C A L L    F O R    P A P E R S

                       CALL  FOR  PAPERS
              Call For Workshop/Session Proposals

       The 2009 International Conference on e-Learning,
           e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems,
                       and e-Government

      Date and Location: July 13-16, 2009, Las Vegas, USA

You are invited to submit a paper (and/or a proposal to organize
a session/workshop).  All accepted papers will be published in the
respective conference proceedings.

SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  O  e-Learning:
     - e-Learning design and methodologies
     - e-Learning technologies and tools
     - Authoring tools
     - e-Learning portals
     - Instructional design methodologies
     - Social impact and cultural issues in e-Learning
     - Content management and development
     - Policy issues in e-Learning
     - On-demand e-Learning
     - e-Learning standards
     - Assessment methodologies
     - Knowledge management
     - Virtual learning environments
     - Audio and video technologies for e-Learning
     - Usability issues
     - AI and e-Learning
     - On-line education (all levels: elementary, secondary, ...)
     - Open-source e-Learning platforms
     - Training and evaluation strategies
     - e-Universities
     - Case studies and emerging applications

  O  e-Business:
     - e-Business systems integration and standardization
     - Electronic negotiation systems and protocols
     - Internet payment systems
     - e-Retailing and web design
     - e-Procurement methods
     - Techniques for B2B e-Commerce
     - Global e-Commerce and e-Business
     - Service-oriented e-Commerce
     - Trust, security, and privacy in e-Commerce and e-Business
     - Intelligence in e-Commerce
     - Databases and e-Commerce applications
     - Business-oriented and consumer-oriented e-Commerce
     - Development of e-Business and applications
     - e-Business in developing countries
     - Marketing on the web
     - Organizational and management issues
     - Supply chain management
     - e-Business models and architectures
     - Applications of new technologies to e-Business
     - Middleware technologies to support e-business
     - Case studies and applications

  O  Enterprise Information Systems:
     - Enterprise resource planning and e-Business
     - Strategic decision support systems
     - Organizational semiotics and semiotics in computing
     - Data warehouses and technologies
     - middleware integration
     - Intranet and extranet business applications
     - Databases and information systems integration
     - Intelligent agents
     - Enterprise-wide client-server architectures
     - Knowledge management
     - Information systems analysis and specification
     - Ontology engineering
     - CASE tools for system development
     - B2B and B2C applications
     - Business processes re-engineering
     - Market-spaces: market portals, hubs, auctions, ...
     - Semantic web technologies
     - Web interfaces and usability
     - Human factors and e-Learning
     - Case studies and applications

  O  e-Government:
     - Legal aspects of e-Government
     - Risk management
     - Methods and tools for e-Government
     - Policies and strategies
     - Designing web services for e-Government
     - e-Democracy and e-Voting
     - Trust and security in e-Government
     - Enterprise architecture for e-Government
     - Interoperability frameworks in e-Government
     - Inter-administration and G2G issues
     - Public and private partnership
     - Teaching e-Government
     - Case studies

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The sponsors of the congress include (this is a partial list but it also
includes the 2008 sponsors pending their final approval for 2009),
Academic Sponsors: Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility (of Argonne
National Lab); United States Military Academy Network Science Center (NSC);
SECLAB, Unina/Italy; Computational Biology & Functional Genomics Lab.,
Harvard U.; Int'l. Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine; Horvath Lab.,
UCLA; Minnesota Supercomputing Institute; Functional Genomics Lab.,
U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; BioMedical Informatics & Bio-Imaging
Lab., Georgia Institute of Tech. and Emory U.; Intelligent Data Exploration
and Analysis Lab., U. of Texas at Austin; Biomedical Cybernetics Lab., HST
of Harvard U. & MIT; Center for the Bioinformatics & Computational Genomics,
Georgia Institute of Tech.; Harvard Statistical Genomics & Computational
Lab., Harvard U.; Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Program, George
Mason U.; Hawkeye Radiology Informatics, U. of Iowa; Medical Image HPC &
Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab), U. of Iowa; U. of North Dakota; PSU of Saudi;
and NEMO/European Union. Corporate Sponsors include: Google, Inc.; Salford
Systems; Synplicity, Inc.; Supermicro, Inc.; NIIT Technologies.

General Co-Chair and Coordinator:

   H. R. Arabnia, PhD
   Professor, Computer Science
   Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
   Advisory Board, IEEE Technical Committee on TCSC
   Vice President, Int'l Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine
   The University of Georgia
   Department of Computer Science
   415 Boyd Building
   Athens, Georgia 30602-7404, USA

   Tel: (706) 542-3480
   Fax: (706) 542-2966
   E-mail: [log in to unmask]


   Prospective authors are invited to submit their draft papers by
   uploading them to .
   Submissions must be received by Feb. 25, 2009 and they must be in
   either MS doc or pdf formats (about 5 to 7 pages - single space,
   font size of 10 to 12).  All reasonable typesetting formats are
   acceptable (later, the authors of accepted papers will be asked to
   follow a particular typesetting format to prepare their papers for

   The length of the Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited
   to 7 (IEEE style) pages.  Papers must not have been previously
   published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.  The
   first page of the draft paper should include: title of the paper,
   name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each author.
   The first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author
   and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the
   content of the paper.  Finally, the name of the conference (EEE)
   must be mentioned on the first page.

   Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity,
   impact, and soundness.  Each paper will be refereed by two experts
   in the field who are independent of the conference program committee.
   The referees' evaluations will then be reviewed by two members of
   the program committee who will recommend a decision to the co-chairs.
   The co-chairs will make the final decision.  Lastly, the Camera-Ready
   papers will be reviewed by one member of the program committee.


   Feb.  25, 2009:    Submission of papers (about 5 to 7 pages)
   March 25, 2009:    Notification of acceptance
   April 25, 2009:    Camera-Ready papers and Registration due
   July 13-16, 2009:  The 2009 International Conference on e-Learning,
                      e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems, and
                      e-Government (EEE'09)


   The Program Committee includes members of chapters of World Academy
   of Science (chapters: supercomputing; scientific computing; AI;
   imaging science; databases; simulation; software engineering;
   embedded systems; internet and web technologies; communications;
   bioinformatics; computational biology; and computer security.)
   The Program Committee for EEE is currently being formed.  Those
   interested in joining the Program Committee should email Prof. Arabnia
   ([log in to unmask]) the following information: Name, affiliation
   and position, complete mailing address, email address, a short
   biography together with research interests and the name of the
   conference (EEE) offering to help with.
   Many who have already joined the committees of individual tracks
   are renowned leaders, scholars, researchers, scientists and
   practitioners of the highest ranks; many are directors of research
   laboratories, fellows of various societies, heads/chairs of
   departments, deans and provosts.


   EEE'09 is an annual research conference about e-learning, e-business,
   enterprise information systems, and e-government.
   It is being held jointly (same location and dates) with a number of
   other conferences (WORLDCOMP'09).  WORLDCOMP is the largest annual
   gathering of researchers in computer science, computer engineering
   and applied computing.

   The motivation is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated research topics
   into a coordinated meeting held in a common place at a common time.
   The main goal is to provide a forum for exchange of ideas in a number
   of research areas that interact.  The model used facilitates
   communication among researchers from all over the world in different
   fields of computer science, computer engineering and applied
   computing.  Both inward research (core areas of computer science and
   engineering) and outward research (multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary,
   and applications) will be covered during the event.

   EEE'09 and WORLDCOMP'09 will be composed of research presentations,
   keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel discussions,
   and poster presentations.  In recent past, keynote and/or tutorial
   speakers included: Prof. David A. Patterson (U. of California,
   Berkeley); Prof. Michael J. Flynn (Stanford U.); Prof. John H. Holland
   (U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor); Prof. Brian D. Athey (U. of Michigan,
   Ann Arbor), Prof. H. J. Siegel (Colorado State U.); Prof. Barry Vercoe
   (MIT); Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (U. of California, Berkeley);
   Prof. Jun Liu (Harvard U.); Dr. Jim Gettys (OLPC + developer of X
   Window); Dr. Chris Rowen (President and CEO, Tensilica, Inc.); and
   many other distinguished speakers.


   The conferences will be held in the Monte Carlo hotel, Las Vegas,
   Nevada, USA (with any overflows at other near-by hotels).  This is
   a mega hotel with excellent conference facilities and over 3,000
   rooms.  It is minutes from the airport with 24-hour shuttle
   service to and from the airport.  This hotel has many recreational
   attractions, including: waterfalls, spa, pools, sunning decks, Easy
   River, wave pool, lighted tennis courts, health spa, nightly shows,
   a number of restaurants, ...  The negotiated room rate for
   conference attendees is very reasonable.  The hotel is within
   walking distance from most other attractions (recreational
   destinations, Golf courses, ...)