[AISWorld] Call for abstracts UKAIS Doctoral Consortium, Oxford, 8th April 2019 I

Diana Limburg dlimburg at brookes.ac.uk
Wed Oct 31 11:56:42 EDT 2018

*UKAIS 2019 – 24th Annual Conference PhD & Professional Doctorate

Monday 8th April 2019, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK

Chairs: Dr Robert Campbell and Dr Diana Limburg
Keynote: Professor Guy Fitzgerald, Loughborough University

The UKAIS consortium is a great opportunity for researchers undertaking an
IS-related PhD or Professional Doctorate to gain input and feedback from
senior IS researchers and peers. Research may be presented at any stage –
from proposal to writing up.

The consortium provides:

   - Small group, in-depth discussions, which focus on participants’
   research issues, around both the object and method of the research;
   - Understanding of work in progress by researchers active at PhD level
   in other universities;
   - Identification of and learning from other research related to the
   participant's interests.

Consortium attendees are also entitled to a discounted fee for attending
the main UKAIS conference (9 and 10 April) <https://www.ukais.org/UKAIS2019>

We invite PhD and professional doctorate students to submit a 500-1,000
word abstract summarising the aims, methods and relevancy of the research
topic by Friday 22nd February 2019 to UKAIS2019 at gmail.com, with the subject
heading ‘UKAIS PhD Consortium’. Will we endeavour to notify you of
acceptance within two weeks of you submitting your abstract.

Preliminary Consortium Programme:

   - Keynote speaker
   - Groups of 4-5 students, facilitated by leading IS academics and UKAIS
   Board members
   - Each student presents to their group for about 15 minutes, followed by
   discussion of 45 minutes for each presentation. You are required to
   actively participate for the full day.
   - The cost of the PhD consortium, including evening dinner and student
   accommodation on the 8th of April, will be £235. Group discounts are
   available. Full booking details will be posted on the UKAIS 2019
   Conference website <https://www.ukais.org/UKAIS2019>.
   - You are encouraged to attend the full UKAIS conference – a discount is

Important Dates for your diary:
•       Submission Date for abstract: Midnight GMT – Friday 22nd February
•       PhD & Professional Doctorates Consortium: Monday 8th April 2019

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