EDSIG Conference 2015

Conference on Information Systems and Computing Education

Nov. 1-4, 2015 Hilton Riverside Wilmington, NC

Registration Schedule Proceedings

Keynote Speaker & Distinguished IS Educator Award

Frederick Brooks

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EDSIG Conference 2015

Registration Schedule Proceedings

Call for Participation

You are invited to submit scholarly work for presentation at the EDSIG Conference 2015 on November 1-4, 2015 in Wilmington, North Carolina.

We welcome Panel and Workshop proposals as well as Abstract, Works in Progress and Teaching case submissions. See the guidelines below for details.

Workshop Guidelines

Panel Guidelines

Abstract & Works in Progress Guidelines

Teaching Case Guidelines & Manifesto

Submission Info

Submission Systems*

*For Papers, Abstracts, Teaching Cases, Panels and Workshops


  • On or before June 15: for paper award consideration.
  • On or before July 15: for ISEDJ consideration.
  • On or before August 15: for EDSIG Conference Proceedings inclusion.

Paper Guidelines

Paper Guidelines Submission Template

IMPORTANT Using the submission template is required. Authors who carefully follow the paper format guidelines will avoid delays in the review process


Since chartered in 1983 the AITP-EDSIG annually invites faculty, researchers and practitioners to share their goals, aspirations and experience of IS, CS and IT education through refereed papers, presentations, panel discussions and workshops. High quality papers are invited to submit for ISEDJ journal consideration. Best papers are invited to fast-track to JISE!

More About EDSIG About AITP

The EDSIG Conference is held in conjunction with the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research.



The 2015 EDSIG Conference team invites scholarly papers, presentations, panels and workshops including descriptive and theoretical models and/or case studies exploring -

  • computing devices and machines: architecture/organization/networking/clouds/mobile …
  • emerging technologies: virtualization/nanotechnology/Big data/data analytics …
  • problem solving frameworks: modeling/relational/object/aspect/numerical/analogical/SWOT …
  • project organization and methodologies: life cycles/team structure/RAD/Agile/Lean/XP …
  • degree programs: secondary/associate/UG/BofS/BofA/masters/Ph.D. …
  • curricula: model guidelines/learning objectives/major/minor/dual degree …
  • academic quality: outcome assessment/accreditation/academic integrity …
  • student recruitment: marketing/enrollment management/retention …
  • graduate placement: industry relations/advisory groups/internships/apprenticeships …
  • cross-disciplinary computing pedagogy: computing minors in: business/science/engineering/medicine/arts …
  • teaching/learning environments: distance/synchronous/asynchronous/flipped classroom/MOOC’s …
  • pedagogy: teaching cases/testing/performance monitoring/eBooks/simulations …
  • society: E-government/social media/privacy/cybercrime/cyber-medicine …
  • faculty development: Ph.D. research/mentoring/scholarship/publication/professional service …
  • Student w/Faculty Papers


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Registration Fees

Registration By October 1 After October 1
Registration $370 $425
Registration + AITP Membership $435 $490
Presentation of second paper
Without a unique author registration
Master or PhD Student $225
Guest Packages
Includes Sunday Night Reception and Fun Night at the Front Street Brewery

cancellation Policies

AITP and EDSIG memberships dues are not refundable. The conference registration fee is not refundable if you cancel 14 or fewer days before the conference; half the fee will be refunded if you cancel after the early-bird discount date and at least 14 days before the conference; a full refund will be offered if you can cancel before the early-bird discount date. All guest fees will be refunded for cancellations 14 days before the conference. Papers not presented by a registrant will not be included in the proceedings or future journal consideration.


North Carolina

Hilton Riverside


Voted #1 riverfront by USA Today readers.


Over 40 locally owned restaurants downtown


Visit historic USS North Carolina via water taxi.


Three island beaches are minutes away.

Hilton Wilmington Riverside

301 North Water Street
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401-3934


To reserve online for Nov 1 - 4, click the link below.

Book before October 1st

To get the special rate for Oct 30 - 31 and/or Nov 5 - 6, call (910)763-5900 ext 66.

Free airport shuttle
Call 910-763-5900

Conference Team

Conference Chair

Leslie J. Waguespack

Bentley University

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Conference Site Coordinator

Tom Janicki

UNC Wilmington

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Assistant Conference Chair

Eric Breimer

Siena College

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EDSIG Papers Chair

Jeffry Babb

West Texas A&M University

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EDSIG President

Scott Hunsinger

Appalachian State

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CONISAR Papers Chair

Peter Wu

Robert Morris University

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Assistant EDSIG Papers Chair

Neelima Bhatnagar

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

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Panels Chair

George Nezlek

University of Wisconsin


Abstracts Chair

Muhammed Miah

Southern University, New Orleans

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Workshop Co-chair

J. Packy Laverty

Robert Morris University

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Cases Co-chair

Anthony Serapiglia

St. Vincent College
anthony.serapiglia @email.stvincent.edu

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Cases Co-chair

Cameron Lawrence

University of Montana
cameron.lawrence @business.umt.edu

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Outreach & Social Media

James J. Pomykalski

Susquehanna University

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Net App
EMC EMC Academic Alliance Cengage McGraw Hill My Educator UNCW/Cameron School of Business & ISOM Department UNCW/Cameron School of Business & ISOM Department IBM

Sponsoring Organizations


Sponsors / Exhibitors Information

Want to Reach Top IS/IT Educators, Researchers and Institutions?

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Two conferences to reach IS and CIS educators and researchers!


Serving Academic Professionals and Institutions of Higher Learning


Serving Academic Professionals, Practitioners and the IT Industry

Your organization should not miss this opportunity to be a part of two conferences (EDSIGCON and CONISAR 2015) that focus on academic professionals interested in IS/CS/CIS education and IS applied research. EDSIG is the Educators Special Interest Group for the Association of Information Technology Professionals. Both events will be held Nov 1-4, 2015 in Wilmington, North Carolina.

More information: Contact the conference chair Leslie Waguespack at lwaguespack@bentley.edu or the conference coordinator Tom Janicki at janickit@uncw.edu.