PRE-ICIS WORKSHOP FOR ICIS 2014


Sunday December 14, 2014, 9am-2:30pm
Auckland School of Business
Auckland, New Zealand

Room Location
Auckland School of Business Building
Case Room 1, 260-00

Workshop Co-Organizers:

James Pick and Hindupur Ramakrishna
University of Redlands, Redlands, California USA

Tom Horan
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, USA

e-mails: james_pick@redlands.edu, hindupur_ramakrishna@redlands.edu
tom.horan@cgu.edu

Workshop Agenda

8:30-9am
Coffee and Tea

9-9:15am
Introductions, Introduction to Workshop
James Pick
9:15-10:20am
Making a case – why are GIS and spatial analysis relevant for IS/IT academics?
What is GIS and spatial analysis – Overview of GIS concepts, methods, and architecture; spatial analysis and business intelligence; and connections with MIS concepts.
Questions and discussion
James Pick
10:20-10:40am
Overview of GIS - Integrating GIS into Business School Teaching
Hindupur Ramakrishna
10:40-11am
Overview of GIS - Integrating GIS into IS/IT Research
Tom Horan
11-11:15am
Break


11:15-11:45am
Keynote Talk.
Scott Campbell, Head of Technology, Eagle Technology Group Ltd. Auckland, New Zealand
“GIS in New Zealand: Opportunities and Applications”

11:45-12:30pm
Box Lunch and soft drinks in Workshop room
(included in workshop registration)

12:30-1pm
Hands-on Demo – Business Analyst Online Tool
A Business Analysis Tool for IS/IT Research and Teaching
Tom Horan,
James Pick, Hindupur Ramakrishna
1-1:30pm
Building a Publication Record in GIS: the Spatial Research Ecosystem
James Pick
1:30-1:40pm
Short Break

1:40-2:20pm
Contributed Research Papers Session


The Role of “Big Data” in Regional Low-Carbon Management: A Case in China
HuiMa1, Xi Zhang2, and Lang Fan3
1,3Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, China
2Tianjin UniversityTianjin, 300072, P. R. China

Presenter: Xi Zhang,
Tianjin University

Application of GIS to Support Regional Policy for Development of Renewable Energy in Southern California: An Exploratory Case Study Analysis
James B. Pick, Monica Perry, and Jessica Rosales
University of Redlands, Redlands, California, USA
Presenter:
James Pick
University of Redlands
2:20-2:30pm
Workshop Summary