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AIS Chapters

Because AIS members are located in over 90 countries, many have formed regional chapters that facilitate additional networking between colleagues that live and work close by. While each chapter may offer a variety of services, many provide information about upcoming conferences, local journals, and open positions.

As an AIS member, you may join a chapter, propose a new chapter, or browse our chapter resources. Below you will find a list of all current AIS chapters, along with their website and contact information.

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Chapter membership is available to all current AIS members. To join, login to your account, click on "Manage Profile" and follow the instructions found there. AIS does not collect dues for chapter membership, however many chapters charge and collect dues in their local currencies. Please review the chapter websites below for information about the cost of joining a specific chapter. 

 

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    The Australasian Association for Information Systems (AAIS) is a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. The purpose of the Chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management, and use of information systems and technology in these geographic regions.
    Region: 3
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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    The Bangladesh Association for Information Systems AISBD is a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving Bangladesh. The purpose of the Chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals in Bangladesh engaged in the development, management, and use of information systems and technology.

    Region: 3

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    The Brazilian Association for Information Systems (BRAIS) is a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving Brazil members of AIS. The goal is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals in Brazil engaged in the development, management, and use of information and communications systems and technology.
    Region: 1
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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    The mission of BulAIS is to create a medium for exchange of information, knowledge and competence in the area of information systems. This can be accomplished with longterm hardwork of all BulAIS members. 

    Region: 2

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    The AIS Eastern Africa Chapter serves the countries within the Eastern Africa Region which including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Somalia. The purpose of the Chapter is to strengthen Information Systems research and practice within the region and consolidate the efforts of the growing number of scholars and practitioners within the region to better align with the AIS community. 

    Region: 2

  • For more information please contact the AIS VP of Membership and Chapters (aiscommunities@aisnet.org) or the AIS Membership Director (membership@aisnet.org).
    Region: 2

  • For more information please contact the AIS VP of Membership and Chapters (aiscommunities@aisnet.org) or the AIS Membership Director (membership@aisnet.org).
    Region: 2

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    The goals of the French Chapter of AIS include increasing the visibility of the French-speaking community, creating more relationships between researchers, and increasing chapter membership through various activities like research events, pre-conference workshops and more.
    Region: 2

  • The Hong Kong Association for Information Systems (HKAIS) is a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving Hong Kong members of AIS. The goal of the Chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals in Hong Kong engaged in the development, management, and use of information and communications systems and technology.
    Region: 3

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    The purpose of the AIS India Chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals in India engaged in the development, management, and use of information systems and technology. 
    Region: 3
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2019

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    Region: 2

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    ILAIS is a chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving the State of Israel. The goal of the chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management, and use of information and communications systems and technology.
    Region: 2

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    The purpose of ItAIS is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management, and use of information and communication systems and technology in both private and public Italian organizations.
    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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    Japan Chapter of AIS (JPAIS) provides a forum for members to exchange ideas related to research, practice and education in Information Systems especially from an international point of view. This chapter also aims to promote the role of IS in Japanese society.
    Region: 3

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    The Korean Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (KrAIS), an outstanding AIS community, aims to promote the scholarship by facilitating its members to share ideas, research, and experiences. Any scholars and professionals with Korean heritage are welcome. Key initiatives of KrAIS include an annual research workshop at ICIS, KrAIS sessions at KMIS conferences, newsletters, and members' website.
    Region: 3
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2017, 2018, 2019 

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    Our goal is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management and use of information and communication systems and technology with an interest in our region. We also work as a welcoming group for new Latin American and Caribbean reserachers and students when they first connect to AIS.
    Region: 1
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2019

 
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    LAIS is the premier academic association for individuals and organizations who lead the research, teaching, practice, and study of information systems, e-business, e-commerce, and e-Marketing  in Lebanon.
    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2016, 2018, 2019

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    The goal of the chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management, and use of information and communications systems and technology in the Principality of Liechtenstein and the region of the Rhine Valley.
    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

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    Malaysia Chapter AIS (MyAIS) aims to foster professional networking and social affiliation among the Information Systems (IS) community and aspires to raise the presence of the IS community in Malaysia to the global arena. MyAIS will provide consultancy on IS services/products as well as to lead and promote excellence in education, research, scholarship and practice in the IS discipline. 
    Region: 3
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2017, 2018

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    The MENA-AIS chapter is a chapter of the premier academic association for individuals and organizations that leads the research, teaching, practice, and study of ICT in the MENA region. 
    The MENA-AIS objective is to provide a forum for those concerned with a specific area of research within information systems, and give an opportunity to exchange ideas with member counterparts.

    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2018, 2019
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    The Midwest USA (MWAIS) chapter of AIS serves Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The Chapter aims to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals in the Midwest US engaged in the development, management, and use of information and communications systems and technology.
    Region: 1
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

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    The New England region Association for Information Systems (NEAIS) is a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving the New England region of U.S. members of AIS. The states served by this Chapter include Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, and Maine.
    Region: 1

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    The purpose of PLAIS is promotion of information systems as the academic discipline in Poland. The main PLAIS activities include organization of international conferences like EuroSymposium (eurosymposium.eu), ICTM (ictm2019.edukacja.wroc.pl) and the research projects, accomplished in cooperation with Polish and international scientific institutions, like: Committee on Informatics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and European Research Center for Information Systems (Germany).
    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 

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    To bring together the community interested in the management and development of information systems.To stimulate research and knowledge sharing in the field of information systems.
    To establish links with other related technical-scientific communities, national or international.

    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
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    The purpose of our chapter is to conduct events related to Information Systems, conduct meetings as IS faculty in Qatar to discuss joint collaboration, and introduce the community (students and professionals) to the field of Management Information Systems.
    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2017, 2019

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    The Romania Chapter of AIS (RoAIS) is a chapter of Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving Romania. RoAIS was founded in 2014 with the aim to strengthen the relationship between scholars and professionals such that to further develop the IT&C sector in Romania. 
    Region: 2

  • For more information please contact the AIS VP of Membership and Chapters (aiscommunities@aisnet.org) or the AIS Membership Director (membership@aisnet.org).
    Region: 2

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    The IRIS (Information Systems Research in Scandinavia) Association is a non-profit organization aiming to promote research and research education in the use, development, and management of information systems in Scandinavia, and making that research known in the international research community and among practitioners.
    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 

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    The Southern African Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AISSAC) serves the Southern African region. The purpose of the Chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among Southern African scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management, and use of information systems and technology. This is achieved through seminars and community engagement initiatives.
    Region: 2

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    Southern AIS is an official chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). Since 1998, we've hosted an annual conference as an intimate gathering of fewer than one hundred participants in southeastern locations in the US. In 2013, we launched the Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems (JSAIS), an annual publication covering all aspects of information systems.
    Region: 1
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2016, 2018, 2019

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    CHAIS purpose is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars in Switzerland engaged in the development, management, and use of information systems and technology.
    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2014, 2016, 2019

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    The Turkey Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (TRAIS) is a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving Turkey. The purpose of the TRAIS is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals in Turkey engaged in the development, management, and use of information systems and technology. 
    Region: 2
    Outstanding Chapter Award: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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