Call for Tutorials, Workshops and Panels

The submission system is now closed.

ACIS 2014 invites proposals for workshops, panels and tutorial sessions.The theme of ACIS 2014 is "The Embedding of Information Systems in Business, Government and Society." We invite proposals that reflect this theme or any other topics that would be of interest to IS scholars and practitioners. Please send your submissions through the ACIS2014 Submission System.

Important Dates:

Deadline for proposal submissions: 19th September 2014 Closed
Notification of acceptance/rejection: 3rd October 2014
Date for workshops and turorials to take place: To be announced

Tutorial Proposals

Tutorials are usually hands-on sessions that offer training in, or a comprehensive understanding of, an emerging field or a state-of-the-art topic that is relevant to the IS community. Each tutorial proposal must include:

Workshop Proposals

Workshops should highlight an area of high priority to the IS community, balancing the interests of academia and industry. They should focus on discussions and explorations of: (i) ideas, techniques and methodologies to advance research or teaching in MIS, or (ii) IS-related concepts and/or products from industry and their application to academia or educational curricula.

Each workshop should preferably have an academic chair and an industry chair. Workshop organisers should contact potential attendees (researchers and/or practitioners) to evaluate the level of interest and possible attendance at the workshop.

Workshops will be organised during a single block session in the regular conference programme. They will be run as 1 hour sessions, with up to seven available workshop timeslots. A workshop proposal should specify up to 10 key participants and include:

Panel Proposals

Panels should be designed to articulate and debate an issue of significant importance to the IS community. Their format can range from multiple viewpoint presentations with audience participation, to debates by teams on specific thought-provoking motions. Organisers may also be keen on incorporating a digital layer to their events, by displaying and engaging with tweets, Tumblr/blog posts, Facebook/Google+/LinkedIn comments etc. written by audience members.

Panels will be organised during a single block session during the regular conference programme. They will be run as 1 hour sessions, with up to seven available workshop timeslots. A panel proposal should specify 3-5 panellists and include: