Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to inform you that the 18th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations (ICISO2018) will be held at University of Reading, Reading, the United Kingdom from 16 to 18 July 2018. The conference theme for ICISO 2018 is Digitalisation, Innovation, and Transformation. Please find the attached ICISO 2018 call for papers for more information.

The important dates are:
Full paper submission extended deadline: 18 February 2018
Notification of acceptance: 25 March 2018
Camera-ready version: 30 April 2018
Conference: 16 – 18 July 2018

The topics include but are not limited to:
Organisational Semiotics: methods and techniques
E-leadership and digital transformation
Digital business ecosystems and value networks
Socio-technical architecture for enterprise systems
Service-oriented requirements engineering
Big data analytics for decision support
Business intelligence and data mining
Artificial intelligence in business transformation and innovation 
Making sense of corporate finance and accounting data 
Knowledge management and engineering
Internet of things in business and society 
Data visualisation and business analytics
Semantic, pragmatic, and social networks
Mobile apps, social media, and social commerce 
Informatics for corporate social responsibility and sustainability
Blockchain and financial technologies in e-business

Submission and publication
We welcome both theoretical and empirical papers and particularly those related to the conference theme ‘Digitalisation, Innovation, and Transformation’. Submissions must be original, and not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All accepted papers will be published by Springer as a volume of the series of IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (IFIP AICT).The proceedings will be indexed by the following databases: 
  • ISI Proceedings 
  • EI Compendex 
  • ZBL 
  • DBLP
Find more information on the conference website at

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Kind regards,
Prince Kwame Senyo on behalf of Conference Chairs Prof. Kecheng Liu and Prof. Cecilia Baranauskas
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