Professor Dianne Cyr continued the Beedie School of Business’ long history of supporting women in business when she organized and hosted a networking event for women in information systems at a major conference recently.
The Beedie-sponsored networking reception was part of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), held in Seattle, Washington from August 9 to 11. AMCIS is the annual research conference of the Association for Information Systems, the premier global organization for academics, students and practitioners specializing in information systems. Each year AMCIS attracts up to 1000 or more attendees from around the world, seeking to improve the professional information systems community.
The networking event consisted of a cheese and wine reception and was attended by over 70 women from the information systems sector. It also featured guest speaker Sarah Spratley, Senior Program Manager with SAP Labs Canada, which is one of the sponsors of the Beedie School of Business’ Certificate in Business Technology Management program. Keep reading…
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