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RCIS 2022 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 a 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 short paper (5-8 pages) 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. Furthermore, the accepted short papers will be published by CEUR proceedings using the 1-column CEUR-ART style (

Beyond the special topic for RCIS 2022, 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
  • Model-Driven Engineering
  • Data-Driven Evolution
  • 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
  • Information Security and Risk Management
  • Conceptual Modelling and Ontologies
Enterprise Management and Engineering
  • Business Process Engineering and Management
  • Process Mining
  • Enterprise Modelling
  • Digital Transformation
Domain-specific IS Engineering
  • E-Health, E-Government, E-Commerce
  • Web-Based Applications and Services
  • Smart Cities
  • Industry 4.0
  • Digital Humanities
Data Science
  • Big Data & Business Analytics
  • Decision Information Systems
  • Knowledge Discovery and Management
  • Information and Value Management
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
  • Action Research and Case Studies in Information Science
Eligible Projects

The types of projects that are eligible for presentation in this track are manifold:

  • Projects funded by the European Union, by national or local funding organizations, or even by individual universities and industries.
  • Projects focused on fundamental research, applied research or be more industry-oriented.
  • Projects carried out by an international consortium of partners or projects might involve partners of the same country.
  • Research statements for future projects concerning Research Challenges in Information Science.
Important Dates
Submission deadline: March 18, 2022 March 25, 2022 (AoE)
Notification: April 15, 2022
Camera ready deadline: April 22, 2022
Author registration deadline: April 22, 2022
Conference: May 17–20, 2022
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.
  • The relevance of the project (or one of its work packages) to the Research Challenges in Information Science conference topics.
  • If the project is ongoing: summary of current project results

Five- to eight-page papers shall be formatted as a 1-column CEUR-ART style (templates can be downloaded from Papers should be submitted via Easychair ( by selecting the “Research Projects @ RCIS 2022” track.

Program Committee
  • Dimitrios Soudris, National Technical University of Athens
  • Tolga Ensari, Arkansas Tech University
  • Marc Oriol Hilari, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Filippo Lanubile, University of Bari
  • Alin Stefanescu, University of Bucharest
  • Dalila Tamzalit, University of Nantes
  • Marilia Curado, University of Coimbra
  • Antonio Garcia-Dominguez, Aston University
  • Davide Fucci, University of Hamburg
  • Nelly Condori-Fernández, Universidade da Coruña
  • Tanja Vos, Technical University of Valencia and Open University in The Netherlands

For further questions please contact:

Alessandra Bagnato, Softeam, France (

Lidia López, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain (

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