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Welcome to the ECIS 2023 Doctoral Student Corner!

As part of this year's ECIS conference, the AIS Doctoral Student College is hosting a series of events designed especially for doctoral students attending ECIS 2023. All the Doctoral Student Corner events will be held in person at the conference site in Kristiansand, Norway.

The AIS Doctoral Student College is committed to creating opportunities and providing support to all doctoral students, and we continue this effort at ECIS 2023 with a series of events designed to facilitate networking with senior scholars and peers, highlight your research, and enhance your conference experience. We look forward to connecting with participants from around the world with our offerings!

We invite doctoral students of all levels to join our free events at ECIS 2023. Several Amazon gift cards will be given away at our events!

Events of the ECIS Doctoral Student Corner

Welcome Reception
Wednesday June 14th, 17:00-18:00 CET

This event will be our official welcome reception for the Doctoral Student Corner. During this hour, students will have the chance to meet and interact with each other in-person. Our scavenger hunt also opens at the Welcome Reception.

Faculty Panel
Thursday June 15th, 14:00-14:50 CET

The AIS Doctoral Student College is proud to collaborate with six distinguished senior faculty members from various regions to provide doctoral students with invaluable insights and guidance on the topic: "Co-creating Academic Futures: How to contribute and collaborate in the IS community as a PhD student?" The event will include an interactive Q&A session, allowing you to interact with our esteemed faculty members and seek answers to your most pressing questions. We look forward to your presence at this event as we explore ways to shape and support academic futures in the IS community!

Participating Faculty Mentors:
Professor Dr. Anna Maria Oberländer, University of Bayreuth
Professor Dr. Dirk Hovorka, University of Sydney
Professor Dr. Ilias Pappas, University of Agder
Professor Dr. Jan Recker, University of Hamburg
Professor Dr. Maric Boudreau, University of Georgia
Professor Dr. Shaila Miranda, University of Oklahoma

Event moderators:
Jenny Elo, University of Jyväskylä
Lucia Castro Herrera, University of Agder

Student Hangout & Conclusion
Friday June 16th, 10:30-11:30 CET

This will be our closing event for the Doctoral Student Corner. We will also give away prizes for the scavenger hunt participants.

Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday June 14th – Friday June 16th

During the main conference days, doctoral students can participate in our exciting scavenger hunt, where you can win prizes! The scavenger hunt is announced at the Welcome Reception and closed during the Hangout & Conclusion event.

Please visit this webpage periodically for up-to-date information on our events.
We are excited to see you in person at ECIS Doctoral Student Corner!

Doctoral Student Corner Co-Chairs

Jenny Elo Laura Watkowski Lucia Castro Herrera


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