This one-day event will be held virtually on July 5, immediately before the conference. The Consortium provides students who are doing their doctoral dissertations with the chance to present and obtain comments on their research, to hear about the work of their peers at other universities, and to gain an understanding of what academic and research careers are all about. It also offers students opportunities to make new friendships with other students and leading faculty from around the globe. Please find attached the call for nominations.

Important Dates

Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2022

Acceptance Notification: Before May 6, 2022

Doctoral Consortium Date: July 5, 2022


All times are in Taipei time (UTC+8). US EST time is 12 hours behind Taipei time.




Welcome and Introduction


Keynote Speech by Professor Suprateek Sarker


Tea Break

2 Mentors 2 Mentors 2 Mentors 2 Mentors 2 Mentors
11:30-12:30 Stream 1.1 Stream 2.1 Stream 3.1 Stream 4.1 Stream 5.1 10 Students
12:30-13:30 Stream 1.2 Stream 2.2 Stream 3.2 Stream 4.2 Stream 5.2 10 Students

Lunch Break

14:15-15:15 Stream 1.3 Stream 2.3 Stream 3.3 Stream 4.3 Stream 5.3 10 Students
15:15-16:15 Stream 1.4 Stream 2.4 4 Students

Tea Break


Panel/Q&A with Faculty Mentors



Keynote Speaker

Suprateek Sarker

Rolls-Royce Commonwealth Commerce Professor (Information Technology) McIntire School of Commerce

University of Virginia

Professor Sarker serves on the editorial boards of a number of leading academic journals, including Information Systems Research and Information & Organization (as senior editor), Journal of MIS (as a member of the board of editors), Journal of the AIS (as past editor-in-chief), MIS Quarterly (as senior editor emeritus), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (as an editorial board member), and Information Technology & People (as an editorial advisory board member). He is also a past editor-in-chief of Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research and a past senior editor of Decision Sciences Journal.

In August 2016, the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) conferred on Professor Sarker an honorary doctorate; in December 2017, he was named a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems (AIS); in 2020, he received an honorary doctorate from Copenhagen Business School (Denmark) (the actual ceremony has been postponed due to COVID).

In 2020, he served as program co-chair of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the leading academic conference in the information systems discipline. He will serve as conference co-chair of ICIS in 2023. In 2021, Suprateek was elected President-Elect of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), the primary global organization of Information Systems academics, with members in 92 countries.

Doctoral Consortium Co-Chairs

Patrick Chau

University of Nottingham Ningbo

Keng Siau

City University of Hong Kong

Jose Benitez

EDHEC Business School

Faculty Mentors

Jose Benitez, EDHEC Business School, France

Kenny Cheng, University of Florida, USA

Alain Chong, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China

Yulin Fang, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Susanna Ho, The Australian National University, Australia

Atreyi Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Carol Ou, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Keng Siau, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Chih-Ping Wei, National University of Taiwan, Taiwan

Sean Xin Xu, Tsinghua University, China