Wilmington NC


Conference on Information Systems Applied Research
November 3 to 6, 2011 - Wilmington NC

Conference Highlights

This year's conferences will feature paper, panel and workshop presentations plus many special activities for all participants and guests.

Paper, workshop and panel presentations:

Thursday Afternoon
Friday - All day
Saturday - All day


Welcome Reception

Induction of new lifetime Edsig Fellows
Edsig Fellows


UNCW / Industry Perspective Breakfast

Tim Mellitt, CIO GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy will provide an overview of skills students should have upon graduation. Prior to his current role as CIO, Tim was the Director of the Center of Excellence for Consumer & Industrial where he led a global IT team that designed, built, and ran Oracle and Siebel enterprise applications based in Louisville, Kentucky. Also while at C&I, he held the positions of Master Black Belt for IT and IT Director for the Consumer Home Services business.

Educator of the Year Presentation

Kathy Schwalbe, Ph.D., PMP is a Professor in the Department of Business Administration at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is the department coordinator for their Management Information Systems (MIS) major and has taught every MIS course in the major. She is also the first woman to earn the rank of Professor in her department

Karen Schwalbe
Cape Fear River Boat Cruise and Dinner

Dinner, Touring, Entertaining and maybe even some dancing all on the historic Cape Fear River


Partners Breakfast

Meet the presidents of our partner organizations - Foundation for Information Technology Education and the Association of Information Technology Professionals
AITP LogoFITE logo

Awards Luncheon

Recognize our best! - Best Papers Awards

Election of 2012 EDSIG Officers Officers