All types of submissions should follow the specified guideline on page length, font size and line spacing as specified below. You are recommended to format your paper according to the submission template. All submissions should be sent in electronic form through the WITS 2023 submission system at: https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/WITS2023. For any issues, please contact at email@example.com.
When submitting to WITS 2023, please select from one of the five categories below and each paper or proposal can only be submitted to one category.
- Completed Full Research Paper (maximum 15 pages)
- Research-in-Progress Poster Paper (maximum 10 pages)
- Dissertation Proposal (maximum 10 pages)
- Demo/Prototype (maximum 10 pages)
- Industry Forum (maximum 10 pages)
Completed Full Research Paper
Submitted full research papers are limited to 15 double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font, 8.5″ by 11″ pages (including tables, figures, and references and 1″ margins on all sides). All submissions will be subjected to double-blind review. Selection for presentation at the workshop will be based on originality, contribution to the field, and alignment with the theme of the workshop. Authors of accepted full research papers will be required to present at the workshop. Accepted full research papers will also be considered for the Best Paper or the Best Workshop Theme Paper awards. When appropriate, the program chairs may accept early-stage full research papers as research-in-progress papers.
Research-in-Progress Poster Paper
We also encourage research-in-progress paper submissions for authors to gather feedback on early stage work. Submitted research-in-progress papers are limited to 10 double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font, 8.5″ by 11″ pages (including tables, figures, and references and 1″ margins on all sides). Accepted research-in-progress papers will be presented as posters, with a designated space being provided for poster displays during the poster session. Authors of accepted research-in-progress will also be accorded time to briefly present their work during the ignite session.
Dissertation proposal submissions are targeted at doctoral students who have NOT completed their dissertation but have successfully proposed it by July 1, 2023, and desired feedback on the research proposed for their dissertation. Dissertation proposals should not exceed 10 double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font, 8.5″ by 11″ pages (including tables, figures, and references and 1″ margins on all sides). Accepted dissertation proposals will be invited for presentation at the workshop and be considered for the Best Dissertation Proposal award.
Demo/Prototype submissions are intended for showcasing developed software or hardware prototypes and should not exceed 10 double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font, 8.5″ by 11″ pages (including tables, figures, and references and 1″ margins on all sides). Additionally, demo/prototype submissions should include, wherever feasible, links to the associated software or hardware demo (along with screenshots to provide audiences with an indication of its functionality).
WITS 2023 invites submissions from practitioners to share experiences and insights from industrial practices on information technology. We especially welcome submissions on topics related to digital asset disruption, the theme for this year’s workshop. Submissions for industry forum should not exceed 10 double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font, 8.5″ by 11″ pages (including tables, figures, and references and 1″ margins on all sides).
Deadline for paper submissions:
August 7, 2023 August 15, 2023 (end of day, pacific time)
Dissertation Proposal, Demo/Prototype and Industry Forum: October 1, 2023
Acceptance Notification (Completed Research and Research-in-Progress Papers): October 1, 2023
Acceptance Notification (Dissertation Proposal, Demo/Prototype and Industry Forum): October 10, 2023
Deadline for Camera-ready Copy of All Submissions: October 15, 2023
Workshop Date: December 13–15, 2023
Selected full papers on relevant topics will also be invited to submit the extended abstract to the Special Issue of Responsible AI and Data Science for Social Good at INFORMS Journal on Computing. Details of the special issue call for papers can be found at INFORMS Journal on Computing.
Discounted registration is available to faculty and students from countries in “Medium HDI Countries” and “Low HDI Countries” at aisnet.