CoopIS conferences have become major international forums for sharing ideas and results from scientific research and practical experience in the fields of Cooperative Information Systems (CIS). Professor Walid Gaaloul (Télécom SudParis) is co-president of the program committee for this scientific conference. Cooperative information systems facilitate cooperation between individuals, organizations, smart objects and systems of systems by providing flexible, scalable, intelligent services. Research results impact the many related IT fields.
The emergence of innovative technologies such as cloud computing, service-oriented computing, the Internet of Things, linked open data, mash-ups, semantic systems, etc. has presented new challenges in a variety of areas of application such as e-business, e-commerce, e-government, e-health and e-sciences.