The 17th International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2017)

Knowledge Park & University of Wollongong in Dubai,

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dec 4-8, 2017




Theme: Smart Cities


Information and communication technology (ICT) has profound impact on re-designing urban living, by transforming the connections among people, organizations, governments and communities. Leveraging big data from multiple sources, governments around the world are seeking new ways to improve efficiency of services and quality of life. Smart city, as a relatively new concept and vision, responds to such a request. In this conference, we hope to bring international scholars to explore the meaning, applications, practices, and issues related to smart city. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


Track 1 – Business/Enterprise Digital Transformations

Track 2 – Smart City: Technology, Applications and Practices

Track 3 – Impacts of Mobile and Social Technologies

Track 4 – Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

Track 5 – Cultural and Social Issues Related to Electronic Business

Track 6 – Consumer Behavior in Electronic Business

Track 7 – Collaborative commerce

Track 8 – Knowledge management

Track 9 – Internet security and privacy

Track 10 – Electronic business strategies and models

Track 11 – Virtual communities

Track 12 – Social computing and social media

Track 13 – New technology adoption

Track 14 – Supply Chain Management and e-logistics

Track 15 – E-health

Track 16 – Smart tourism & hospitality

Track 17 – Internet of Things

Track 18 – Digital Marketing

Track 19 – Entrepreneurship with digital technologies

Track 20 – E-government



Knowledge Park & University of Wollongong in Dubai



Kathy Ning Shen, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE



Jim Janson, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU, Doha, Qatar



Abbas Tarhini, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Albert Huang, University of the Pacific, USA
Baoding Liu, Tsinghua University, China
Balan Sundarakani, University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE
Benjamine Yen, University of Hong Kong, China
Eldon Y. Li, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Gatautis Rimantas, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Hsin-Lu Chang, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Ibrahim M. Al-Jabri, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Jao-Hong Cheng, National Yulin U. of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Jashen Chen, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
Jinwu Gao, Renmin University, China
John Guo, James Madison University, USA
John Hamilton, James Cook University, Australia
Key Pousttchi, University of Potsdam, Germany
Kwok Kee Wei, Natinoal University of Singapore, Singapore
Michel De Rougemont, University Paris II, France
Mika Hannula, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Naoum Jamous, Otto-Von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany
Pei-Lee Teh, Monash University, Malaysia
Qi Li, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Qiang Ye, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Ravi Sharma, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Robert Luo, University of New Mexico, USA
Sim Kim Lau, University of Wollongong, Australia
Siriluck Rotchanakitumnuai, Thammasat University, Thailand
Soly Mathew Biju, University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE
Timon C. Du, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Waiman Cheung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Wenshin Chen, Newcastle Business School, UK
Yan Li, ESSEC Business School Asia Pacific, Singapore
Yue Guo, King College London, UK
Zhang Xi, Tianjing University, China



Knowledge Park, Dubai, UAE (To be confirmed)



October 3, 2017 Deadline for submitting papers or abstracts

October 10, 2017   Notification of acceptance for conference presentation

October 25, 2017   Camera-ready papers and last day of early-bird registration

October 30, 2017   Program schedule announcement

November 15, 2017   Last day of regular registration without late fee

December 4-8, 2017 Conference



Previously published Special Issues/Sections include Information &

Management, International Journal of Service Industry Management, Total

Quality Management and Business Excellence, Journal of Global

Information Management, and Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce.

Please see


Authors of high-quality papers selected from the conference proceedings will be invited to submit the revised and expanded version of their papers for fast-track reviews by the following journals.

1. Information & Management (I&M) listed in SSCI

2. International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC) listed in SSCI

3. International Journal of Electronic Business (IJEB) listed in EI/Scopus

4. International Journal of Information and Computer Security (IJICS) listed in EI/Scopus

5. International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising (IJIMA) listed in EI/Scopus


Online submission:


Conference website:



For more information about the conference, please contact:

Mr. Veronica Loessl, Secretary of ICEB 2016

Higher Degree by Research Administrator

Faculty of Business, Block 15, Knowledge Park

PO Box 20183, Dubai, UAE
P +971 4 278 1969 (Direct)