The ECIS Doctoral Consortium aims to facilitate a collegial and affirmative environment where doctoral students currently working on dissertations in the area of Information Systems can share their work and receive constructive feedback. The Doctoral Consortium which will run from Sunday to Tuesday with arrival and pickup on Saturday (June 10th-13th).
The Doctoral Consortium Committee invites nominations to the consortium. Eligible candidates must be currently enrolled in a University within AIS Region 2 (the continents of Europe and Africa and specified countries in the Middle East that come under Region 2). Each faculty / school / PhD programme can nominate only one candidate and must guarantee proper funding for the student to attend the doctoral consortium as well as the main conference. The room and board at the consortium, as well as the travel costs from Kristiansand to the destination and return are provided courtesy of ECIS 2023 and the conference sponsors. Importantly, admitted PhD students must register for ECIS 2023.
The nomination requirements and submission procedure will be advised.
The consortium is designed for students who are engaged in developing their dissertation research. Students who will have completed their dissertations by June 2023 or are close to completion will not be accepted. The following requirements should be fulfilled:
English is the language of the doctoral consortium and all submitted materials. The nomination package should include the following:
The submitted materials must be uploaded in one file using the conference paper submission system to the ECIS 2023 “Doctoral Consortium”. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word DOC/DOCX format or Adobe PDF format and must follow the submission format and instructions.
The nomination package must be received no later than midnight Central European Standard Time (CET) on March 1st, 2023.
Nomination packages that are incomplete, in other file formats, received after the deadline, or composed of multiple files will be declined.
The Dissertation Proposal Abstract should outline the candidate’s research and in the form of an abbreviated dissertation proposal. It must include a cover page with the following information:
The proposal abstract should provide a motivation for the relevance of the research, the research question(s), a presentation of the theoretical basis and context for the research, a description of research approach and methodology, preliminary findings and expected contributions to knowledge. The document should also include a progress report as an appendix, indicating the estimated completion date and the work that remains to be done as of the date of submission of the proposal.
The extended abstract may not exceed 3,000 words all inclusive.