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KMIS is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


Knowledge Management (KM) is a discipline concerned with the analysis and technical support of practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute and enable the adoption and leveraging of good practices embedded in collaborative settings and, in particular, in organizational processes. Effective knowledge management is an increasingly important source of competitive advantage, and a key to the success of contemporary organizations, bolstering the collective expertise of its employees and partners.
There are several perspectives on KM, but all share the same core components, namely: People, Processes and Technology. Some take a techno-centric focus, in order to enhance knowledge integration and creation; some take an organizational focus, in order to optimize organization design and workflows; some take an ecological focus, where the important aspects are related to people interaction, knowledge and environmental factors as a complex adaptive system similar to a natural ecosystem.
Information Sharing (IS) is a term used for a long time in the information technology (IT) lexicon, related to data exchange, communication protocols and technological infrastructures. Although standardization is indeed an essential element for sharing information, IS effectiveness requires going beyond the syntactic nature of IT and delve into the human functions involved in the semantic, pragmatic and social levels of organizational semiotics.
The two areas are intertwined as information sharing is the foundation for knowledge management. KMIS aims at becoming a major meeting point for researchers and practitioners interested in the study and application of all perspectives of Knowledge Management and Information Sharing.


  • eLearning
  • Organizational Semiotics
  • eGovernment
  • Digital Libraries
  • Interoperability
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Metadata and Structured Documents
  • Best Practices & Communities of Practice
  • Business Intelligence & CRM
  • Communication, Collaboration and Information Sharing
  • Impact Measurement of Knowledge Management
  • Tools and Technology for Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Management Projects
  • Organizational Memories
  • Learning Organization & Organizational Learning
  • Intelligent Information Systems
  • Social Networks and the Psychological Dimension
  • Intellectual Capital
  • Studies, Metrics & Benchmarks
  • Innovation Facilitation
  • KM Strategies and Implementations
  • Information Security
  • Business Process Management
  • Requirements Engineering


Alan EardleySchool Of Computing and Digital Technologies, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
David AveiroExact Sciences and Engineering Centre, University of Madeira / Madeira-ITI, Portugal
Belur V. DasarathyIndependent Researcher, United States
Nikos KaracapilidisIMIS Lab, MEAD, University of Patras, Greece
Alexandre Castro-CaldasIndependent Researcher, Portugal


Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
A short list of presented papers will be selected so that  revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a CCIS Series book  .
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by .


KMIS Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8813


Joaquim FilipePolytechnic Institute of Setubal / INSTICC, Portugal


Kecheng LiuHenley Business School, The University of Reading, United Kingdom


Marie-Helene Abel, HEUDIASYC CNRS UMR, University of Compiègne, France
Adriano Albuquerque, Computer Science, University of Fortaleza - UNIFOR, Brazil
Miriam B. Alves, Institute of Aeronautics and Space, Brazil
Rangachari Anand, Independent Researcher, United States
Rajeev K. Bali, BIOCORE, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Alessio Bechini, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, University of Pisa, Italy
Ralph Bergmann, University of Trier, Germany
Elsa Cardoso, Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologias de Informação, ISCTE- Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
Marcello Castellano, Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed dell'Informazione - DEI, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Xiaoyu Chen, Beihang University, China
Dickson Chiu, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Byron Choi, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Giulio Concas, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed Elettronica, Università di Cagliari, Italy
Mariagrazia Dotoli, Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Zamira Dzhusupova, Center for Electronic Governance ,, United States
Alan Eardley, School Of Computing and Digital Technologies, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
Elsa Estevez, International Institute for Software Technology, United Nations University, Macau
Susana Falcão, Ciencias e Tecnologias, Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa, Portugal
Joao A. Ferreira, ADEETC, ISEL, Portugal
Joan-Francesc Fondevila-Gascón, R+D+i, CECABLE (Centre d'Estudis sobre el Cable), UPF, URL, UdG (EU Mediterrani) and UOC, Spain
Annamaria Goy, Dipartimento Di Informatica, University of Torino, Italy
Francesco Guerra, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Enzo Ferrari, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Anne Håkansson, KTH, Sweden
Anca D. Ionita, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Nikos Karacapilidis, IMIS Lab, MEAD, University of Patras, Greece
Dan Kirsch, , United States
Mieczyslaw Klopotek, Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Dominique Laurent, ETIS Laboratory CNRS UMR 8051 - Cergy-Pontoise University - ENSEA, France
Elise Lavoué, IAE Lyon, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
Juhnyoung Lee, Independent Researcher, United States
Anthony Masys, Department of National Defence,, Canada
Nada Matta, LIST3N-TechCICO, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Christine Michel, Departement Industrial Engineering, INSA-Lyon, Laboratoire LIRIS, France
Michael Milakovich, Political Science, University of Miami, United States
Owen Molloy, School of Computer Science, University of Galway, Ireland
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, University of Oviedo, Spain
David O'Sullivan, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Augusta M. Paci, Independent Researcher, Italy
Wilma Penzo, DISI, University of Bologna, Italy
Arkalgud Ramaprasad, Information and Decision Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, India
Edie Rasmussen, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada
Marina Ribaudo, DIBRIS, Università di Genova, Italy
Marilde Terezinha Prado Santos, Rua Cândido de Arruda Botelho 1875, Federal University of São Carlos - UFSCar, Brazil
Esaú Villatoro Tello, Information Technologies Dept., Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM), Mexico
Wendy H. Wang, Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, United States
Maggie M. Wang, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mark Ware, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom
Robert Warren, School of Mathematics & Statistics, Carleton University, Canada
Rosina Weber, Information Science, Drexel University, United States
Uffe K. Wiil, The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Leandro K. Wives, Instituto de Informática, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Andreas Wombacher, Department Of Computer Science, University of Twente, Netherlands
Jierui Xie, Independent Researcher, United States