Kick-Off event from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Description: Drop by during the doctoral student corner kick-off and get information about our activities planned for the conference. If you’re participating in the buddy-system, this is a great place to arrange to meet your buddies. Catch up with old friends and make some new ones before heading out to the conference welcome reception. Snacks and beverages provided for as long as they last.
Networking Break: Meet and Greet – Start off AMCIS 2019 with a Bingo!
Morning Coffee Break (activity starts at 10:10 a.m.)
Description: Stop by during your break and meet other students and fill out your scavenger hunt cards! We will also be holding Trivia Bingo with the chance of winning prizes! Past prizes have included Kindles, Fire Tablets and VISA gift cards!
Networking Break: Talking Effectively about Your Teaching & Research
Afternoon Coffee Break (activity starts at 3:20 p.m.)
Description: Stop by during your break and participate in some round table discussions or meet other students and fill out your scavenger hunt cards. The suggested round table topic of this break is the importance of a good elevator speech (a.k.a., how to give a meaningful but brief description of your dissertation project and teaching interests). Various faculty will be participating in the discussions and giving feedback about how to communicate your research.
Networking Break: The Job Application and Interview Process
Morning Coffee Break (activity starts at 10:20 a.m.)
Description: Stop by during your break and participate in some round table discussions or meet other students and fill out your scavenger hunt cards. The suggested round table topic of this break is how the job application and interview process works when applying to academic positions, as well as what institutions look for in a candidate. Various faculty will be around to contribute to the discussion.
Networking Break: Closing Remarks and Prize Drawing
Afternoon Coffee Break (activity starts at 3:40 p.m.)
Description: As the doctoral student corner draws to a close, we invite everyone to stop by for the closing remarks. Make sure to get your completed scavenger cards in, as we’ll do the big drawing for our prizes!!