PLAIS Bulletin 102




Information Systems: Research, Development, Applications, Education

September 19th, 2019; Gdansk - Sopot, Poland





The objective of the PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium was to promote and develop high-quality research on all issues related to research, development, applications, and education in information systems (IS), often referred to in Europe as business informatics. It provided a forum for IS researchers and practitioners in Europe and beyond to interact, collaborate, and develop Information Systems and Systems Analysis and Design.



- European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS)

- Committee on Informatics of the Polish Academy of Sciences



Prof. Matti ROSSI - Immediate Past President of AIS

  Aalto University School of Business

  Engaging Practitioners in IS Research



Agile Methods; Big Data, Business Analytics; Blockchain Technology and Applications; Business Informatics; Business Process Modeling; Case Studies in SAND; Cloud Computing; Cognitive Issues in SAND; Conceptual Modeling; Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding Models; Design Science; Digital Services and Social Media; Enterprise Architecture; Enterprise Social Networks; ERP and CRM Systems; Ethical and Human Aspects of IS Development; Ethnographic, Anthropological, Action and Entrepreneurial Research; Evolution of IS Discipline; Human-Computer Interaction; Industry 4.0; Information Systems Development: Methodologies, Methods, Techniques and Tools; Internet of Things; Machine Learning; Model-Driven Architecture; New Paradigms, Formalisms, Approaches, Frameworks and Challenges in IS & SAND; Ontological Foundations and Intelligent Systems of SAND; Open Source Software (OSS) Solutions; Project Management; Quality Assurance in Systems Development, DevOps; Requirements and Software Engineering; Research Methodologies in SAND; Role of SAND in Mobile and Internet Applications Development; SAND Education: Curricula, E-learning, MOOCs and Teaching Cases; SCRUM Approach; Security and Privacy Issues in IS & SAND; Service Oriented Systems Development; Social Networking Services; Socio-Technical Approaches to System Development, Psychological and Behavioural Descriptions; Software Intensive Systems and Services; Strategic Information Systems in Enterprises; Supply Chain Management Aspects; Systems Analysts and Designers Professions; Teams and Teamwork in IS & SAND; UML, SysML, BPMN; User Experience (UX) Design; Workflow Management



There are three organizers of The XIIth PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium:

- The Polish Chapter of Association for Information Systems (PLAIS) - AIS Outstanding Chapter for 2014, 2016, 2018 years,

- The Association for Information Systems (AIS) Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (SIGSAND),

- The Department of Business Informatics at University of Gdansk. Recently, the Department received the highest assessment - distinctive - for the quality and innovation of the academic didactics, recognized by the State Accreditation Commission, and it concerns both the undergraduate and graduate studies.



Prof. Stanislaw Wrycza

University of Gdansk, Department of Business Informatics

President of Polish Chapter of AIS – PLAIS



Wil van der Aalst, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

David Avison, ESSEC Business School, France

Joerg Becker, European Research Centre for Information Systems, Germany

Jane Fedorowicz, Bentley University, USA

Alan Hevner, University of South Florida, USA

Claudia Loebbecke, University of Cologne, Germany

Keng Siau, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

Roman Słowinski, Chairman of the Committee on Informatics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland



All submissions will be reviewed by the EuroSymposium’2019 International Programme Committee for contribution to the relevant topic. The accepted papers will be published as EuroSymposium’2019 Proceedings in the Springer series of Lecture Notes on Business Information Processing (LNBIP).


Volumes published as part of the LNBIP series are made available to the following indexing services: Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI), part of Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science; EI Engineering Index (Compendex and Inspec databases); ACM Digital Library; DBLP; Google Scholar; IO-Port; MathSciNet; Scopus and Zentralblatt MATH.



IS faculty members, independent scholars, PhD students and SAND practitioners are invited to submit research papers in the area of IS & SAND. The length limit of completed research paper is 5,000 words. The Best Paper of EuroSymposium’2019 will be selected and awarded.

Papers should be submitted in PDF and doc format. Submissions must conform to Springer's LNBIP format which can be found under instructions for LNBIP Authors at:


Online submission is offered for EuroSymposium’2019 at Springer Online Conference Service (OCS):


During EuroSymposium’2019 - the Poster Session is also envisaged. The extended abstracts of the accepted posters will be published in the succeeding volume of Research Reports on Business Informatics issued by University of Gdansk.




Submission of Manuscripts: *** June 2nd, 2019 ***


Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: June 28th, 2019


Final Paper Submission: July 14th, 2019


EuroSymposium'2019: September 19th, 2019




PLAIS/SIGSAND EuroSymposium’2019

Department of Business Informatics

University of Gdansk, Faculty of Management

Piaskowa 9

81-864 Sopot, Poland

phone: +48 58 523 14 00

skype: swrycza