IQ 2000 Call for Papers

The 2000 Conference on Information Quality (IQ-2000) will be held at MIT from October 20 (Friday evening) to October 22 (Sunday noon), 2000. The purpose of the conference is to promote the exchange of knowledge about IQ research and practice. Updated information on the conference will be available at our web site
Call for Papers
The conference program will include tracks of practice papers, research papers, panel sessions, and tutorial sessions. Panels should pose an interesting question and list discussants on each side of the issue. Tutorials should present a review of accepted practice in IQ management or a survey of an IQ research area. Questions about panel and tutorial ideas should be directedto the program co-chairs. IQ 2000 strongly encourage practitioners to submit concise papers (range from 3-10 Pages) that distill experiences, lessons and perspectives. These papers will be fast tracked for acceptance.

Suggested Topics (but not limited to):
  • IQ in the context of:
    • The internet and the web
    • Electronic commerce
    • Data mining and data warehouses
    • Continuous process improvement and TQM
  • IQ concept tools, metrics, measures, and methodologies
  • IQ policies and standards
  • IQ improvement case studies
  • Experience reports on IQ practices
  • Effects on data quality
  • Explicit and hidden costs of data quality
  • Cost/benefit analysis of IQ improvement

Please send 4 copies (and an electronic text version, if available) of your paper, panel, or tutorial submission to the following address by the June 26th deadline:
  • Barbara Klein, Don Rossin
  • School of Management
  • Univ. of Michigan - Dearborn
  • Dearborn, MI 48128
  • ATTN: IQ 2000

Conference Co-Chairs
Yang W. Lee
College of Business Admin.
Northeastern University
+01 617.373.5052
Stuart E. Madnick
MIT Sloan School of Management
+01 617.253.6671

Program Co-Chairs
Prof. Barbara Klein
University of Michigan - Dearborn

School of Management
+01 313.593.5268
Prof. Don Rossin
University of Michigan - Dearborn
School of Management
+01 313.593.5475

Key Deadlines (2000)
  • June 26: Submission deadline for papers, panels, and tutorials
  • August 16: Notification of Acceptance
  • September 20: Camera ready copy and registration due for at least one author (Fee: US$200)
  • September 30: Registration deadline for US$200 fee
  • October 20: IQ 2000 Conference Starts

Conference Registration and Paper Submissions
The conference registration fee is payable to "IQ 2000 Conference at MIT". Space permitting, late registration will be allowed at a late registration fee of $300.

Registration checks should be sent to:
  • Prof. Richard Wang
  • 225 Crafts Road
  • Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-1421
  • USA
  • ATTN: IQ 2000