Conference on Information Systems Applied Research

Nov. 1-4, 2015 Hilton Riverside Wilmington, NC

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Keynote Speaker & Distinguished IS Educator Award

Frederick Brooks

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Call for Participation

You are invited to submit Papers, Cases, Panels and Abstracts to the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research (CONISAR) on November 1-4, 2015 in Wilmington, North Carolina.

CONISAR focuses on research in real-world practical applications of information systems, sciences and technology. Leading papers submitted to CONISAR are also considered for review and publication in JISAR (Journal of Information Systems Applied Research).

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Submission Info

Submission Systems*

*For Papers, Abstracts, Teaching Cases, Panels and Workshops


  • On or before June 15: for paper award consideration.
  • On or before July 15: for JISAR consideration.
  • On or before August 15: for CONISAR Proceedings inclusion.


Paper Guidelines

Submission Template

IMPORTANT Using the submission template is required. Authors who carefully follow the paper format guidelines will avoid delays in the review process

Abstract & Works in Progress Guidelines

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CONISAR Proceedings CONISAR 2014

This year CONISAR is held in conjunction with the EDSIG Conference on Information Systems and Computing Education.



Papers are invited in any and all topics relating to CS, IS and IT curricula and pedagogy including:

  • Applied IS Research & Methodologies
  • Business Intelligence / Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • Database Management & Warehousing
  • Digital and Multimedia Technologies
  • ERP/Business Processes/Supply Chain
  • IT Management and Strategy
  • Security/Networks/Telecommunications
  • Systems Development / Software Eng.
  • Web Applications / Web 2.0

Conference Info

Tentative Schedule


Registration Fees

Registration By October 1 After October 1
Registration $370 $425
Registration + AITP Membership $435 $490
Presentation of second paper
Without a unique author registration
Master or PhD Student $225
Guest Packages
Includes Sunday Night Reception and Fun Night at the Front Street Brewery

cancellation Policies

AITP and EDSIG memberships dues are not refundable. The conference registration fee is not refundable if you cancel 14 or fewer days before the conference; half the fee will be refunded if you cancel after the early-bird discount date and at least 14 days before the conference; a full refund will be offered if you can cancel before the early-bird discount date. All guest fees will be refunded for cancellations 14 days before the conference. Papers not presented by a registrant will not be included in the proceedings or future journal consideration.


North Carolina

Hilton Riverside


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Over 40 locally owned restaurants downtown


Visit historic USS North Carolina via water taxi.


Three island beaches are minutes away.

Hilton Wilmington Riverside

301 North Water Street
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401-3934

To reserve online for Nov 1 - 4, click the link below.

Book before October 1st

To get the special rate for Oct 30 - 31 and/or Nov 5 - 6, call (910)763-5900 ext 66.

Free airport shuttle
Call 910-763-5900

Conference Team

Conference Chair

Leslie J. Waguespack

Bentley University

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Conference Site Coordinator

Tom Janicki

UNC Wilmington

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Assistant Conference Chair

Eric Breimer

Siena College

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EDSIG Papers Chair

Jeffry Babb

West Texas A&M University

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EDSIG President

Scott Hunsinger

Appalachian State

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CONISAR Papers Chair

Peter Wu

Robert Morris University

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Assistant EDSIG Papers Chair

Neelima Bhatnagar

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

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Panels Chair

George Nezlek

University of Wisconsin


Abstracts Chair

Muhammed Miah

Southern University, New Orleans

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Workshop Co-chair

J. Packy Laverty

Robert Morris University

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Cases Co-chair

Anthony Serapiglia

St. Vincent College

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Cases Co-chair

Cameron Lawrence

University of Montana

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Outreach & Social Media

James J. Pomykalski

Susquehanna University

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Net App
EMC EMC Academic Alliance Cengage McGraw Hill My Educator UNCW/Cameron School of Business & ISOM Department UNCW/Cameron School of Business & ISOM Department IBM

Sponsoring Organizations


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Two conferences to reach IS and CIS educators and researchers!


Serving Academic Professionals and Institutions of Higher Learning


Serving Academic Professionals, Practitioners and the IT Industry

Your organization should not miss this opportunity to be a part of two conferences (EDSIGCON and CONISAR 2015) that focus on academic professionals interested in IS/CS/CIS education and IS applied research. EDSIG is the Educators Special Interest Group for the Association of Information Technology Professionals. Both events will be held Nov 1-4, 2015 in Wilmington, North Carolina.

More information: Contact the conference chair Leslie Waguespack at or the conference coordinator Tom Janicki at