Sociotechnical approaches in the IS Discipline
Supported by
Luso-American Development Foundation
      We thank everyone who participated and contributed in different ways to the Sociotechnical approaches in the IS Discipline.
      The participants included researchers and PhD students in Information Systems working in Portuguese Universities, Polytechnics and Research Labs in the cities of as Aveiro, Coimbra, Guimarães, Lisboa, Porto, Santarém and Viterbo. This action is aligned with the mission of the Portuguese Association for Information Systems of promoting excellency in information systems education and research.
      We would like to thank the Luso-American Development Foundation - FLAD and the Tourism of Porto and North of Portugal for their support to the event.
       We would like to especially thank Professor Suprateek Sarker from the University of Virginia´s McIntire School of Commerce for his invaluable insights on the sociotechnical approaches and qualitative research in Information Systems and for his support of our joint learning during the two days of the seminar.
Call for Papers CAPSI 2019

Submission of papers is open to the academic and business communities with research and development works relevant to the field of Information Systems. 

The documents to be submitted for consideration purposes should be written in either Portuguese or English. Submissions to be considered as full-paper should have a maximum of 6,000 words, work in progress paper maximum of 4,000 words, and posters maximum of 1,000 words. All should respect the format regulations defined for the Conference.

Papers should be submitted electronically through EasyChair in pdf format. Each paper will undergo a double-blind review process conducted by, at least, two reviewers. Authors should omit any reference to their names and contact throughout the article's text, including the reference section.

Awards: The best papers will be awarded as it will the School with the highest number of papers accepted, except NOVA IMS.


CAPSI 2019

The 19th edition of the Portuguese Association of Information Systems Conference was hold at NOVA Information Management School (NOVA IMS) from October 11th to 12th, 2019 in a joint effort with ISCTE-IUL, ISEG, IST, Universidade de Évora and Universidade Portucalense.

The main conference theme this year was "Digital Disruption: Living between data science, IoT and…People".

Conference Committee

Alberto Silva, INESC-ID / Instituto Superior Técnico
Bráulio Alturas, ISCTE-IUL / Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Carlos Costa, ISEG / Universidade de Lisboa
Fernando Moreira, Universidade Portucalense
Isabel Ramos, Escola de Engenharia / Universidade do Minho (Presidente da Associação Portuguesa de Sistemas de Informação)
Rui Quaresma, Escola de Ciências Sociais / Universidade de Évora
Tiago Oliveira, NOVA IMS / Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Página oficial da conferência

APSI/PTAIS awarded with the AIS Community of Excellence award

Congratulations! PTAIS earned the designation of Outstanding Chapter for the 2018 reporting year.

We were amongst the 27 AIS Communities to earn the designation and we want to congratulate all our members, students, chapter and researchers for their notable contributions in the field of Information Systems.

We are honoured by this important recognition from the Association for Information Systems, as the Outstanding Community designation celebrates the exceptional work of AIS Communities, and we look forward to 2019!

"AIS Communities contribute to the field of information systems through catering to specialized areas of study, geographic locations, and similar professional interests.
The Outstanding Community designation celebrates the exceptional work of AIS Communities and their contributions toward supporting the mission of AIS through the advancement of knowledge and the promotion of excellence in the practice and study of information systems."


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Departamento de Sistemas de Informação
Campus de Azurém
4800-058 Guimaraes

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