Sunday, December 15th
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Welcome Reception
During the Welcome Reception, we will formally kick-off the Doctoral Student Corner and share information about the activities that we have planned for ICIS 2019. If you are participating in the Buddy Groups program, this is a great place to arrange to meet your buddies. It is also a great place to catch up with old friends and make some new ones before heading out to the ICIS Welcome Reception. Snacks and beverages are provided for as long as they last.
Monday, December 16th
10:00 am to 10:30 am: Introduction & Prizes
Stop by during the morning Refreshment & Networking Break to meet other Ph.D. students and fill out your Scavenger Hunt cards. We will also host a Trivia Bingo with the chance to win several prizes. Past prizes have included headphones, tablets, and gift cards!
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm: Faculty Roundtable
Stop by during the afternoon Refreshment & Networking Break for a faculty roundtable on “Talking Effectively About Your Teaching & Research.” During this session, you will receive advice from various faculty on the importance of a good elevator pitch (i.e., how to give a brief but meaningful description of your dissertation research and teaching interests).
Tuesday, December 17th
10:00 am to 10:30 am: Open Session on Research Topics
Stop by during the early morning Refreshment & Networking Break for an open session on research methods and topics. During this session, you will have the opportunity to connect with other Ph.D. students who share similar interests in research methods and topics.
11:30 am to 12:00 pm: Faculty Roundtable
Stop by during the late morning Refreshment & Networking Break for a faculty roundtable on “The Job Application & Interview Process.” During this session, you will receive advice from various faculty on how to effectively apply for academic jobs and on what institutions look for in a candidate.
04:00 pm to 04:30 pm: Conclusion & Prizes
Stop by during the afternoon Refreshment & Networking Break for closing remarks. We will also draw the prizes for our Scavenger Hunt so be sure to submit your completed Scavenger Hunt cards.
The remainder of the time on Monday and Tuesday (8:00 am to 5:00 pm), the Corner will be open for students to network and relax.