SS4SI 2014: International Symposium on Service Systems for Social Innovation 2014

September 7, 2014-September 10, 2014 in Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers


C A L L - F O R - P A P E R S

September 7-10, 2014 - Warsaw, Poland


SS4SI 2014 will be held as a part of FedCSIS 2014 (, the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems.


Regular paper submissions April 11, 2014 Position paper submissions May 5, 2014 Acceptance decision: May 19, 2014 Final version of paper submission: June 17, 2014 Conference dates: September 7-10, 2014


The areas and topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

SOCIAL INNOVATION: * Life situations (Health, Shopping, Communication, Media, Housing, Mobility, Administration, Government) * Applications and services for consumers * Value chains and innovation lifecycle * Organizational innovation and social entrepreneurship * Ambient-assisted living / independent living * Social impact and performance measurement * Social networks in social innovation

SERVICES FOR SOCIETY: * Services governance and organizational transformation * Quality and cost of services for society * Methods and models for developing consumer services * Ontology and semantic technologies * Collaborative business processes * Services for sustainability and everyday living * Market of services for society * Business models for services for society * Entrepreneurship and service models for consumer solutions * Market data regarding the use of services

SERVICE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS: * Quality models and metrics for service systems and software * User-centered software engineering * Requirements analysis of service systems * Service systems design and implementation * Services orchestration and maintenance * Service systems security, privacy and trust * Consumer technologies * Internet of Things (IoT) technologies * Service applications in mobile environment * Service systems for society case studies


The SS4SI symposium will accept regular papers and position papers. Authors should submit their papers at the FedCSIS submission system and according to the FedCSIS rules specified at The length of a regular paper is 8-10 pages, and a position paper is 6-8 pages (IEEE style).

Papers presented at the symposium will be published in IEEE Xplore® and submitted for indexation in: Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Elsevier SciVerse Scopus, IET INSPEC, DBLP Computer Science Bibliography, and Google Scholar.

Revised and extended versions of selected papers presented during the conference will be invited for fast-tracked submissions – at the discretion of editors – to highly-ranked journals (or special issues of them).


Bogdan Franczyk –- University of Leipzig, Germany and Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland

Jan Marco Leimeister -– University of Kassel, Germany and University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Leszek A. Maciaszek –- Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Hubert Österle - University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


Leszek A. Maciaszek -– Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Philipp Menschner - University of Kassel, Germany

Andrzej Niesler - Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland

Philipp Osl - University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (confirmed so far; to be extended)

Abenoza González, Sira, Ramon Llull University, ESADE, Spain Abramowicz, Witold, Poznan University of Economics, Poland Aksit, Mehmet, University of Twente, Netherlands Andres, Frederic, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan Benatallah, Boualem, University of New South Wales, Australia Blohm, Ivo, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland Bravo, Jose, Castilla-La Mancha University, Spain Chen, Yi-Fan, Old Dominion University, United States Collier, Rem, University College Dublin, Ireland Dustdar, Schahram, Vienna University of Technology, Austria Fazlagić, Jan, Poznan University of Economics, Poland Fred, Ana, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal Fuschi, David, University of Reading, United Kingdom Gonzalez-Perez, Cesar, Incipit, CSIC, Spain Grigori, Daniela, Paris Dauphine University, France Gryncewicz, Wieslawa, Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland Jordan, Ernest, Macquarie University ~Sydney, Australia Karagiannis, Dimitris, University of Vienna, Austria Keating, Byron, University of Canberra, Australia Kwasnicki, Witold, University of Wroclaw, Institute of Economic Sciences, Poland Lukosch, Stephan, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands Marron, Pedro Jose, University of Duisburg-Essen and Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany Mazur, Pawel, Samsung Electronics Warsaw, Poland Meersman, Davor, iMinds - Free University Brussels, Belgium Mehta, Khanjan, The Pennsylvania State University, United States Menasalvas Ruiz, Ernestina, Technical University of Madrid, Spain Missikoff, Michele, IASI-CNR Roma, Italy Moor de, Aldo, CommunitySense, Tilburg, Netherlands Picard, Willy, Poznan University of Economics Podbielska, Halina, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland Romanowski, Andrzej, Lodz University of Technology, Poland Sitarska, Monika, Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland Sunyaev, Ali, University of Cologne, Germany Suomi, Reima, University of Turku, Finland Surma, Jerzy, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland and University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States Targowski, Andrew, Western Michigan University, United States Wrycza, Stanis?aw, University of Gdansk, Poland Zhang, Kang, The University of Texas at Dallas, United States Zimmermann, Alfred, Reutlingen University, Germany Zwiefka, Antoni, Marszal Office of Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland