www.ieee.org). They should be limited to a maximum of 12 pages.
All paper submissions will be handled electronically  (see //www.farcampus.com/rcis/author.php).

By submitting a paper, authors implicitly agree that at least one of them will register to the conference and present the paper. Submitted papers will be reviewed by the RCIS’09 Program Committee based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition. A "blind" paper evaluation method will be used. Therefore authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the full paper, without any reference to the authors.

The authors of papers that obtain the highest marks in the reviewing process will be invited to submit an extended version to a journal.

General Chair:
André Flory (INSA de Lyon, France)

RCIS Steering Committee Chair: Colette Rolland (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France)

PC Chair: Martine Collard (University of Nice, France)

PC Co-Chair: Mohammed El Mohajir (University of Fez, Morocco)

IEEE Organizational Unit: Mohammed Essaïdi (University of Tétouan, Morocco)

Publicity Chair: Selmin Nurcan (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France)

Operating Committee Chair: Jean Louis Cavarero (University of Nice, France)

Program Committee

Keynote Speakers:
        Jacky Akoka (CNAM Paris, France)
        John Mylopoulos (University of Toronto, Canada)
        Aris Ouksel (University of Illinois, USA)
        Oscar Pastor (Technical University of Valencia, Spain)


Papers submission deadline
: NOVEMBER 28, 2008

Notification of acceptance and Registration opening: FEBRUARY 10, 2009

RCIS-2008 Conference: APRIL 22-24, 2009

Conference contact: rcis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx


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