Elevating Life Through Digital Social Entrepreneurship
AMCIS 2024, hosted in Salt Lake City, Utah, aims to address the pressing challenges surrounding digital equity and social entrepreneurship. In an increasingly interconnected world, the issue of digital equity remains a critical concern, with significant disparities in access to technology and digital resources, particularly in marginalized communities. Ensuring equal opportunities for all individuals to participate in the digital age becomes crucial to foster inclusive growth and social progress. Additionally, as we delve into the realm of social entrepreneurship, we confront the complexities of creating sustainable business models that prioritize social impact, aiming to effect positive change in local and global communities. By acknowledging these challenges and collectively exploring solutions, this conference seeks to pave the way for a more equitable and socially conscious digital future.
Nestled amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of Utah, Salt Lake City stands as a testament to a history of innovation and community. From the iconic Promontory Point, where the First Transcontinental Railroad united the nation, to the pioneering networking contributions of in the early days of the internet, Utah has long been at the forefront of technological advancements. Today, it boasts the bustling tech hub known as Silicon Slopes, attracting talent and entrepreneurs from around the world. Embodying the spirit of connecting people and fostering collaboration, this thriving ecosystem provides the ideal backdrop for a conference dedicated to exploring the intersection of information systems, digital equity, and social entrepreneurship.
Utah’s commitment to humanitarian outreach and charitable giving exemplifies the state’s resolve to solve social problems and elevate the quality of life for all. Drawing inspiration from Utah’s slogan, “Life Elevated,” AMCIS 2024 aims to elevate discourse and amplify the impact of research in information systems on the issues of digital equity and social entrepreneurship. Researchers, scholars, and practitioners from around the world will gather in Salt Lake City to share their insights, innovations, and experiences, all with the ultimate goal of shaping a more equitable and socially responsible digital landscape. As we embrace the spirit of life elevated in the breathtaking surroundings of Utah, we are driven to collectively envision a future where technology serves as an enabler of progress, leaving no one behind and creating opportunities for sustainable and inclusive prosperity.