2016 Conference Info

EDSIG Conference & CONISAR

November 6 - 9, Las Vegas, Nevada

Deadline Extended: July 20 for journal consideration

Key Dates

  • March 1: Official call with guidelines and templates.
  • May 1: Submission system open
  • June 1: Deadline for award consideration
  • New July 20: Deadline for journal consideration (ISEDJ and JISAR)
  • New August 10: Deadline for proceedings inclusion
  • November 6: Conference begins
Plaza Hotel

PlaZa Hotel

New $25/night*

Reserve before Oct. 7 to get special rate

* Plus $15 resort fee

In the heart of Downtown Vegas overlooking the Fremont St. Experience's Viva Vision.

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Keynote Speaker & Distinguished IS Educator

Len Jessup

President, UNLV

More About Len

Len Jessup is the 10th president of UNLV. Previously, he was dean of the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona which, under his leadership, became a self-sustaining college with higher national ranking. Jessup is an accomplished educator and researcher in management information systems, with a focus on the use of emerging technology in higher education and business, new venture strategies, and social entrepreneurship.

Fremont

Las Vegas, Nevada

Visit nearby sights include Red Rock Canyon and Hoover Dam. See top attractions including the Bellagio Fountains, Cirque du Soleil, Stratosphere and so much more.

Sightseeing Guide

One Location · Two Conferences

Registrants can attend presentations, panels, workshops and events for both conferences.

  • The EDSIG Conference focuses on innovations in information systems and computing education.
  • CONISAR focuses on applied information systems research

Journal Pathways

The organizing sponsors of the conferences (ISCAP and EDSIG) oversee the publication of three Journals.

Outstanding papers submitted prior to the July deadline are eligible for publication in ISEDJ and JISAR. The best paper from the EDSIG Conference is given consideration for publication in JISE.

Registration Info

Online Registration

Fees By October 1 After October 1
Registration $395 $450
Registration + AITP Membership $465 $520
Presentation of second paper
Without a unique author registration
$125
Master or PhD Student $250
Guest Package
includes opening reception, three breakfasts, and travel package
$125

Cancellation Policies

AITP and EDSIG memberships dues are not refundable. The conference registration fee is not refundable if you cancel 14 or fewer days before the conference; half the fee will be refunded if you cancel after the early-bird discount date and at least 14 days before the conference; a full refund will be offered if you can cancel before the early-bird discount date. All guest fees will be refunded for cancellations 14 days before the conference. Papers not presented by a registrant will not be included in the proceedings or future journal consideration.

EDSIG Conference 2016

November 6 - 9, Las Vegas, Nevada

Information Systems and Computing Education

Serving Academic Professionals and Institutions of Higher Learning

Call for Participation

The EDSIG Conference on Information Systems and Computing Education invites scholarly work and research including: Papers, Case Studies, Abstracts / Works-in-progress, Workshops and Panel Discussions.

Exploring many topics including the following themes:

Full List of Topics

Submission Guidelines

Paper Guidelines Paper Submission Template

IMPORTANT Using the submission template is required. Authors who carefully follow the paper format guidelines will avoid delays in the review process.

Teaching Cases Guidelines Abstracts & Works-in-progress Guidelines Workshop Guidelines Panel Discussion Guidelines

Submission System

IMPORTANT Use the submission system to submit all papers, cases, abstracts, workshops & panels.

Why Attend

World-class Keynote Speakers

The 2016 keynote address will be given by Len Jessup, President of UNLV. Past keynote speakers include Turing Award winner Fred Brooks and human-computer interaction pioneer Ben Shneiderman.

Research Collaboration

EDSIG is a community of educators that support and challenge each other to improve teaching and scholarship in information systems. This year's conference will include special programs to connect attendees who have similar interests to meet and collaborate on future research and scholarship.

Proceedings & Journals

  • Presented papers are published in the proceedings.
  • The top 15% of papers submitted prior to the June deadline receive outstanding paper recognition.
  • Papers submitted prior to the July deadline are eligible for ISEDJ publication, which is Cabell’s listed with 40% acceptance rate.
  • The best paper from the EDSIG Conference will be given consideration for publication in JISE.
  • Journal accepted papers will be listed in the proceedings with an abstract and reference to the journal publication.

CONISAR 2016

November 6 - 9, Las Vegas, Nevada

Conference on Information Systems Applied Research

Serving Academic Professionals, Practitioners and the IT Industry

Call for Participation

The Conference on Information Systems Applied Research invites scholarly work and research including: Papers, Abstracts / Works-in-progress and Workshops.

Exploring many topics including:

Big Data

Data Analytics

Security

Business Intelligence

Cloud Computing

Ethics & Privacy Issues

Full List of Topics

Submission Guidelines

Paper Guidelines Paper Submission Template

IMPORTANT Using the submission template is required. Authors who carefully follow the paper format guidelines will avoid delays in the review process.

Abstracts & Works-in-progress Guidelines Workshop Guidelines

Submission System

IMPORTANT Use the submission system to submit all papers, abstracts & workshops.

Why Attend

World-class Keynote Speakers

The 2016 keynote address will be given by Len Jessup, President of UNLV. Past keynote speakers include Turing Award winner Fred Brooks and human-computer interaction pioneer Ben Shneiderman.

Research Collaboration

This year's conference will include special programs to connect attendees who have similar interests to meet and collaborate on future research and scholarship.

Proceedings & Journals

  • Presented papers are published in the proceedings.
  • The top 15% of papers submitted prior to the June deadline receive outstanding paper recognition.
  • Papers submitted prior to the July deadline are eligible for JISAR publication, which is Cabell’s listed with 40% acceptance rate.
  • JISAR accepted papers will be listed in the proceedings with an abstract and reference to the journal publication.

EDSIG / ISCAP Journals

Team

Conference Chairs, Planning Committee, Journal & Proceedings Contacts

Conference Chair

Eric Breimer

Siena College
ebreimer@siena.edu

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Conference Site Coordinator & ISEDJ/JISAR Publisher

Tom Janicki

UNC Wilmington
janickit@uncw.edu

Web Page

EDSIG President & JISAR Editor

Scott Hunsinger

Appalachian State
hunsingerds@appstate.edu

Web Page

ISCAP President & ISEDJ Editor

Jeffry Babb

West Texas A&M University
jbabb@wtamu.edu

Web Page

EDSIG Papers Chair

Muhammed Miah

Southern University, New Orleans
mmiah@suno.edu

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CONISAR Papers Chair

Peter Wu

Robert Morris University
wu@rmu.edu

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EDSIG Past President, Academic Workshops Chair & Proceedings Chair

Wendy A. Ceccucci

Quinnipiac University
wendy.ceccucci@quinnipiac.edu

Web Page

EDSIG Papers Assistant Chair

Neelima Bhatnagar

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
bhatnagr@pitt.edu

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Cases Co-chair

Anthony Serapiglia

St. Vincent College
anthony.serapiglia @email.stvincent.edu

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Cases Co-chair

Cameron Lawrence

University of Montana
cameron.lawrence @business.umt.edu

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EDSIG Papers Assistant Chair

Li-Jen Shannon

Sam Houston State University
lys001@shsu.edu

 

CONISAR Papers Assistant Chair

Biswadip Ghosh

Metropolitan State University of Denver
bghosh@msudenver.edu

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Pedagogy Track Chair

Bruce Saulnier

Quinnipiac University
bruce.saulnier@quinnipiac.edu

Web Page

Model Curriculum Track Chair

Leslie J. Waguespack

Bentley University
lwaguespack@bentley.edu

Web Page

Data Analytics Track Chair & Outreach/Social Media

James J. Pomykalski

Susquehanna University
pomykalski@susqu.edu

Web Page

Workshop Chair

J. Packy Laverty

Robert Morris University
laverty@rmu.edu

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Cybersecurity Track Chair

Ulku Yaylacicegi Clark

UNC Wilmington
clarku@uncw.edu

Web Page

Online Learning Track Chair

Therese O'Neil

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
therese.oneil@iup.edu

Web Page

Abstracts & Works-in-progress Chair

Jeff Cummings

UNC Wilmington
cummingsj@uncw.edu

Web Page

Social Events Chair

Karen L. Paullet

Robert Morris University
paullet@rmu.edu

Web Page

Outreach/Social Media Co-chair

Michelle Louch

Duquesne University
louchm@duq.edu

 

Sponsors

Net App EMC

Sponsor & Exhibitor Information

Be a part of two great conference to reach IS, CIS and CS educators and researchers. EDSIGCON and CONISAR 2016 focus on academic professionals interested in IS/CIS/CS education and applied research.

Both events will be held November 6-9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Download the registration flyer and send the completed form to Tom Janicki (janickit@uncw.edu or fax: 910.962.3068).

Exhibitor Information

Fees: $500 (paid on/before 9/1/2016) or $600 after 9/1/2016

Exhibitor fees include: one 6’ table; electricity and wireless Internet, and recognition in the official program and on both conference websites. In addition two attendees from your firm receive free admission to all food/beverage events. Exhibitor tables will be available the Monday and Tuesday (November 7th and 8th) of the conference.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Sponsorship of private shuttle transportation to the Las Vegas Strip $1500
  • Sponsor and Workshop (2 to 3 hour) Presenter $1000
  • Sponsorship of Energy Break (Coffee and Snacks) $1000

Sponsorship fees include: exhibitor table, all exhibitor benefits plus signage at sponsored event, two complimentary attendees to all conference food/beverage events. Early bird sponsors are also given special consideration for an additional hands-on workshop presentation (25 minutes) on their topic.

About

ISCAP and EDSIG are the organizing sponsors of the EDSIG Conference, CONISAR, JISE, ISEDJ and JISAR.

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Information Systems and Computing Academic Professionals, Inc.

ISCAP is a non-profit charitable corporation governed by a board of directors responsible for the management of the conferences and journals.

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AITP Education Special Interest Group

EDSIG is the Education Special Interest Group of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP). EDSIG is governed by a board of directors responsible for content and scholarly vision of the conferences and journals .

Mission

ISCAP and EDSIG have a shared mission to strengthen information systems education by encouraging dialog between practitioners and academic professionals, facilitating linkages and collaboration opportunities between industry and academia, disseminating innovations and best practices through the publication of scholarly journals, and organizing conferences in information systems education and information systems applied research.

ISCAP Board Members

ISCAP President 2016-2018

Jeffry Babb

West Texas A&M University
jbabb@wtamu.edu

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ISCAP Treasurer 2016-2017

Tom Janicki

UNC Wilmington
janickit@uncw.edu

Web Page

ISCAP Secretary 2016-2017

Wendy A. Ceccucci

Quinnipiac University
wendy.ceccucci@quinnipiac.edu

Web Page

ISCAP Director 2016

Eric Breimer

Siena College
ebreimer@siena.edu

Web Page

ISCAP Director 2016-2017

Leslie J. Waguespack

Bentley University
lwaguespack@bentley.edu

Web Page