2022 AIS Educator Conference – Colorado Springs

We would like to invite you to the 2022 Accounting Information Systems Educator Association conference to be held on July 14 through 16, 2022. This year, the conference will be held at the beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado at The Antlers, a Wyndham hotel. The Antlers is a historic hotel located in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs and it is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. The Antlers, is a 20-minute drive from the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) and 90-minute drive from Denver International Airport (DIA).

In addition to learning about AIS research and classroom pedagogy, conference attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a 2 hour Jeep Tour through the Garden of the Gods. The tour will be followed by dinner and cocktails in the Billiards Hall at the Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. And, for attendees wanting to get even more out of this beautiful location, Colorado Springs also offers many other attractions in the area (see https://www.visitcos.com/ for more information!)

Along with learning and sharing the latest AIS research and classroom pedagogy, the conference offers invaluable networking with AIS colleagues.

Conference Fees:

  • Early Bird At or Before June 10: $500 Conference Fee (includes Breakfast and Lunch + Friday social event)
  • After June 10, $550 Conference Fee (includes Breakfast and Lunch + Friday social event)
  • Current PhD Students $250 (includes Breakfast and Lunch + Friday social event)
  • Bring a Guest to the Friday Social event $110
  • Room Blocks Available for $169 per room.

Conference Highlights:

  • Please note this is an IN PERSON conference.
  • Three speaker panels
  • Case studies and hands on training opportunities
  • Networking and social opportunities

Conference Content:

  • Thursday July 14
    • 8:00 AM: Breakfast (included)
    • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote Panel Lessons from the Trenches:  Teaching with Innovative and Emerging Technologies
    • 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM: Conference Sessions
    • 12:00 PM – 1:00PM: Lunch (included)
    • 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM Conference Sessions
    • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Employer Panel
    • 9.5 CPE Available
  • Friday July 15
    • 8:00 AM: Breakfast (included)
    • 8:30AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote Panel CPA Evolution – AIS Educator’s Time for Influence and Leadership
    • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Conference Sessions
    • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch (included)
    • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Conference Sessions
    • 3:30 PM – 5:45 PM: Social – Jeep Tour (included: departing front lobby, returning front lobby)
    • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Social – Dinner at Phantom Canyon Brewery (included: across the street from the hotel)
    • 6 CPE Available
  • Saturday July 16
    • 8:00 AM: Breakfast (included)
    • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Conference Sessions
    • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch with Awards (included)
    • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Conference Sessions
    • 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Syllabi Creation and Textbook Selection Roundtable
    • 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM: AIS Educator Journal Submissions Roundtable with Editors
    • 7 CPE Available

Registration:

Established in 1999, the AIS Educator Association provides support for the teaching and research interests of AIS faculty in higher education. The mission of the AIS Educator Association is to develop the practical skills of AIS educators by providing opportunities for AIS educators to share information, resources, tools, and learning materials; offering inexpensive, high quality, relevant computer training; and disseminating AIS research. Attendees also interact with representatives from organizations who come to showcase their products and services.