IMCW2014: 5th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World

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*IMCW2014: *
*5th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World*,
November 24-26, 2014, Antalya, Turkey

*Research Data Management and Knowledge Discovery*
(First Call for Papers)

Symposium web site:


*IMCW2014*: The "5th International Symposium on Information Management in a
Changing World" will take place at the Club Hotel Sera ( in Antalya, Turkey, from November 24-26,
2014 (  To commemorate the 2014
Turkish-German Science Year, IMCW2014 is organized in cooperation with
Hacettepe University and the Goethe-Institutes in Turkey.

IMCW2014 will be held jointly with the 10th International Conference on
Knowledge Management (ICKM2014) at the same venue so that participants will
have a chance to attend both events.


The main theme of the Symposium is “*Research Data Management and Knowledge
Discovery*”. It aims to bring together researchers, data scientists,
computer engineers, data repository managers, information scientists and
information professionals, data librarians and archivists to discuss the
issues pertinent to research data management and open data repositories,
and to contemplate on how to design and develop innovative and
collaborative knowledge discovery and mining services over the research


Contributions can be theoretical as well as technical and practical.
 Informative case studies are also welcome.

We accept* extended abstracts* (no less than 750 words) for full papers;
short communications, Research in Progress reports, visual presentations
(“pecha kuchas”) and posters on all aspects of innovative and collaborative
research data management and knowledge discovery. Extended abstracts for
student papers and posters are also welcome.  Extended abstracts of PhD
students to present the interim findings of their ongoing research will
also be considered. Please use the template available on the Symposium web
site to prepare your contributions and send them to us using the Conference
Management Software (openconf) *by March 16, 2014.*

We also accept proposals to organize workshops.  Proposals should include a
title, a short abstract, proposal type, the name and contact information of
the convener and be addressed toimcw2014 at* by* *March 16, 2014*.

We also encourage session proposals. The coordinator of a special session
will be responsible for the selection of papers (4-6 papers) and will chair
the session.  For session coordinators, registration fee will be waived.

Accepted extended abstracts may be developed as full papers.  A short list
of papers will be selected so that the revised and extended versions of
these papers and posters will appear in the proceedings book to be
published by Springer under its Communications in Computer and Information
Science (CCIS) series (decision pending) and the Symposium web site.
 Papers that appear in Springer’s CCIS series are indexed in Thomson
Reuter’s Conference Proceedings Citation Index.


Main topics of the Symposium include (but not limited with) the following:

Research Data
Research Data Infrastructure
Research Data Management
Open Access to Research Data
Knowledge Discovery in Research Data
Education for Research Data Management


First Call: December 2013
Second Call: January 2014
Third Call: February 2014
Last date to send all types of extended abstracts and proposals: *16 March
2014 *
Authors notification: *1 May 2014*
Submission of extended abstracts in final form: *1 June 2014*
Registration starts: *2 June 2014*
Submission of full papers (if desired):*1 July 2014*
Notification of acceptance of full papers: *1 August 2014*
Submission of full papers in final form: *1 September 2014*
Symposium: *24-26 November 2014 *

All suggestions and comments are welcome. Please send us your ideas about
possible invited
speakers at imcw2014 at

*Yaşar Tonta *and *Serap Kurbanoğlu*, General Co-chairs
Hacettepe University
Department of Information Management
06800 Beytepe, Ankara, Turkey
Phone: +90 312 297 82 00
Fax: +90 312 299 20 14
E-mail: {yasartonta, kurbanogluserap}

*Nico Sandfuchs*
Goethe-Institut Ankara
Atatürk Bulvarı No:131
06640 Bakanlıklar, Ankara, Turkey
Phone:+90 312 419 52 83
E-mail: sandfuchs at
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