The 8th IEEE International Conference on Standardisation and Innovation in Information Technology (IEEE-SIIT 2013) Call for Papers


Standardisation research is a multi-disciplinary field. Contributing disciplines include, but are by no means limited to, Business Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Information Systems, Management Studies, History, and Social Sciences. While standards and standardisation research is an emerging research area it is of considerable interest and relevance to a large non-academic constituency that includes practitioners from industry, policy makers, users and consumer communities and, last but not least, to those active in or working for, standards setting organisations.

Accordingly, the SIIT conferences aim at bringing together representatives of these communities to foster the exchange of insights and views on all issues surrounding Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) standards and standardisation.


Theoretical and empirical papers as well as case studies are welcome that shed some light on ICT standards, standardisation, and innovation. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • standardisation and innovation
  • impact of standards
  • implementation and diffusion of standards
  • standardisation policies and regulation
  • competing regional and international regimes
  • standards and developing countries
  • intellectual property rights and antitrust law
  • standards setting processes and organisations
  • standards cultures
  • standards education
  • history of standardisation
  • corporate standards strategies
  • Open Source and standards
  • technology convergence
  • alternative compatibility strategies and interoperability

Important Dates

Submissions due:                        1 May 2013
Notification of acceptance:         1 July 2013
Final paper due:                          1 August 2013

All information about the conference will be announced at the IEEE-SIIT 2013 Conference Web site.

Paper Submissions

Original (unpublished) papers not exceeding 6,000 words are solicited. They will undergo a double blind peer-review process. Authors may submit more than one paper, but each participant will be allowed to present only one paper during the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register with the conference and present the paper. Their papers will be included in the conference proceedings and will be made available through IEEE Xplore. Authors must comply with the IEEE policy on plagiarism including self-plagiarism; authors of accepted papers will be asked to sign an IEEE Copyright Form. Outstanding papers will be considered for inclusion in the International Journal on IT Standards and Standardization Research (JITSR).

Submissions (in .pdf format) should be made through the EasyChair system.

For additional information about submitting papers, please visit the IEEE-SIIT 2013 Call for Papers Web page or contact Kai Jakobs.

The 8th IEEE International Conference on Standardisation and Innovation in Information Technology (IEEE-SIIT 2013) will be held 24-26 September 2013 in Sophia-Antipolis, France. For more information, please visit the IEEE-SIIT 2013 Conference Web site.

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