Informing Science & IT Education Conference: InSITE 2009

held on the campus of
Macon State College, Macon, Georgia, USA
J u n e 12 – 15, 2 0 0 9

Submissions Due by November 30, 2008
Conference Chair: Alex Koohang
Local Affairs Director: Olivia Cook
Organizing Committee: Kevin Floyd, Liz Riley, Julie Santiago, Richard Spiers, Terry Smith

Mentoring One Other: The Professionally Supportive Conference

Suggested topics include IT Education, Distance Education and Learning Objects, Intelligence, Organizations and Systems, Communications, Communicating Meaning, Community and Society, Computer Science, eCommerce, Government, Information Science, Applied Computer Science, Journalism, Justice and Law, Philosophical Issues, Psychology, Sociology, Working Together

InSITE(Informing Science + IT Education) conference solicits papers in any area that explores issues in effectively and efficiently informing clients through IT (information technology) and papers on IT education.

Some of the areas that can be covered under the two proposed guidelines are: Business Intelligence, Business Process Management, Communications, Communicating Meaning, Community and Society, Computer Science, eCommerce, Education, Government, Information Science, IT, Journalism, Justice and Law, Mathematics, Philosophical Issues, Psychology, Sociology, Working Together.

It will be useful to review papers presented at previous conferences. They can be found at

Submission Deadline:

November 30, 2008

Send questions to the organizers at:

Submissions Instructions:

The language of the conference is English. All papers will be double-blind reviewed by six or more reviewers. At least one reviewer will be external to the conference. All papers must be original, unpublished, and not currently under review by any other publication or conference. By submitting the manuscript for consideration, authors stipulate that they hold the copyright to the manuscript and, upon acceptance, transfer it to the Informing Science Institute. Authors also agree to assume all liability in case of copyright dispute.

Highly rated papers will be fast-tracked for publication in an Informing Science Institute journal.All other accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

Following are the specific requirements for each type of submission:

Research Papers should be submitted as complete papers (8-25 pages). Include a description of the context of use, the clients involved, the problem, and the proposed solution, if appropriate. Original thinking is valued.

Interactive Paper, Discussion Paper, and Practical Papers. Shorter papers (at least 8 pages) are also welcome. These let you share the ideas you have developed to date and receive constructive feedback.

Panel Discussions. Include a detailed description of the topic and identify four or more panelists who have agreed to attend the conference.

Format Instructions:

See for complete, detailed formatting details.
Strip from the submission the author�s name(s), affiliations, and any other information that identify the authors. This allows your manuscript to be blind reviewed.
Manuscripts submissions are accepted only in RTF and Word .doc format via the website
Each author may submit up to two papers as the only attending author.
For accepted paper to appear on the program and in print, at least one author must pay the registration fee by March 15, 2009.

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