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Friday, May 13, 2005 (All Friday sessions are in the 3M Auditorium)

11:00 – 12:30 Registration, Carlson Atrium (light lunch)

12:30 – 12:45 Opening Remarks: David Naumann, Rob Kauffman, Associate Dean Dennis Ahlburg

12:45 – 2:00 Session
  The evolution of IS as an academic community, Keynotes:
  Moderator: Blake Ives
  Speakers: Frank Land, Dick Mason

2:00 – 3:30 Session F2
  Panel: Emerging Directions for the IS Academic Community: Challenges and Opportunities
  Moderator: Izak Benbasat
  Panelists: Steve Alter, Benn Konsynski, Mohan Tanniru

3:30 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 5:30 Session F3
  Panel: Confronting the Challenges and Realizing the Opportunities
  Moderator: V. Sambamurthy
  Panelists: Cynthia Beath, Jim Brancheau, Sirkka Jarvenpaa, Lynne Markus

6:00 – 9:30 Mississippi dinner cruise on the sternwheeler Harriet Bishop

Saturday, May 14, 2005  

8:00 – 10:30 Continental breakfast, Carlson Atrium

8:30 – 10:00 Session S1 (3M Auditorium)
  Panel: Publishing research in information systems
  Moderator: Rudy Hirschheim
  Panelists: Paul Gray, Cynthia Beath, V. Sambamurthy, Carol Saunders
  Session S2 (Classroom 2-206)
  Moderator: Laurie Kirsch
  Invited paper: Sal March
  Invited paper: V. Venkatesh, Fred Davis & Michael Morris
  Session S3 (Classroom 1-114)
Moderator: Dennis Galletta
Richard Watson & Elena Karahanna The stakeholder perspective and the conceptual foundations of information systems
Bob Glass & Iris Vessey Predicting the Future of IS Research:  An Analysis Based on Current Research in the Discipline
John King & Kalle Lyytinen The Evolution of Information System Discipline as a Market Place of Ideas
  Session S4 (Classroom 2-207)
  Doctoral workshop with Gordon Davis
  Leaders: Gove Allen, Alina Chircu, Chuck Wood

10:00 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 12:00 Session S5 (3M Auditorium)
  Panel: Teaching opportunities and challenges
  Moderator: Mani Subramani
  Panelists: Ritu Agarwal, Prabhudev Konana, Joe Valacich
  Session S6 (Classroom 2-206)
  Moderator: Alok Gupta
  Invited Paper: Arun Rai
  Invited Paper: Mary Culnan
  Session S7 (Classroom 1-114)
Moderator: Elena Karahanna
Wendy Currie & Mihir Parikh A Critical Analysis of IS Innovations Using Institutional Theory
Neil Ramiller, Burt Swanson & Ping Wang Research Directions, Knowledge Markets, and Institutional Embeddedness
Andrew Schwartz & Rudy Hirscheim The Future Role of IT: A Network-Dependent, Relationship-Oriented Function
  Session S8 (Classroom 2-207)
Moderator: Sandy Slaughter
Tom Horan & Michael Gurstein Why community information systems are important to the future of IS
Fred Niederman, Tor Larsen & Moez Limayem Conceptual mapping – a key methodology for 21st Century IT research
John Vinsonhaler Information Systems Research and the Mobile Personal Computer

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch, Carlson dining room

1:30 – 3:00 Session S9 (3M Auditorium)
  Panel: International research issues
  Moderator: Rick Watson
  Panelists: Jian Chen, Tor Larsen, T.P. Liang
  Session S10 (Classroom 2-206)
  Moderator: Anandhi Bharadwaj
  Invited Paper: John Henderson & N. Venkatraman
  Invited Paper: Xianjun Geng & Andy Whinston
  Session S11 (Classroom 1-114 )
Moderator: Fred Riggins
Hank Lucas IT Does Matter: The Transformation of Just About Everything
Indranil Bardhan & Vish Krishnan The Impact of Information Technology on Project and Product Management
Mark Nelson Opportunities for the Future of IS -- Management and Development of Large Scale Systems

3:00 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 5:30 A review of Gordon's contributions to the field (3M Auditorium)
  Presenters: Margi Olson & Ron Weber
  Remarks by Gordon Davis

6:30 – 9:00 Dinner, Radisson Hotel Metrodome
  Program and Presentation
  Master of Ceremonies:  Jim Wetherbe


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