IFIP Working Group 8.3 has issued a Request for Papers for its 20th Open Conference on Decision Support entitled, “Toward enhanced risk management shaping risk culture theory and making sound decisions under pressure”. The conference will be held on 24-26 June 2020 in Wroclaw, Poland.

WG8.3 is looking for experts in the field of decision-making and support, particularly in the fields of computer science, management and leadership, operation research, psychology or practitioners making decisions in uncertain conditions. The conference consists of a multidisciplinary platform of knowledge and practice exchange.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Decision-Making in Uncertainty and/or Danger Conditions
  • Risk Management in Decision-Making Processes
  • Intelligent Decision Support in Risk Management
  • Determinants, Constraints and Situational-Organizational Factors in Decision-Making Processes
  • Cognitive and Motivational Biases in Decision Making
  • Smart Decision Making
  • Social, Ethical and Moral Aspects of Decision Support
  • Psychological Aspects of Decision-Making in Crisis Conditions
  • Models of Decision Making under Risk and Uncertainty
  • Decision Making for Sustainable Development
  • Decisions Support for Business Continuity
  • Development of Technologies for Decision Support (Big Data, IoT, Data Analytics, BI, AI & Knowledge Discovery, Claud Computing, others)
  • Technical, Social and Personal Aspects of DSS
  • Development of DSS Methodology (Architecture, Components, Integration, Software Tools)
  • Agents and Semantics in Risk Management and DSS
  • Relevant Case Studies



  • Deadline for submission: 15th December 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: 15th February 2020

Camera-ready copy due: 31st March 2020