The 6th INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST 2001)

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Saturday, November 3, 2001 - Sunday, November 4, 2001
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INFORMS Information Systems Society Miami, FL, USA
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The 6th INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST- 2001) will be held on November 4-5,2001 in Miami Beach Florida. The theme of the conference is 'IT Challenges in the E-Commerce Era'. Emphasis will be placed on research contributions that deal with technical, behavioral as well as economic issues encountered while developing IT solutions for E-commerce applications. We invite full papers, extended abstracts, and panel proposals on the following topics (but not limited to):

Software Agents in E-Commerce
Workflow Systems in E-Commerce
E-Commerce Enabling Technologies
E-Commerce Applications Architecture
Electronic Markets & Supply Chains
Market Mechanisms (including negotiations & auctions)
Data Warehousing, OLAP and Data Mining
Databases and Distributed Systems
Economics of Information System
Artificial Intelligence Applications in E-Commerce
Software Engineering (including metrics, & new development methodologies)
Telecommunications & Networking
Data Quality, Privacy & Security
Model Management & DSS
Business Process Re-engineering

Selected papers will be invited for a separate fast-track review process for possible publication in Information
Technology & Management Journal.
Submission Deadline: July 16, 2001
Submision Guidelines
Submissions can be either full-length papers, extended abstracts, or panels. Regular papers should be double-spaced in a 12-point font, printed on one side with a minimum margin of 1 inch on all four sides, and should not exceed 32 pages (including figures, tables, appendices and references). Extended abstracts should not exceed 5,000 words. The research objectives, results and its contribution to the literature should be stated clearly in the extended abstract. The names and affiliations of authors should only appear in the title page. Panel proposals should include the panel topic, names and affiliations of panel participants, and a brief position statement from each of the panelists.
Papers, extended abstracts and panel proposals should be submitted electronically (in Word or PDF format) to either one of the conference co-chairs: Kemal Altinkemer ( or Kaushal Chari (