The International Legal Informatics Symposium (IRIS) will take place at the Law Faculty of the University of Salzburg from 25-27 February 2010. Already being in its 13th year, IRIS has been established as the largest and most important academic conference on computers and law in Austria and Central Europe. The theme of the conference will be

Global Security and Proactive State in the Economic Context

IRIS 2010 consists of a main conference, structured into several tracks.

Conference Tracks
e-Government: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Roland Traunmüller, Ao. Univ.-Prof. DDr. Erich Schweighofer
e-justice: Dr. Martin Schneider
e-Tax & "FinanzOnline": Ministerialrat Josef Makolm, Dipl.-Inform.Wirt Silke Weiss
E-Procurement: Ministerialrat Josef Makolm, MMag. Claudia Bachkönig
Knowledge-Based Process Management in Administrative Networks: Dipl.-Kffr. (FH) Angela Dovifat, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Maria Wimmer, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dimitris Karagiannis, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ralf Klischewski
e-Democracy: Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Prosser
Advanced Legal Computer Systems: Senior Lecturer Burkhard Schafer
Applications: Dr. Doris Liebwald
Legal Information: Ao. Univ.-Prof. DDr. Erich Schweighofer, Adviser Albrecht Berger
e-Commerce: RA Dr. Stefan Eder, RA Dr. Wolfgang Freund, Prof. Dr. Gerald Spindler
Telecommunications Law: Directeur-adjoint Robert Queck
e-Learning: Dr. Thomas Menzel, Director Anthony Antoine
Theory of Legal Informatics, IT-Law (general parts): Ao. Univ.-Prof. DDr. Erich Schweighofer
Legal Theory: Prof. Dr. Dunnar Duttge, Hofrat Prof. Dr. Meinrad Handstanger, Univ.-Doz. Dr. Lorenz Schulz, ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michaela Strasser
Visualization in Law: Dr. Colette R. Brunschwig
Science Fiction and Utopia: Mag. Peter Lechner´, Dr. Peter Parycek
Search Machines in the Legal Domain: Franz Kummer
LEFIS (LEgal Framework for the Information Society) Workshop
Legal and technological questions of the Information Society:
Prof. Dr. Fernando Galindo, Ao. Univ.-Prof. DDr. Erich Schweighofer
Law of IT-Security: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dirk Heckmann
History of Legal Informatics: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Herbert Fiedler, Dr. Michael Bohne
DGRI-Workshop: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Wiebe
Electronic Law-making: Dr. Günther Schefbeck

If you are interested in presenting a paper, we ask you to upload an abstract at the website

If you are interested in participating without presenting a paper, we ask you to contact Prof. Erich Schweighofer


Participation is free of charge.

Helpful information for Participants who present a paper:

The presentations are grouped into sessions. All speakers are restricted to 20 minutes. At the end of each session, there is time for an extensive discussion.
The official language of the conference will be German. Presentations of papers and statements during discussions can, however, be delivered in English as well.
The publication of proceedings is planned.


Coordination/Academic Supervision/Proceedings:
Ao. Univ.-Prof. DDr. Erich Schweighofer

General Information/Website:
Ao. Univ.-Prof. DDr. Erich Schweighofer