There are several ways to participate at LCIS 2016.
- Organise a Track
- Organise a Workshop/Pre-Conference
- Submit a Paper: We heartily invite Lebanese researchers to hand in their work to LCIS2016
- Participate at the Doctoral Symposium: Doctoral Students will have the opportunity to be part of the PhD-Colloquium of LCIS2016
- Attend the Conference: We warmly invite you to be our guest at LCIS2016, be it as author, member of a committee, visitor or even volunteer.
LCIS 2016 will be a place of discussion and networking.
Prof. Antoine Harfouche
Past president of the LAIS
Prof. Tony Gibeily
Saint Joseph University, Lebanon
Prof. Hervé Sabourin
LCIS 2016 Keynote speakers
Prof. Marco De Marco
From small data to Big Data: Advancement of the IS discipline
Concluding remarks (5')
Underdevelopment, insecurity, poverty, inequality, and immigration are major problems faced by developing countries. Since 2000, international donor agencies are encouraging the usage of ICT in order to reduce the impact of these complex social problems. Today, much has been done. Some researchers have reported practices that can lead to socio-economic development, can improve people’s life, and can install a kind of a new emerging democracy. Indeed, according to some scholars, ICT, if correctly implemented, can have many positive impacts such as: transforming governments, making them more transparent and accountable (Subhajit Basu, 2004), cutting out the middleman, connecting the excluded (Heeks, 2010), helping the agency of women which is of strong effect on development through entrepreneurship (Heeks and Shoba, 2010), introducing the digital production, enabling collective Power and crowdvoicing, allowing the growth of social outsourcing and social enterprises. The literature about development analyses huge potential of a positive contribution of ICT to development.
The aim of LCIS 2016 is to illustrate some of the issues related to ICT for development, while keeping in mind the differences and similarities among developing countries.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
11 tracks are proposed:
- Track 1. ICT and the global and sustainable performance of firms and organizations
- Track 2. e-Marketing and e-consumer behavior
- Track 3. Social Networks and organizations
- Track 4. Distribution and new technologies
- Track 5. IS Adoption and Diffusion
- Track 6. e-Government and e-administration
- Track 7. ICT and Human Resources
- Track 8. ICT, Accounting and Auditing
- Track 9. ICT and Health care
- Track 10. L'innovation: Savoir-faire et savoir agir complexe
- Track 11. Heuristic methods for combinatorial problems
- Roundtable 1. E-government in Lebanon: Confronting theories with practices
- Roundtable 2. ICT Challenges: Ethical, Social, and Security Issues