We invite scholars and practitioners to submit proposals for workshops and tutorials for AMCIS 2014. The theme of AMCIS 2014 is “SMART SUSTAINABILITY: the Information Systems Opportunity.”  We invite proposals that reflect this theme or any other topics that would be of interest to IS scholars and practitioners.

The workshops and tutorials typically take place on Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4.45 pm. as half-day or full-day sessions. If you are interested in offering a workshop on more than one day please consult with the co-chairs of workshops and tutorials.

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for proposal submissions:  Saturday March 1, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection/conditional acceptance:  Friday April 4, 2014

Workshop/Tutorial Proposal Template:

AMCIS 2014 Workshop/Tutorial Proposal Template

Complete above proposal template and submit in ScholarOne’s ManuscriptCentral  (ManuscriptCentral Tutorial)

Note: In Manuscript Central, go to author center, click on create new manuscript and select "Workshop and Tutorials" for submission Type and complete the steps required. Upload the completed proposal template in File Upload.

Descriptions of Workshops:

We welcome workshops offered by both scholars and practitioners that facilitate discussions and explorations of: (i) AMCIS 2014 Theme - SMART SUSTAINABILITY: the Information Systems Opportunity, (ii) ideas, techniques and methodologies to advance research or teaching in MIS, or (iii) IS-related concepts and/or products from industry and their application to academia or educational curricula.

Descriptions of Tutorials:

We welcome tutorials offered by both scholars and practitioners that offer training in, or a comprehensive understanding of, an emerging field or a state-of-the-art topic in MIS.

Examples of Topics for Workshops/Tutorials are:

  • Analysis of environmental or sustainability data
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Smart energy, smart grid, and smart consumer solutions
  • Green IS
  • Big Data and Business Analytics
  • Hadoop and MapReduce
  • Ubiquitous Commerce (e.g., RFID): Applications and Challenges
  • Exploring the Mobile App Ecosystem
  • Reviewing for MIS Journals
  • Grant Writing in Information Systems Research
  • Theory Building in MIS Research
  • Developing MIS Papers for Practitioner Audiences
  • Active Learning in the Classroom
  • MOOCs
  • Using Tablets to Enhance Classroom Teaching and Learning
  • Bringing Real-World Issues into MIS Classrooms: A Multi-media Case Study Approach
  • Designing and Teaching Information Security in the MIS curriculum
  • The Gamification of Work, Commerce and Education
  • Design of Digital Future: The Zachman Framework and Perspective
  • Using Open Source Technologies to Design Web 2.0 Applications  
  • ASP.NET and Web Services

If you have any question, please contact AMCIS 2014 Workshops and Tutorials Co-chairs:

Lakshmi S. Iyer, University of North Carolina Greensboro: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Barbara Dinter, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.%20" target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.