IQ 1998 Call for Papers

The 1998 Conference on Information Quality (IQ 1998) will be held at the MIT Sloan School of Management from October 23 (Friday evening) to October 25 (Sunday noon), 1998. 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
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.

Suggested Topics (but not limited to):
  • IQ in the contect 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:
  • Prof. InduShobha Chengalur-Smith
  • SUNY Albany
  • BA 310C, MSIS
  • School of Business
  • Albany, NY 12222
  • ATTN: IQ 1998
Conference Co-Chairs
Richard Y. Wang
MIT and BU
+01 617.787.3839
Stuart E. Madnick
MIT Sloan School of Management
+01 617.253.6671

Program Co-Chairs
InduShobha Chengalur-Smith
SUNY Albany
+01 518.442.4028
Leo L. Pipino
UMASS Lowell
+01 978.934.2759

Key Deadlines (1998)
  • June 13: Submission deadline for papers, panels, and tutorials
  • August 31: Notification of Acceptance
  • September 21: Camera ready copy and registration due for at least one author (Fee: US$200)
  • October 9: Registration deadline for US$200 fee ($100 for students)
  • October 24: IQ 1998 Conference Starts

Conference Registration and Paper Submissions
The conference registration fee is payable to "Conference on Information Quality". Space permitting, late registration will be allowed at a late registration fee of $250.

Registration checks should be sent to:
  • Prof. Leo Pipino
  • College of Management
  • University of Massachusetts
  • 1 University Avenue
  • Lowell, MA 01854
  • ATTN: IQ 1998