20th European Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems

11- 12 December 2023

Dubai, UAE

European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS)

The European, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) is an esteemed annual research event that serves as a focal point for the Information Systems (IS) discipline, offering both regional and global perspectives. Since its inception in 2004 by the Brunel University UK research group ISEing, EMCIS has grown into a highly anticipated gathering that brings together researchers from around the world in an environment conducive to the free exchange of innovative ideas.

As a premier conference in Europe and the Middle Eastern region, EMCIS caters to Information Systems academics and professionals, addressing a wide range of technical, organizational, business, and social issues in the application of Information Technology. By dedicating itself to the definition and establishment of Information Systems as a discipline with significant impact, EMCIS aims to contribute to the academic and research community and empower IS professionals. The conference emphasizes the use of sound research methodologies that lead to measurable outcomes, ensuring that the presented research has substantial relevance to the IS field.

EMCIS annually selects different destinations, forging collaborations with local universities to enrich the conference experience and facilitate knowledge sharing. These partnerships have played a crucial role in the ongoing success of EMCIS, as the conference continues to attract a multitude of respected collaborations and forge lasting connections.

By fostering an inclusive and friendly atmosphere, EMCIS has become a beacon of excellence, known for its ability to connect researchers and professionals in the IS domain, while fostering the development of innovative and impactful research.

Unique characteristics of the EMCIS conference include:

  • Conference proceedings will be published in a Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing volume.
  • Conference proceedings are indexed by ISI Proceedings, DBLP, EI and Scopus.
  • Substantially extended versions of the 10% at most of EMCIS papers may be selected for publication in academic journals.
  • Distinctive Keynote addresses by distinguished international scholars from different disciplines, highlighting or discussing particular and generic global topics.
  • An international event that continues to attract attendees, academics, practitioners and junior researchers including PhD students from all over the world, enjoying the friendly atmosphere conducive to free exchange of innovative ideas.

    Important Dates

    Electronic Submission Deadline: September 30, 2023
    Notification of Acceptance to Authors: October 30, 2023
    Camera Ready Submission Deadline: November 15, 2023
    Author Registration Deadline: November 15, 2023
    Early bird registration Deadline: November 15, 2023
    Conference dates: December 11-12, 2023



    11 – 12 DEC




    Dubai, UAE



    EMCIS Organisation

    The following committee members are responsible for ensuring the ongoing success of the EMCIS conference.

    Conference Chair

    • Maria Papadaki, The British University in Dubai, UAE
    • Khalid Al Mari, The British University in Dubai, UAE


    Conference Executive Committee

    • Richard Kirkham,  University of Manchester, UK (Publications Chair) 
    • Marinos Themistocleous, University of Nicosia, Cyprus (Program Chair) 

      International Committee

      • • Marwan Al Zarouni, Dubai Blockchain Center, Dubai, UAE
        • Charalampos Alexopoulos, University of Aegean, Greece
        • Nikolaos Bakas, GRNET, Greece
        • Lasse Berntzen, University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway
        • Yannis Charalabidis, University of Aegean, Greece
        • Savvas Chatzichristofis, Neopalis University Pafos, Cyprus
        • Klitos Christodoulou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
        • Paulo Rupino Cunha, University of Coimbra, Portugal
        • Vasiliki Diamantopoulou, University of the Aegean, Greece
        • Irenee Dondjio, Hague University, Holland
        • Catarina Ferreira da Silva, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
        • Besart Hajrizi, University of Mitrovica, Kosovo
        • Elias Iosif, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
        • Muhammad Kamal Coventry University, UK
        • Angeliki Kokkinaki University of Nicosia, Cyprus
        • Przemysław Lech, University of Gdańsk, Poland
        • Euripidis N. Loukis, University of the Aegean, Greece
        • Nikolay Mehandjiev, University of Manchester, UK
        • Paulo Melo, University of Coimbra, Portugal
        • Vincenzo Morabito, Bocconi University, Italy
        • Andriana Prentza, University of Piraeus, Greece
        • Alan Serrano, Brunel University, UK
        • António Trigo, Coimbra Business School, Portugal
        • Horst Treiblmaier, Modul University, Vienna, Austria
        • Aggeliki Tsohou, Ionian University, Greece
        • Piotr Soja, Cracow University of Economics, Poland
        • Gianluigi Viscusi, Linköping University, Sweden



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