ACM SIGCHI General Interest Announcements (Mailing List)


Options: Use Forum View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Fiona Nah <[log in to unmask]>
Reply To:
Fiona Nah <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 20 Jan 2011 11:35:49 -0600
text/plain (126 lines)
6th Annual Conference of the Midwest Association of Information Systems 

May 20 ? 21, 2011 
Omaha, Nebraska 

Conference Theme: The Multi-Disciplinary Nature of IT Research & Practice 

The sixth annual MWAIS conference will accept papers on state-of-the-art 
and current topics on pedagogy, research, and service in IT/IS.  The 
conference will provide an intimate environment to facilitate the sharing 
of ideas and findings through research presentations, work-in-progress 
presentations, and panels.   

Submitted papers and proposals will undergo a double blind review by at 
least two reviewers. Accepted papers will appear in the conference 
proceedings that are published in the AIS eLibrary.   

Submission Guidelines: 
A paper template for MWAIS 2011 submissions and camera-ready copy can be 
found at the conference website ( Please do 
not include any author or affiliation identification on any page of the 
paper, in headings/footers, or in the properties of the submitted file. 
Author and affiliation information should be added in the camera ready 
version of the paper only. Previously published work or work under review 
elsewhere is not eligible for submission. 

All submissions should be submitted electronically in MS Word at 

Types of Submissions: 
(i) Full Length Submissions 
You may submit a full length paper that is not to exceed six single-spaced 
pages (approximately up to 2,500 words) including all figures, tables, 
appendices, and references. The paper should be original and previously 
unpublished. The research may be conceptual, empirical or applied. 

(ii) Research-in-Progress Submissions 
You may submit research-in-progress proposals (extended abstracts), 
preferably including a summary of tentative results of the study to date, 
in 1000-1500 words with a maximum of 2 figures/tables for inclusion in the 
conference proceedings. 

(iii) Panels, Workshops, and Tutorials 
Individuals interested in conducting a panel, workshop, or tutorial 
dealing with technological, managerial, professional, teaching, societal, 
national or international issues of information technology management are 
invited to submit a 500-1000 word proposal covering the objectives, issues 
to be covered, and the names/addresses of any and all other members of the 
panel, workshop, or tutorial. Computer laboratories are also available 
during the workshop if needed for tutorials or other types of 

All accepted proposals will appear in the conference proceedings. (Note: 
All panel, workshop, and tutorial members must register and pay for the 

Best Paper Awards: 
The MWAIS program committee will nominate three papers for best paper 
awards, sponsored by American Journal of Business. The three best papers 
will be recognized at the conference. The first best paper award is $300, 
second best paper award is $200, third best paper award is $100. The 
monetary awards are given to the authors conditionally upon publishing 
their work in the American Journal of Business. 

Up to three papers that have potential for development for future journal 
publication will be selected for a developmental session with senior 
scholars. These papers selected for development will be discussed in a 
roundtable session to allow the authors to obtain personalized feedback as 
they consider developing their work for future journal publication. 
Important Dates: 
-        Submission Deadline: March 15, 2011 
-        Acceptance Notification: April 20, 2011 
-        Camera Ready Copy Deadline: May 2, 2011 
-        Author Registration Deadline: May 2, 2011 

We are interested in a variety of topics that include, but are not limited 
-        Accounting Information Systems 
-        Business Process Management 
-        Database Management Technologies 
-        e-Collaboration in Organizations 
-        Human Computer Interaction 
-        Information Security Management 
-        Information Technology Education 
-        IT Management in Healthcare 
-        IT Teaching Cases 
-        Strategic IT Management 
-        Other topics, especially those related to the conference theme of 
?The Multi-Disciplinary Nature of IT Research & Practice? 

Workshop Committee: 
Conference Co-Chairs: 
GJ de Vreede ([log in to unmask]) 
Fred Niederman ([log in to unmask]) 

Program Co-Chairs: 
Stacie Petter ([log in to unmask]) 
Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah ([log in to unmask]) 

Local Arrangements Chair: 
Martina Greiner ([log in to unmask]) 

Sponsorship Chair: 
Deepak Khazanchi ([log in to unmask])

Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of MIS
College of Business Administration
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0491
Tel: (402) 472-6060
Fax: (402) 472-5855
Email: [log in to unmask]

                To unsubscribe, send an empty email to
     mailto:[log in to unmask]
    For further details of CHI lists see