Volunteer for ICIS 2021!

Volunteer opportunities for ICIS 2021 are described below. Volunteers are required to work a total of 15 hours during the conference in exchange for a complimentary ICIS 2021 registration. Volunteers will not work more than 15 hours during the conference, leaving ample opportunity to network and participate in conference activities. The complimentary registration includes all group meals and coffee breaks, access to paper sessions when not volunteering, and access to exhibitors. Volunteers must be fluent in oral and written English.


Any doctoral student may apply for a volunteer position.  Participation as an ICIS volunteer requires AIS membership and a commitment of 15 hours in exchange for a free conference registration.   Those in early stages of their doctoral education may find this opportunity especially valuable; it is a great introduction to ICIS and the field of IS.


To apply for a volunteer opportunity during ICIS 2021, please complete the volunteer application in its entirety.  The application will close on November 1, 2021.

ICIS 2019 Volunteer Application: https://gsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7QmWOrQZmlxWZTM

Please note, this is an application for the opportunity to volunteer. Volunteer positions are not guaranteed, and assignments are made based on schedule, need and the number of submissions.  All volunteers should be well-organized, friendly, and fluent in both oral and written English.

For volunteer inquiries, please contact Aretha Wright at Aretha@aisnet.org .


  • Network with your peers
  • Free conference registration
  • Meet scholars in the IS community
  • Attend conference paper sessions
  • Serve the IS Community

Volunteer Assignments include, but are not limited to:
  • Paper Session Room/AV Monitor

    Ensure presenters and session chairs are in attendance and all needs are taken care of. Conduct session head counts.  Monitors always remain in or directly outside the rooms.

  • Greeters and Directional Assistance

    Greeters will be positioned throughout the hotel. Volunteers must be able to answer questions pertaining to the ICIS program and Mobile App, and accurately direct attendees to various conference events.

  • Awards Lunch

    Provide directional to the lunch area and other needs related to the Awards Lunch. Volunteers must be proficient in the English language, organized and friendly.

  • List TitleCareer Connect

    Check in pre-registered university recruiters and direct interviewees to the correct interview tables. Non- reserved tables in the Career Connect area are first come, first serve.  Volunteers will be responsible for the time management of the Career Connect area should a waiting line form.

  • Social Event

    Provide directional assistance. Volunteers must be friendly and fluent in English.

  • Keynote Assistance

    Pass out material to attendees as they enter keynote session; other tasks related needs to the keynote session.

  • Network Lunch Assistance

    As needed, help distribute box lunches. Be aware of locations of Poster Slam Sessions to direct attendees. Volunteers must be friendly and fluent in English, and well-organized.