ICEB Conference Reports

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICEB Conference Report (11/21/2008)

The Sixth International Conference on Electronic Business 
(ICEB 2008 Hawaii, USA)

The Eighth International Conference on Electronic Business was held at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii between September 29 and October 1. The College of Business of Administration, California State University, Sacramento and the College of Business and Economics, University of Hawaii at Hilo co-hosted the event which brought together 52 scholars and professionals from over twenty countries spanning Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

A welcome reception highlighted with local cuisine hor¡¦dourves opened the conference in an open-air terrace on Monday evening. The conference culminated with a Paniola-style banquet and hula show featuring dancers from Halau Hula Ka No`eau on Wednesday evening.

The conference theme, ¡§Enriching Global Business Practices,¡¨ underscored the focus of the presented papers. Dean Sanjay Varshney of the College of Business Administration, California State University, Sacramento spoke about the global financial situation stemming from the collapse American financial institutions during the opening session. His keynote speech was followed by Dean Marcia Sakai of the College of Business and Economics, University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Reported by: Russell Ching, Conference Chair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ICEB Conference Report (1/15/2008)

The Seventh International Conference on Electronic Business 
(ICEB 2007 Taipei)

The 7th International Conference on Electronic Business is an annual conference of International Consortium on Electronic Business. The conference is Co-organized by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The National University of Singapore, National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan), Tsinghua University (Beijing), and Chinese Society for Information Management, Taiwan. It is co-hosted by the Department of Management Information Systems and Innovation Incubation Center at National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

The conference was successfully held in The Grant Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan on December 2-6, 2007. The theme was "Service Innovation and Value Creation in Experience Economy". The conference committee received more than 200 papers and selected 101 papers for publication in the conference proceedings. The topics include Case Study in E-Business, Data Mining and Business Intelligence, E-Business Applications and Integration, E-Business Models and Management, E-Business Security, Trust and Privacy, E-Business Technology and Infrastructure, E-Government and Technology Policy, E-Learning and Innovations in Teaching, E-Service Auditing Techniques, E-Service Technology and Innovation, Emerging Technologies, Group Systems and Collaborative Commerce, Hospitality Business and the Internet, Internet Marketing and Advertising, Internet Security and Privacy, Knowledge Network and Management, Service Operations Management, Service Science and Engineering, Supply Chain Management and E-Logistics, Technology and Innovation Management, and others.

The conference program started in the morning of 3 December with an opening address by Vice President of Taiwan Central Government, Dr. Annette S.L. Lu, followed by NCCU Vice President, Prof. B.J. Lin. The keynote speeches were delivered by James A. Fitzsimmons ("Service Science and the New Experience Economy") and Fred D. Davis (¡§User Acceptance of Information Technology: Research Progress, Current Controversies, and Emerging Paradigms¡¨). In the afternoon, a forum of Service Innovation and Engineering was held jointly by Institute for Information Industry. The regular conference presentations began in the morning of 4 December and lasted for one and a half day. There were in total 36 sessions and 78 papers scheduled in the program. Two sessions of Research and Publication Round Table were held to help the participants manage their publication efforts. One dissertation award was given to Byron Keating for his dissertation entitled "Customer Relationship Management: Examining the Central Proposition in the Online Context." Two best paper awards were given to Chen & Li ("A Synthetical Approach for Blog Recommendation Mechanism Trust, Social Relation, and Semantic Analysis") and Chiang et al. ("Knowing who to know in Knowledge Sharing Communities: A Social Network Analysis Approach").

About 100 researchers attended the conference. They came from 18 different countries and areas including Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Korea, Lithuania, New Zealand, Oman, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and the U.S.

Reported by: Eldon Li, Conference Chair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ICEB Conference Report (3/1/2006)

The Sixth International Conference on Electronic Business 
(ICEB 2006 Tampere, Finland)

The Sixth International Conference on Electronic Business is a joint conference of International Consortium on Electronic Business (ICEB) and e-Business Research Center (eBRC), Finland. The conference is organized by Tampere University of Technology, Finland.

The conference was successfully held in Tampere Hall from November 28 to December 2, 2006. The main theme was "Global Conference on Emergent Business Phenomena in the Digital Economy". It was further divided into three areas: (1) Digitization of Business and Its Global Infrastructure - Private and Public Challenges, (2) Creation and Management of Informatino and Knowledge, and (3) Building Business in the Network Economy. The conference committee received a total of 113 submissions that went through a double-blind review process. Seventy-three reseaerch papers were included in the conference proceedings. In addition, 9 keynote presentations were held: Prof. Yrjö Neuvo, Technology Advisor of Nokia Corporation; Prof. Eve Mitleton-Kelly, London School of Economics; Prof. Craig S. Fleisher, University of Windsor; Mr. Francesco Nachira, Sector Head of European Commission; Mr. Erkki Liikanen, Governor of Bank of Finland; Dr. Juha Hynynen, COO of Sulake Corporation Oy; Prof. Eldon Y. Li, Uinversity Chair Professor of National Chengchi University; Mr. Ismo Rautiainen, CEO of Colochrome Ltd.; Dr. Rodrigo Magalhães, Academic Director of Kuwait Maastricht Business School.

The conference started with a Get Together evening at hotel Holiday Inn. Some participants enjoyed the opportunity to attend company visits (Nokia Future Lab and Metso Automation). The three-day conference was held at Tampere Hall, a modern conference center in the center of Tampere City. The Tampere City offered a City Receiption at Old City Hall on Wednesday 29th, and the Conference dinner was held at Finlayson Palace on Thursday 30th.

About 170 researchers attended the conference. They came from 21 countries and areas including Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the U.S., Turkey, United Kingdom, etc.

Reported by: Marjatta Maula, Conference Chair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ICEB Conference Report (5/1/2006)

The Fifth International Conference on Electronic Business 
(ICEB 2005 Hong Kong)

The Fifth International Conference on Electronic Business is an annual conference of International Consortium on Electronic Business. The conference is Co-organized by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The National University of Singapore, National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan), and Tsinghua University (Beijing). It is hosted by the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The conference was successfully held in Sheraton Hotel in Hong Kong on December 5-9, 2005. The theme was "Enhancing Logistics and Supply Chain Competence through e-Busines". The conference committee received more than 200 papers and included 180 papers in the conference proceedings. The topics include decision support & group systems, Internet marketing & advertising, data warehousing & data mining, supply chain management & e-logistics, e-business models & enterprise e-service architecture, mobile commerce, Internet security & privacy, e-procurement, web intelligence, collaborative commerce, and others. We certainly hope this conference can provide a platform for exchanging the findings and issues in e-business.

The conference program started with two days doctoral student seminar held in the campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Around 20 doctoral students were invited to participate the seminar. The regular conference program started with the registration reception as well as cocktail reception in the afternoon of 6 December 2005. The opening ceremony, keynote speech, and panelists were scheduled in the morning of 7 December, 2005 at the Ballroom of Sheraton Hotel. The event mingled with more than 100 academics and practitioners was welcomed by Professor T. S. Lee, the Dean of Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Professor Timon Du, the conference co-chair. The keynoted speeches were delivered by Mr. Tommy Lui, General Manager of IDS, and Mr. Justin Yue, CEO of Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited. After a short break, a panel discussion, themed as Enhancing Logistics & Supply Chain Competence through e-Business: Asia Perspective, was moderated by Professor Waiman Cheung, the Associate Dean and Conference co-chair, where Ms. Anna Lin, CEO of GS1 Hong Kong; Mr. Phil Yang, DHL Hong Kong; and Mr. Peter Yang, CEO of Global e-Business Service Limited were the panelists. Then, two and half days regular conference presentations began in the afternoon of 7 December, 2005. There were in total 40 sessions scheduled in the program.

About 138 researchers attended the conference. They came from different countries and areas including Australia, Austria, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Korea, Lithuania, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, and the U.S.

Reported by: Waiman Cheung and Timon C. Du, Conference Co-Chairs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ICEB Conference Report (5/1/2005)

The Fourth International Conference on Electronic Business 
(ICEB 2004 Beijing)

The Fourth International Conference on Electronic Business is Co-organized by Tsinghua University (Beijing), The National University of Singapore, National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan), and The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and hosted by School of Economics and Management and Research Center for Contemporary Management, Tsinghua University.

The conference was successfully held in Xiyuan Hotel in Beijing China on December 5-9, 2004. The theme was "Shaping Business Strategy in a Networked world". The conference committees received about 404 abstract and full paper submissions from 31 countries and regions, and 250 accepted papers were accepted and published in the formal conference proceedings. The conference program started with early registration in the afternoon of 5 December 2004. The welcome reception was held at the revolving restaurant at the top layer of Xiyuan Hotel. The plenary session was scheduled in the morning of 6 December 2004. Professor Jian Chen (Tsinghua University), Conference Chair of ICEB 2004 gave a welcome and opening speech in the plenary session. Professor Robert J. Kauffman from University of Minnesota and Prof. David D. Yao from Columbia University were invited to deliver their plenary talks in the plenary session. 40 concurrent fruitful sessions with 178 papers were scheduled in one afternoon (6 December 2004) and two full days (7-8 December 2004). The subjects presented in the sessions range from theories to applications, topics include SCM & e-Logistics, e-Marketing & Service Management, e-Business Model, e-Business Management & Strategy, e-Business-based Organization Management & Innovation, Virtual Organization Management, Mobile Commerce & Business, Trust & Reputation Management, Knowledge Management in e-Business, Internet Security & Privacy, Decision Support & Analysis Techniques, P2P Computing & Grid Computing in e-Business, Case Study in e-Business, Policy, Cyber Law & Intellectual Property, and others related topics.

About 209 researchers attended the conference. They came from different countries and areas including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the U.S.

Reported by: Jian Chen, Conference Chairs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ICEB Press Release (5/1/2004)

The Third International Conference on Electronic Business 
(ICEB 2003 Singapore)

The ICEB had successfully hosted its Third International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2003) at the Singapore Marriott Hotel, from 9 to 12 December 2003. The theme was " E-Business Paradigms: Strategic Transformation and Partnership."

The conference program started with early registration in the afternoon of 9 December 2003. Dr. James Ang (NUS), Conference Chair of ICEB 2003 gave a welcome and opening speech in the morning of 10 December 2003 to kick off the program. Three keynote speeches were arranged in the mornings of 10 and 11 December 2003 . The keynote speakers include Professor Liang Ting Peng (from Chinese University of Hong Kong and National Sun Yat Sun University) , Professor Alex Siow Yuen Khong (Chairman NICC and Adjunct Professor of NUS) and Dr. Michael Loh (IBM ASEAN / South Asia's advocate for e-Business on Demand).

Seventy-nine concurrent fruitful sessions with 198 papers were scheduled in one afternoon (10 December 2003) and two full days (11 and 12 Deceember 2003). Two hundred and six participants including invited guests and registrants participated in these sessions. They came from several geographical areas including Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Netherlands, United Kingdom and the U.S.

Reported by: James Ang, Conference Chair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ICEB Conference Report (3/20/03)

The Second International Conference on Electronic Business 
(ICEB 2002 Taipei)

The ICEB had successfully hosted its Second International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2002) at the Grand Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan, December 10-13, 2002.  The theme was "Global E-Business in Knowledge-Based Economy: Management, Practice, and Opportunities."  The conference program in the mornings of December 11th and 12th featured keynote speeches, joint sessions of keynote and panel, and journal editor panel session. A special keynote speech was arranged during the conference banquet. Moreover, 48 concurrent sessions with 205 papers were scheduled in two afternoons (December 11th and 12th) and one whole day (December 13th).  Two hundred and six participants including invited guests and registrants participated in these sessions.  They came from several geographical areas including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Malaysia, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K., and the U.S.   Several peer-reviewed papers were selected for publication in nine sponsoring journals: Decision Support Systems (DSS), International Journal of Electronic Business (IJEB), International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC), International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management (IJIEM), International Journal of Mobile Communications (IJMC), International Journal of Service Industry Management (IJSIM), Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM), Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce (QJEC), and Total Quality Management (TQM).

Reported by: Chi-Chun Lo, Conference Chair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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ICEB Conference Report (1/30/02)

The First International Conference on Electronic Business
(ICEB 2001 Hong Kong)

The International Consortium for Electronic Business (ICEB) is a newly founded non-profit organization that aims to be the leading forum for e-business knowledge and education in the world.  It welcome professionals in such disciplines as business management, change management, computer science, computer engineering, computer network, consumer behavior, digital media, distance learning, education, electronic engineering, entertainment, entrepreneurship, finance, graphic communication, human factors, human resource management, industrial engineering, industrial management, investment, journalism, marketing, operations management, organizational design, supply chain management, telecommunication, telemedicine, among others.  The ICEB had successfully hosted its First International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2001) at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers in Hong Kong, December 19-21, 2001.  The theme was "Information and Technology Management for Competitive Advantages."  The Conference started with a full day of keynote speeches and panel sessions, followed by two full days of 40 concurrent sessions with 183 papers.  Two hundred and ten registrants participated in these sessions.  They came from several geographical areas including Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K., and the U.S.   Several peer-reviewed papers were selected for publication in three sponsoring journals: JOURNAL OF GLOBAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, and TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT.

The Second International Conference on Electronic Business will be held at The Grand Hotel in Taipei, December 11-13, 2002.  The theme of the Conference is "Global E-Business in Knowledge-Based Economy: Management, Practice, and Opportunities."  There are six sponsoring journals: DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SERVICE INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT, JOURNAL OF GLOBAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, and TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT.  The Call for Papers and Submission Guidelines for these journal special issues are available on the ICEB Web site at http://www.icebnet.org/.  Individuals interested in attending the 2002 conference should submit their full papers or detailed abstracts before July 15, 2002.  Proposals for cases, workshops, symposia, colloquia, panels, and tutorials on current topics of interest are also welcome.  All submissions must be done electronically via the ICEB Web site.  The Call for Papers and Submission Guidelines for the Conference are available on the Web sites.  Anyone who would like to volunteer for serving as a session chair or reviewer should fill out the "Volunteer Form" available at http://www.icebnet.org/Volunteer.htm.

Reported by: Waiman Cheung, Conference Chair