2008 Systemics and Informatics World Network (SIWN 2008)

Glasgow, UK, 22-24 July 2008



Call for Papers




Travel & Accommodation


Call for Papers (PDF)


Technical Co-Sponsors


IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

SMCS TC on Self-Organization and Cybernetics for Informatics


The 2008 Systemics and Informatics World Network (SIWN 2008) aims to provide a distinctive premier international forum for active researchers, developers, professionals and academics from different domains and with diversified backgrounds to get together, to share state-of-the-art research achievements and practical experiences, to exchange in-depth findings and innovative ideas, and in particular to harness the greatest challenges and think seriously into the future.


SIWN 2008 comprises an exciting spectrum of highly stimulating thematic Conferences.

2nd International Conference on Adaptive Business Systems (ABS 2008)


2008 International Conference on Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and Artificial Life (BSBAL 2008)


2nd International Conference on Complex Distributed Systems (CODS 2008)


2008 International Conference on Industrial Informatics and Systems Engineering (IISE 2008)


2008 International Conference on Networking, Internet and Mobile Communications (NIMC 2008)


4th International Conference on Self-organization and Adaptation of Computing and Communications (SACC 2008)


4th International Workshop on Agent-Oriented Software Development Methodology (AOSDM 2008)    CfP flyer

Previous Editions: AOSDM’07(Chengdu), AOSDM’06 (San Francisco), AOSDM’05 (Taipei)


2008 Sinoeuropean Engineering Research Forum (SERF 2008)


Call for Contributions


SIWN 2008 will only consider manuscripts of original contributions. A manuscript submitted should neither have been published nor have been under review for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts submitted will be sent to 3-4 members of the International Program Committees of the Conferences for peer reviews, on which recommendation for acceptance will be based.


SIWN 2008 welcomes Workshops and Tutorials on new emerging areas. Please discuss Workshop/Tutorial proposals with the Chairs.


Important Dates

Deadline for Submission: (see co-located event SERF 2008)

27 April 2008       Notification of Acceptance

26 May 2008      Camera-Ready Version & Paper Registration due

* 19 May 2008       Author Revision Statement & Revised Paper (for paper required to revise)

20 June 2008      Early-Bird Conference Registration

22-24 July 2008   Conferences

Submission and Publication


To make a submission of manuscript, please go to the online submission of relevant Conference as follows: (closed)


Submitting the same paper to multiple Conferences is NOT allowed, which will automatically disqualify all submissions of the author. If you experience any difficulty with the online submission, please contact the Conference Secretariat.


Accepted and registered papers of the Conferences will be published in the international journal: <<Communications of SIWN>> (ISSN 1757-4439) in print and/or CD-ROM versions which are available for all participants at the Conferences. No-show paper is subject to a no-show charge so as for the journal to be posted to the author. Member of IEEE, RADS is eligible for a discount to the registration.


A manuscript for submission to the Conference should be prepared according to the Instructions for Authors of the Journal. Sample Word Doc and Latex file of Camera-Ready Versions (CRV) are available on webpage There is a page limitation upon CRV of accepted papers, i.e., 5 formatted pages. Over-length charge is applicable for up to two additional pages.


Student Financial Assistance and Best Student Paper Awards


SIWN 2008 provides financial assistance for students who will otherwise be disadvantaged in exchanging their research work. Student author who wishes to apply for financial assistance should e-mail separately to the Conference Secretariat a completed Student Financial Assistance Form while making their submission online.


Each Conference will select one or two best student papers and the award will be presented during the Conference. The selection of best student papers will be conducted by the Best Student Paper Selection Panel that may comprise the Program Chairs of the Conferences and members of the Advisory Board. The Panel may reserve not to recommend any award if it is not satisfied with the quality of the candidate paper. Student author who wishes their paper to be considered in the best student paper award competition should e-mail separately to the Awards Chair  a completed Expression of Interest for Best Student Paper Competition while making their submission online.