Call for Papers
for the

33rd Annual Conference of the
International Information Management Association (IIMA)

Hosted by
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA, USA

Monday, October 24 – Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Theme: The State of Digital Transformation

This annual conference is the flagship conference for the International Information Management Association (IIMA) that aims to promote the dynamic exchange of ideas among researchers, educators, and practitioners who share their research and disseminate innovations in business, education, and government.

The 33rd Annual Conference of IIMA is devoted to presenting and examining the state of digital transformation in our world and how it can be aligned to enhance our modern society.

The conference will feature programming related to several subthemes:
• Emerging Technologies: Advantages, Risks, and Solutions
• Responsible Innovation: Ethics, Safety, and Technology
• Social Implications of Technology: Psychological, Social, and Physical Implications
• Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Public Health and the Workplace

Conference topics include:

• Artificial Intelligence
• Big Data & Data Warehousing
• Business Analytics
• Cloud Computing
• Cybersecurity Solutions
• Data Science
• Digital Audit/Forensics
• eGovernment

• eHealth Systems
• eLearning Systems & Methods
• Information Privacy
• IT for Economic Development
• Machine Learning
• Organizational Culture & Technology
• Social Networking
• Technological Innovations

Submission of Papers:
Submissions for this conference must not have already been published in a journal, presented at another conference, nor be currently under consideration for publication or presentation elsewhere.
See for guidelines and information on how to submit www.iima.org or submit directly via https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iima2022

• Submission Deadline: August 25, 2022
• Notification of Acceptance: September 9, 2022

Panel or Workshop Proposal:
To propose a panel or a workshop on any of the conference themes, contact the program chair Emmanuel Opara (euopara@pvamu.edu). For a panel, provide the session topic and a list of 3-5 potential panelists.
For a workshop, provide a short description (800 words) of the proposed workshop.

Registration:
Registration for the conference is necessary for all presenters and participants per the schedule of fees below:

Standard Fee Student Fee
Early Registration (before Sept. 15, 2022): $300 Early Student (before Sept. 15, 2022): $150
Regular Registration: $350 Regular Student: $200

Organizing Committee:
Conference Chairs:
• Gerhard Steinke – gsteinke@spu.edu
• Jim Jenkins – jimj@spu.edu

Program Chair:
• Emmanuel Opara – euopara@pvamu.edu

Program Co-Chairs:
• Jaymeen Shah – Jaymeen.shah@txstate.edu
• Louis Ngamassi – longamassi@pvamu.edu

Papers
Papers must follow the guidelines in the current Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). The language of the conference and related publications is English. Each submitted paper must include an abstract and must conform to the following format: First page: title, author(s), address, phone,email address, abstract. Second and subsequent pages: title, full manuscript (limited to 25 double-spaced pages). Each accepted paper must be presented at the conference and be accompanied by paid registration. Accepted papers will be published in the IIMA 2022 Proceedings. The best papers of the conference will be sent to the Communications of the IIMA (CIIMA), a double blind, peer-reviewed publication (ISSN: 1543-5970 print & ISSN: 1941-6687 online) (http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/ciima/).

Collaboration with IIMA Journals:
Submitted abstracts and short papers can later be expanded to full papers and submitted to one of the two following journals: Communications of the IIMA (CIIMA) 1941-6687-on-line, or the Journal of International Technology and Information Management (JITIM) 1941-6679-online. Submit papers at https://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jitim/ or https://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/ciima/.