Conference Program

Conference program



Stefan Klein is a Professor of Information Systems and Inter-Organizational Systems at University of Münster and a Director of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS).

His research interest areas are Influence of IOS on the organization and development of intercompany relationships and organizational forms, Strategic dimensions of IOS and intercompany organizational forms, Strategic potential of Electronic Commerce and Development of Interorganisational Systems related to electronic markets.

More information about Stefan Klein can be found from his homepage at University of Münster.


Omar A. El Sawy is a Professor of Information Systems in Information and Operation Management at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

His interests include designing and managing IT-based value chains and capabilities for dynamic environments, business process transformation, business models for interactive digital platforms and designing vigilant information system for fast response environments.

From 2001 to 2007, he served as Director of Research at the Institute for Communication Technologies Management (CTM) where he oversaw and led an industry-sponsored research program that focused on understanding the drivers of wireless applications and services, future-casting the adoption of new applications in the networked digital industry, and business models for digital platforms in new marketspaces.

El Sawy is the author of over 100 papers and his writings have appeared in both information systems and management journals. He serves on several journal editorial boards, is Senior Editor of MIS Quarterly Executive, and is a six time winner of the Society for Information Management's Paper Award Competition.

More information about Omar A. El Sawy can be found from his pages at University of Southern California.


After the presidential campaign in 2000, he joined Harvard University as a lecturer, and following his retirement from the Finnish Parliament, he worked as a consultant. Aho was also President of the Finnish Innovation Fund, SITRA, from 1st of July until 30th of October, 2008.

Guidelines for presenters

Every presenter will have 15 min to explain the paper, 10 min for discussion and 5 minutes for presenter introduction etc. Please, prepare a powerpoint presentation for the paper.

As the time is limited, we recommend maximum of 20 slides per presentation. We strongly recommend saving the presentation in the PDF format, in addition to the original format, to avoid technical problems in presentations.

Please, arrive at the lecture hall before the starting of the session to introduce yourself to the session chair -- and give your presentation with, e.g., USB-stick to the technical staff of the session.If needed, you may use your own computer in the presentation; however, in these cases, please check with the technical staff that both the computer and the presentation are working before the session start to avoid unnecessary technical problems during the presentations.


Springer proceedings have been published online, the USB memory stick with conference proceedings will be given to participants.

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