Dear colleagues,

I would like to inform you that the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences will be organized in January 4-7, 2022 at the beautiful island of Maui, Hawaii, at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa. The conference is a good place for presenting IB papers that intersect with information systems research. This time there will, for instance, be organized a special mini-track on Born digitals, which could interest many of you. Please find below some more information.

Please feel free to ask more information from me or the other organizers.

See you at Hawaii!

Mika Gabrielsson


This minitrack explores the impact and role of digitalization in global groups and organizations. This is crucial for instance for entrepreneurial firms and internationalizing firms as well as born digitals. Success of their entrepreneurial activities, international business operations, management and marketing is depending on effective learning and knowledge coordination. Our minitrack covers aspects related to entrepreneurship, marketing, management, international business, digitalization, knowledge intensive firms like born digitals, and the role of culture within these contexts. We are open to all methodological and theoretical approaches and welcome papers from researchers as well as practitioners.
Potential topics in our minitrack may include, but are not limited to:

  *   Digitalization in the context of entrepreneurial, internationalizing firms or global organizations
  *   The role of digital artifacts in new ventures, international new ventures and other entrepreneurial firms
  *   Born digital firms, being digital from inception and featuring a digital infrastructure
  *   Business models of born digitals and internationalizing firms
  *   The role of cultural differences in managing and designing international customer relationship and other marketing activities in the digitalized world
  *   Digital platforms in the context of international business and born digitals
  *   Managing global diversity and sustainability through digitalization
and sharing economy
  *   Practitioner papers and field studies in topics above
Minitrack Co-Chairs:
Minna Rollins (Primary Contact)
University of West Georgia
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Mika Gabrielsson
University of Eastern Finland
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Arto Ojala
University of Vaasa
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Sara Fraccastoro
University of Eastern Finland
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HICSS-55 Call for Participation
The Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) invites submission of:
* Papers
* Applications for Pre-Conference Doctoral Consortium

Important Dates for Paper Submission
June 15, 2021 | 11:59 pm HST: Paper Submission Deadline
August 17, 2021: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
September 22, 2021: Deadline for Authors to Submit Final Manuscript for Publication
October 1, 2021: Deadline for at least one author of each paper to register for HICSS-55

Important Dates for Pre-Conference Doctoral Consortium Application
September 7, 2021 | 11:59 pm HST: Application deadline
September 30, 2021: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection

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