EDSIGCON | CONISAR 2018

Two co-located peer-reviewed conferences inviting research papers, case studies, abstracts/works-in-progress, and workshop/panel proposals in both Information Systems Education (EDSIGCON) and Applied Research (CONISAR). Detailed call for participation will be posted in early March. View the past proceedings to see the scope and focus of past contributions.

EDSIGCON Proceedings CONISAR Proceedings

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EDSIGCON

EDSIG Conference on Information Systems & Computing Education

Serving Academic Professionals and Institutions of Higher Learning

Scholarly work focusing on (but not limited to) pedagogy, model curriculum, and education innovation in data analytics, cybersecurity, app development, software engineering, etc.

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CONISAR

Conference on Information Systems Applied Research

Serving Academic Professionals, Practitioners and the IT Industry

Research focusing on (but not limited to) data analytics, business intelligence, cybersecurity, data privacy, big data management, cloud and virtualization, IS strategy, ethical issues, etc.

Why attend

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One Location · Two Conferences

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

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Research Collaboration

EDSIG is a community of educators that support and challenge each other to improve teaching and research. Our events help connect attendees to collaborate on future projects.

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Journal Publication Pathway

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.

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World-class Keynote Speakers

The 2018 keynote is Allen S. Lee, Professor Emeritus at VCU. Past keynote speakers include Turing Award winner Fred Brooks, HCI pioneer Ben Shneiderman, and UNLV President Len Jessup.

Organizational Sponsors

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Information Systems & Computing Academic Professionals, Inc.

ISCAP is a non-profit corporation governed by a board of directors who in partnership with EDSIG help organize and manage two conferences, EDSIGCON and CONISAR, and three journals, JISE, ISEDJ and JISAR.

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Education Special Interest Group of AITP

EDSIG's board of directors is responsible for the scholarly vision and content of EDSIGCON, CONISAR, ISEDJ and JISAR.

Location

EDSIGCON | CONISAR 2018

Norfolk, Virginia

Where the Chesapeake Bay, James River and Atlantic Ocean meet, Norfolk is home to the world's largest Naval Station. It has a thriving arts community (NEON Arts District) and world-class cuisine. Norfolk was named #1 Favorite American City for 2018 by www.travelandleisure.com.

HOTEL

Norfolk Waterside Marriott

235 E Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510
757 627-4200

In the heart of Norfolk's downtown historic district connected to Waterside Convention Center, two blocks from the USS Wisconsin and cruises on the Spirit of Norfolk.

Rate available 10/29/18 to 11/04/18.

hotel $119/night

Waterside/Downtown, Norfolk, Virginia

Dates

Key Dates & Deadlines

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  • info_outline   March: Official call with guidelines and templates
  • file_download   April: Submission system open
  • grade   June 15: Deadline for award consideration for papers and cases
  • import_contacts   July 15: Deadline for journal consideration for papers and cases (ISEDJ | JISAR)
  • people   July 15: Deadline for panel & workshop proposals
  • check   August 15: Deadline for inclusion in proceedings for papers and abstracts

Tentative Schedule

The times below are tentative. The formal program will be posted in late September.

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Wednesday, October 31st

  • 6:00pm Light Reception - Registration

Thursday, November 1st

  • 7:00am-4:30pm Registration
  • 7:30am Breakfast
  • 8:30am-12:00pm Sessions & Workshops begin
  • 12:00pm CONISAR Keynote Lunch
  • 2:00pm - 4:30 Sessions
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Special Event

Dinner Cruise touring Norfolk Naval Base

Thursday, November 1, Evening

EDSIG Fellow Induction

Early departure to catch daylight for the Naval Base tour. Returning to dock early stay for dinner and DJ onboard

Spirit Cruises Video

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Friday, November 2nd

  • 7:30am Breakfast
  • 8:30am-12:00pm Sessions
  • 12:00pm Distinguished Educator Keynote Lunch
  • 2:00pm - 4:30 Sessions
  • 5:00pm EDSIG Members Meeting
  • 6:30pm Reception on Riverview Terrace (weather permitting)
  • Meet up with colleagues for dinner (Downtown restaurant guide coming)
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Saturday, November 3rd

  • 7:30am Breakfast
  • 8:30am-12:00pm Sessions
  • 12:00pm Awards Lunch

Journal Publication Pathway

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.
Photos from www.visitnorfolk.com