OCIS PhD Consortium Announcement

The OCIS division of the Academy of Management is pleased to announce the 2010 Doctoral Consortium, to be held in Montreal Canada, August 6-7, 2010.  The consortium will provide an opportunity for doctoral students to network, receive feedback on their research, and discuss career issues. PhD students working on research in the areas of Organizational Communication and Information Systems are invited to apply.  The deadline for applications is May 15th, 2010.

Doctoral Consortium Dates and Times

Friday, August 6, 2010      8:00 am – 9:00 pm (including dinner with faculty)

Saturday, August 7, 2010  9:00 am – 5:00 pm OCIS Professional Development Workshops;  6:30 pm – 8:00 pm doctoral reception with  OCIS members

Faculty Advisors for the Doctoral Consortium

Elizabeth Davidson, University of Hawaii (Chair of Consortium program)

Mike Chiasson, Lancaster University

Noshir Contractor, Northwestern University

Andrea Hollingshead, University of Southern California

Natalia Levina, New York University

Dan Robey, Georgia State University

Application Process

Please submit the following materials via email to Elizabeth Davidson (ocisdavidson@gmail.com) by May 15, 2010 (decision by June 20, 2010):

  1. Completed application form (download the form at http://davidson.shidler.hawaii.edu/OCISconsortium2010.doc)
  2. 5-page, double-spaced summary of proposed dissertation research
  3. Letter of recommendation from dissertation chair/advisor
  4. Curriculum vita

Limited travel fund might be available for attendees of U.S. PhD institutions, via a National Science Foundation workshop grant now under review.  (Due to NSF restrictions, funding for students outside the US will not be available.)