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Conference Theme:  Visualizing Crisis

 

The 15th annual International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) will take place in the city of Rochester, NY from May 20, 2018 through Wednesday, May 23, 2018 with an optional trip to the beautiful Niagara Falls on May 23rd.

 

The ISCRAM2018 conference will bring together academic researchers, students, industry professionals, government experts, humanitarian organizations, emergency management practitioners, and many others who are interested advancing the field of crisis response and management.  The conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to network, discuss ideas, learn about cutting-edge research, and build long lasting relationships.  Here is a glimpse into the week’s events:

 

Sunday, May 20

Monday, May 21

Tuesday, May 22

Wednesday, May 23

Thursday, May 24

 

Pre-conference:

  • Workshops
  • Tutorials
  • PhD consortium
  • Meetings

Opening

  • Plenary and Parallel Sessions
  • Demos
  • Sponsor Tables
  • Practitioners’ Day
  • Plenary and Parallel Sessions
  • Demos
  • Sponsor Tables

Post-Conference:

Optional trips:

  • Finger Lakes Wineries Tour
  • Erie Canal Cruise
  • Eastview Mall (shopping)
  • George Eastman House
  • Strong Museum of Play

 

 

 

  • Plenary and Parallel Sessions
  • Demos
  • Sponsor Tables

Closing Session

 

Post-Conference:

Optional trip:

  • Niagara Falls

 

 

Beer Social Event

Welcome Reception and Poster Session

Awards Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

ISCRAM 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities

 

ISCRAM has a history of collaborating with industry, academia, and government. There are a variety of sponsorship levels designed to meet your interests:

 

General Sponsorships:

 

Platinum Sponsorship

$7,500

Printed Program Sponsorship

5,000

Gold Sponsorship

5,000

Silver

2,500

Strictly Students Sponsorship

1,000

 

 

Specific Sponsorships:

 

Naming rights for Awards Dinner (1)

$10,000

Naming rights for Welcome Reception and Poster Session (1)

7,500

Printed Program Sponsorship (1)

5,000

Best Student Paper Award (1)

1,000

Best Insight Paper Award (1)

1,000

Best Research Paper Award (1)

1,000

Workshop Sponsorships (Multiple)

250

Morning Break Sponsorships (4)

250

Afternoon Break Sponsorships (3)

250

Gifts-in-kind:  early bird raffles, registration bag giveaways, wine, flash drives

 

 

 

 

General Sponsorship Descriptions:

 

Platinum Sponsorship

 

  • Four student scholarships at $500 each with company’s name recognition on Student Scholars materials; four student tickets to the Awards dinner; an opportunity to meet student scholars at Welcoming Reception and the Awards dinner
  • Your company’s name and logo will be featured prominently as a Platinum sponsor in all conference and promotional materials and on the conference website.  Your company’s brochure will be distributed to all attendees at the registration desk.

 

Gold Sponsorship

 

  • Two student scholarships at $500 with company’s name recognition on Student Scholars materials; two student tickets to the Awards dinner; an opportunity to meet student scholar at Welcoming Reception and the Awards dinner
  • Your company’s name and logo will be featured prominently as a Gold Sponsor in all conference and promotional materials and on the conference website.  Your company’s brochure can be distributed at the registration desk.

 

Silver Sponsorship

 

  • One student scholarship at $500 with company’s name recognition on Student Scholars materials; one student ticket to the Awards dinner; an opportunity to meet student scholar at Welcoming Reception and the Awards dinner
  • Your company’s name and logo will be featured prominently as a Silver Sponsor in all conference and promotional materials and on the conference website.  Your company’s brochure will be distributed at the registration desk.

 

Strictly Students Sponsorship

 

  • One student scholarship at $500 with company’s name recognition on Student Scholars materials; one student ticket to the Awards dinner
  • Your company’s name and logo will be featured prominently as a Strictly Students Sponsor in all conference and promotional materials and on the conference website.

 

 

Comparison of General Sponsorships: 

 

 

Platinum

Gold

Silver

Strictly Students

Sponsorship Cost

$7,500

$5,000

$2,500

$1,000 per student

# of Student Scholarships

5

2

1

1

# of Student Awards Dinner Tickets

5

2

1

1

Company name and logo prominently featured in materials and website

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Company brochures distributed at registration desk

Yes

Yes

Yes

-

Opportunity to meet students at Welcome Reception and Awards Dinner

Yes

Yes

Yes

-

 

 

 

 

How to Contribute

 

To order your sponsorship package please email Kim Shearer at kbsast@rit.edu. Please make sure to include your name, your organization's name, your address and phone number. In addition we request that you provide your company's logo and submit the web address you would like your company linked to, along with any additional taglines or branding instructions.

 

If paying by check please make checks payable to:  Rochester Institute of Technology and send to:

 

                                                      Rochester Institute of Technology

                                                      Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

                                                      Attention:  Kim Shearer, Director of Operations

                                                      20 Lomb Memorial Drive

                                                      Rochester, NY  14623

 

 

On behalf of the ISCRAM community and Rochester Institute of Technology, we sincerely thank you!