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CIST 2019 - Call For Papers [Conference on Information Systems and Technology 2019]

  • 1.  CIST 2019 - Call For Papers [Conference on Information Systems and Technology 2019]

    Posted 05-15-2019 17:05

    Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) 2019 Call for Papers


    Conference Theme PREDICT: Purposeful, Real-time, Economics, Data, Intelligent, Cloud, and Things


    CIST 2019 calls for innovative ideas on the transformational power of information technology, artificial intelligence, and machine learning on individual behavior, business strategies, and society. We invite original research in all areas of Information Systems and related fields that seek to address issues related to the conference theme. The CIST 2019 co-chairs are Ming Fan, Shawndra Hill, Sam Ransbotham, Raghu Santanam, Vilma Todri, and Han Zhang. The submission process will open on May 27th, 2019 and will close on June 16th, 2019. All submissions will be accepted electronically via Conferency. Submission instructions and other conference-related information will be posted on the conference website at


    Areas of interest include (but are not limited to):


    • Artificial and Augmented Intelligence impacts on the Economy
    • Bias and Ethical issues in Data Science Practices
    • Blockchain Technologies, Cryptocurrencies and FinTech
    • Crowd Markets
    • Digital Advertising
    • Digital collaboration
    • Digital Entrepreneurship & New Business models
    • Digital Transformation and IT innovation
    • E-Commerce
    • Economics of Digital Goods
    • Healthcare IT
    • IT and productivity
    • IT and labor market
    • Information Security
    • Internet of Things
    • Machine Learning Algorithms and Applications in Business
    • Mobile and Digital Environments
    • Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision for Business
    • Personalization Technologies and Recommendation Systems
    • Predictive Analytics and Data Science
    • Privacy and Ethics of IS
    • Sharing Economy
    • Social Networks and Social Media
    • Software Engineering, Open Source Software, and Open Standards


    Submission Instructions


    Important Dates


    • CIST 2019 Conference Dates: October 19-20, 2019 (Seattle, WA)
    • Submission Deadline: June 16, 2019 (No Extensions)
    • Notification of Acceptance: August 10, 2019
    • INFORMS Early Registration Deadline: September 9, 2019
    • CIST Speaker Registration Deadline: September 9, 2019


    Submissions will be accepted through Conferency at


    Papers should follow the specific guidelines below:


    • Maximum of 15 pages (excluding abstract, references, tables and figures), printable on 8.5 x 11-inch paper
    • 12-point font with one-inch margins on four sides
    • Double-spaced
    • Indicate on the front cover whether the bulk of the work was done by a student
    • Blind submissions are encouraged but not required.
    • Please note that CIST and INFORMS do not take ownership of paper copyrights.


    We look forward to receiving many outstanding submissions and putting together a high-quality program for this event. For more information, please contact the organizing committee chairs.



    CIST 2019 Organizing Committee


    Ming Fan, Shawndra Hill, Sam Ransbotham, Raghu Santanam, Vilma Todri, and Han Zhang

    Vilma Todri
    Assistant Professor
    Emory University
    Atlanta GA