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Track Description

The aim of the Student Track is to give students the opportunity to actively participate in the conference. It is aimed at students at master level who are interested either in an IT-related position in business or in a doctorate in business informatics. 

The Student Track is intended to provide a platform for students, academics and practitioners to meet and get to know each other intensively in professional discourse. Students from all locations and disciplines of business informatics are invited to submit high-quality papers. Students who do not submit their own papers are also welcome to attend the lectures and participate in the supporting program of the Student Track. The Student Track is open to various main topics in business informatics. Welcome are contributions  that deal with the design and use of information and communication systems in organizations from different perspectives. The Student Track is intended to provide the students with the freedom to consider individual thematic orientations. 

All topics of business informatics are welcome, e.g. 

  • Service Engineering and Management
  • Business Process Management 
  • Business Engineering 
  • Business Transformation 
  • Customer Relationship Management 
  • Business Intelligence and Data Science  

Possible fields of application are e.g.  

  • eBusiness  
  • eBanking
  • eManufacturing 
  • eLearning 
  • eGovernment  
  • eHealth 

Topics in focus include (Service) Platforms, Smart Services, Social Media, Mobile Applications as well as Sustainability and Green IT/IS. Conceptual as well as behavioral or design oriented contributions will be considered.

Submission and Review Process

  • Students can submit either a work-in-progress paper or a completed qualification thesis, which was submitted no more than ten months ago. The Track Chairs will divide the submission into one of the above categories. The maximum number of pages for all types of submissions is 12, including a bibliography. 
  • The participation of the supervisors as co-authors of the submission is welcome. In this case, the students act as first authors and present their work at the conference. Group work by several students is also possible. 
  • Contributions can be written in German or English. English contributions will be presented and discussed in English during the conference. 
  • All contributions must correspond exactly to the format of the conference. The format template can be downloaded from the conference website. 
  • All contributions will be reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee (double-blind). 
  • Authors are requested to anonymise their contributions for review by omitting their name, address, etc. from the contribution. All other information that allows conclusions to be drawn about the authors, e.g. metadata, must also be deleted. The submission of the contribution for peer review is made as a PDF document. 
  • Contributions are submitted exclusively online via the conference system: https://www.conftool.pro/wi2020/
  • Submitted papers will be evaluated in the regular review process of the conference. Students receive differentiated subject-specific feedback from at least two independent reviewers of the programme committee.

Timetable:
18.08.2019 submission system opens
15.10.2019 Deadline for submissions
20.11.2019 Reviewer results
15.12.2019 Submission of print-ready contributions

 

Publication

Accepted completed qualification papers will be presented in the paper session of the conference and published in the conference proceedings. Work-in-Progress papers will be presented in a poster session accessible to all conference participants. Contributions in the poster session will not be published in the conference proceedings.  

The conference proceedings will be made available to the conference topics in electronic form (PDF/E- Book).  

The publication of a contribution and its inclusion in the conference program requires that at least one author has registered for the conference and paid the conference contribution.

In addition, outstanding works may be nominated for two prizes: Best Student Paper and Best Student Practice Award.

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