2016 Accounting Information Systems Section Bootcamp

Chicago, IL

 Start Date - End Date

May 23, 2016 - May 24, 2016

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Monday, May 02, 2016

Registration Deadline

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The AIS Bootcamp is now filled and we are no longer adding to the waitlist.  Thank you.
Thank you to EY for supporting the AIS Bootcamp.

The Accounting Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association is conducting an AIS Bootcamp, May 23-24 at EY’s Chicago, Illinois office. The Bootcamp will begin on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. and conclude on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

The camp agenda will include discussions of current practices related to the accounting information systems profession. Coverage will include various topics including Data Analytics, Systems Documentation, and IT Audit. Participants will receive a set of materials that they can customize for use in their classrooms as well as a list of available resources related teaching materials.


The event is designed with two types of faculty members in mind: recent doctoral graduates who do not have AIS teaching/work experience, but will be teaching accounting information systems courses at their new university and faculty members who currently teach AIS courses, but are looking to expand their teaching materials based on current and emerging topics in AIS.


Bootcamp Location
155 N. Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606


Registration Information
The registration fee includes the 2-day workshop, continental breakfasts, lunches, and dinner on Monday evening. Note: Enrollment is limited; paid registrations are taken on a first-come basis, based on the dates outlined below.


Registration Deadlines (enrollment is limited)
Accounting Information Systems Section members are encouraged to register by Monday, April 25, 2016, however, the bootcamp may fill up before this date. After April 25, 2016 registration will open to Non-Accounting Information Systems Section members.


Accounting Information Systems Section Member
Registration fee: $225


Non-Accounting Information Systems Section Member
After April 25, non-AIS section members can register, on a space-available basis.
Registration fee: $275


Preregister Online
Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express


Mail/Fax Registration

Registrations paid by check should be made payable to the American Accounting Association. Mail registration form and payment to: American Accounting Association, 5717 Bessie Drive, Sarasota, FL 34233-2399. Registrations paid by credit card can be faxed to 941-923-4093.

Meeting Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing at the AAA (
info@aaahq.org) in order to be processed. No refunds will be available for no-shows or for cancellations received after May 2, unless we are able to fill your place in the workshop.


Americans with Disabilities Act
The American Accounting Association intends to comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Any members planning to attend this meeting, who have special needs, as covered by the ADA, are requested to notify Peggy Turczyn at the American Accounting Association,
peggy@aaahq.org or (941) 556-4114 to facilitate identification and accommodation of these needs by the Association.

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount

Available Functions



Hotel Information

Hotel Allegro Chicago
171 West Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601

Room Rate: $259.00
This charge is in addition to the registration fee, and is paid directly to the hotel by the attendee upon checkout.

Hotel Accommodations and Information

Hotel Allegro
171 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

Conference Rate:  $259
Reservation Deadline:  May 2, 2016
Online Reservations: Click
Reservations by telephone: 1-312-236-0123 (hotel direct)
Reference: American Accounting Association/AIS Bootcamp

NOTE: A limited block of rooms is available at Hotel Allegro. We cannot guarantee that any additional rooms will be available in the hotel once our block of rooms is sold out, even if the block is sold out before the cut-off date.

The hotel is .5 miles from the EY offices (approximately a fifteen-minute walk).

The Bootcamp will be held at:
155 N. Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606