The Lebanese  Association for Information Systems

 

The Lebanese  Association for Information Systems

The Lebanese Association for Information Systems (LAIS) is a chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) that serves the Lebanese community.

Latest news:

LCIS 2016 conference

The LAIS organized its first conference LCIS 2016
 

LAIS March 2016 Board election

The LAIS board election
winners "A Vision of a Unified Academic Association"
LAIS president elect
Dr Nabil Badr
LAIS Treasurer
Prof Abbas Tarhini
LAIS Secretary
Dr Soraya Ezzeddine
 

ICTO2016

The LAIS strongly particpitated at the ICTO2016 conference in Paris

The conference took place in Paris on March 3d and 4th, 2016.

 
The president of the LAIS Pr. Georges Aoun was the Doctoral Consortium Co-chair
Graziella Hobeika participated at the DC. Her presentation entitled: "L'application des TIC au parlement: Enjeu démocratique et opportunité stratégique. "
 
7 papers were accepted and presented at the conference:
- Paper N°5. Antoine Harfouche et Karine Aoun. Institutionnalisation du e-banking: l'effet des pressions institutionnelles: l'exemple du Liban
- Paper N° 28. Charbel Chedrawi et May Sayegh. LE ROLE DES DIRIGEANTS ET DES CADRES DANS LE PROCESSUS DE CHANGEMENT AVEC L’INTEGRATION DES TIC, CAS DU CENTRE DES ARCHIVES NATIONALES AU LIBAN.
- Paper N° 38.  Nabil Badr, Charbel Chedrawi et Jamil Arida. TIC et viellissement dans les hôpitaux publics libanais
- Paper N° 51.  Dina Sidani. Les effets stratégiques de l'adaptation Structure-Système d'Information au sein des bureaucraties professionnelles: cas des établissements scolaires
- Paper N° 60. Manal Yunis, Abdul-Nasser Kassar and Abbas Tarhini. CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP: A MEDIATOR IN THE ICT-ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE RELATIONSHIP
- Paper N° 69.  Claude Chammaa et Nabil Badr. Facteurs qui influencent les attitudes et l'utilisation des  bornes interactives en libre service dans le secteur bancaire au Liban

- Paper N° 73. Soraya Ezzeddine. Le rôle de la culture libanaise dans le piratage numérique au Liban

Springer Book (scopus indexed)

The Springer book "Information and Communication Technologies in Organization and Society: Past, Present and Future Issues"

Editors: Ricciardi, Francesca, Harfouche, Antoine (Eds.) is on sale at this link

6 Chapters written by 7 members of the LAIS were accepted after the blind peer review process:

- Chap 1. Walter Castelnovo, Maddalena Sorrentino, Rania Fakhoury and Marco De Marco: « One-Stop Government in Italy and the Lebanon: When the Law Alone Is no Silver Bullet ».

- Chap 2. Norberto Patrignani, Marco De Marco, Rania Fakhoury and Maurizio Cavallari: « Cloud Computing: Risks and Opportunities for Corporate Social Responsibility ».

- Chap 7. Nabil Georges Badr : « A Framework of Mechanisms for Integrating Emerging Technology Innovations in IT Services Companies ».

- Chap 9. Mary Ann B. El Rassi and Antoine Harfouche: « e-Business Assimilation Levels in Lebanon »

- Chap 14. Claude Chammaa: « The Optimization of the HRM at the “ LSCA”  in an Economy with Delay in Modernization of Systems »

- Chap 18. Eliane El Zoghbi and Karine Aoun: « Employer Branding and Social Media Strategies. »

ITAIS2015

- The LAIS has participated at the XII conference of the Italian Chapter of the AIS (ITAIS Octobre 9th and 10th 2015)

The conference has take place in Roma, Italy the October 9th and the 10th, 2015.

7 Papers were submitted to the reviewing process. Six papers were accepted and will be presented at the conference:
- Paper Number 2. Nabil Badr, EMPOWERING IT ORGANIZATIONS’ CAPABILITIES OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION THROUGH USER PARTICIPATION IN INNOVATIONS BASED ON IT
- Paper Number 29.  Eliane El Zoghbi and Karine Aoun, Employer branding and social media strategies
- Paper Number 37.  Antoine Harfouche, Jamil Arida and Georges Aoun, Transformational process of the implementation of an integrated Information System in an organization: The role of power and interests from an institutional perspective
- Paper Number  38. Antoine Harfouche, Soraya Ezzeddine, Michele Asmar, RELIGIOSITY, HEDONISM, SOCIAL IMAGE AND E-BANKING ACCEPTANCE IN LEBANON
- Paper Number 50. Claude Chammaa, THE OPTIMIZATION OF THE HRM AT THE LSCA IN AN ECONOMY WITH DELAY IN MODERNIZATION OF SYSTEMS
- Paper Number  60. May Sayegh and Mary Ann El Rassi, Making Difference by Making Sense: The Case of E-Administrations in a Developing Country
June2015, the LAIS become an offcial chapter of the AIS
- Nomination June 9th, 2015
  1. During its meeting of the 9th of June 2015, the LAIS has nominated a communication committee:

The role of this committee is to manage the LAIS website in terms of image, communication, updates…

Committee members

Communication Director:

     Dr. May Sayegh

Communication vice-Director:  

     Dr. Souraya Ezzeddine


Members of the Committee:

     Dr. Claude Chamaa

     Dr. Nabil Badr

LAIS Communication Director:
Dr May Sayegh
LAIS Communication vice-Director:

Dr. Souraya Ezzeddine

Nomination of the interim president

Mission: the coordination and the integration of the LAIS as an official chapter of the AIS
- Nomination June 9th, 2015
  • During its meeting of the 24th of April 2015, LAIS has nominated the Associate Prof Antoine Harfouche as a coordinator with the Association for Information Systems. His mission is to coordinate the integration of the LAIS as a chapter of the AIS.
Therefore, in order to complete the application, he was nominated by the elected committee as a president of the LAIS for six month.

LAIS Interim President (from April 24th, 2015 to June 9th, 2015)

Associate Prof Antoine Harfouche

LAIS first election

- Election April 24th, 2015
Results of the Election ( April 24th, 2015)

LAIS elected President

Prof. Georges Aoun

LAIS Secretary

Dr. Mary Ann El Rassi

LAIS Treasurer

Associate Prof. Jamil Arida
- Nominations April 24th, 2015

 Nominations (April 24th, 2015)

LAIS Vice President for
Member Services

Vice-President, Special Interest Groups

Business

Vice-President, Special Interest Groups Government
Dr. Claude Chammaa
Dr. Nabil Badr

Dr. Rania Fakhoury

The start ICTO2015

ICTO 2015: The Past, Present, and Future of Information and Communication Technologies in Organizations and Society

ESCE, Paris,   March 12d and 13th,  2015
PRIMAL, the Italian Chapter of the Association for Information Systems,  the Lebanese Association for Information System, and ICTO association organized an International conference on ICT in Organization and society (icto2015.webs.com) on the 12th and the 13th of March 2015.
 

LAIS creation

 
The Lebanese Association for Information Systems (LAIS) was founded by 10 researchers on March 2015

 

Founding members

Antoine Harfouche

UPOND, France

Georges Aoun

Université Saint Joseph de Beyrouth

Mary Ann El Rassi

Université Saint Joseph, Liban

Jamil Arida

Université Saint Joseph

May Sayegh

Université Saint Joseph

Rania Fakhoury

ICT Project Manager UNDP, OMSAR

Nabil Badr

ICT Architect

Soraya Ezzeddine

Université Saint Joseph

Claude Chammaa

Université Libanaise

Karine Aoun Barakat

Université Saint Joseph

 
 
 
The Goal of LAIS
The goal of the Lebanese Association for Information Systems (LAIS) is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals engaged in the development, management, and use of information and communications systems and technology in Lebanon.
 
LAIS Values
•Collective Intelligence for the Common Good
•We all stand Against Plagiarism
•The Excellence in research : A strategy for the future
•Development, Modernization and Change through Scientific Research
•Truth, Freedom and Responsability in scientific research
•Professionalism in Scientific Research
•Promoting Ethics in Social Research
•Sharing Knowledge and respecting others work

Past events

- Regular meeting

- Regular meeting Apr 21st, 2016

organized at the CNAM-Lebanon

 
- Annual General meeting March, 23d, 2016
organized at the LAU
 
- Regular meeting of Jan 27th, 2016
Organized at the AUB
 
- Regular meeting of December 3d, 2015
Organized at SJU
 
- Regular meeting of October 21st, 2015
Organized at the SJU
 
- Regular meeting of the September 2d, 2015 
 
- General meeting of the  June 9th, 2015  
       LAIS-MOM june 9th 2015
 

- General meeting of the April 24th, 2015 to discuss the LAIS by-laws

The LAIS held its second meeting on the 24th of April 2015 at the Business and Management School of the Saint Joseph University at HUVELIN-Beirut. This meeting was dedicated to discuss the association’s by-laws and to elect a council.  All the members were present.

 

- General meeting of the March 13th, 2015

       Inauguration meeting of LAIS

The first meeting of the Lebanese Association for Information Systems was held on Friday, March 13, 2015 during the ICTO2015 conference at the ESCE Paris campus. The meeting was hosted under the auspices of the European desk of the AIS at the kind invitation of the Prof Marco De Marco

Useful Information

- LAIS inauguration meeting
 

- ICTO 2016 conference

The Lebanese AIS is co-organizing ICTO2016

Useful links

Partners of the LAIS