Announcement & Call for Papers

Announcement & Call for Papers


We are pleased to announce that the 7th IT STAR workshop will be held on the 3rd (Friday – full day) and 4th (Saturday – morning) of May 2013 at the Oriente Hotel – in Bari, Italy

Hosts & Co-sponsors

Associazione Italiana per l’Informatica ed il Calcolo Automatico
Politecnico di Bari

Topics & Program Outline

The event will provide a forum to 60-85 representatives of academia, government, business and professional organizations to debate the state, problems and challenges within such topical areas as innovation in business processes, maximizing the impact of e-Business in periods of crisis, legal framework and security issues, e-Signature, e-Identity, e-Invoicing, e-Procurement, skills for eBusiness, technological interoperability networked economy, obstacles, and other.

These will be addressed within 3 thematic sessions on:
National Strategies and State-of-Play (incl. legislation, challenges, international cooperation and other)
Reengineering the Enterprise (Corporate strategies, new products and channels, key research topics and other)
Skills for eBusiness  (incl. education and university related courses, eLeadership and eSkills).

Papers & Publication

The post-conference proceedings will be published within the IT STAR series.

Key Dates for papers and presentations:

Deadline for extended abstracts – 15 February 2013 (extended)
Based on the extended abstracts, 2 types of presentations will be solicited:

  • Maximum 16 paper presentations during 3 May
  • Poster Session, with short presentations during the morning of 4 May

Notification of acceptance – 25 February 2013 with concrete instructions concerning scheduling, format and preparation of full papers.

The deadline for submission of full papers and ppt presentations is 10 April.

Contacts & Website

Please send your expressions of interest and extended abstracts to P. Nedkov <>
Conference information will be regularly updated and posted at