PACIS 2018

Opportunities and Challenges for the Digitized Society: Are We Ready?

The 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2018) will be held at Yokohama, Japan, after the successful series of PACIS since 1993. PACIS is the main international Information Systems (IS) conference and the only AIS sponsored conference in the Pacific Asia Region. The primary purpose of PACIS is to enable regional and international Information Systems researchers and practitioners to meet in an annual forum that maximizes the opportunity for the exchange of information. The world’s Information Systems industry and research specialists, and academia are cordially invited to participate in a wealth of presentation, tutorials, special sessions and social activities for the advancement of Information Systems and Management.


  • Completed Research/Research-in-progress Papers
    • Paper Submission Deadline: 26 February 2018, 23:59 Japan Time
    • Notification of Paper Acceptance: 16 April 2018
  • Conference: 26 – 30 June 2018
  • Workshops/Tutorials/Panels
    • Proposal Submission Deadline: 5 March 2018
    • Notification of Proposal Acceptance: 9 April 2018
    • Presentation Materials from All Presenters: 9 May 2018
    • Workshops and Tutorials: 27 June 2018
    • Panels: 28 – 29 June 2018
  • Doctoral Consortium: 26 – 27 June 2018

Submission Guidelines

Submission System

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We invite submissions in current and emerging areas of Information Systems research , especially those related to the conference theme “Opportunities and Challenges for the Digitized Society: Are We Ready?”

Download Call for Papers

  1. Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  2. E-Government in a Digitized Society
  3. Enterprise Systems and Business Process Management
  4. Financialization, Finance, and IT
  5. Green IS/IT and Sustainability
  6. Human Computer Interaction and User Experience
  7. Smart Cities, Smart Tourism, and Internet of Things
  8. IS Education and E-learning
  9. IS Implementation and Adoption
  10. IS in Healthcare
  11. IS Security and Privacy
  12. IS/IT and Open Innovation
  13. IS/IT in Mobile Business
  14. IS/IT Project Management and Outsourcing
  15. IS/IT Strategy, Leadership, and Governance
  16. Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence
  17. Opportunities and Challenges for the Digitized Society: Are We Ready? (Theme Track)
  18. Service Science, Service Design, and User Experience
  19. Social Media and Business Impact


Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
Address: 2-2-1-3 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, 220-8173, Japan
TEL: +81-45-221-111 FAX: +81-45-224-5153


Masaaki Hirano (Waseda University)
Michael Myers (University of Auckland)
Kyoichi Kijima (Daito Bunka University)


Dai Senoo (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Yunjie Calvin Xu (Fudan University)
L. G. Pee (Nanyang Technological University)


Mihoko Sakurai (University of Agder)
Hameed Chughtai (University of Southampton)

Call for workshops, tutorials, and panels


Motonari Tanabu (Yokohama National University)
Jiro Kokuryo (Keio University)
Mariko Kishi (Hosei University)


Eldon Lee (National Chengchi University)
Ho Geun Lee (Yonsei University)


Dai Senoo TEL/FAX: +81-3-5734-2371
E-mail: senoo.d.aa (at)