Categories: ISCRAM2006 Conference


ISCRAM2006, the Third International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, will take place in Newark, New Jersey, USA, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology from May 14-17 2006.

Conference Theme

Information Systems as the integration medium for the continuous parallel ìLifecycle of Emergency Preparedness and Responseî (Planning, Training, Mitigation, Detection, Alerting, Response, Recovery, and Assessment), and the resulting need for an Information Systems research and development community that can span these application areas.

Example Sub-themes

IS requirements for Emergency Management, Academic Center”s R&D, Industry R&D, Role of the Auditor, Human Computer Interface, and Knowledge Systems

Important dates

Proposal for Special Session September 30, 2005
Proposal for Participatory Workshop September 30, 2005
Notification for the above October 28, 2005
Early Registration opens December 1, 2005 (Probable Limit of 200)
Paper Submissions January 12, 2006
Ph.D. Colloquium Applications February 24, 2006
Review Notifications March 3, 2006
Final Camera-ready Paper* March 17, 2006
Workshops & Doctoral Colloquium May 14, 2006
Main Conference Program May 15-17, 2006
* Full papers 5,000 words; Research in progress, Practitioner Cases 2,500 words

Key Conference Personnel

General Conference Chair Bartel Van de Walle
Program Chair Murray Turoff
Doctoral Colloquium Chair David Mendonca
ISCRAM Society Representative Benny Carle

Academic Sponsors

John M. Carroll, Edward M. Frymoyer Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University
John R. Harrald, Director, Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management, George Washington University
Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Distinguished Professor and Chairperson, Department of Information Systems, NJIT
Miklos Vasarhelyi, Director, Rutgers Center for Accounting Research, and Peat Marwick Professor, Rutgers University