[ecoop-info] CfP: OTM Academy 2011

Anja Metzner anja.metzner at hs-augsburg.de
Sat Mar 26 16:00:15 CET 2011

[Apologies for multiple postings, please distribute the call to
colleagues who might be interested]

                     CALL FOR PAPERS
                    "8th OTM Academy"

     October 17-18, 2011, Hersonissou, Crete, Greece

                   In conjunction with
   OnTheMove Federated Conferences and Workshops (OTM'11)

           Proceedings published by Springer LNCS

   Deadline: abstracts due on June 22; papers due on July 6

if YOU are a Ph.D. student in information systems,...

* interested in feedback on your research plans and research
* unable to sufficiently exchange ideas, experiences, frustrations, hopes,

 with peers
* planning to improve your scientific communication and presentation skills
* hoping to meet in real life authors whom you only know by their
* needing to acquire paper reviewing expertise
* eager to widen your horizon of professional interests
* and looking for some fun moments during work

You should submit to this year’s OTM Academy. It offers you...

* a means to publish your paper in the well known Springer LNCS series
* dedicated feedback and exclusive time of prominent professors,
experienced researchers and experts in your field of research during the
OTM Academy
* targeted suggestions how to improve your scientific writing and
presentation skills by appropriate experts of the OTM Academy
* an international forum to present your research in a poster session in
one of the OTM conferences
* access to all OTM conferences and workshops at a reduced registration fee
* a possibility to earn credits
* a dedicated OTMA LinkedIn group as an international network building
* a friendly and fun atmosphere (several OTM social events) to meet other
Ph.D. students and researchers in a nice and sunny place close to the
beach and ancient cultural heritage (Hersonissou in Crete - Greece)
* the possibility to become a member of our Hall-of-Fame of past OTMA PhD
students on our web page. Join for free the OTMA community and widen your

What to do ?

* coordinate your submission plans with your principal doctoral advisor
* take a look at the OTM Academy call-for-papers page
* check if the topics match your research
* write your paper according to the instructions
* follow the instructions to upload your abstract and paper
* respect formatting instructions (the Springer style for workshop papers)
* provide some extra administrative information
* upload a camera ready version and register
* respect the deadlines and specific instructions
* prepare your presentation and bring along your poster
* meet and greet, listen and learn, ... and enjoy
* and maybe bring along your advisors to the OTM Conferences

Also other (Ph.D.) students without an accepted submission to the OTM
Academy are encouraged to register as participants as it proves to be
fruitful for them to observe and interact with presenting authors like
you, and expand the pool of ideas to be discussed.

OTMA 2011 will award the best contribution !


Abstracts Submission Deadline:   June 22, 2011
Paper Submission Deadline:       July 6, 2011
Acceptance Notification:         July 30, 2011
Camera ready received:           August 13, 2011
Registration Deadline:           September 3, 2011
OTM Academy '11:                 October 17 - 18, 2011
OTM’11 Conferences:              October 17 - 21, 2011

The program committee currently consists of the following reviewers:
* Galia Angelova (Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgary)
* Christophe Bussler (Saba Software Inc., USA)
* Paolo Ceravolo (Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy)
* Philippe Cudré-Maroux (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
* Jaime Delgado (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)
* Ling Feng (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)
* Alfred Holl (University of Applied Sciences Nüremberg, Germany),
   OTMA Accompanying Professor
* Farookh Hussain (Curtin University of Technology, Australia)
* Frédéric Le Mouël (University of Lyon, France)
* Marcello Leida (Khalifa University Abu Dhabi, United Arabic Emirates)
* Erich J. Neuhold (University of Vienna, Austria), OTMA Dean
* Hervé Panetto (Nancy University, Nancy, France)
* Erik Proper (Public Research Centre - Henri Tudo, Luxembourg)
* Anja Metzner (University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany)
   OTMA organising chair & Accompanying Professor
* Peter Spyns (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium), OTMA organising chair
* Maria Esther Vidal (Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela),
   OTMA Accompanying Professor

For our young audience of PhD students we added a lot of details about all
our faculty members on our web page (http://www.onthemove-academy.org/).
You can contact us via: academy at onthemove-conferences.org

Anja Metzner and Peter Spyns
(OTMA'11 Organising Chairs)

Prof. Dr. Anja Metzner

University of Applied Sciences Augsburg,
Department of Computer Science
Postfach 11 06 05, 86031 Augsburg, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)821 - 5586/3426,
Fax: +49 (0)821 - 5586/3499
homepage: http://www.hs-augsburg.de/metzner
e-mail: anja.metzner at hs-augsburg.de

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