The organizing committee invites you to submit your research, teaching cases and proposals for panels and tutorials to ConfIRM 2018. All conference submissions will be double-blind peer-reviewed. The review process will be handled by the track chairs and program co-chairs.  

Paper Formatting Rules for Submission


Submission Types and Guidelines 

Full-Length Submissions 

Submissions must be no more than 12 pages, including references, appendices, and title page. All submissions must follow the submission template specifications. Submissions must be original and previously unpublished, conceptual or empirical research manuscripts. Papers that are highly rated by the reviewers will be considered for publications in selected journals. The paper that best represents, in terms of quality and suitability, the theme and ideas of the conference will be awarded the "Best Paper Award" during the conference.

Research-in-Progress Submissions 

Submissions must be no more than 7 pages. All research-in-progress submissions will be published in the proceedings as short papers.

Teaching Cases 

We welcome submissions of teaching cases. The cases should be based on real situations and targeted at specific learning objectives. Cases should be no more than 12 pages and must be accompanied by instructor teaching notes (not included in the 12 pages). The teaching notes will not be published.

Panel, Workshop and Tutorial Submissions 

Submissions must be no more than 3 pages. Proposals should include the objectives, topics to be covered and the full details of all presenters. The method of presentation is at the submitter's discretion; however, the submitter has the responsibility for providing his/her own panel members. All accepted proposals will appear in the conference proceedings.


 Important Announcements  

  • The number of submissions by an author (including joint authorship) is strictly limited to a maximum of two.
  • At least one author of accepted papers and all panel/tutorial presenters MUST register AND attend the conference.
  • The conference will only accept papers in English with the exception of the Latin American and Caribbean track which will accept papers in Portuguese and Spanish. 
  • Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings in their entirety upon payment of registration fees. Papers accepted and presented at the conference will also be placed in the AIS e-Library. Papers not presented at the conference, for any reason, will not be included in the AIS e-Library.

Supporting Journals 

  • Information & Management
  • Data Base for Advances in Information Systems
  • Internet Research
  • Industrial Management & Data Systems
  • Journal of Global Information Management
  • Pacific Asian Journal of the AIS