The INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST 2013) will be held Oct. 5-6, in Minneapolis, Minn., in conjunction with the INFORMS Annual Meeting. The theme of the conference is “Business Analytics and the Information Economy.”

The explosion of data and unprecedented ability to leverage information in the current economy are creating intriguing and unique research opportunities for the information systems community. The conference will feature panels, keynote speakers and research papers that explore strategic, research and policy issues at the consumer, enterprise and societal levels.

Conference organizers invite original research in all areas of information systems and related fields that seek to address a broad range of issues related to the conference theme with novel ideas, methodologies and findings. The deadline for submissions is June 7. CIST co-chairs are Gediminas Adomavicius, Terrence August, Mohammad Rahman and Gautam Ray.

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