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ASSOCIATION FOR
INFORMATION SYSTEMS

AIS SAAISSAC

AISSAC Seminar

7 October 2013

Information Systems in a Connected Society

Blue Lagoon Hotel & Conference Centre, East London
Chairperson: Prof Jan Kroeze (UNISA)

SPONSORS

UNISA

University Pretoria

CSIR

PROGRAMME

Registration:

08:00-08:30

Panel Discussion 1:

08:30-10:30

Topic:
IS IT A BETTER WORLD NOW THAT WE ARE MORE CONNECTED?
Facilitator:
Prof Carina de Villiers (UP)
Plenary speaker:
Prof Carol Saunders (Dr. Theo and Friedl Schoeller Research Center for Business and Society; University of Central Florida, College of Business Administration Faculty)
Panel members:
Prof Hugo Lotriet (Unisa), Prof Melius Weideman (CPUT)

Tea:

10:30-11:00

Panel Discussion 2:

11:00-13:00
 
Topic:
IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT IN COMPUTING CURRICULA
Facilitator:
Prof Mac Van Der Merwe (Unisa)
Plenary speaker:
Prof Sue Conger (University of Dallas and Rhodes University)
Panel members:
Prof Jan Kroeze (Unisa) and Prof Awie Leonard (UP)

Lunch:

13:00-14:00

Panel Discussion 3:

14:00-16:00
 
Topic:
BEING A WORLD-CLASS RESEARCHER AND PUBLISHER
Facilitator:
Prof Alta van der Merwe (UP) and Prof Aurona Gerber, CSIR
Panel members:
Prof Carol Saunders (Dr. Theo and Friedl Schoeller Research Center for Business and Society; University of Central Florida, College of Business Administration Faculty), Prof Irwin Brown (UCT) and Prof Philip Machanick (RU)

Tea:

16:00-16:15

Panel Discussion 4:

16:15-17:00
 
Topic:
DEVELOPING AS WOMEN'S NETWORK IN SOUTH AFRICA
Facilitator and Plenary speaker:
Dr. Emma Coleman (Wits)

AISSAC AGM:

17:00-18:00

End of AISSAC SEMINAR

 

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