Calls for Papers

All calls are open until 27 February 2015. Submitters will be notified on 20 March 2015 at the latest. After that you still have two weeks to register at the Summit on Early-Bird conditions. For details see submission.

Stream and Track calls are listed alphabetically, the latter within the thematic (sub-)lines of the Summit (see programme). However, these lines can give a global orientation only. Check carefully every call to find out whether or not it suits your expectations.


Conference Stream Calls


The Difference that Makes a Difference (DTMD 2015): Information and values: ethics, spirituality and religion

The 5th ICTs and Society Conference (ICTS 2015): The Internet and Social Media at a crossroads: Capitalism or Commonism? Perspectives for Critical Political Economy and Critical Theory

The 2nd International Conference on Philosophy of Information (ICPI 2015): Integration of the Philosophy of Information and Information Science

The 6th International Conference on Foundations of Information Science (FIS 2015) calls for special tracks (included below).


Track Calls


Fundamentals in information processes


In general

Advanced hair-splitting: Explaining the combinatorics behind theoretical genetics by using extended rules of arithmetic (Karl Javorszky, FIS)

Information in the exact sciences and symmetries (Joseph Brenner, Gyorgy Darvas; FIS, ICPI)

Transdisciplinary response and responsibility of the sciences of information (Søren Brier, Liqian Zhou)

Triangular relationship Information–Reality–Cognition through the prism of Physical–Biological–Cognitive Sciences, Computing and Philosophy (Marcin J. Schroeder, Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic; FIS)

Weaving the understanding of information (José María Díaz Nafría, Francisco Salto Alemany, BITrum; Marcus Abundis)


In nature and society

(Big) History of information (László Z. Karvalics, Szeged Information History Workshop)

Emergent systems, information and society (Wolfgang Hofkirchner, BCSSS; Hans-Jörg Kreowski, Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften)

Multilevel semiosis (Luis Emilio Bruni, ISBS)

Progress and achievements in Information Studies in China (Xueshan Yan, Yixin Zhong)

The ethics of foundations (Rainer E. Zimmermann)


Problems of social information processes (in general)

China and the global information society (Robert M. Bichler, Thomas Herdin)

Human resilience and human vulnerability (Brigitte Sindelar, SFU)

Searching to create a humanized civilization (Elohim Jiménez-López, BCSSS)


Problems of cultural information processes

As we may teach – ICT in education: an odd couple (Zsolt Lavicza, Kristóf Fenyvesi; ISA)

Emancipation or disempowerment of man? Media – science  – education (Tomáš Sigmund, Department of System Analysis, University of Economics, Prague)

Music, information and symmetry (Konstantin Zenkin, Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory; Sergey Petoukhov, ISA)


Problems of political information processes

Beyond bureaucracy (Alois Paulin)

ICTs and power relations (Doris Allhutter, Astrid Mager, Stefan Strauß; ITA)


Problems of economic information processes

Communication, information and reporting for responsible business management (Gandolfo Dominici; Business Systems Laboratory)

Emergence of and in (self-)organizing work systems (Stefan Oppl, Chris Stary; Department of Business Information Systems)


Problems of ecological information processes

Empowering patients through health IT (Mary Jo Deering)

Natural disasters (Gerhard Chroust, BCSSS; Marianne Penker, Institute for Sustainable Economic Development)


Problems of technological information processes

Cyberpeace is more than the absence of cyberwar (Kai Nothdurft, Britta Schinzel, Forum Computer Professionals for Peace and Social Responsibility (FIfF))

Informational warfare (Mariarosaria Taddeo, IACAP)

The Global Brain and the future information society (Mixel Kiemen, The Global Brain Institute)