Call for Papers to BIR 2018 – Doctoral Consortium: 24 September 2018 

BIR 2018 invites papers for doctoral consortium (that will be held in conjunction with the conference) that are related to the BIR topics (

The Doctoral Consortium is intended to be a forum for researchers that are doctoral students with the purpose to present their research work. The participants in the Doctoral Consortium will have the opportunity to present their papers, engage in discussions with the faculty members and receive feedback from them in order to improve their research work. Moreover the participants in the Doctoral Consortium will have the opportunity to identify research issues that are related to their research interest and exchange knowledge with other doctoral students. 

Important dates:
Deadline for papers submission (in pdf format): 15 June 2018 – extended 30 June 2018
Notification of papers acceptance: 10 August 2018
Camera ready of the papers: 10 September 2018

Doctoral Consortium – Papers Selection 
All the papers submitted to the Doctoral Consortium will be reviewed by two faculty members that are senior researchers in business informatics area. The papers will be evaluated based on the following criteria: relevance, originality, appropriate research methodology, research contribution, and clarity. The accepted papers at the doctoral consortiumwill be presented and discussed with the faculty members. After the acceptance, the authors will be invited to revise their papers based on the feedback received from the reviewers of the Doctoral Consortium, and resubmit it for publication in the CEUR-WS proceedings.

Submission Format and Publication

The papers should be submitted via EasyChair.  We welcome to receive full papers (12 pages) or short papers (6 pages) that should be prepared using the Springer guidelines and the template available at this link: The proceedings of the BIR 2018 doctoral consortium and workshops are intended to be published together as one volume in series ( 

Doctoral Consortium Chairs 
Lazar Rusu, Stockholm University, Sweden (
Doina Danaiata, West University of Timisoara, Romania (

Doctoral Consortium Faculty Members
Björn Johansson, Lund University, Sweden
Marite Kirikova, Riga Technical University, Latvia  
Anne Persson, University of Skövde, Sweden 
Gianluigi Viscusi, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland  

Submission Guidelines
EasyChair submission page:
Please choose “BIR 2018 DC” option when submitting your paper through EasyChair.



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