[AISWorld] MWAIS 2013 Conference: Corrected extension deadline

Glen Sagers gsagers at ilstu.edu
Fri Mar 8 16:26:50 EST 2013

I inadvertently put in the wrong extension date at the top of the last
message, the deadline for full paper submission is March 18, 2013, at
11:59 PM CST.  The deadline for panel, workshop, and tutorial proposals
is March 11, 2013 at 11:59 PM.  Sorry for any confusion this may have

The full CFP, with correct dates, appears below.

Glen Sagers

Call for Papers:
The 8th annual MWAIS conference will accept papers on state-of-the-art
and current topics on pedagogy, research, and service in IT/IS.  The
conference will provide an intimate environment to facilitate sharing
of ideas and findings.

MWAIS 2013 will have several presentation sessions, workshops, invited
keynote speakers, panel sessions, doctoral & undergraduate student
sessions. There will be speakers from Academia and Industry,
representing Fortune 500 companies throughout the region.  The
academic keynote speaker is Iowa State’s Dr. Joey George and a tour of
a local IT facility, including an emerging technologies lab, is planned.
Manuscripts, research in progress, panel, and workshop proposals are
invited from all regions, from both academia and practice.
Submitted papers and proposals will undergo a double blind review.

Best Paper Awards:
The MWAIS program committee will nominate three papers for best paper
awards, sponsored by the Drake Management Review
(http://faculty.cbpa.drake.edu/dmr/). The three best papers will be
recognized at the conference. The first best paper award is $300,
second best paper award is $200, third best paper award is $100. The
awards are given to the authors conditionally upon submission of their
work to the Drake Management Review for an anticipated publishing in
the October 2013 issue.

Important Dates:
-        Submission Deadline for Panels, Workshops, and Tutorial
Proposals: Monday March 11, 2013 (11:59 PM CST)
-        Submission Deadline for Full-Length Papers, and
Research-in-Progress: Monday March 18, 2013 (11:59 PM CST)
-        Notification of Acceptance/Rejection around: Monday April 8,
2013 (11:59 PM CST)
-        Author Registration Deadline around: Monday April 22, 2013
(11:59 PM CST)
-        Camera-Ready Copy Deadline: Friday April 26, 2013 (11:59 PM

Submission Guidelines:
A paper template for MWAIS 2013 submissions and camera-ready copy can
be found at the conference website
(http://it.illinoisstate.edu/mwais2013/call-for-papers/).  Please do
not include any author or affiliation identification on any page of
the paper, in headings/footers, or in the properties of the submitted
file. Author and affiliation information should be added in the camera
ready version of the paper only. Previously published work or work
under review elsewhere is not eligible for submission.
All submissions should be submitted electronically in MS Word Document
format via Easy Chair

Types of Submissions:
(i) Full Length Submissions
You may submit a full length paper that is not to exceed six
single-spaced pages (approximately up to 2,500 words) including all
figures, tables, appendices, and references. The paper should be
original and previously unpublished. The research may be conceptual,
empirical or applied.
 (ii) Research-in-Progress Submissions
You may submit research-in-progress proposals (extended abstracts),
preferably including a summary of tentative results of the study to
date, in 1,000-1,500 words with a maximum of 2 figures/tables for
inclusion in the conference proceedings.
(iii) Panels, Workshops, and Tutorials
Individuals interested in conducting a panel, workshop, or tutorial
dealing with technological, managerial, professional, teaching,
societal, national or international issues of information technology
management are invited to submit a 500-1,000 word proposal covering
the objectives, issues to be covered, and the names/addresses of any
and all other members of the panel, workshop, or tutorial. Computer
laboratories are also available during the workshop if needed for
tutorials or other types of presentations.
All accepted proposals will appear in the conference proceedings.
(Note: All panel, workshop, and tutorial members must register and pay
for the conference.)

Research Topics:
We are interested in a variety of topics that include, but are not
limited to:
* Topics related to the conference theme of “Big Data in the Heartland”
* Accounting Information Systems
* Business Process Management
* Database Management Technologies
* e-Collaboration in Organizations
* Human Computer Interaction
* Information Security Management
* Information Technology Education
* IT Management in Healthcare
* IT Teaching Cases
* Strategic IT Management

Conference Chair:
Bryan Hosack, Illinois State University (bhosack at IllinoisState.edu)
Conference Co-Chair:
Gabriel Giordano, Ohio University (giordano at ohio.edu)
Program Chair:
Glen Sagers, Illinois State University (gsagers at IllinoisState.edu)
Program Co-Chair:
Rosie Hauck, Illinois State University (rosie.hauck at IllinoisState.edu)
Panel Chair:
Matt Nelson, Illinois State University (mlnelson at IllinoisState.edu

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