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9th International Workshop of Internationalisation of Products and Systems
London, England, 7 - 10 July 2010
to be held in Thames Valley University.

IWIPS 2010 committee is seeking poster submissions for the 'Young Researchers' session. This will be a space where research students and early career researchers can showcase their work in progress, even is this is still at a conceptual stage. Ideas, concepts and concerns will be discussed among both experienced academics and practitioners.

Each submission will be presented during the 'Young Researchers' session and in the IWIPS 2010 exhibit area. Each submission requires an accompanying 3-4 page introduction and overview of your research project following the IWIPS 2010 paper guidelines. The paper should include an overview of the research question, used methods and how the work is connected to issues and questions surrounding the interplay of culture and at least one from product design, evaluation and development, including offshoring.

Paper submission deadline is the 15th of April- interactive posters must be received by the 1st of July 2010; traditional posters accepted at IWIPS 2010 registration. Please send a paper in IWIPS Word format to Malte Ressin ([log in to unmask]). Notification of acceptance: 22nd of April.

Accepted submissions will be published in the IWIPS 2010 proceedings.

Suggested Topics for Submissions
As the world's economy recovers from the downturn, the need increases for effective, efficient, and socially responsible strategies for supporting global design communities. Strategies that address both business and human issues are of great importance. Topics of interest for IWIPS 2010 include, but are not limited to the following:

      Cross-cultural issues in IT design

        User centric strategies for economic and community development IT projects

        Revised models for global IT off-shoring, outsourcing and distributed resources

        Sociotechnical design and evaluation frameworks

        Methods for software localization / globalization

        Designing for trust

        Dealing with intercultural issues in participatory design

        The impact of Social Networks and other CMC tools across cultural boundaries

        Interactions between culture and user-centred design

        Managing geographically dispersed  multicultural design communities

        Localising usability evaluation and requirements gathering techniques

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