[AISWorld] CfP: The Data Revolution in International Development – 3 Oct 2014 Deadline (Reminder)

Course User IDPM Course.Idpm-3 at manchester.ac.uk
Thu Sep 4 13:47:19 EDT 2014

This is a call for papers for a track – “The Data Revolution in International Development” – that will form part of the May 2015 IFIP WG9.4 international ICT4D conference<http://www.ifipwg94.org/ifip-wg94-conference-2015>, to be held in Sri Lanka.

The data revolution track – chaired by Richard Heeks (Centre for Development Informatics<http://www.cdi.manchester.ac.uk/>, University of Manchester) and Mark Graham (Oxford Internet Institute<http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/>) – is seeking papers that address technical, socio-technical, socio-organisational and critical perspectives on:
- Open data for development
- Big data for development
- Real-time data for development
- Other data-for-development trends
For the full call, see: http://www.ifipwg94.org/track-12-the-data-revolution-in-international-development

Papers can be either full research papers (max. 5,000 words) or research-in-progress/practitioner reports (max. 2,500 words).  They should be submitted to the track chairs – richard.heeks at manchester.ac.uk<mailto:richard.heeks at manchester.ac.uk> and mark.graham at oii.ox.ac.uk<mailto:mark.graham at oii.ox.ac.uk> – with a copy to the conference organisers: ifip9.4.2015 at gmail.com<mailto:ifip9.4.2015 at gmail.com>.

The deadline for submission is Friday 3rd October 2014.

All papers will be blind peer-reviewed before acceptance decisions are made (22nd Jan 2015 with resubmissions due 20th Feb 2015), and the conference proceedings will be published.  At least one author per accepted paper will need to attend the conference.  The track chairs will develop plans for a journal special issue on the data revolution in international development following the submission deadline.

If you have any questions in advance of submission, please email the track chairs.  The submission template can be found as a link at: http://www.ifipwg94.org/call-for-papers-2015

Do please pass this call on to those who work on data-for-development issues.

IFIP WG9.4<http://www.ifipwg94.org/> is the longest-standing and largest grouping worldwide organising events in the field of ICTs and development; with biannual international conferences and other regional events held since 1988.  It is a formal working group of IFIP, the International Federation for Information Processing; the global body to which national IT and computer societies affiliate.
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