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Symposium Details

Themes to be discussed in this year’s symposium include, but are not limited to: 

  • Complexity in the IT units of organizations
  • IT-induced complexity in business 
  • IT-enabled solutions to complexity  in business
  • Role of information in complex adaptive business systems 
  • Software and IS development for complex adaptive business systems 
  • Research methods for studying information and IS related phenomena in complex adaptive business systems 
  • Curriculum implications of IT-induced complexity and IT-enabled solutions to business complexity 
  • Keynote 
  • Academic presentations and discussions 
  • Presentations by IT executives 


  • Friday, October 11, 2013 (fully day) 
  • Saturday, October 12 (half day until 12 noon) 



  • Hüseyin Tanriverdi, The University of Texas at Austin (; +1 (512) 232-9164) 
  • Ning Nan, University of British Columbia (; +1 (604) 827-3260)