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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

First Call for Papers for VSST'2010

http://atlas.irit.fr
Contact:

The sixth edition of the symposium VSST will be held in October, Toulouse 3 University (France). 

This symposium brings together, for already 15 years, the public and private actors in the domain of technology watch and competitive intelligence. 
Universities, public administrations, SME and large groups are invited, every 3 years, to attend this event to exchange viewpoints, methodologies, tools and experiences. 

In addition to traditional topics, we will particularly focus on the following subjects: 

 Metadata and Interoperability 
 Treatment of heterogeneous information 
 Security of access to data and treatments 
 Online analysis 
 Mining temporal data
 Cartographies 
 Social Networks 
 Online Intelligence Community, Web Intelligence 
 Multilingualism 
 Geostrategy 
 Web new structured data
 New sources of patents (China, Korea, Japan, India, ...) 
 Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 
 Contributions of 3G technology in competitive intelligence
 Innovations in the decision process
 Risk Management and Governance
 
* but this list is not exhaustive

We also organize: 

 Forum between businesses, students and young graduates 
 Presentations training in competitive intelligence
 Tutorials and workshops 
 Demonstrations of software 
 Presentations of strategic analysis 
 Exchanges on the effective establishment of watch cell 
 Exhibition for professionals. 

1/ Electronic submission of papers for VSST'2010: 

Front page: 
Title, authors and contact details (organization, address, phone, e-mail) 
15 lines french abstract, french keywords, english abstract and keywords. 

Text for submission of papers (in French or English): 
Minimum 5 pages on the problem, methods or tools presented and their validation. 

 Deadline for receipt of paper proposals: May 15, 2010 
 Deadline for acceptance of papers: June 15, 2010 
 Date of publication of final program: June 30, 2010 
 Deadline for receipt of papers for publication on CD / ROM and online: September 15, 2010 

2/ Final format of papers: 

Front page: 
Title, authors and contact details (organization, address, phone, e-mail) 
15 lines French abstract, French keywords, English abstract and keywords. 

Final text (in French or English): 
12 to 20 pages (landscape A4) including figures and references. 

Email submission: 
vsst2010 @ irit.fr 

For more information: 
http://atlas.irit.fr 

URL for online registration: 
http://www.ampere-asso.org/Register.asp?ID=08122006145351&LG=FR 
  
Best regards,
 
Professeur Bernard DOUSSET UPS/IRIT/SIG
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