The 4th Annual MIS Academic Leadership Conference (MALC 2014) will be held in Austin, TX on September 12-13. The goal of the MALC is to provide a forum for academic leaders in MIS to network with and learn from each other. Conference topics will include innovation in information systems (IS), new initiatives to promote IS, and future of IS journals, as well as a keynote panel on opportunities and challenges in IS.
The conference will be held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin. A Welcome Reception will be held on September 11, 6:30-8:30pm in the AT&T Conference Center Ballroom.
Conference attendees can find more information about hotel room blocks on the Accommodations tab below, as well as various Austin attractions and entertainment on the Austin tab.
All events held in AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 202, unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, September 11
||Welcome Reception, AT&T Conference Center Ballroom
Friday, September 12
||Breakfast & Registration
||Session: State of Information Systems
||Session: Innovation in Information Systems
||Keynote Panel: Opportunities and Challenges in Information Systems
||Session: New Initiatives to Promote Information Systems
||Dinner (Location TBA)
Saturday, September 13
||Session: Information Systems Leading the University
||Session: Future of Information Systems Journals
||Conference ends (lunch boxes provided)
AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center
1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX 78705
Website: AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center
303 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Website: DoubleTree Suites
After selecting your dates, enter Group Code "MIS" under the 'Add Special Rate Codes' link.
Mention Group Code "MIS"
The Star of Texas Inn & Austin Folk House
611 W. 22nd Street, Austin, TX 78705
Website: Star of Texas Inn
Room Block is under "IROM". Be sure to book before August 22.
1900 Rio Grande, Austin, TX 78705
Website: Hotel Ella
Radisson Hotel & Suites
111 E. Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701
Website: Radisson Hotel
500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Website: Hilton Austin
Four Seasons Hotel
98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Website: Four Seasons Austin
The MIS Academic Leadership Conference is appropriate for academics who have leadership responsibility in the MIS discipline. This includes:
- Department Chairs
- Area coordinators and program heads
- Deans, Associate Deans, and Assistant Deans
- Directors of specific MIS-centric programs
- Center directors
- Journal editors
- Association leaders
Dates and Location
- September 11, 2014 - Evening Reception
- September 12, 2014 - Main Conference
- September 13, 2014 - Conference ends at Noon
Ballroom and Classroom 203
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
- Complimentary registration includes meals and conference-related local transportation
- You are responsible for transportation to Austin, and hotel