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MWAIS 2007 CONFERENCE
Information Technology: Transforming the Heartland

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Preliminary Program

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 Friday, May 18, 2007 

TIME

LOCATION

EVENT

7:45 am

Conference Hotel Lobby

Shuttle service to UIS Campus

8 am – 5:30 pm

UHB 1st Floor Lobby

Conference Registration 

8 am – 5:30 pm

UHB 2nd Floor Lobby

Sponsor Exhibits

8:30 am – 12 pm

UHB 2008

“Data Warehousing Applications in Private and Public Sector Organizations”Ron Swift

10 am – 10:15 am

UHB 2020

Morning Break – Sponsored by Novanis

12 pm – 1:00 pm

PAC Restaurant

Lunch

12:30 pm

Conference Hotel

Shuttle service to UIS Campus

1 pm – 1:15 pm

UHB 2008

Conference Opening - Rassule Hadidi

1:15 pm – 2 pm

UHB 2008

Friday Keynote - "The Future of Information Technology for Transforming Organizations using "Active (Real-time) Decision-Making" Ron Swift

2:15 pm – 3:45 pm

SESSION I (2 concurrent tracks & 1 panel)

 

UHB 2021

Panel Session: Transforming Education in Information Systems and Technology - Ilze Zigurs, Robert T. Soles, Brian Mennecke, Ronald McNeil, Deepak Khazanchi, Alanah Davis

 

UHB 2022

Track:  Systems Analysis and Design I (Methods)

 

 

1.  Development of an Information Assurance Awareness Assessment Instrument for Information Technology Staff - Kevin F. Streff and Petter Lovaas

 

 

2.  Resource Optimization for IT Projects - A Supply Chain Approach - Dhanesh Kumar, Ganga Dhanesh and Sharath Sasidharan

 

 

3.  The Effects of Foundation Course and Age in Decision Technology Training Effectiveness - Kiattisak Phongkusolchit and Jasmin C. Lin

 

UHB 2024

Track:  Education I (Business)

 

 

1.  New Business Students: Comparing Perceived Occupational Payoff by Major - Thomas P. Schambach, Keith T. Jones, William J. Crampton and Kent A. Walstrom

 

 

2.  Perceived Distrust in Web-based Distance Education - Fang He and Peter P. Mykytyn

 

 

3.  Theory and Practice: Reviewing Technology-Mediated Learning Research - Chi Zhang

3:45 pm – 4 pm

UHB 2020

Afternoon Break – Sponsored by Illinois State University

 4 pm – 5:30 pm

SESSION II (2 concurrent tracks & 1 panel)

 

UHB 2025

(Computer Lab)

Panel: What Have We e-Learned Over The Past Decade?  A Discussion Of Faculty's Experiences With The Development And Delivery Of An Online M.S. In MIS Degree Program - Michele Gribbins, Rassule Hadidi, James Hall, Dave Larson, Xiaoqing Li, Te-Wei Wang, Yifeng Zhang

 

UHB 2021

Track:  GSS I (Technology / Services)

 

 

1.  Trust Development in Virtual Teams: Understanding the Development of Trust and the Role of Team Goals and Technology - Alanah Davis

 

 

2.  The Effects of Facilitation on Punctuated Equilibrium in e-Collaboration Projects -Andrew Creed and Donald Swanson

 

 

3.  A Survey of Organizational Instant Messaging – Wyatt Ditzler, Brian Stillfied and Te-Wei Wang

 

UHB 2024

Track:  e-Commerce I (Consumer)

 

 

1.  A Categorization and Algorithm for Determining Online Shopping Behavior in a B2C Ecommerce Context - Ahmed Y. Mahfouz

 

 

2.  The Role Of Customer Lifestyles For Online Shopping Model - Jasmin C. Lin

 

 

3.  The Role of Color in Influencing Trust in E-commerce Websites - Sharath Sasidharan and Ganga Dhanesh

5:45 pm

UHB 1st Floor Lobby

Shuttle service to Conference Hotel

6:30 pm – 10 pm

SOCIAL EVENT: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

 

6:30 p.m.

 

Cocktail Reception (Please note that you will need your name badge to enter the museum)

 

7 p.m. 

“Ghosts of the Library” in The Holavision® Theater (Presentation lasts 14 minutes)

 

7:15 p.m.

Plated Dinner in The Plaza

 

8:15 p.m.

“Lincoln’s Eyes” in The Union Theatre

(Presentation lasts 17 minutes)

 

8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Self-guided access to the following Museum exhibits:

·         Journey One – The Pre-Presidential Years

·         Journey Two – The White House Years

·         Special Exhibit: Mary Todd Lincoln – First Lady of Controversy

 

8:45 p.m.

Encore presentation of “Ghosts of the Library” in The Holavision® Theater

 

9:15 p.m.

Encore presentation of “Lincoln’s Eyes” in The Union Theatre

 Saturday, May 19, 2007 

TIME

LOCATION

EVENT

7:15 am

Conference Hotel Lobby

Shuttle service to UIS Campus

7:30 am – 5:30 pm

UHB 1st Floor Lobby

 Conference Registration

7:30 am – 5:30 pm

UHB 2nd Floor Lobby

Sponsor Exhibits

7:30 am – 8 am

UHB 2020

Breakfast

8 am – 9:30 am

SESSION III (2 concurrent tracks & 1 panel)

 

UHB 2025

(Computer Lab)

Tutorial:  An e-collaboration tutorial for sharing digital work with geographically dispersed collaborators - Chelley Vician, Rassule Hadidi, Michele Gribbins and Patty Lins

 

UHB 2021

Track: GSS II (Teams)

 

 

1.  Form And Function-Group Style Differences Between Computer Mediated And Face-To-Face Teams - Leonard Branson, Thomas S. Clausen and Chung-Hsien Sung

 

 

2.  The Effects of Pairing Participants in Facilitated Group Support Systems Ideation Sessions - John D Murphy and Deepak Khazanchi

 

 

3.  The Influence of Transactive Memory on Mutual Knowledge in Virtual Teams:  A Theoretical Proposal - Alanah Davis and Deepak Khazanchi

 

UHB 2024

Track: e-Commerce II (Emerging)

 

 

1.  Characteristics of Online Service and Software Firm IPOs - Troy J. Strader and Richard B. Carter

 

 

2.  Rethinking E-Commerce Research By Connecting It To Activities In Online Communities - Halbana Tarmizi and Lotfollah Najjar

 

 

3.  Use of Eye-tracking Methodology in Conjunction with Usability Software for Web Sites Usability Testing - A HCI Study - Ashok Darisipudi, Sushil K. Sharma and Sunnil K. Sharma

9:30 am – 10 am

UHB 2020

Morning Break – Sponsored by Archer Daniels Midland Company

10 am – 11:30 am

SESSION IV (2 concurrent tracks & 1 panel)

 

UHB 2021

Panel:  Instructional Use of PodCasting and RSS: Issues and Benefits. - Phil Houle, Te-Wei Wang, Chelley Vician and Andrew Urbaczewski

 

UHB 2022

Track:  Systems Analysis and Design II (Developers)

 

 

1.  Ethics and the Information Systems Development Professional: Bridging the Gap - David K. Larson

 

 

2.  Mindful Software Implementations: A Case Study of a University Portal System - Andrew P. Ciganek and LaShunda Mitchell

 

 

3.  Information Systems Service Quality: An Examination of User Expectations - Robert E. Miller, Thomas W. Jones and Lee Winick

 

 

4.  An Examination Of Ethics Instruction In The Information Systems And Accounting Disciplines - Kelly J. Smith and Diane Davis

 

UHB 2024

Track:  Wireless Networking

 

 

1.  A Decision-Tree Approach To Analyzing Channel Allocation Algorithms For Two-Tier Wireless Local Loops - Xihui Zhang, Yang Xiao, Hui Chen and Tao Hu

 

 

2.  Employing Social Capital by Small & Medium Enterprises to Bear Fruit from Wireless Communications - Abdelnasser Abdelaal, Mehruz Kamal and Peter Wolcott  

 

 

3.  Opportunities and Challenges Facing Public Networks – An Exploratory Study of Illinois Century Network - Rassule Hadidi

 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

PAC Restaurant

Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm

UHB 2008

Business Meeting - Dan Power

 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

UHB 2008

Saturday Keynote - "Can Turbulent Technology Transform IT Education and Research?" Blake Ives

2:30 pm – 4 pm

SESSION V (2 concurrent tracks, 1 panel & 1 doctoral session)

 

UHB 2021

Panel:  The role of teaching programming and programming languages in IS programs. - Jakob Iversen, Michael A. Eierman, Matt Germonprez, Matthew Nelson, Roberta Roth

 

UHB 2023

Doctoral Student Session - Blake Ives

 

UHB 2024

Track:  Education II (Online)

 

 

1.  A Longitudinal Study of Perceptions of the Information Quality of Information from the Internet and Traditional Text Sources - Barbara D. Klein

 

 

2.  The Perceived Usefulness of Podcasting in Higher Education: A Survey of Students’ Attitudes & Intention to Use - Michele Gribbins

 

 

3.  Ten Years Later: Changes in Business Student Computing Efficacy - Rex Karsten and Dennis Schmidt

 

UHB 2022

Track:  IT Health & KM

 

 

1.  Foundations of Patient-Centered E-Health - Vance Wilson

 

 

2.  A Curvilinear Model of the Relationship between Knowledge Diversity and Knowledge Creation - Mark Thorogood

 

 

3.  Systematizing Web search through a Meta-cognitive, Systems-based, Information Structuring Model (McSIS)- Ayman H. Abuhamdieh

 

 

4.  Human Development through Information & Communication Technologies: Theoretical & Empirical Support - Mehruz Kamal, Chi Zhang, Lotfollah Najjar and Sajda Qureshi

4 pm – 4:15 pm

UHB 2020

Afternoon Break – Sponsored by State Farm Insurance

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm

UHB 2021

Concluding Panel:  Is Information Technology Transforming the Heartland? - Dan Power, Simha Magal, Arkalgud Ramaprasad , Matt Nelson, Rassule Hadidi

5:30 pm

1st Floor Lobby, UHB

Shuttle service to Conference Hotel