7th Annual SIG GlobDev Pre-ICIS Workshop

Association for Information Systems
Special Interest Group for ICT in Global Development

(SIG GlobDev)

http://www.globdev.org 


Program

 7th Annual SIG GlobDev Pre-ICIS Workshop

ICT IN GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

ISBN 978-0-9826068-6-5 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

 Theme:

Innovations in an Interconnected World: Theoretical Lenses and Practical Considerations in ICT4D

 

Sponsor

 

Preface

GENERAL CO-CHAIRS

Sajda Qureshi, University of Nebraska Omaha, USA

Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS CHAIR

Ted Stohr, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

 PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Annika Andersson, Swedish Business School. Örebro University, Sweden

Arlene Bailey, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Corlane Barclay, University of Technology, Jamaica

Francis Kofi Andoh-Baidoo, The University of Texas-Pan American, USA

Jyoti Choudrie, Hertfordshire University, UK

Marlene Holmner, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Mathias Hatakka, Swedish Business School. Örebro University, Sweden

Pamela Abbott, Brunel University, UK.

Paul Golding, University of Technology, Jamaica

Paulo Rupino da Cunha, Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra, Portugal

Piotr Soja, Cracow University of Economics, Poland

Ricardo Gomez, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Shana Ponelis, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA

Sergey Samoilenko, Averett University, USA

Yingqin Zheng, Royal Holloway University of London, UK. 

 

WEBMASTER
Salam Abdallah, Abu Dhabi University, UAE 

 

Workshop-at-a-Glance

Seventh Annual SIG Globdev Workshop. Auckland, New Zealand.

Program Overview

Place: Arts Building.  Rooms 201, 203

Time

                                              Event

8:30 -9:00

Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15

Opening Remarks

9:15-10:00

Session I: Keynote Address

Irwin Brown

“Exploring Theory Development in IT for Development Research”

10:00- 10:15

Coffee Break 

10:15- 12:00

Session II: Social and Human Development

 

12:00 -1:00

Break/Lunch

Ted Stohr

“Discussion: Big Data Implications for Development

1:00 – 2:30

Session II: Effect of Information Technologies on Development  

 

2:30 – 2:45

Coffee Break

2:45 – 3:30

Session IV: Innovations in an Interconnected World.

 

3:30 – 3:45

Social/Coffee Break 

3:45 – 4:30

Session XI: ITD Open Forum

Sajda Qureshi

“Discussion on Research Directions”

 

End of Workshop

4:30-5:00

SIG GlobDev Board Meeting

 


 

Seventh Annual SIG Global Development Workshop

Room 201, Arts Building

 Program

 

8:30-9:00

Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15

 Plenary

Introduction to the Workshop

Program Co-Chairs

Sajda Qureshi, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA

Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Virginia Commonwealth University. USA

Ted Stohr, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

 

9:15-10:00 am

SESSION I – Keynote Address

Session Chair: Ted Stohr

Irwin Brown

Exploring Theory Development in IT for Development Research 

 

10:15 – 10:30 am

Coffee Break

 

 PAPER SESSIONS

 

10:30 –12:00 pm

SESSION II – Social and Human Development

Session Chair: Arlene Bailey

11. “Facilitating Social Inclusion of Migrant Workers through Digital Game Play

Vivian Hsueh-Hua Chen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. chenhh@ntu.edu.sg  

4. “Alternative social space for socio -political political participation: Facebook and Youth of Social Movements Organizations in the US

Luis Fernando Baron, Icesi University lfbaron@icesi.edu.coLuis

9. “A confessional account of the community entry phases of a critical ethnography: doing emancipatory ICT4D work in a deep rural community in South Africa

Kirstin E.M. Krauss, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. k.krauss@ru.ac.za 

14. “Social Media Marketing Strategy in Organizations: A South African Case Study.”

Zane Davids. University of Cape Town. Cape Town, South Africa. DVDMOE005@myuct.ac.za

Irwin Brown, University of Cape Town. Cape Town, South Africa. irwin.brown@uct.ac.za

 

 

12:00 -1:00 pm

Lunch

 Plenary

Ted Stohr

“Discussion: Big Data: Implications for Development”

 

PAPER SESSIONS

 

1:00 – 2:30 pm
SESSION III – Effect of Information Technologies on Development

Session Chair: Ted Stohr

 

7.“Formulation of Context-Dependent and Target- Specific Strategies of the Impacts of ICT on Development

Sergey Samoilenko, Averett University. U.S.A. ssamoilenko@averett.edu

 Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Virginia Commonwealth University. U.S.A. kmosei@vcu.edu  

10. “Impact of Information Technology Deployment on Supply Chains at the Bottom of Pyramid: A Separations Lens Separations

Nehemiah Scott, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. USA. Nehemiah.scott@utoledo.edu 

Monideepa Tarafdar, Lancaster University (Management School), Lancaster UK. m.tarafdar@lanacaster.ac.uk 

12. “University-Community Engagement and the Role of ICT for Development Initiatives

Arlene Bailey, University of the West Indies, Mona. Jamaica. arlene.bailey@uwimona.edu.jm 

Tarik Weekes, University of the West Indies, Mona. Jamaica

Olivene Burke, University of the West Indies, Mona. Jamaica

Michael-Edward James, University of the West Indies, Mona. Jamaica

16. “A Cluster Analysis of Research in Information Technology for Global Development: Where to from here?

Jie Xiong, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE. jxiong@unomaha.edu 

Sajda Qureshi, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE. squreshi@unomaha.edu 

Lotfollah Najjar, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE.  lnajjar@unomaha.edu

 

2:30 – 2:45 pm

Coffee Break

 

 

2:45 – 3:30 pm
SESSION IV – Innovations in an Interconnected World

(Presentations Only)

Session Chair: Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson

 

“ICT for development: How Common Service Centers Navigate Institutional Voids”

Israr Qureshi, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. israr.qureshi@polyu.edu.hk 

 

“Social Integration of Male Migrant Workers in Singapore: The Enabling and Constraining Roles of Mobile Phones”

Arul Chib, Nanyang Technological University. arulchib@ntu.edu.sg.

 

 

3:30-3:45

Social Break

 

3:45 – 4:30 pm 

SESSION V – ITD Forum

Session Chair: Sajda Qureshi

Information Technology for Development Forum

Open discussion on directions in ICT4D research

 

SIG GLOBDEV BOARD MEETING

4:30 – 5:00 pm