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MWAIS 2007 CONFERENCE
Information Technology: Transforming the Heartland

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Midwest United States Association for Information Systems
2nd Annual Conference
May 18-19, 2007

College of Business and Management
University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, Illinois

Click here to view the Keynote Address by Professor Blake Ives

Click here to view the Conference Photos

The Complete Program is Available from here


  Conference Co-Chairs: 
        Rassule Hadidi
        University of Illinois at Springfield
        rhadi1@uis.edu

        In Lee
        Western Illinois University
        I-Lee@wiu.edu

  Program Co-Chairs: 
        Arkalgud Ramaprasad
        University of Illinois at Chicago
        prasad@uic.edu

        Matthew Nelson
        Illinois State University
        mlnelso@ilstu.edu

  Conference Location Chair:
        Michele Gribbins
        University of Illinois at Springfield
        mgribbin@uis.edu

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Midwest AIS will be held in Springfield, Illinois, and is sponsored by the College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois at Springfield. MWAIS 2007 will provide an intimate environment to facilitate the sharing of ideas, and close interaction among participants. About 100 participants are expected from throughout the Midwest US, the neighboring states and Canadian provinces, and beyond

The conference will be held at the University of Illinois at Springfield. UIS is one of three campuses of the University of Illinois and is a leader in online education. Enrollment at UIS is approximately 4,500 students, which include approximately 2,000 graduate students. UIS is located on the southeast side of Springfield, near Lake Springfield.

Springfield is the capital of Illinois and has a population of 113,000. Springfield was the home of President Abraham Lincoln and offers many attractions for visitors to experience the Lincoln tradition. Springfield is located in central Illinois, and is just 200 miles south of Chicago, and 100 miles north of  St. Louis. The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport offers daily flights to and from St. Louis Lambert International and Chicago O'Hare. Amtrak offers daily stops in Springfield between both Chicago and St. Louis.

For additional information please visit :

Midwest AIS Web site
Association for Information Systems
University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau