Society for the Advancement of Information Systems

Appropriate Topics

A diverse range of research topics will be considered. Proposals for panels and papers on curricular issues, teaching techniques, and interdisciplinary efforts are especially invited.

Past topics have included:
  • E Commerce
  • Internet Issues
  • Programming Issues & Tools
  • Expert Systems
  • Distance/Online Education
  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Virtual Reality
  • IS Planning
  • Data Mining/Data Warehousing
  • Strategic Information Systems
  • Networking/Data Communications
  • Curricular Issues
  • Online Class Management
  • Pedagogical Issues
  • Forecasting & Simulation
  • Deterministic Models
  • Probabilistic Models
  • Game Theory
  • Ethical & Privacy Issues

General Guidelines for Author

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1. Completed papers must be received for review by Monday, October 25, 2021.
2. Detailed abstracts must be received for review by Monday, October 25, 2021.
3. The name(s) and address(es) must be on a detachable front page. The rest of the manuscript must not contain any reference to the authors.
4. Each paper will be double blind refereed.
5. Papers should not have been presented elsewhere before the 2022 MBAA Chicago conference or be under consideration by other conferences or journals.
6. Only full length final papers (no abstracts) submitted by the October 25 deadline will be considered for the IS/QM Distinguished Paper.
7. A letter of transmittal must be included containing the following for each author: (a) position, (b) affiliation, (c) mailing address, (d) telephone number(s)-office, home, and (e) FAX and e-mail if available.
8. Upon acceptance, the author (or at least one co-author) must pre-register for the Society for the Advancement of Information Systems / Quantitative Methods Track at the MBAA Conference in April 2022. At least one author is expected to attend the conference and make a presentation of the paper.
9. If you would like to be a reviewer, discussant, or session chair please contact the Track Chair.
10. Please submit your paper electronically (an e-mail attachement) in Microsoft Word format to Stoney Brooks

Distinguished Paper Award

Of all the papers submitted for presentation at the conference each year, one meritorious paper is selected as the recipient of the Distinguished Paper Award in Information Systems / Quantitative Methods. Each author of this paper is formally honored at the annual Midwest Business Administration Association meeting, and awarded a plaque commemorating his or her achievement.

Value-Added Benefits

Present your paper at a major conference in a collegial environment. Participate in an organization dedicated to development of the business profession. Interact with colleagues from all business disciplines. Excellent meeting facilities at The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.


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