Organizers for the conference to be held at Desautels December 8-9 are IS professors Kunsoo Han, Wonseok Oh, Animesh Animesh and Alain Pinsonneault. Topic: Economic aspects of IT in organizations. Info: www.wise2007.org.
Co-chair of the December 9-12 conference, to be held at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, is Desautels professor Alain Pinsonneault, Imasco Chair of IS. Keynote speaker: Danielle Savoie, CIO, Cirque du Soleil. Co-organizers: HEC-Montréal, Concordia and Queen's universities. Topic: All research topics. Info: www.icis2007.org. The award for Professor Pinsonneault's winning IS Publication of the Year paper (with Pozzebon, M., R. Titah), "Combining Social Shaping of Technology and Communicative Action Theory for Understanding Rhetorical Closure in IT," will be presented on December 11.
Nicol Korner-Bitensky, associate professor at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, talks about research on retraining programs for older motorists.
MBA student Stephan Lukac has won the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA)/Sobey's marketing research competition for his presentation "Creating Value through Innovative Research: the customer journey."
Times Higher-QS rates McGill best public university in North America.