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Jane Fedorowicz is candidate for president of international Association for Information Systems

November 7, 2002


Jane Fedorowicz, Rae D. Anderson Chair of Accounting and Information Systems, will be the featured speaker at the Women's Breakfast at ICIS, the International Computer Information Systems conference, to be held at the Princess Sophia Intercontinental Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on December 16, 2002. She is the first woman to run for president of AIS, (http://www.aisnet.org), a global organization for academics specializing in information systems.

Fedorowicz received her MS and PhD in Systems Sciences from Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently Vice President of Affiliated Organizations for AIS, an Editorial Board Member of the Communications of AIS, the AIS representative to the Beta Alpha Psi National Forum, and a Council representative at the 2002 Special AIS meeting for Latin American countries. She served as co-general chair for the 2001 AMCIS Conference, the Americas Conference on Information Systems, which was hosted by Bentley College in Boston, and has worked on the organizing and program committees of many ICIS and AMCIS conferences. Her research was recognized with the American Accounting Association's 1997 Notable Contribution to the Information Systems Literature Award, and Bentley College's Scholar of the Year Award in 2000.

The Barcelona conference will welcome international faculty, prospective doctoral students, doctoral students, doctoral candidates on the market, practitioners, retirees, and administrators. As featured speaker, Jane Fedorowicz will discuss the role of professional service.

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