Doctoral Consortium

Call for Participation

When: Sunday, September 4th 2016

Where: The Aquamare Beach Hotel & Spa


Paul Pavlou, Temple University
Nancy Pouloudi, Athens University of Economics and Business
Arun Rai, Georgia State University


Angelika Dimoka, Temple University
Moez Limayem, University of South Florida
Panos Markopoulos, University of Cyprus
Lars Mathiassen, Georgia State University
Niki Panteli, Royal Holloway University of London
Detmar Straub, Georgia State University
Dov Te’eni, Tel Aviv University

The MCIS Doctoral Consortium seeks to help Information Systems doctoral students in the latter part of their doctoral studies to develop an effective career plan based on their personal and professional goals. The consortium has two primary objectives: 1) provide networking opportunities for students with peers and faculty and 2) help students strategize about their research, teaching, and career plans.

Application Criteria

Students wishing to participate in the MCIS 2016 Doctoral Consortium should:

  1. Be studying Information Systems and address an Information Systems-related topic for their dissertation.
  2. Be currently working on their dissertations and will not have defended their dissertations by the consortium date (September 4, 2016).

The consortium chairs will review each application (DUE DATE: July 08, 2016 July 13, 2016 – see application requirements, below). The review process emphasizes applicants’ accomplishments and potential. Multiple students may apply from one school.

Application Process

Submit the following materials via email to by July 08, 2016 July 13, 2016 (midnight Cyprus time). Create a SINGLE pdf file that includes all three required material and submit the single pdf file via email. Include your name in the name of the file.

  • Completed application form as a word document (download attachment)
  • Extended abstract of your dissertation (not to exceed two single-spaced pages)
  • Curriculum vitae

The number of participants in the Doctoral Consortium is limited. Applicants will receive confirmation of acceptance to attend the DC by July 22, 2016 (corrected).


Accepted participants (after registering for the main conference) can attend the Doctoral Consortium free of charge and participate in the tutorials, have personalised mentoring, and enjoy a coffee break / lunch during the day. 


The Doctoral Consortium is sponsored by AIS.