Welcome to lacais

a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems ( AIS)

The goal of the chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management and use of information and communication systems and technology in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The various activities of the chapter are to promote the exchange of professional communications among scholars and professionals responsible for education, design, implementation, and management of information systems in both private and public organizations.

AMCIS 2021

Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Virtual Conference

August 9-13, 2021


Call for Papers

We invite sumbmissions to the LACAIS track of AMCIS 2021.


Submissions are due March 1st




RELCASI

The Latin American and Caribbean Journal of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) - Revista Latinoamericana y del Caribe de la Asociación de Sistemas de Información (RELCASI) is an official journal of this association that publishes high standard academic papers written in Spanish or Portuguese. It also accepts papers in English, if there is a specific interest on the region.

Please visit the website of RELCASI to find out more information about our publications and how to submit a paper.

Contact the editors Aurora Sanchez or Valter Moreno for more information.

Executive board 2020-2021

Country ambassadors: Bolivia - Patricia Cabero Tapia (Universidad Catolica Boliviana) / Brazil - Maria Alexandra Cunha (Fundação Getulio Vargas - EAESP), Cristiano Maciel (UFMT) / Chile - Elizabeth Grandón (Universidad del Bio-Bio) / Colombia - Jeimy Cano (Universidad de los Andes) / Costa Rica - Gabriela Marín (Universidad de Costa Rica) / Cuba - Marta Blaquier Ascaño (Universidad de La Habana), Carlos Batista-Matamoros (Universidad de Holguin) / Dominican Republic - Víctor Bohórquez (Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra) / Ecuador - Washington Macías Rendón (Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral) / Honduras - Lester Fiallos (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras), José Luis Rodríguez (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras) / Mexico -Juan Manuel Gómez Reynoso (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes) / Nicaragua - Xiomara Argentina Machado Bello (Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria) / Panama - Donna Roper (Universidad de Panamá) / Peru - Martín Santana (Universidad ESAN), Nadia Rodriguez (Universidad de Lima), Michelle Rodriguez (Universidad del Pacifico de Lima) / Uruguay - Helena Garbarino (Universidad ORT), Gabriel Budiño (Universidad de la República) / Venezuela - Jose Pineda (Florida International University/CSU Long Beach) / Portugal - Isabel Ramos (Universidade de Minho) / Spain - Álvaro Arenas (Instituto de Empresa)

Become a Member

To become a formal member of LACAIS we recommend you first become a member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). For details on benefits for AIS members click here.

Lacais offers many activities that are completely free to the Latin American community of IS researchers and students and to AIS members in general, trying to be as inclusive as possible in all its actions. If you want to be informed about them, first hand, click here.

LACAIS STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The Latin American and Caribbean Association for Information Systems (LACAIS) is a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving the Latin American and Caribbean region. The goal of the Chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management and use of information and communications systems and technology.

The various activities of the Chapter are to promote the exchange of professional communications among scholars and professionals responsible for education, design, implementation, and management of information systems in both private and public organizations. The activities of the Chapter include:

  1. Providing a forum for those concerned with all aspects of information systems.

  2. Providing an opportunity for the exchange of ideas concerning management of information systems with member counterparts.

  3. Conducting programs and conferences for the benefit of members.

  4. Providing a means for critical examination of the problems and opportunities involved in management information systems.

  5. Promoting the development of the field in the Latin American and Caribbean countries, by means of research, and faculty development and exchange.

  6. All those approved by the constitution of the AIS

  7. Additional activities as approved by the Executive Board of the Chapter.

Click here for our bylaws.