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.


10:00am-10:30am Welcome and Introduction
10:30am-11:15am Keynote Speech by Professor Suprateek Sarkar
11:15am-11:30am Tea Break
11:30am-12:30pm Group Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 5
Mentor Kenny Cheng & Carol Ou Yulin Fang & Christy Cheung Alain Chong & Chih-Ping Wei Jose Benitez & Sean Xu Xin Susanna Ho & Atreyi Kankanhalli (AM) /Keng Siao (PM)
DC Stream Stream 1.1 Stream 2.1 Stream 3.1 Stream 4.1 Stream 5.1
Student Zhihang Tian
Tsinghua University
Huiyu Liu
University of Science & Technology China
Xiang Peng
University of Melbourne
Shuyue Fang
Zhong Gongshang University
Chaofan Yang
Wuhan University
Danyang Song
Zhejian University
12:30pm-01:30pm DC Stream Stream 1.2 Stream 2.2 Stream 3.2 Stream 4.2 Stream 5.2
Student Shiying Zheng
University of Nottingham Ningbo
Yuqiu Wang
Nankai University
Lin Zhang
Harbin Institute of Technology
Quanchen Liu
Shanghai Jiaotong University
Seoyoun Lee
Beijing Institute of Technology
Yi-Chen Lee
National Taiwan University
01:30pm-02:30pm DC: Lunch Break
02:30pm-04:00pm DC Stream Stream 1.3 Stream 2.3 Stream 3.3 Stream 4.3 Stream 5.3
Student Hanfei Wang
Tsinghua University
Zhiyin Li
Nanyang Technological University
Xiang He
Hong Kong Baptist University
Muyu Zhang
Xian Jiaotong University
Camen Teh
University of Nottingham Ningbo
Wei Yang
City University of Hong Kong
Yuni Li
Huazhong University of Science & Technology
Hui Yang
Fudan University
Ya Yin
Tonji University
04:00pm-04:15pm Tea Break
04:15pm-05:15pm Panel & Q&A with 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