2023 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium

Hyderabad, India

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Doctoral Student Workshop Track

Call for Papers

The 2023 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium on Analytics for Addressing Global and Grand Challenges is organizing the Analytics Research Development Workshop as an opportunity for doctoral students to share their research and receive feedback from leading researchers in decision support, data science, AI, and business analytics.

As part of this session, students working on research topics related to decision support and analytics will have an opportunity to present their work to an international panel of senior scholars in these areas, and will receive feedback as part of a roundtable discussion.

This workshop will allow scholars pursuing their doctoral studies to meet and network with established IS researchers and early-career researchers working in their field of interest.

Important Dates

To see the important dates, please - click here.

Submission Guidelines

Please follow the submission guidelines given below:

  • Prepare 2-3 pages extended abstract (excluding references) using the submission template - Click Here.
  • Submissions should specify Research Development Workshop as the submission type underneath the paper title.
  • Submissions must include a title, author names, abstract, and keywords.
  • Submissions should include one or more sections as relevant to your extended abstract. The extended abstract should outline the motivation for the research, research objectives, methodology, and expected contribution to research and practice.
  • Submit the extended abstract through the Submission System - Click Here

Prof. Michael Goul Research Development Award

This award aims to encourage doctoral students to present novel and high-quality research ideas. Students will receive awards based on their proposed research and the potential significance and contribution to the IS discipline. Awards will be given on a competitive basis.


To be considered for the research development award, a student must be:

  • A doctoral student in IS or a related field in good standing at their institution.
  • Students who have defended their final dissertation before December 1, 2023, or are within six months of the final dissertation defense will not be accepted or allowed to participate. An ideal candidate would have completed at least one year of their Ph.D. studies.
  • Available to attend and present at the Research Development Workshop at the Pre-ICIS SIGDSA symposium.
  • All students submitted for award consideration will be reviewed by a special SIGDSA committee as designated by the workshop chairs.

Research Development Workshop Co-chairs

For questions regarding the submissions to the doctoral research development workshop, please contact:

  • Ciara Heavin, c.heavin@ucc.ie, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
  • Raj Sharman, rsharman@buffalo.edu, University at Buffalo, USA
  • Dinesh Kumar, dineshk@iimb.ac.in, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India

We recommend including the '2023 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Analytics Research Development Workshop' as the email subject.

Note: The sumbission deadline for the symposium has been extended to Monday, October 9th, 2023 (11:59 pm, EDT). More information on other general due dates can be found here .