Australasian Conference on Information Systems

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The Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) is an annual conference for Information Systems and Information Technology academics and professionals and is affiliated with the Australasian Association for Information Systems. The Australasian Conferences on Information Systems (ACIS) is the premier conference in Australasia for Information Systems academics covering technical, organisational, business and social issues in the application of Information Technology(IT) to real world problems.[1]

ACIS provides a platform for panel discussions and the presentation of peer-reviewed information systems research papers.[2]

The conference attracts over a hundred submissions each year, and those that are selected for presentation appear in the 'ACIS Proceedings’, which are archived since 2001 online at

The first Australian Conference in Information Systems (ACIS) took place in 1990 at Monash University and was chaired by Ross Jeffery.[3]

The ACIS logo consists of a digital pixel background pattern with a human hand silhouette and a swooping arrow.

ACIS Venues[edit]

The following table displays a list of past and near future ACIS conferences.

Year Place Host Theme
2012, 3–5 December Geelong Deakin University Location, location, location
2011, 30 November - 2 December Sydney University of Sydney Identifying the Information Systems Discipline
2010, 1–3 December Brisbane Queensland University of Technology Information Systems: Defining and Establishing a High Impact Discipline
2009, 2–4 December Melbourne Monash University Evolving Boundaries and New Frontiers: Defining the IS Discipline
2008, 3–5 December Christchurch, New Zealand University of Canterbury Creating the Future: Transforming Research into Practice
2007 Toowoomba Queensland University of Southern Queensland The 3Rs: Research, Relevance and Rigour - Coming of Age
2006 Adelaide University of South Australia Thought Leadership in IS
2005 Manly Sydney University of Technology Sydney Socialising IT: Thinking About the People
2004 Hobart University of Tasmania Managing New Wave Information Systems: Enterprise, Government and Society
2003 Perth Edith Cowan University Delivering IT and e-Business Value in Networked Environments
2002 Melbourne Victoria University Systems: Enabling Organisations and Society
2001 Coffs Harbour Southern Cross University 2001 IS Odyssey: Where are we going in Cyberspace?
2000 Brisbane QUT
1999 Wellington Victoria University of Wellington
1998 UNSW
1997 Adelaide UniSA
1996 UTas
1995 Curtin
1994 Monash
1993 UofQ?
1990 Monash

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) 2011 mission statement
  2. ^ ACIS2012 Paper Submission details
  3. ^ Clarke, Roger. A Retrospective on the Information Systems Discipline in Australia Appendix 3B: Timeline - Australian. Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd, 2007, Retrieved 11 February 2012

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