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[liberationtech] Fwd: [AISWorld] CFP: 4th Annual SIG Globdev Workshop in Shanghai - Submission Deadline

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Sun Aug 28 15:48:58 PDT 2011


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From: Edward Stohr <estohr at stevens.edu>
Date: Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 9:41 AM
Subject: [AISWorld] CFP: 4th Annual SIG Globdev Workshop in Shanghai -
Submission Deadline
To: AISWorld at lists.aisnet.org


Dear Colleagues,

Last few days before the August 31 submission deadline for the pre-ICIS SIG
GlobDev Workshop!  Please let me know if you are planning to submit a paper
or panel proposal.

Hope you will be able to join us in Shanghai!

Regards,

Ted

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for Information Systems
Special Interest Group for ICT in Global Development (SIG GlobDev)
http://www.globdev.org

4th Annual Workshop
ICT IN GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT
Pre-ICIS Meeting
Shanghai, China
Monday, December 3, 2011

Theme:  ICT Innovation in Emerging Economies

WORKSHOP GENERAL CHAIRS
Muhammadou Kah, University of The Gambia
Edward A. Stohr, Stevens Institute of Technology

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS
Ojelanki Ngenyama, Ryerson University
Sajda Qureshi, University of Nebraska at Omaha

THEME CHAIR
Sudhanshu Rai, Copenhagen Business School

DESCRIPTION
Following our very successful workshops in Paris, Phoenix and Saint Louis,
the 4th SIG GlobDev Annual Workshop will again provide a forum for
discussion of practical experience and research related to the diffusion and
use and of information and communication technologies (ICT) in developing
regions of the world.
We invite papers, panel session proposals, and field studies that can inform
theory and provide guidelines to field workers in developing economies. Both
research and practice papers are encouraged. Student papers will be given
special consideration.
Papers and panel proposals related to our theme, "ICT Innovation in Emerging
Economies," are particularly welcome.

Other application areas of interest include but are not limited to:
1.      Social, political and legal frameworks for fostering ICT diffusion
in developing regions
2.      Networks and computer applications for eGovernment and eBusiness
3.      Methods for measuring the benefits and costs of projects involving
the adoption of ICT
4.      The role of human and social capital in effective access and use of
ICTs
5.      Critical and theoretical perspectives on the digital divide and
social inclusion
6.      Scalable and economic ICT infrastructures
7.      Educational systems; content provision and delivery; developing ICT
skills
8.      Policies related to intellectual capital; open access and the
intellectual commons
9.      ICT to support Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)
10.     Technological entrepreneurship as a path to prosperity

WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS
These will be published in the AIS eLibrary.

FAST-TRACKING TO JOURNAL
Authors of selected workshop papers will be invited to submit their papers
for possible inclusion in a special issue of Information Technology for
Development (ITD)

IMPORTANT DATES

Notification of Intention to Submit (Optional): asap
Paper/Panel Proposal Submission Deadline:  Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Notification to Authors: Sunday, September 18, 2011
Deadline for Final Papers: Sunday, November 13, 2011
Workshop Date:  December 3, 2011

AUTHOR INSTRUCTIONS
Submitted papers should be limited to 7,000 words or approximately 25 pages
in length.
Please clearly indicate the category of your paper on the title page:
Research Paper
Contribution to Practice
Research-in-progress
Student Paper
Additional information and instructions for submitting papers and proposals
to the workshop can be found at http://www.globdev.org/

SUBMISSIONS
Panel proposals and Paper Submissions should be sent to:
Ted Stohr, Stevens Institute of Technology: estohr at stevens.edu

Please include "SIG GlobDev Workshop" in the subject header of the email.




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Edward A. Stohr
Co-Director, Center for Technology Management Research
Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management
Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Tel: 201-216-8915  Cell: 201-993-5592  Fax: 201-216-5385
e-mail: estohr at stevens.edu
URL: http://howe.stevens.edu/Faculty/EdwardStohr.html


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