CFP: Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management: PAKM 2010

Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management: PAKM 2010
November 10-12, 2010, Philadelphia, USA

The PAKM Conference Series offers a communication forum and meeting ground for practitioners and researchers. The conference focus is on developing and deploying advanced business solutions for the management of knowledge in organizations and other communities that can benefit from its methods.

We wish to encourage the submission of contributions that espouse an interdisciplinary approach, which will therefore be favored over one-dimensional papers.

Apart from a clear description of the real-world problems they address, papers must point out the business and/or the scientific benefits of the suggested solutions for a knowledge management task of an organization or community. Furthermore, papers should emphasize the novel aspects of the suggested approach.


Below is a not exhaustive list of topics that will be considered:

  • Building and maintaining knowledge inventories
    • knowledge directories
    • knowledge modeling
    • automatic creation of meta data
    • knowledge integration
  • Collaboration and knowledge sharing
    • knowledge sharing communities
    • social software
    • knowledge sharing and collaboration platforms
    • integration of processes across organizational boundaries
  • Capturing and securing knowledge
    • knowledge capturing within business processes
    • knowledge acquisition, lessons learned, debriefing
    • organizational memories
    • knowledge storage and representation
  • Knowledge utilization
    • content-oriented retrieval
    • question answering
    • integration of knowledge and business processes
    • graphical user interfaces for retrieving and
    • visualizing knowledge
    • semantic web
  • Developing new knowledge
    • innovation management
    • ontology management and development
    • communities of practice
  • Knowledge Measurement and evaluation
    • evaluation of knowledge management systems
    • measuring the benefits of KM solutions
    • measuring the cost of KM solutions, knowledge access
    • measuring the benefits of knowledge access
    • proportions and relative cost of knowledge cycles
    • cost of missing knowledge
  • Competitive intelligence
  • How to store and retrieve shared knowledge
  • Using digital libraries
  • Collective intelligence and knowledge management
  • Knowledge fusion
  • Theoretical models for KM
  • Experimental designs to test KM tasks and approaches


Papers Due: 21-May-10
Notification of acceptance: 1-Jul-10
Camera-ready Due: 12-Aug-10

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