Call for Papers and Abstracts
for a Joint-Conference

28th Annual Conference
International Information Management Association (IIMA)


4th Annual Conference
International Conference on Information Technology and
Economic Development (ICITED)

Hosted by
University of the West of Scotland, UK

Monday September 11 – Wednesday September 13 2017

Theme: Smart Systems for Complex Problems

The Joint Conference aims to promote the dynamic exchange of ideas among leading researchers, educators, developers and practitioners who share their research and disseminate innovations in education, business and government. The 28th Annual Conference of the IIMA is devoted to presenting and examining how information technology is aiding modern society to tackle complex problems in a smart way. Come, join and celebrate with us at the 28th annual conference in Scotland. A keynote address by Professor Ray Hackney, Chair in Business Systems, Brunel University.

Conference topics include but are not limited, to: Smart Systems, E-learning, Library Science, IT for Economic Development, E-Government, Technological Innovations, Virtual Computing, Digital Marketing, Business Analytics, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, E-business/commerce, Emerging Trends, Digital Accounting, Eco-Systems, GIS, Healthcare IT, IT Auditing/Forensics, Mobile Computing, Organizational Culture & Technology, Social Networking, Big Data, Ethics for Smart Future, Business Analytics, Cloud Computing, Software Defined Networking, Cybersecurity, E-business-commerce, Emerging Trends, Digital Accounting, Eco-Systems, GIS, Healthcare IT, IT Auditing/Forensics, Mobile Computing, Organizational Culture and Technology, Social Networking, E-learning, Technological Innovation, Virtual Computing, Digital Marketing, Digital Financial, E-government, Smart Life, Case studies

Submission of Abstracts or Papers

Submissions to IIMA2017 and ICITED must not already have been published in a journal, presented at another conference, or be currently under consideration for publication or presentation elsewhere. All submissions will be reviewed by the track chairs, program committee and selected reviewers. All reviews are double blind. The editorial board will make the final determination whether the accepted papers are published in the IIMA2017 Proceeding.  Exceptional articles will be referred for publication to one of the two following journals: Communications of the IIMA (CIIMA), or the Journal of International Technology and Information Management (JITIM)

Communications of the IIMA (CIIMA) ISSN: 1543-5970 print & 1941-6687-on-line.

Journal of International Technology and Information Management (JITIM) ISSN: 1543-5962 print & 1941-6679-online

 Format of Submitted Papers

Papers should follow the style recommended by the American Psychological Associations (APA) Publication Manual. The language of the conference and related publications is English.  Each accepted paper must be presented at the conference and be accompanied by paid registration. Each submitted paper must include an abstract and must conform to the following format: First Page: Title, authors, address, phone, fax, email address, abstract. Second and subsequent pages: Title, full manuscript (limited to 25 double-spaced pages). Accepted conference papers will be notified by June 15, 2017.

Please submit an electronic copy through the Easy Chair program at (Click on IIMA 2017 and then click Submit or go directly to ) no later than May 31, 2017. Any submission that is received after the deadline, exceeds length requirements, or does not adhere to the format will be rejected without review.

Submission Panel or Workshop

The conference will feature sessions on topics of special interest. To propose a panel, contact the program chair and provide the session topic and a list of 3-5 potential panelists. To propose a workshop, contact the program chair with a short description of the proposed workshop at

Submission Deadline: Apri1 15, 2017 May 31, 2017

Conference Acceptance Notification: May 1, 2017 June 15, 2017

Final Version Due: June 1, 2017 July 1, 2017

CIIMA & JITIM Journals use a Rolling Acceptance

Download the Call for Abstracts: CFA 2017 IIMA 5 May 2017 or  Conference flyer UWS.