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This page outlines all the information regarding the submission of papers, tracks, posters, and workshops for the 2018 ISCRAM conference.

Call for Submissions

2018 ISCRAM Conference Call for Papers, Tracks, and Special Sessions 

Submission Templates

Please use the templates below when submitting your proposal.

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All paper submissions, including workshop and paper track submissions, should be submitted through the Conference paper submission system.

Have questions? Contact ISCRAM2018@rit.edu

Paper Tracks

T1 - Analytical Modeling and Simulation
Chairs: Christopher Zobel and Josey Chacko

T2 - Command & Control Studies
Chairs: Björn JE Johansson, Peter Berggren, and Nicoletta Baroutsi

T3 - Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues (ELSI)
Chairs: Monika Büscher, Katrina Petersen, and Caroline Rizza

T4 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Crisis Response
Chairs: Bernd Hellingrath, Gyöngyi Kovács, and Adam Widera 

T5 - Cybersecurity Issues and Innoations for Crisis Response
Chairs: Tim Clark, Vitaveska Lanfranchi, and Ryan Mullins

T6 - Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS)
Chairs: João Porto de Albuquerque, Alexander Zipf, and Flávio E. A. Horita

T7 - Planning, Foresight and Risk Analysis
Chairs: Victor A. Bañuls, Murray Turoff, and José H. Canós 

T8 - Social Media Studies
Chairs: Roxanne Hiltz, Amanda Lee Hughes, Imran Muhammad, and Christian Reuter 

T9 - Universal Design of ICT in Emergency Management
Chairs: Terje Gjøsæter, Jaziar Radianti, and Weiqin Chen 

T10 - Case studies and reflections from practice
This track is for any submissions that (a) do not fit with any of the other available paper tracks, (b) provide specific insights and reflections from crisis management practice, or (c) are submissions from non-academic, crisis management practitioners.

T11- Open Track
This track is for any submissions that do not fit with any of the other available paper tracks.

Workshops and Tutorials

1st International Workshop on Intelligent Crisis Management Technologies for Climate Events (ICMT)
Chairs: Anastasios Karakostas, Claudio Rossi, Daniel Sempere Torres,  and Stefanos Vrochidis 

Location Extraction and Georeferencing in Social Media: Challenges, Techniques, and Applications
Chairs: Hussein S. Al-Olimat, Amir Hossein Yazdavar, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan,  and Amit Sheth 

Overall 2018 ISCRAM Conference Schedule and Deadlines

Sunday 15 October 2017: Submission of proposals for special events - track proposals, special sessions, special events, workshops, and tutorials.

Sunday 3 December 2017: Submission of Completed Research papers (CoRe)

Sunday 7 January 2018: Acceptances or otherwise of Completed Research papers (CoRe).

*Note: Core Research papers (CoRe) can be accepted as Work in progress (WiPe) (if CoRe paper is of decent quality) or poster (if of marginal quality) to allow author a second chance for 21 January 2018 deadline.

Sunday 21 January 2018: Submission of Work in Progress (WiPe) papers, demos and posters.

Sunday 4 February 2018: Closing date for applications for doctoral consortium, and any workshops or tutorials which require separate registration and pre-event communications.

Sunday 18 February 2018: Acceptances or otherwise of Work in Progress (WiPe) papers, demos and posters announced. Notification of acceptance of places at doctoral consortium and other workshops with limited registration.

*Note: WiPe paper can be accepted as a poster (if of decent/marginal quality) to allow author a second chance and still have only one deadline.

Sunday 4 March 2018: Final submission of all accepted papers – CoRe and WiPe in camera ready form (and in revised format, if applicable), for inclusion in the proceedings.

Sunday 11 March 2018: Final acceptances or otherwise of re-submitted materials as a quality check that authors followed-up on reviewer instructions given in Sunday 18 February 2018 notification.

Sunday 1 April 2018: Early registration deadline.

Sunday 15 April 2018: By this date at least one of the authors of each paper will need to have registered for inclusion in the proceedings.

20-23 May 2018: ISCRAM 2018 conference, Rochester, NY, USA

For more information, contact: iscram2018@rit.edu