Call for Papers

Contributions can be of one the following types:

  • Research papers describing original research contributions.

  • Exploratory papers introducing new ideas and directions for research by analyzing the current state of the art, identifying the gaps that need to be addressed, and introducing an approach as a means to bridge them.

  • Cases that describe problems or challenges of organizations (private or public), relate them to the wider domain of Society 5.0 and provide useful insights to practitioners and scholars.

All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed by the program committee.

Submissions are sought on, but not limited to the following subject areas and topics. Society 5.0 is a broad topic and therefore the list of topics covers many related subject areas.

Society 5.0

  • Society 5.0 research agenda

  • Society 5.0 challenges and opportunities

  • Human-centered society

  • Drivers and enablers for transformation

  • Human skills in Society 5.0

Business and Entrepreneurship 5.0

  • Business integration strategy

  • Emerging markets in Society 5.0

  • Human Capital

  • Technopreneurship

  • E-Commerce

  • Novel business systems

  • Business agility

  • Corporate communication in the age of social media

  • Circular economy

Cyber-Physical Systems

  • Internet of Things

  • Digital Twins

  • Digitalization of products

  • Modeling

  • Digital Supply Chain

  • Logistics 4.0

Healthcare and Care Systems in Society 5.0

  • AI for drug development

  • Personalized medicine

  • Electronic patient records

  • Care robots, therapy robots

  • Personalized medicine

Mobility in Society 5.0

  • Autonomous driving

  • Mobility as a Service

  • Smart City

Fintech in Society 5.0

  • Future banking

  • Sustainable finance

  • Digital financial management

  • Cryptocurrency

Education in Society 5.0

  • COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning)

  • Creative teaching

  • Cross-cultural teaching and learning

  • Institutional structures for education

  • New learning methods

Innovation in Society 5.0

  • Open innovation

  • Big Data analysis

  • Innovation development

  • Online collaboration for design and innovation

  • Knowledge visualization

Diversity in Society 5.0

  • Gendering of skills

  • Stereotypes (age, gender, (dis)abilities)

  • Accessibility of technologies across borders (countries, societal levels, disciplines)

  • Inequality in software development

  • Democratization in technological development

Information Security and Governance 5.0

  • Cyber security and resilience

  • Data privacy

  • Risk management

  • Business continuity management

  • Whistleblowing

Human-System Interaction Scenarios

  • Collaboration between human and AI

  • Automating knowledge work

  • Conversational AI

  • Resilient socio-technical systems

  • Social robots

  • Human-interpretable and machine-interpretable modeling

International Collaboration

  • Cultural differences in business

  • Cross-cultural communication and trust

  • Collaboration across borders, cultures, and languages