15th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2011, Brisbane

21 Sep 2010

In addition to the 5th International Conference on Communities & Technologies 2011, there is now another reason to include Australia in your travel plans for 2011, as the 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) will be in Brisbane 7-11 July 2011. PACIS 2011, the AIS Region 3 conference, will run for three days preceded by a doctoral consortium and relevant meetings.

The main conference is being hosted by the Information Systems Discipline of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and the Doctoral Consortium by University of Queensland (UQ). QUT is located in the Central Business District of Brisbane, with UQ 8 kilometres upriver by ferry. Brisbane is the fastest growing city in Australia and one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the western world. With 1.7 million people, Brisbane offers the infrastructure and facilities of a global metropolitan hub. One hour from the Gold Coast and just south of the Barrier Reef, Brisbane is within easy reach of rain forest, pristine beaches and much more.

The conference theme: is “Quality Research in Pacific Asia”, emphasizing the growing importance of the region as a source of internationally recognised top-tier research in Information Systems, and the growing recognition of value from IS contributions and developments beyond the discipline.