Categories: ISCRAM2008 Conference


5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management


The call for papers for ISCRAM2008 is out! Due to an excellent response to our call for special sessions we can now offer 28 special sessions! Often several international scholars and practitioners have teamed up to organize a session together. In addition to regular research sessions, several CFPs are focusing on contributions from practitioners (marked with an asterisk in table below). For the first time ISCRAM2008 will also offer a poster session.

All CFPs can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking on the session name in the general CFP for ISCRAM2008 here:

ISCRAM Call for Papers in PDF format with links to all special sessions.

Alternatively you can access them from the web site by selecting “ISCRAM2008 Special Sessions” in the ISCRAM2008 menu on the left. All CFPs contain complete instructions and important dates. Research sessions accept full papers and research in progress papers while practitioner sessions accept Powerpoint presentations and short practitioner papers.The final submission date for full papers is January 6, 2008. Please note that the format for the papers and further announcements are also posted on

If you wish to submit a paper that clearly fits with the general ISCRAM2008 conference theme, but does not fit in one of the special sessions, please submit it to one of the open ISCRAM sessions.

If you have any question on a specific CFP: contact the session chairs; their email addresses are in the CFPs. If you have any general questions or remarks please mail to

The 5th annual ISCRAM conference brings together crisis management and information technology experts from academia and practice. The conference provides an important networking opportunity where the latest research on the design, development, use and evaluation of information systems for crisis response and management are presented and discussed. The conference will take place at the George Washington University and is hosted by the Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management. The general theme of ISCRAM2008 is ììCreating Advanced Systems for Inter-organizational Information Sharing and Collaborationî.

Important Dates:

  • January 6, 2008: Paper submission deadline (extended)
  • February 10, 2008: Notification of (conditional) acceptance
  • March 1, 2008: Final camera-ready paper submission deadline
  • March 21, 2008: Early registration deadline