Program Committee



Call for Participation

You are cordially invited to attend and participate in the 15th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE'03) to be held in Klagenfurt/Velden, Austria, June 16-20, 2003. The Conference Theme "Information Systems for a Connected Society" is set forth in three invited talks by world renowned scientists:

  • Marek Rusinkiewicz on Self-Managing Large Scale Information Systems
  • Katja Sycara on Autonomous Semantic Web Services
  • Serge Abiteboul on Peer to Peer Information Management and Active XML
In addition, the programme includes 45 high-quality technical papers, selected from 220 submissions, poster presentations, 2 panels, 9 workshops featuring on-going research, and 2 tutorials by international experts on topics such as: Semantic Web, Web Services, Knowledge Management, Ubiquitous Mobile Information and Collaboration Systems, Decision Systems, Product Software, Requirements Engineering, and more. Click here for the full Call for Participation in .pdf or .doc.

Call for Papers

Papers are solicited either in the area of the general conference theme or relevant to the list of topics given above. Papers should not exceed 5,000 words. They must be original and not submitted to or accepted by any other conference or journal. Electronic submission will be available from October 10th. Proceedings from CAiSE’03 will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science. The proceedings from previous CAiSE conferences are also available in this series. The best papers of the conference will be proposed for publication (after revision and additional refereeing) in a special issue of the International Journal 'Information Systems'. Electronic submission will start at October 10th.

Call for Tutorials

Proposals are solicited for half-day or full-day tutorials to be held together with CAiSE´03 on June 16th and 17th, 2003. Topics should be selected in accordance with the general conference theme "Information Systems for a Connected Society".

Potential instructors should send their proposals to the Tutorial Chairs Tutorial Chairs by November 30th, 2002. PDF format is preferred. Each proposal, not exceeding 4 pages, must include:

  • Title
  • Objective
  • Abstract
  • Outline
  • Duration (half or full day)
  • A list of audio-visual or technical requirements and any special room requirements
  • Target audience
  • Assumed background of attendees
  • Name, affiliation and biographical sketch of the presenter(s).

Evaluation of proposals will be based on the expertise and experience of the instructors, and on the relevance of the subject matter. The Tutorial Chairs reserve the right to cancel the tutorial by May 1st, 2003, if the booking status indicates lack of interest.

Important Dates:

Submission of proposals: Nov. 30, 2002
Notification of acceptance: Feb. 15, 2003
Camera ready tutorial notes: May 15, 2003

Call for short papers

A special area for the display of short papers on innovative projects and prototypes will be available during the conference. Short paper proposals should include a title, the name of the presenters and a one-page outline describing the project and what would be presented. Electronic submission will start at February 1st.

Call for Workshops

A series of workshops will be held in conjunction with the CAiSE’03 conference to encourage interaction between researchers. Workshop topics should be in-line with the conference topics. We invite proposals for workshops stating the topic and overall objectives and giving a short curriculum vitae of the proposing organiser(s). Workshops are considered an important part of the CAiSE’03 conference and all workshop participants are expected to also attend the main conference. Further information can be obtained from the Workshop Chairs.

[last modified by Christina Samonig: 03.03.2003]