Call for Papers

The Sixth International Conference on CSCW in Design

July 12-14, 2001, London, Ontario, Canada

Call for Papers
Important Dates

We are seeking original research papers that are theoretical, applied, conceptual or
descriptive in nature but position papers, survey papers, and tutorials are also
welcome. Topics of interest include but are not limited to: 

Adoption and diffusion of collaboration technologies 
Auctioning and trading in electronic markets 
Business process reengineering 
Business-to-business collaborations in electronic commerce 
Collaboration systems user experience 
Collaboration technology 
Collaborative decision-making 
Collaborative learning infrastructures and systems 
Collaborative user interface
Collaborative virtual environments and digital landscapes 
Computer-mediated communication and discourse 
Digital contracting 
Digital document management 
Distance education
Distributed learning networks 
Distributed visualization
Electronic intermediaries and brokerage systems 
Electronic Meeting Systems 
Extranets for collaborative design
Group Support Systems 
Human factors and usability 
Intelligent agents and multi-agent systems
Interaction and relationships in cyberspace and virtual communities 
Multidisciplinary design optimization
Negotiation Support Systems 
Office automation systems 
Social issues of collaboration technologies 
Standards for data/information exchange (e.g., XML, EDI, STEP, etc.)
Telework and organizational connectivity 
Virtual Organizations 
Workflow management systems 
Submission of Papers

Papers reporting original research results and experience are solicited. Each paper, written in English, should be no more than 6 pages (IEEE Proceedings format), including references and Illustrations. Electronic submissions in PDF or Postscript format are strongly recommended. 

Submission of a paper should be regarded as an undertaking that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will attend the conference to present the paper. 

Follow the Submission Page for instructions for paper submissions.

Evaluation Process

Papers will be reviewed by at least two program committee members and selected based on their originality, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. 

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings (both hardcopy and CD-ROM). Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit revised and expanded versions of their papers to be considered for publication in a special issue of Computers in Industry on CSCW in Design and a special section in an issue of Communications of the ACM.


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