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The WI2020 ( as the central conference of business informatics in the German-speaking area takes place from 8-11 March 2020 in Potsdam. The motto of the conference is "Changing Landscapes - Shaping Digital Transformation and its Impact". The current scientific and practical challenges of digital transformation will be addressed in a variety of formats. The workshop format is especially designed for interactive and practical approaches.

Workshops offer an open forum for short presentations, discussions, method testing or joint work on a specific topic. The organisation of the contributions to a workshop from invitation to selection is the responsibility of the workshop organisers. Workshops can be offered and attended on two days at the Campus Griebnitzsee of the University of Potsdam. Before the actual conference, a workshop day will take place on Sunday, 8 March 2020. On this day, half-day or full-day workshops can take place. On the last day of the conference, 11 March 2020, half-day workshops can be held in the afternoon.


Proposals for workshops will be reviewed by the conference committee. Suggestions for workshops should be submitted by 14.10.2019 by e-mail to The submission consists of two parts, which should be summarised in a pdf file:

1.) Workshop description (for the webpage)

  • Workshop title
  • Short description of the workshop’s topic and contents, its goals and agenda
  • Intended audience (also if the workshop will be exclusive for WI2020-attendants or open to the public)
  • Short-bio of the organizers (max. 800 characters)
  • Organizing bodies (e.g. GI working groups, associations, etc.)

2.) Information for the internal planning

  • expected participants
  • Expected duration
  • Preferred date
  • Special equipement or requirements

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submitting workshop idea: 14.10.2019
  • Notification about acceptance: 21.10.2019
  • Call for Workshop contributions: 01.11.2019
  • 1st day of workshops: 08.03.2019
  • 2nd day of workshops: 11.03.2019



Workshop Chairs

Dr. André Ullrich

Dr. Edzard Weber