Important Dates
Conference: May 11 - 14, 2021
Posters/Demos/DC/RP Submission Deadline:
February 19 , 2021
Submission deadline only for tutorials:
March 19, 2021
Conference Registration:
12 Mar 2021 – 11 May 2021

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Samira Cherfi
CNAM, France

Anna Perini
FBK, Italy


Prof. George Angelos Papadopoulos
University of Cyprus


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RCIS 2021 features a track entirely devoted to presenting future or ongoing research projects (e.g., H2020 or ERC projects, national grants) in the context of information science. This track features a good opportunity for presenters to get feedback before submitting research project or to disseminate the intermediate results of their projects, and for participants to get an updated view of innovative ongoing research while getting in touch with potential research partners.

The Research Projects @RCIS Track follows a two-step publication process. Firstly, the authors should submit a 2 pages paper summarizing the objectives of the project and relevant results. Each submission will be peer reviewed on the relevance of the submitted paper in the context of RCIS. If the paper is accepted, the authors will have to register to the conference in order to present their work as a poster at the “Research Projects @ RCIS” session at RCIS. A discussant system will be organized to ensure proper feedback and discussions about the projects. Furthermore, the accepted 2 pages paper will be published in the conference proceedings to be published by Springer in the LNBIP series.

Beyond the special topic for RCIS 2021, the conference welcomes Research Projects submissions from any domain of Information Science. The list of interested topics includes, but is not limited to:

Information Systems and their Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Testing
  • Information Security and Risk
  • Method Engineering
  • User-Oriented Approaches
  • Social Computing and Social Network Analysis
  • User-Centred Design
  • Collaborative Computing
  • Human Factors in Information Systems
  • Data and Information Management
  • Databases and Information
  • Information Search and Discovery
  • Conceptual Modelling and Ontologies
  • Business Process Managements
  • Business Process Engineering and Reengineering
  • Process Mining
  • Enterprise Engineering
  • Domain-specific IS Engineering
  • E-Health, E-Government, E-Commerce
  • Web-based Applications and Services
  • Industry 4.0
  • Smart Cities
  • Educational Technologies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Data Science
  • Big Data & Business Analytics
  • Decision Information Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Discovery from Data
  • Information Infrastructures
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Web Information Systems
  • Grid Computing and Cloud Computing
  • Internet of Things
  • Pervasive and Mobile Computing
  • Reflective Research and Practice
  • Research Methodologies in Information Science
  • Impact of Information on the Enterprise and the Individual
  • Lifecycle Models
  • Design Science and Rationale

  • Important Dates
    • Submission deadline: February 9, 2021
    • Notification: March 12, 2021
    • Camera ready and authors registration deadline: March 29, 2021 - March 26, 2021
    • Conference: May 11-14, 2021

    Review Process

    Each submission will be reviewed by at least 2 members of the RCIS scientific committees, and should include:

    • Project full name, acronym, duration (from-to) and URL
    • Names of presenter(s) and main contributors
    • Summary of project objectives and expected tangible outputs
    • If the project is ongoing: summary of current project results

    Papers shall be formatted according to the Springer LNCS/LNBIP conference proceedings template. To ensure uniformity, we have prepared ready-to-use templates for Word  and LaTeX  . References and appendices must be included within the 2 pages.

    Papers can be submitted via Easychair ( by selecting the “ResearchProjects@RCIS2021” track.


    For further questions please contact:

    Denisse Munante, Télécom SudParis, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, France

    Anthony Simonofski, UNamur and KU Leuven, Belgium

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