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Management Information Systems Association (MISA)

What is MISA?

  • Our Mission

    MISA is a student-led organization at the Telfer School of Management specializing in the academic, professional, and social development of MIS students. Through collaborative networking events and exclusive social nights, MISA promotes the study and growth of information systems in every business sector. MISA fosters an environment that empowers students to succeed in the corporate world and ensures lasting connections among our members as well as professionals within the business and technology industry.

  • Academic

    MISA enriches the academic excellence of Telfer students, specifically those who study MIS, by facilitating their relationships with professors and other faculty members. The Association also commits to increasing enrollment numbers to the new MISA program at Telfer by promoting the benefits of studying MIS at the university level.

  • Professional

    Through intensive programs and collaborative networking events, MISA gives Telfer students the necessary opportunities to connect with experts in the MIS industry. In return, business and technology companies have access to the top MIS students at Telfer who are ready to enter the workforce.

  • Social Development

    MISA offers exclusive social nights that reaches out to our members and allows them to meet, connect and develop student networks in a casual environment. These social nights strive to bring value to the educational experience of MISA members that goes beyond their academic and professional careers.


  • Braden Finnigan
    Braden Finnigan President
  • Phoemae Maquiling
    Phoemae Maquiling Senior Vice President
  • Alex Engineer
    Alex Engineer Vice President External
  • Michèle Marchand
    Michèle Marchand Vice President Internal
  • Jason Luo
    Jason Luo Vice President of Finance
  • May Ning
    May Ning Vice President of Marketing
  • Phillips Ta
    Phillips Ta Vice President of Events
  • Amaresh Parameswaran
    Amaresh Parameswaran Director of Sponsorship
  • Sriteja Srivatsavai
    Sriteja Srivatsavai Director of Sponsorship
  • Harvin Jassal
    Harvin Jassal Director of Logistics
  • Amanda Fong
    Amanda Fong Director of Marketing
  • Erhardt Jansen van Rensburg
    Erhardt Jansen van Rensburg Speaker Series Chair
  • John Raymond
    John Raymond First Year Rep
  • Justin Abraham
    Justin Abraham First Year Rep

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Our Events

Social Night

MISA’s first social night of the year took place at the Loft in October, and was a great first engagement between our members, non-members, and executives!

MISA Connects

The first MISA Connects of the year was held in November and was made up of two parts: a Python workshop and a speaker panel. The interactive Python workshop was an intro to Python for students interested in starting out with the programming language. The engaging speaker panel held representatives from KPMG, RCGT, and Invest Ottawa.

MISA Connects II

MISA Connects II took place February 8th from 6pm – 8pm in Desmarais 4101. This round of MISA Connects was a recruiting event, sponsored by Pythian featuring EY, RCGT, KPMG, PageCloud, and WITS Consulting. Food and drink provided!

World Wide Web

World Wide Web is a technology marketplace event taking place in March in partnership with Telfer International, details coming soon!

Social Night II

MISA will be hosting a second social night, with more details to follow!

MISA Event Tickets


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Our mailing address

Telfer School of Management

Management Information Systems Association

55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 2105D

Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5


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