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Currently, the processes in water resources management are undergoing major transformations during its transition from the sectoral approaches of the past (e.g., water use for only irrigation, hydropower, or navigation) to contemporary ones that are integrative and comprehensive approaching watersheds as complex system with interrelated processes surrounding the water cycle. This transformation comes at a time when acute problems are rising in water resources by direct (land use change) or indirect (climate change) human interventions in the natural systems within which we live. Among the most obvious example of extreme events related to water are floods, droughts, excessive pollutant in streams, and an increasing demand of fresh water to sustain economic and social needs. Water is also close related with ecology topics, being affected directly or indirectly by pollutants, being also a strong pollution transportation medium.

The new management approaches require processing of a huge amount of information with different levels of accessibility and availability and in various formats (from digital to hardcopy formats). Given the relevance of the data for practice, often the data acquisition needs to be acquired, transmitted and accessed in real time. Not all the required data neither is critical nor of equal quality, therefore screening and conditioning has to also be conducted in real time. Equally important is to have access to historical data (raw, statistics and post-processed) for calibration and validation of the models. With regard to the accessibility of stakeholders to information, there are as well different situations. There are situations when information is to be accessed only by designated stakeholders, but there is a huge amount of information that is, and should be handled, as public information.

Thus, the workshop will address relevant aspects of business information systems focusing on the theme of the conference “Data Science for Business Information Systems”, reflected in water management problems. A special interest will be given to water-ecology nexus.

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Topics of interest

  • Big and Smart Data and Artificial Intelligence
  • Business and Enterprise Modeling
  • Digital Transformation of Water Related Systems
  • Smart Infrastructures
  • Social Media and Web-based Business Information Systems
  • Applications, Evaluations, and Experiences

Submission guidelines

Papers must be submitted in PDF format according to Springer LNBIP template Submission system is available at EasyChair.

Details about submission template can be found here.

Important dates

  • April 25, 2019 (extended) – submission deadline for papers
  • May 15, 2019 – notification of acceptance/rejection
  • May 27, 2019 – submission of final papers (for presentation)
  • June 26-28, 2019 – the workshop

Organizers and Chairs

  • Prof. Mariana Mocanu, PhD., University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • Prof. Adrian Paschke, PhD., Fraunhofer FOKUS Institute, Berlin, Germany
  • Naouel Karam, PhD., Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Program Committee

  • Prof. Valentin Cristea, PhD., University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • Prof. Anca Ioniţă, PhD., University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • Cătălin Negru, PhD., University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • Prof. Antonio Candelieri, PhD.,University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
  • Ito Wasito, Epoka University, Tirana Albania
  • Assoc. Prof. Lucia Văcariu, PhD, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Anca Hangan, PhD, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Ajin R.S., M.Sc. Hazard Analyst, Idukki District Emergency Operations Centre (DEOC), India

To be extended…