Doctoral Consortium

Deakin Management Centre, Geelong
1st & 2nd December 2012

Important Dates

  • Nomination Deadline: 17th September 2012 CLOSED
  • Reviews received from Faculty: 12th October 2012
  • Notification of Acceptance: 16th October 2012 19th October 2012
  • Final Draft Due: 5th November 2012

Deakin Management CentreNominations are invited for the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) 2012 Doctoral Consortium. The Consortium provides a unique opportunity for doctoral students in Information Systems to present their research to an audience of peers and senior faculty in a sharing, supportive environment, and participate in a number of plenary sessions with senior Information Systems academics.

Consortium activities commence with Registration and Introductions late afternoon on the Friday, 30th November, followed by a dinner. Formal events are scheduled to take place all day on the 1st December through mid-afternoon on the 2nd December. The consortium dinner will take place on 1st December. All activities are generously sponsored by the Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems (ACPHIS).

studentsEach of the two main days will focus on providing constructive feedback to students on their research. Students will present their research in small groups; each group will be assisted by two academics. Experienced academics will also participate in practical research-career related plenary sessions.


There is no charge for the consortium, which is sponsored by Deakin University and ACPHIS. Home institutions are encouraged to provide financial assistance to successful nominees in the form of travel and accommodation expenses.

Please note: all accepted students to the Consortium are strongly encouraged to attend the ACIS 2012 conference which immediately follows the Consortium. Students will receive a substantially reduced registration rate for the conference. The registration fee will include attendance at all conference sessions and exhibits, conference lunches/refreshment breaks.

The ACIS 2012 Doctoral Consortium is co-chaired by Prof. Cathy Urquhart, Prof. Michael Rosemann and Associate Professor Anne Rouse.