Announcement & Call for Papers

9th IT STAR Workshop on ICT Strategies and Applications

We are pleased to announce the 9th IT STAR Workshop on ICT Strategies and Applications on 16 October 2015 in Warsaw, Poland.

Organizer & Hosts


Regional ICT Association in Central, Eastern & Southern


Polish Information Processing

Topics & Program Outline

The event will provide a forum to 50-75 representatives of academia, government, business and professional organizations and is intended to build upon the findings of previous IT STAR conferences, and specifically ICT Skills, Education and Certification: the Multi-stakeholder Partnership (, Electronic Business ( and Electronic Business II (

Topics for debate will include EU and national ICT strategies, policies and legislation, innovation, emerging technologies and business processes, networked economy and the take-up of e-Business solutions by SMEs, e-Leadership and empowerment of practitioners.

On the backdrop of a broader outline of EU and world trends, the program will focus on 3 specific areas:

  • National strategies, policies and action plans
  • Industry, Innovation and Take-up
  • Skills and e-Leadership

Papers & Publication

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

Key Dates for papers and presentations:

  • Deadline for submission of extended abstracts – 5 May 2015
  • Notification of acceptance – 27 May 2015 with concrete instructions concerning format and preparation of full papers.
  • Deadline for submission of full papers and slide presentations – 1 September 2015

Contacts & Website

Please send your expressions of interest and extended abstracts to P. Nedkov <>

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