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First ISCRAM-CHINA Workshop on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
September 2-3, 2006
Harbin Engineering University
Harbin, China

Honorary Chair:  Wenping Zhang, Vice President, Harbin Engineering University, China
Program Chairs:  Baizhou Li (Harbin Engineering University, China) and Bartel Van de Walle (Tilburg University, the Netherlands)
Workshop General Chair:  Decheng Fan, Harbin Engineering University, China
Workshop Organizing Committee Chairs:  Song Yan and Xiaodi Li, Harbin Engineering University, China

The First China Workshop on Information System of Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM-CHINA 2006) will be held on September 2-3, 2006 in Harbin, China. The ISCRAM-CHINA 2006 workshop aims to provide an outstanding opportunity for researchers, scholars, teachers, students, practitioners and policy makers in China to address and discuss new trends and challenges in the area of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management.

Papers are invited that deal with any aspect of the design, development, deployment, operation, or evaluation of information systems for crisis response and management. Authors should focus on the tools, functionality, and/or interfaces that are being or should be provided to human users involved with crisis response and management. Contributions are invited that cover Crisis Response and Management in any phase, intersection of phases, and/or integration of phases of the Emergency Management and Preparedness lifecycle: Planning, Training, Mitigation, Detection, Alerting, Response, Recovery, and Assessment.

Indicative topics of interest are:

  • Enterprise crisis management (including conceptual models, causes of crises, crisis prediction and detection; crisis response and recovery);
  • Public security and crisis management in city development (assessment of risks, capabilities, response, negotiation, communication, and policies);
  • Geo-information systems for disaster management;
  • Industrial crisis management;
  • Incident management systems.
Papers must be submitted in English. The final version of accepted papers is limited within four to six pages. All accepted papers will be published in Proceedings with ISBN.

Authors must strictly follow the paper formatting instructions according to the ISCRAM China Workshop template which can be downloaded here:

Paper Template: ISCRAM2006 Paper Template

  • Full papers are due no later than (earlier is better): July 10, 2006
  • Latest notification to authors of review and decision: July 15, 2006
  • Final print ready copy by: July 25, 2006
  • Early registration Deadline: August 1, 2006.

Papers must be submitted to

For any questions on the appropriateness of a possible paper send an abstract as soon as possible to or to the Organizing Committee Chair Dr. Song Yan

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