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InfoVision 2018

Next Generation Analytics: Data-Driven Innovation
February 19-21, 2018

InfoVision is a conference initiated in 2005 with the aim of creating a platform for bringing together academic researchers in the information sciences and technologies and business heads in the industry to discuss and deliberate on a chosen theme. Experts from the industry and the academia join the debate and share their research best practices and success stories. InfoVision is an intellectual confederation of all stakeholders – academia, industry, government and the user groups, to meet as partners and to develop a unified framework and formulate strategies for research challenges arising from Big Data and foster interdisciplinary research and develop frameworks and tools for deriving Business Insights from Big Data Analytics.

  • InfoVision 2005 series was launched in September 2005 by the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIITB) and Informatics India Limited and the International School of Information Management (ISiM) was launched during the first InfoVision Summit. Since then Infovision is being organized in partnership with different organisations.
  • InfoVision 2006 was organised in collaboration with CII in September 2006.
  • InfoVision 2007 was organised in collaboration with Rediff. Com during December 2007.
  • InfoVision 2009 was organised in partnership with Microsoft Research Bangalore during January 2009.
  • InfoVision 2011 was organised in collaboration with Information Excellence Group, CSI Bangalore chapter, DAMA Bangalore Chapter and TDWI India Chapter during September 2011.
  • InfoVision 2012, the 6th edition of InfoVision was held on October 19 & 20 at SAP Labs, Bangalore. The theme of InfoVision 2012 was “SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud) is smart”.


Infovision 2018 will have 4 tracks.

  • Financial and Marketing Analytics
  • Smart Cities and IoT
  • Health Analytics
  • Data Governance and Metrics

Call for Papers:

Technology drives Innovation and Innovation leads to increased Productivity: economic, social, and environmental productivity. As a technology, Data Analytics is a driver of innovation and is fundamental to increasing Productivity in today’s world. It is both a vertical and a horizontal, cutting across all sectors of society.

We are seeing users move beyond traditional Business Intelligence techniques to Next Generation Analytics. Next Generation Analytics includes exploration and discovery and advanced analytics such as predictive and prescriptive analytics. It includes Visual Analytics, which allows the user to explore the data and resulting analysis visually often leading to a better understanding of the data. The Internet of Things requires the application of analytics to streaming data to enable real time or near real time decision-making. Next Generation Analytics will drive innovation by providing context to information and enable better and faster decision-making.

The theme for InfoVision 2018 is Next Generation Analytics: Data-Driven Innovation. The Conference will be a must for both academics and industry.

The Conference invites papers that explore Next Generation Analytics and its impact on innovation and productivity: economic, social and environmental productivity. Papers are invited across a broad range of related areas, including but not limited to:

  • Financial analytics
  • Marketing analytics
  • Visual analytics
  • Smart Cities
  • Health analytics
  • Data analytics and productivity
  • The Industrial Internet of Things
  • Data governance
  • Metrics to assess the impact of data analytics on decision making
  • October 8 – paper abstract (one page) indicating intent to submit
  • October 25 – full paper submission (12 pages)
  • November 29 – notification of acceptance
  • December 15– final camera ready copy

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished research papers. All papers will be refereed and the proceedings will be published.


  • October 8, 2017 – one page abstract indicating intent to submit
  • October 25, 2017– full paper submission (12 pages)
  • November 29, 2017 – notification of acceptance
  • December 15, 2017– final camera ready copy

InfoVision 2018 will be the latest instance of the InfoVision series of conferences that started in 2005. The 2018 conference is hosted by the Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics and Business Insights (CEDABI), MYRA School of Business.

Organizing Committee:

  • Dr. Michael Shepherd, Conference Chair, CEDABI, MYRA School of Business
  • Dr. Pankaj Gupta, Conference Co-Chair, MYRA School of Business
  • Dr. Shalini Urs, Chairperson, MYRA School of Business
  • Dr. Abhinanda Sarkar, Dean of Research, MYRA School of Business
  • Dr. Srinath Srinivasa, Dean of Research, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore
  • Dr. Unmil P. Karadkar, School of Information, The University of Texas at Austin

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