March 10, 2014                                                                                         All Academic Submission System: Now Open!

Dear Members and Friends of DSI:                                                                Days to Conference: ~240 days

Here is a monthly update on the progress of planning out the 2014 DSI Annual Meeting:

1. Submissions?

The submission deadline for full papers and competition entries is May 1, 2014; the submission deadline for abstracts is May 15, 2014.

2. New to Publishing in the DSJ or DSJIE?

If you are interested in publishing but have never published in DSJ or DSJIE, our flagship journals, please consider the two hands-on workshops for DSI 2014 Annual Meeting – Publishing in DSJ and Publishing in DSJIE. The respective editorial teams are putting together these workshops to help new authors develop their manuscripts for submission to DSJ or DSJIE. Download instructions for DSJI at or for DSJIE at

3. Keynotes?

In addition to our keynote revolving about the legal side of technology with the Honorable Judge Tony Leung, we have now confirmed keynote events with:

  • Dr. Anthony Joseph, MD, founder and Chief Strategic Officer of The Healthcare Colloquium (a Battelle Company); Tony will be discussing Constancy and Change in Healthcare: The Role of Decision Technologies in Creating the Healthcare System of the Future
  • John J. Fernandes, President and CEO of AACSB International, and Eric Cornuel, Director and CEO of the European Foundation for Management Development; John and Eric will share insights into How Must Business Schools Change to Meet Structural Changes Hastened by the Rapid Technological Evolution?

4. Networking Events?

We will have more to report next month about the networking events involving the Dali Museum, the Bowling League, and the 3-mile Monday Morning Jog-a-Thon. Check for ongoing updates.

5. Interested in the Tentative Conference Schedule for Advanced Planning Purposes?

Please review the tentative conference schedule at Note that the conference begins on the morning of Saturday, November 22.


Program Chair, 2014 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute

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