Annual Conference

Southern Association for Information Systems Annual Conference


SAIS 2022 will be held in March 2022 at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

SAIS 2022 Call for Papers (link)

Each year, SAIS hosts an intimate gathering of fewer than one hundred participants here in the southeastern U.S. Submit your manuscript -- using the appropriate template (full or abstract) -- for consideration following our guidelines and be sure to keep on eye on upcoming deadlines. Both authors and attendees must register for the conference. Be sure to book your hotel accommodations early.

Conference Programs

The current conference program will generally be available under Discussions on the community home page. Programs for past conferences can be found in the archives.

Getting Involved

If you’d like to volunteer to review manuscripts for the SAIS conference, please email the program chair.

Please contact info@southernais.org with additional questions.

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JSAIS Workshop

Journal of the Southern Association of Information Systems (JSAIS)

Special Call for Papers: “IS in the Time of Covid-19”

Submit to JSAIS Special Issue – Research Workshop

Submission: CLOSED
Registration: CLOSED

presenters, see key dates listed below

Complete details on the special call for papers can be downloaded here: JSAIS CFP (click here)


2021 Virtual Research Workshop Key Dates
Special Call for Papers for the Journal of the Southern Association of Information Systems (JSAIS)

  • March 1, 2021: Submit Extended Abstract for Presentation in JSAIS Virtual Research Workshop at https://papers.southernais.org
  • March 26, 2021: JSAIS Virtual Research Workshop
  • June 1, 2021: Submit Full Paper at https://aisel.aisnet.org/jsais/
  • August 1, 2021: Notification of Expedited First Round review – Workshop Participants
  • September 1, 2021: Notification of First Round review – General Submission
  • October 1, 2021: Revised manuscript submission
  • Fall 2021: Notification of Final decisions for publication in JSAIS Special Issue

Registration Rates

Register (TBA)

The following describes the registration requirements for each type of registrant. Undergraduate and Master’s students must email the VP-Conference Chair at conferencechair@southernais.org to confirm their status and register for the conference at a reduced rate.

Level Conference AIS membership
Undergraduate* YES
Master’s student YES
Ph.D. student YES STUDENT RATE
Researcher YES YES

The following rates apply depending on the registrant type. Early registration will save you $25 off the regular rate.


Level
Conference
AIS membership*
(early registration) (late registration)
Undergraduate* $75 $75
Master’s student $175 $175
Ph.D. student $175 $175 Refer to https://aisnet.org/page/MembershipRates
Researcher $300 $350

* Please refer to the AIS website for current website rates.

There is an exception for students not officially enrolled in a PhD program. If this applies to you, before registering please contact the SAIS president (president@southernais.org).

Sponsorship

The Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS) is a volunteer-managed, official chapter of AIS, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and the promotion of excellence in the practice and study of information systems. Support from IT partner organizations and educational institutions are essential to the continued operations of SAIS.

Please consider supporting SAIS through one of the methods listed below or contact our Board to discuss other options.

President’s Lunch sponsorship ($2500) includes the following benefits:

  • A table in the exhibit area
  • Two full registrations or 3 doctoral student registrations for attending the conference including official meals
  • Opportunity to host panel or workshop
  • Organization logo on front cover of conference program
  • Organization logo on conference web site with hyperlink to organization site
  • Seat at head table for keynote ceremony
  • Listing in program as sponsor of keynote session
  • Organization name included in all promotional emails
  • Official certificate of sponsorship
  • Full page ad in conference program
  • Opportunity to participate in two pre-conference promotional e-mails.
  • Opportunity to add bag inserts

President’s Reception sponsorship ($1500) includes the following benefits:

  • A table in the exhibit area
  • 1 Full or 2 doctoral student registrations for attending the conference including official meals
  • Organization logo inside the conference program
  • Organization logo on conference web site with hyperlink to organization site
  • Official certificate of sponsorship
  • Half page ad in conference program
  • Opportunity to add bag inserts

Silver sponsorship ($750) includes the following benefits:

  • One doctoral student registration for attending the conference including official meals
  • Organization literature at an unmanned table in the exhibit area
  • Organization logo inside the conference program
  • Organization logo on conference web site with hyperlink to organization site
  • Quarter page ad in conference program

Exhibit Space ($650) includes the following benefits:

  • One 6 Foot Table
  • One Meeting Registration
  • Additional Table Space can be added for $150 (per 6 foot table)
  • Additional Meeting Registrations can be added for only $100/person

Full-Page Ad ($250)  in the On-Line Program at southernais.org

Coffee Break ($450 as a primary sponsor or $300 as a co-sponsor)

Student Paper Awards ($1000 as a primary sponsor or $500 as a co-sponsor)

If you do not see an option that fits your needs, please inquire about the ability to customize an option for your organization. We appreciate your support!