[AISWorld] MENACIS2018 cfp

harfouche tony harfoant at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 5 11:03:35 EST 2017

MENACIS2018: Middle East & North Africa Conference for Information SystemsUniversity Paris NanterreParis, France, March 22-23, 2018
| Conference website | http://menacis2018.webs.com |
| Submission link | https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=menacis2018 |

Topics: information systems e commerce e business e marketing
MENACIS2018: Industry 4.0 - Towards the smart enterprise
 MENACIS2018 is the first international conference organized by the MENA-AIS chapter of the AIS.   MENACIS 2018 invites academics and researchers, from all over the world but also especially from the MENA region, to reflect on innovative research in information systems, from the point of view of a rapidly changing world.MENACIS2018 attracts multidisciplinary contributions on information systems from the areas of business and management, strategy, marketing, human resources, accounting, logistics, finance, supply chain, economics, computer science, and information engineering mainly submitted by international scholars.
Submission Guidelines
All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:    
   - Research Papers are full-length papers (up to 12 pages, excluding references).
   - Research-in-Progress papers are promising but incomplete research projects that will benefit from the feedback of other MENACIS participants (up to 7 pages, excluding references).

List of Topics
   -           MENACIS 2017 welcomes your submissions of completed research and research in progress to the following topic:              
      - ICT usage for managing or disrupting the tensions, contradictions and paradoxes in complex social problems
      - Affordance and constraints of ICT that create or worsen complex social problems
      - The role of Big data in socio and economic development
      - e-Government and democracy
      - Open disaster risk data and minimization of the effect of disaster
      - ICT and urban service delivery
      - Social networking and health care
      - ICT and consumer well-being
      - The vulnerable as producers and innovators with ICTs
      - Telecenters as paths for affordable computing
      - ICT and workplace inclusion  of  the vulnerable within society 
      -  Acquisition and absorption of knowledge with ICT
      - Public/private partnerships, job creation, and economic growth
      - Bridging the digital divide
      - Peer-to-peer technology for knowledge sharing
      - Using ICT to enforce proper security against terrorism
      - Gender discrimination and ICT
      - ICT for different aspects of development
      - ICT4D and mobile technologies
      - ICT-enabled business models for social entrepreneurship and social problems
      - National ICT policies and how they shape the societal environment for ICT acceptance and diffusion
      - How ICT-enabled platforms help NGOs achieve social missions
      - Usage of ICT for energy efficiency
      - Improving productivity and quality of products in agriculture using ICT
      - ICT in information seeking behavior of users
      - ICT in life sciences
      - ICT for community development
      - Use of ICT in education for learning effectiveness
      - ICT in epidemics detection
      - Impact of rapidly expanding technologies on technology management structures


Conference co-Chairs
Pr Mokhtar Amami, Royal Military College of CanadaPr Sherif  Kamel, American University of CairoPr Kichan Nam, American University of Sharjah, UAE 
Program co-Chairs
Pr Sélim Mekdissi,  Lebanese UniversityPr Antoine Harfouche, UPN Paris, FrancePr Imed Ben Nasr, Groupe Sup De Co La Rochelle, France 
Doctoral Consortium co-Chairs
Pr Hafiz Imtiaz Ahmad, New York Institute of Technology Abu DhabiPr Ahmad Alibabaei,  Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Tracks Chair
Pr Jamil Arida, Saint Joseph University, LebanonPr Thierry Edoh,
Communication co-Chairs
Pr Sana Skandarani,  University Paris Nanterre, FrancePr Nada Mallah Boustani,  USJ Lebanon
International liaison  co-Chairs
Pr Karim Gassemi,  ENCG Casablanca, MoroccoPr Abbas Tarhini,   LAU, Lebanon
All research papers, accepted and presented at MENACIS2018 will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation (scopus indexed)
MENACIS2018  is organized at the University of Paris Nanterre
All questions about submissions should be emailed to harfoant at yahoo.com

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