Wanted to make sure all you eScience folks are aware of this i-Society 2007 Conference - good opportunity for paper submissions...also note the following "Proposals for special sessions are invited from both industry and academia" - Great to see the cross pollination between academia and industry.

Here are some possible topics areas....

e-Science

  • Natural sciences in digital society
  • Biometrics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Collaborative research

e-Health

  • Data Security Issues
  • eHealth Policy and Practice
  • eHealthcare Strategies and Provision
  • Medical Research Ethics
  • Patient Privacy and Confidentiality
  • e-Medicine

    thanks to Keyuan Jiang for the pointer....

    International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2007)

    October 7–11, 2007, Merrillville, Indiana, USA

    Technical In-cooperation pending with IEEE CS and TCEC

    Sponsored by e-Centre for Infonomics logo University of East London logo Purdue University Calumet logo and in cooperation with Florida International University logo The Institution of Analysts and Programmers British Computer Society Association for Computing Machinery Kansas State University logo The Institution of Engineering and Technology logo

    Theme

    The International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2007) is a global knowledge-enriched collaborative effort that has its roots from both academia and industry. The conference covers a wide spectrum of topics that relate to information society, which includes technical and non-technical research areas.

    The mission of i-Society 2007 conference is to provide opportunities for collaboration of professionals and researchers to share existing and generate new knowledge in the field of information society.

    The conference encapsulates the concept of interdisciplinary science that studies the societal and technological dimensions of knowledge evolution in digital society. The i-Society bridges the gap between academia and industry with regards to research collaboration and awareness of current development in secure information management in the digital society.

    Topics of interest

    The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

    e-Society
    • Global Trends
    • Social Inclusion
    • Intellectual property rights
    • Social infonomics
    • Computer-Mediated Communication
    • Social and Organisational Aspects
    • Globalisation and developmental IT
    • Social software
    e-Governance
    • Democracy and the Citizen
    • eAdministration
    • Policy Issues
    • Virtual Communities
    e-Business
    • Digital Economies
    • Knowledge economy
    • eProcurement
    • National and International Economies
    • eBusiness Ontologies and Models
    • Digital Goods and Services
    • eCommerce Application Fields
    • eCommerce Economics
    • eCommerce Services
    • Electronic Service Delivery
    • eMarketing
    • Online Auctions and Technologies
    • Virtual Organisations
    • Teleworking
    • Applied e-Business
    • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
    Research in progress
    • Ongoing research from undergraduates, graduates/postgraduates and professionals
    e-Learning
    • Collaborative Learning
    • Curriculum Content Design & Development
    • Delivery Systems and Environments
    • Educational Systems Design
    • eLearning Organisational Issues
    • Evaluation and Assessment
    • Virtual Learning Environments and Issues
    • Web-based Learning Communities
    • e-Learning Tools
    • e-Education
    e-Health
    • Data Security Issues
    • eHealth Policy and Practice
    • eHealthcare Strategies and Provision
    • Medical Research Ethics
    • Patient Privacy and Confidentiality
    • e-Medicine
    e-Art
    • Legal Issues
    • Patents
    • Enabling technologies and tools
    e-Science
    • Natural sciences in digital society
    • Biometrics
    • Bioinformatics
    • Collaborative research
    Industrial developments
    • Trends in learning
    • Applied research
    • Cutting-edge technologies
    Secure Technologies
    • Internet security
    • Web services and performance
    • Secure transactions
    • Cryptography
    • Payment systems
    • Secure Protocols
    • e-Privacy
    • e-Trust
    • e-Risk
    • Cyber law
    • Forensics
    • Information assurance
    New enabling technologies
    • Internet technologies
    • Wireless applications
    • Mobile Applications
    • Multimedia Applications
    • Protocols and Standards
    • Ubiquitous Computing
    • Virtual Reality
    • Human Computer Interaction
    • Geographic information systems
    • e-Manufacturing
    Intelligent data management
    • Intelligent Agents
    • Intelligent Systems
    • Intelligent Organisations
    • Content Development
    • Data Mining
    • ePublishing and Digital Libraries
    • Information Search and Retrieval
    • Knowledge Management
    • e-Intelligence
    • Knowledge networks

    Proceedings

    All papers accepted for the conference, including special sessions papers, will be published in the proceedings. The Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2006) will be published in a book (CD) with ISBN 0-9546628-1-4.

    Extended versions of the selected papers will be published as special issues in the following journals:

    • International Journal for Infonomics (IJI) , ISSN 1742-4712 (print), 1742-4720 (online)
    • International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (IJITST), ISSN 1748-569X (print), 1748-5703 (online)

    Important dates

    Paper submissions

    31 May 2007 – paper submission
    15 June 2007 – notification of acceptance
    1 July 2007 – final paper submission

    Poster submissions

    15 May 2007 – poster submission
    31 May 2007 – notification of acceptance
    10 June 2007 – final poster submission

    Proposals for special sessions are invited from both industry and academia. If you would like to organise a special session with the i-Society 2007, please read our ‘Call for sessions’.

    Conference venue

    Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, Merrillville, Indiana, USA

    Source: i-Society 2007. Call for papers

    Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)