Call for Papers and Posters

Submission deadline has now passed

Topics of interest

IDIMC welcomes submissions for oral presentations, and for posters, within, but not limited to, the following areas of data and information management:

  • Embedded Intelligence
    – Information processing from wearable devices
    – Information retrieval from live data streams
    – Information management and the internet of things
    – Big data and machine learning
  • Social Media
  • From Big Data to Big Impact in Organisations and/or SocietyStudents in the James France exhibition area mezzanine floor
  • Information Security and Privacy
  • Understanding the Digital Consumer
  • Knowledge Management
  • Big Data and ethical implications
  • Information Governance in the Interconnected World
  • Information Initiatives
  • Successes and Failures in Information Management
  • Data Analytics and Semantic Technologies
    – Information visualisation and visual analytics
    – Techniques, processes, and methods for collecting and analysing big data
    – Semantic web technologies and related standards
    – Ontologies and semantic applications – novel approaches and techniques
    – Knowledge engineering and ontology development
    – Ethical use of analytics and semantic technologies

Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings published by LISU, Loughborough University.

Important dates

  • Submissions open: 1 June 2015
  • Submission deadline (abstract and first draft of full paper): 31 October 2015
  • Notification of authors: w/c 30 November 2015
  • Deadline for final papers: 18 December 2015
  • Conference: 12 & 13 January 2016
  • Proceedings published: February 2016

Submission processHPC Midlands supercomputer

A full draft of the paper should be submitted using the submission template (Word, PDF), including details of authors/presenters, the proposal type (20 minute oral presentation, or poster) and it should include an abstract of up to 500 words. Posters may optionally be submitted with a short paper (up to three pages, 1000 words) to be included in the conference proceedings. These short papers should be in the same format as full papers and will be subject to the same review process as full papers.

The completed form and paper should be emailed to the Conference organisers: All documents should be in MS Word or PDF format. The deadline for submission of papers is Saturday 31 October.

Assessment and notification

The Conference Programme Committee will evaluate papers and posters, based on the following criteria:

  • Quality and significance of the contribution to the field
  • Relevance to the conference theme
  • Relevance to the target audience
  • Clarity of expression

Notification of the outcome of the evaluation process will be sent in the week commencing 30 November 2015. Authors whose papers are not accepted for oral presentation may be invited to present a poster as an alternative. Oral presentations will be allocated 20 minutes including time to answer any questions.

Accepted authors will be required to submit the final version of their paper before the final submission date: Friday 18 December 2015. A standard template for final submissions can be downloaded here. Posters should be A1 size in either landscape or portrait format.