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Introducing the New Portuguese Chapter of AIS

Friday, October 5, 2012  

The goal of the new Portuguese chapter (PTAIS) is to promote the exchange of knowledge and experiences among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management, and use of information systems and technology by (i) encouraging the implementation of collaborative research and development programs and projects; (ii) facilitating the transferring of emerging knowledge and technologies to organizations; (iii) promoting the adoption of internationally recognized IS curricula; and (iv) supporting the internationalization of Portuguese IS research. It also pursues the development of the information systems discipline in Portugal.

To achieve its mission, PTAIS will promote the following activities:

  1. Organization of an annual conference for the Portuguese IS community;
  2. Dissemination of information on IS curricula efforts from AIS;
  3. Dissemination of information on international opportunities for research collaboration and funding;
  4. Promotion of research done in Portugal in the AIS international events;
  5. Organization of events aimed at encouraging creative dialogues between scholars and practitioners;
  6. Facilitating the access to educational resources in Portuguese, namely Portuguese case studies in Information Systems;
  7. To publish an electronic Portuguese journal in IS.

If you have any questions about the goals and activities of this chapter, please contact Isabel Ramos. If you are interested in establishing a new AIS chapter, take a look at our current list of chapters and peruse the proposal guidelines

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