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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Last CFP: Integrating Research, Education, and Problem Solving

We would like to inform you that we extended until *April 24th, 2013* the submission deadline for this last Call for Participation for The 3rd International Symposium on Integrating Research, Education, and Problem Solving: Summer IREPS 2013 (, to be held jointly with The 7th International Conference on Knowledge Generation, Communication and Management: KGCM 2013 (, on July 9-12, 2013, in Orlando, Florida, USA.


Other collocated events are listed at with their respective web pages URLs and deadlines.


Some of the topics are the following:

   Case Methods and Methodologies




   Research via Reflective Practice

   Integrating Academic Informing or Activities

   Integrating Research and Education

   Integrating Research and Real Life Problem solving or Consulting

   Integrating Education and Real Life Problem solving or Consulting

   Integrating Research, Education and Real Life Problem solving or Consulting

   Academic Informing Systems Engineering. Educational Systems Design

   Qualitative and Hybrid Research applied to Academic Informing

   Informing via Consulting or Practice and/or Getting Informed Form Practice, as Feedback for a more Effective Consulting


With the purpose of fostering *Inter-disciplinary communications* participants registered at any conference or symposia can attend any sessions of the collocated events. Registered participants will also receive a CD containing the proceedings of all collocated events, and will have a password to access any virtual session of these events, so they can comment the papers presented at any of them. Each face-to-face session will have a corresponding virtual session.


Submissions for Face-to-Face or for Virtual Participation are both accepted. Both kinds of submissions 1) will have the same reviewing process, 2) the accepted papers will be included in the same proceedings, and 3) authors of the best 20%-25% papers will be invited to adapt their papers for their publication in the Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics with no additional costs, i.e. the respective Article Processing Charge will be waived for them.


Authors of the best 25%-30% papers presented at the conference (including those presented via virtual participation) will be invited to extend/adapt their papers for their respective publication in the Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (JSCI), with no additional cost. JSCI has been 1) indexed by EBSCO, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and in Google Scholar; 2) listed in Cabell Directory of Publishing Opportunities and in Ulrich's Periodical Directory; and 3) Full versions of all published articles are permanently archived in WebCite (


Details about the following issues have also been included at the conference web site (URL given above):

   Pre- and post-conference virtual sessions

   Virtual participation

   Two-tier reviewing combining double-blind and non-blind methods

   Access to reviewers’ comments and evaluation average according to eight criteria

   Waiving the registration fee of effective invited session organizers

   Best papers awards


Best regards,


IREPS 2013 Organizing Committee


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