[AISWorld] UKAIS PhD and Professional Doctorate Consortium 11 April 2016 - call for contributions

Diana Limburg dlimburg at brookes.ac.uk
Tue Jan 26 11:43:35 EST 2016


*21th Annual Conference*

*PhD & Professional Doctorate Consortium*

*Monday 11 April, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK*

*Chairs: *Dr Robert Campbell and Dr Diana Limburg

*Keynote*: Professor Bob Galliers
Call for Contributions

The Consortium is intended for researchers undertaking a PhD or
Professional Doctorate in keeping with the main themes of the conference.
Researchers may present work at any stage. The consortium aims to provide:

   - An opportunity for small group, in-depth discussions which focus on
   participants’ research issues, around both the object and method of the
   - Understanding of work in progress experienced by other researchers
   active at PhD level;
   - Identification of other research related to the participants’

We invite PhD and professional doctorate students to submit a 500-1,000
word abstract summarising the aims, methods and relevance of the research
topic by *Monday 29th February* *2016 *to UKAIS2016 at gmail.com, with the
subject heading ‘*UKAIS PhD Consortium*’.
Facilitators Session facilitators will include leading IS academics from
the UK and UKAIS Board members. Please see http://www.ukais.org for a
listing of the previous association Board members. Preliminary Consortium

   - Keynote speaker
   - 4-5 Student presentations per group of 15 minutes each and discussion
   of 45 minutes for each presentation. Please note that you are required to
   actively participate for the full day.
   - The cost of the PhD consortium, including evening dinner and student
   accommodation on the 11th of April, will be approximately £195. Group
   discounts are available. Full booking details will be posted on the UKAIS
   2016 Conference website <http://dwastell.org/UKAIS2016/>
   - You are encouraged to attend the full UKAIS conference – a discount is

Testimonials from previous PhD Consortium participants:

*‘The PhD Consortium was excellent. The format is perfect – it allows full
interaction between the student and the facilitator’*

*‘The consortium was really worthwhile attending. The facilitators are all
well respected academics and to be able to discuss my PhD research in such
a relaxed environment in Oxford has been wonderful’*

*‘A great balance between academic discussion and social conversation –
well worth attending’*
Important Dates for your diary:

   - Submission Date for abstract: Midnight GMT – Monday 29th February 2016.
   - PhD & Professional Doctorates Consortium: Monday 11th April 2016.

Any enquiries can be emailed to UKAIS2016 at gmail.com; please include ‘*UKAIS
PhD Consortium*’ in your email subject.

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