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IACIS 2017 - 57th International Conference

October 4-7, 2017, The Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown Marriott

Philadelphia, PA

IACIS 2017 Conference Theme: Higher Education 3.0: Educating Generation Next

Education 3.0 changes the learning field for higher education. Today, learners are highly self-directed and use technology in every aspect of their lives to acquire, manage, create, and share knowledge. This affords higher education institutions opportunities to create new ways to make education relevant for learners and the organizations that hire them. This year, we will explore innovations in Information Systems' policy, leadership, and educational practices to harness learners' ability to connect, create, and construct knowledge and skills for the workplace of today and tomorrow.

The IACIS 2017 International Conference provides a showcase for the latest research in practice and pedagogical topics that focus on how information systems are used to support organizations or enhance the educational process. You are invited to share your research on the conference theme or other relevant IS and IT research with the educators and professionals attending the IACIS 2017 International Conference. Papers covering related academic and technical issues are also encouraged.

Submission Deadline

All submissions MUST be submitted online by May 14, 2017.

What to Submit
  • Full pedagogy/research papers (including work in progress)
  • Abstracts
  • Panel presentation proposals
Publication Opportunity

All submissions are double-blind refereed. All high-marked full papers accepted in the review process will be fast tracked for publication in Volume 18 of the Issues in Information Systems, a publication of IACIS. Issues in Information Systems journal is a refereed, serial publication that is registered with the U.S. Library of Congress and listed in the Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management. All other accepted submissions will be published in the Conference Proceedings.

IACIS 2017 International Conference-Suggested Topics

Submit only unpublished, original works. Proposals for workshops, panel presentations, and round table discussions should provide a general overview of the session's objectives and activities.

Relevant topics to the conference theme
  • Embracing Education 3.0 through higher education policy, leadership, and practice
  • User-generated education models and practices
  • Building industry-specific knowledge and skills in programs, courses, and/or out-of-class learning experiences
  • New educational pathways to a degree or multiple degrees
  • The learner as connection-maker, content producer, and sharer
  • Evidenced approaches to learning
  • Advancing learning through collaboration and partnerships
  • Models and ideas for credentialing systems and non-degree related courses and programs
  • Creating global education opportunities
  • Advancements in authentic assessment and evaluation
  • The role of e-learning in creating a heutagogical approach to teaching and learning
  • Using social media and other tools to develop learner capacity and capability
Relevant topics
  • Cybersecurity Curricula Assessment and Evaluation
  • CyberSecurity Forensics
  • Cybersecurity Incident Response
  • Data Privacy Technologies
  • Distributed Denial of Service Defense
  • Enterprise Level Security Metrics and Usability
  • Homeland Open Security Technology
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Internet Measurement and Attack Modeling
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Process Control Systems Security
  • Research Data Repository
  • Secure Protocols
  • Security of Cloud-Based Systems
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Analytics/Business Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Assessment of Learning in IS
  • Behavioral Issues in MIS/IT
  • Cloud Computing
  • Curriculum Development
  • Curriculum Accreditation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyberforensic
  • Data Management
  • Data Warehousing/Data Mining
  • Database Design and Development
  • Decision Support Systems
  • e-Commerce, m-Commerce
  • Emerging Programming Languages
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in IT
  • Gaming Design & Development
  • Gamification
  • Health Informatics
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • IT Globalization
  • Information Assurance & Security
  • Information Management
  • Information Systems Accreditation
  • Information Systems Convergence
  • Internationalization
  • Internet of Things
  • Knowledge Management
  • Management of Technology
  • MIS Instructional Issues
  • Mobile Technology
  • Model Curriculum
  • Multimedia
  • Organizational Culture
  • Privacy of Information
  • Professional Codes of Conduct
  • Project Management
  • Qualitative Research in IS
  • Research Issues and Methodologies
  • Social Media
  • Social Networking
  • Socio-technical Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Systems Implementation
  • Telecommunications
  • Theories in IS
  • Usability
  • Vendor Relations
  • Web 2.0
  • Web 3.0
  • E-Learning
Registration Fee
Early registration (Before August 1): $495.
Late registration (After August 1): $545.
All registrations include membership dues.

Special Rate for full-time student & Retired participants
Early registration (Before August 1): $395.
Late registration (After August 1): $445.
All registrations include membership dues.

Contact Information
Maria Elena Corbeil, Conference Chair & Vice Presidentt
Associate Professor, Educational Technology
Department of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, TX