Information Systems Education Conference

San Antonio, Texas, November 7-10, 2013


Early Registration discount deadline extended through Sat 10/19/2013

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ISECON 2013 invites papers, cases, panels, workshops and abstracts on:

  • IS Education for Business Intelligence & Big Data
  • Capstone / Service Learning
  • Distance Education Challenges
  • Enrollment Trends
  • Ethics
  • IS Integration with other Disciplines
  • IS Research toward Educators
  • IS Classroom/Teaching Cases
  • Master Student / Faculty Papers
  • Outcomes Assessment
  • PhD Full Papers & Works in Progress
  • Pedagogy
  • Security and Assurance
  • Abstracts & Works in Progress

New Deadlines

  • June 1: Consideration for best papers, proceedings, and potential ISEDJ inclusion.
  • July 21: Consideration for proceedings and potential ISEDJ inclusion.
  • August 1: Consideration for proceeding publication.


  • The top 15% of papers submitted receive outstanding paper recognition
  • All papers accepted and presented are published in the proceedings
  • All papers submitted by the July 1 deadline are eligible for journal publication (ISEDJ)

2013 Highlights

Guest Package

Conference Theme

Business Intelligence in a World of Big Data

Distinguished Educator & Keynote Speaker

Dr. Joseph Valacich

Joe is the Terry Valeski professor of MIS at the University of Arizona and the author of Information Systems Today, one of the top selling textbooks in the IS field. He is a founding member and Fellow of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). In 2011, he won the best paper award in the AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction and in 2012 was named a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Montana.

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Industry Keynote Address

Each year, the conference includes a keynote address from an industry leader in an emerging area. Last year's speaker was Alok Shrivastava the Senior Director of EMC Educational Services who talked about the incredible demand for new graduates with knowledge of cloud computing and big data.

Why Attend?

Conference Workshops

Workshops Details

Data Science, Big Data Analytics, Storage & Data Management, HTML5, Mobile & Tablet App Development, zEnterprise in the IS Curriculum.

One Registration, Two Conferences


ISECON is held in conjunction with CONISAR, which focuses on IS Applied Research. Registrants for ISECON can freely attend CONISAR functions and vice versa.


Social and luncheon programs designed to foster collaboration among attendees:

  • Welcoming Reception
  • First Time Attendee Tables
  • Tours and trips to local landmarks
  • Special Guest Package


The Information System Education conference (held since 1982) is the largest continuously running conference for IS educators. Peer-reviewed accepted papers are published in the conference proceedings and award winning papers are published in the Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ).

Past Conferences