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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2011 Distinguished Information Sciences Award

Tuesday, November 1, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Norbert Kubilus, 2011 AITP Vice-President

AITP is accepting nominations for the 2011 Distinguished Information Sciences Award (DISA). DISA is AITP's highest award, bestowed upon individuals who have made outstanding contributions through distinguished services in the field of information technology.

The first DISA was awarded in 1969 to Rear Admiral Grace M. Hopper. Since then, DISA recipients have included Dr. Paul M. Pair, H. Ross Perot, Bill Gates and Lt. Gen Emmett Paige, Jr. Our 2010 winner was Dr. Coleman Furr.  See other DISA recipients at:

The deadline for the 2011 DISA submissions is November 30, 2011.

To nominate an individual for the Distinguished Information Sciences Award (DISA), please send an email to (with a copy to that contains the following information for the candidate:

  1. Personal Information -- Name, business affiliation, address, phone number, and email address
  2. Education -- include school(s) attended, degree(s) and year awarded, major(s)
  3. Professional Experience -- include positions, organizations and years
  4. Professional Memberships -- include organization names, years, and positions held
  5. Awards & Honors Received
  6. Description of the contributions made in the field of information management through distinguished service
  7. Personal website -- e.g., LinkedIn profile

Also include your name, Chapter and contact information.

All candidate submissions will be reviewed by a committee of Association Past Presidents. The final selection will be approved by the Association Board of Directors at its December 2011 meeting.

For additional information or questions, please contact

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