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AMCIS 2020 Offers Unique Experiences for All

Thursday, July 16, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brook Pritchett

AMCIS 2020 is just a few short weeks away and the conference committee is excited to present five days of activities to meet the needs of all attendees!

  • Panels for All Interests. AMCIS 2020 will feature five important panel discussions on a variety of topics. They include:
    • The 2019 SIM IT Issues and Trends Study: Opportunities for Research
    • ACM/AIS IS2020: Updating the IS Model Curriculum
    • COVID-19 and IS: Challenges and Opportunities for People, Careers, and Institutions
    • 5G Technologies: Insights, Opportunities and the Future
    • Gender Gap in IT in Latin America
  • Honoring the Best of AMCIS 2020. On Thursday, August 13, the AMCIS 2020 conference committee will honor the Best Completed Paper and Best ERF nominees. Don’t miss this opportunity to recognize outstanding IS research.
  • Workshops sponsored by long-time IS Community supporters. Prospect Press and Mendix, long-time supporters of AIS and the IS Community, are sponsoring a variety of workshops including:
    • Using Free Data Modeling Web Software in Assignments and Projects for Operational and Analytical Database Courses sponsored by Prospect Press
    • A Holistic SA&D Approach to Agile, Plan-Driven and Hybrid Systems Project Options sponsored by Prospect Press
    • Rest API for Beginners sponsored by Mendix
    • Transform an Excel File to a Real Web and Mobile App in Your Classroom. No Coding Needed sponsored by Mendix
  • Networking for SIGs, Doctoral Students and more!  Conference volunteers have come up with a unique way to address the challenges of networking in a virtual setting. Remo, the online engagement platform, will provide attendees with the opportunity to interact and network throughout the conference. Be sure to participate during times dedicated to meeting new SIGs, connecting with fellow doctoral students, and more.
  • Get to Know AIS at Member Connect! Held Monday, August 10 at 8:30 a.m. MDT (Salt Lake City), all AMCIS 2020 attendees are invited to AIS Member Connect! Join AIS leaders and fellow members to learn more about AIS programs and services at this event open to all attendees! AIS Member Connect offers opportunity to get to know Community leaders, join a SIG based on your research preferences, learn about the benefits of AIS membership and more. Don’t miss this chance to take full advantage of your AIS membership and increase your involvement in IS.

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