Call for Papers

2018 Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Educator Conference

DEADLINE – MARCH 31, 2018

The 20th Annual AIS Educators Conference will be held June 21-­24, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. The Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, a 15-­minute drive/train ride from the Denver International Airport (DIA). Research papers, case studies, computer training sessions, and panel discussions will focus on topics related to the content and the teaching of AIS courses. A one-­day pre-conference workshop organized around a timely AIS theme will take place on Thursday June 21st. The pre-conference chairperson, James “Jim” McKinney (jmckinney@rhsmith.umd.edu), will provide more details by December 2017. We plan to have two tracks in the one-­day workshop to meet everyone’s needs.

We invite you to participate in the 20th Annual AIS Educator Conference! 

There are three categories for submissions:

  • Papers or other submissions to be presented by Educators
  • Research papers submitted by Graduate students
  • Student projects submitted by Educators

Please submit your paper online through the link at the end of this page.

Papers and Presentations

Any theoretical or applied research benefiting AIS practice or teaching is welcome. Teaching related work may also include innovative course design topics such as effective delivery methods, assignments, cases, or projects. Submissions may be in the form of completed papers, extended abstracts, presentation proposals, or panel discussion proposals.

Details can be found here.

Student Research Papers

Graduate students working on an AIS paper are encouraged to submit. The best graduate student paper will win a $1,000 cash award!
Details can be found here.

Student Projects

Educators are encouraged to submit outstanding work on projects or cases. Students receive $200 for the project. The educator will receive $250 to attend the conference and present the winning project materials.
Details can be found here.

Style Guidelines

Style guidelines for formatting submissions can be found here.

Submitting Online

Use the online submission system to submit your work.

NOTE: If you are haven’t submitted to Microsoft Research before, create a new account here. (video help). If have submitted before, login here, then search for “AIS”.

Submission Instructions

Instructions for making online submissions can be found here.