BIS 2009


12th International Conference

Business Information Systems

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Call for Papers

It is our pleasure to invite you to submit your work to BIS 2009 conference. It will take place in April 2009 in Poznan and will be organized by Poznan University of Economics.


Topics of interest

Information Systems for Agile Organizations

BIS 2009 International Conference invites researchers and practitioners to submit papers that contribute the results of research in Business Information Systems as well as papers that report on industrial IT projects. The Program Committee particularly encourages presentations of practical papers on industrial experience or on the validation of prototype implementations. Topics are restricted by the theme of the conference as defined above and they include:

Business process management

  • semantic business process management
  • adaptive and dynamic processes
  • supply chain processes
  • ERP implementations
  • integration of data and processes
  • collaborative BPM


  • creation, learning, population, evolution and evaluation of ontologies
  • ontologies for enterprise content management
  • natural language processing and cognitive science
  • semantic integration of heterogeneous semi-structured information sources
  • interoperability of heterogeneous information systems
  • business models for Web information integration and aggregation


  • location-aware and geography-centric information systems
  • wireless and mobile applications
  • multi-agent distributed systems
  • semantic web personalization
  • ambient computing

Content retrieval and filtering

  • hidden Web search and crawling
  • data integration from Web information sources
  • modeling and describing evolving data sources
  • adaptive integration of evolving data sources
  • information gathering support for knowledge-intensive enterprises
  • search over semi-structural Web sources
  • business models for a content


  • knowledge-based collaboration
  • social networks and social wikis
  • enterprise mashups, Enterprise 2.0
  • infrastructures for collaboration (P2P, TSC, etc.)
  • semantic grid
  • security in distributed systems
  • Web-based model for discoverability, consumption, and reuse

Web services

  • service oriented computing (SOA)
  • semantic web services
  • composition, choreography and orchestration
  • open, decentralized self-service
  • trust and quality of service (QoS)
  • service level agreements

Submission Guidelines

  • Submission system is available here (at EasyChair)
  • language of publication: English
  • paper should not exceed 12 LNCS pages (including abstract and references)
  • we understand that you submit your original work that has not been published or submitted elsewhere, and that you agree to publish your work when it is accepted by the Program Committee; you will be required to send a signed copyright form as required by Springer at a later stage
  • at least one author should register for the conference and present the paper; only registered authors' papers will be included in the proceedings
  • the authors will prepare the final manuscript in time for its inclusion in conference proceedings

Important dates

  • Dec 7, 2008 - submission deadline for papers
  • Jan 20, 2009 - notification of acceptance/rejection
  • Feb 1, 2009 - submission of final papers
  • April 27-29, 2009 - the conference


Poznan University of Economics
Department of Information Systems
Al. Niepodleglosci 10
60-967 Poznan, Poland
phone: +48 61 854 33 81
fax:     +48 61 854 36 33


  • ServiceWeb 3.0
  • STI2 - Semantic Technology Institute International


  • SUPER Integrated Project
  • ACM SIG on Management Information Systems, USA
  • GI SIG on Modelling Business Information Systems

Organizing Committee

OC Chair:

  • Krzysztof Wecel

OC Members:

  • Elżbieta Bukowska
  • Dominik Flejter
  • Lidia Leszczyńska
  • Jolanta Skorwider
  • Monika Starzecka
  • Piotr Stolarski
  • Adam Walczak

12th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2009), Poznan, Poland 27-29 April 2009
Department of Information Systems, Poznan University of Economics, al. Niepodleglosci 10, 60-967 Poznan, Poland
phone: +48618543632 , fax: +48618543633 , Web: