Paper Submission: Closed

ISBN : 978-0-9821489-0-7

  • Welcome
  • Call for Papers
  • Conference Committee
  • Conference Themes
  • Accepted Papers
  • Special Topics Sessions
  • Session en Français
  • Virtual Presentation
  • Important Dates
  • Registration
  • Conference Program
  • Venue and Hotel Information


The 11th IBIMA conference on on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Twin Track Economies  will be held in Cairo, Egypt 4 - 6 January 2009. 

This major international conference will address a range of important themes with respect to Information Technology and its impact on organizations.

The conference will include numerous papers and workshop presentations by academics and researchers from around the globe.  Conference participants are welcome to submit full papers, short papers, extended abstracts, paper drafts, or invited session proposals. Submitted paper will be fully refereed and published in electronic formats.  Please refer to call for papers.

For those unable to attend the conference in person, virtual presentations are available. Virtual presentations allow participants to submit papers for refereeing and publication in the conference proceedings.   Virtual participants will receive a full copy of the conference proceedings in electronic format by mail.

Submissions instructions: Submit 2 files (in Microsoft Word OR in pdf)
First file with just complete author(s) information and e-mail(s)
Second file with just the paper without author(s) information for review purposes

There is no paper format for submissions.  Once your paper is accepted by reviewers, authors will receive an acceptance package that includes IBIMA's format guildlines for camera ready publication.

If you are submitting to a special track, please indicate that in your e-mail

Call for Papers


Interested academics and practitioners are invited to submit:

  • Research papers: complete papers (5000 words max.) with complete references section. 
  • Short papers: this could be research in progress, abstracts, ideas you would like to explore with audiance at the conference, or draft of papers for possible co-authorship:  (max. 5 pages or 1000 words) 

IBIMA focuses on real-world business applications.  Therefore, submitted papers should highlight the benefits and applications of managing information in industry, government, and services.  The idea of the conference is to discuss how to solve business problems or take advantage of new opportunities using IT.  All papers will be directed to the appropriate  theme and/or track.  All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Virtual presentation is available if you are unable to attend in person. 

Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and contribution.  It is IBIMA policy to send complete papers to two reviewers for full blind peer review and to send a summary of review back to the author(s) .   Short papers/abstracts will be reviewed by reviewer and/or the editor.  All review comments and suggestions should be addressed in the final submission.  Submitted Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.

Conference proceedings will be published as an e-book on a CD (ISBN: 978-0-9821489-0-7) and will be published on the "Communications of the IBIMA" Journal

*IBIMA reserves the right to accept or reject any research/short paper proposal/submission. Reasons for rejection include, but are not limited to: topics not fitting the conference program main theme or panel subjects, insufficient space on the conference program, failure to meet professional obligations in prior IBIMA conferences (e.g., not completing a paper, not delivering a paper on time, failure to appear for a scheduled slot), failure to register for the conference, unprofessional conduct, or any other reason.

Conference Committees

Conference Chair

Khalid S. Soliman, International Business Information Management Association, USA

Local Chair

Sherif Kamel, American University in Cairo, Egypt

Advisory Committee

John F. Affisco, Hofstra University, USA
Abdul Rahman Ahmad, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Hesham H. Ali, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Najiba Benabess, Norwich University, Northfield, USA
Az-Eddine Bennani, Reims Management School, France
Emil Boasson, Ithaca College School of Business, USA
Regina Connolly, Dublin City University, Ireland
Reggie Davidrajuh, Stavanger University College, Norway
Susana de Juana Espinosa, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Xiuzhen Feng, Beijing University of Technology, China
Mohammad Ayub Khan, Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico
Sherif Kamel, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Christiane E. Metzner, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela
Roman Povalej, University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Alcina Prata, ESCE, Portugal
Muhammad Najib Razali, Universiti Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Joseph Sarkis, Clark University, USA
Najib Saylani, Hofstra University, USA
Magdy Serour, InContext Solutions, Australia
Mark Srite, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee,  USA
Amine Nehari Talet, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Mineral, KSA
Abraham G. van der Vyver, Monash University, South Africa
Dianne Wingham, Australia
Paul H.P. Yeow, Multimedia University, Malaysia

Program Committee

(program committee member's name appears on this list only after reviewing at least one paper) 

Abdelkader abdelkarim, University of Sousse, Tunisia  
Abel Marie-Hélène, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France  Excellent Constructive Review  
Abdelnasser M. Abdelaal, University of Nebraska at Omaha, U.S.A   Excellent Constructive Review  
Haslinda Abdullah, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia     
Noorhidawati Abdullah, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Nor Aziati Abdul Hamid, University Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia
Abel Marie-Hélène, Compiègne, Heudiasyc laboratory, France
Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
faudziah ahmad, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Wan Aezwani Wan Abu Bakar, Akademi Laut Malaysia, Malaysia
Bayan Abu Shawar, Arab Open University, Jordan
Aisha Ali Said Al-Alawi, Sultanate of Oman  
Mustafa Ally, Southern Queensland, Australia
Dhammika Abeysinghe, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Ikram Amous Ben Amor, ISECS  Université de Sfax, Tunisia
Nastaran Simar Asl, University of Isfahan, Iran
Oludare Tolulope, Adeyemi, Lagos State Polytechnic, Nigeria     
Zugravu Gheorghe Adrian, Dunare de Jos Galati, Romania
Abd Rahman Ahmad, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia   
Mohsen Akbari, University of Tehran, Iran
 Anis Allagui, University I S G_Gabes, Tunisia
Ezendu Ariwa, London Metropolitan University, UK
Saïd Assar,TELECOM & Management Sud Paris, France  
Rafi Ashrafi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Muhammad Hasmi Abu Hassan Asaari, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia   
Kamarulzaman Ab. Aziz, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Ahmed Azam, DeVry University, USA  Excellent Constructive Review 
fayez albadri, ADMA-OPCO, UAE
Iman Attarzadeh, University Malaya, Malaysia  Excellent Constructive Review    
Arafat Awajan, Princess Sumayay Univ. for Tech., Jordan  
Masarat Ayat, UTM, Malaysia
Youcef Baghdadi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman 
Christophe Benavent, Université de Paris X, France 
Pierre-Jean Benghozi, CNRS, Paris, France   Excellent Constructive Review 
Pascal Barneto, IAE de Poitiers, France
Shamshul Bahri, University of Malaya, Malaysia Excellent Constructive Review     
Adriana Barnoschi, “Nicolae Titulescu” University Bucharest, Romania Excellent Constructive Review
Ozlem Bak, University of Brighton, UK  Excellent Constructive Review
Mohammad Aizat b. Basir, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia  
Emad Bataineh, Zayed University, UAE
Flavio Bazzana, University of Trento, Italy
Lamia Hadrich Belguith, université de Sfxa- Tunisia    
Alexander Bergmayr, University of Vienna, Austria
Kamal Bechkoum, Derby  University, UK
Nguyen Thanh Binh, Hue University, Vietnam
Hafida Bouarfa, University of Blida, Algeria 
Stéphane Bourliataux, IAE de Tours, France   Excellent Constructive Review
Mairead Brady, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 
Maria Helena Lima Baptista Braz, IST/ UTLisbon, Portugal
Adriana Schiopoiu Burlea, University of Craiova, Romania
Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood, LSE, UK  
Guendalina Capece, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy   
Sanxing Cao, Communication University of China, China
Rommert J. Casimir, Tilburg University, Netherlands Excellent Constructive Review
dilek Cetindamar, sabanci university, turkey
Refaat Chaabouni, Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
Chichang Chang, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan  
Jean-Marc Charlot, Audencia Nantes School of Management, France 
Yu Chen, Renmin University of China, China
Wenshin Chen, Abu Dhabi University, UAE  Excellent Constructive Review
Jamel Choukir, ESC-S, Tunisia  Excellent Constructive Review
Ibrahim Cil, Sakarya University, Turkey   
Manique A. E. Cooray, Multimedia University, Malaysia  Excellent Constructive Review
Maria Manuela Cunha, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal 
Khaled Dahawy, American University in Cairo, Egypt Excellent Constructive Review 
Soumaya Ben Dhaou, Paris-Dauphine/UQAM, Canada  Excellent Constructive Review
Sagarmay Deb, Central Queensland University, Australia
Wolfgang Deiters, Fraunhofer ISST, Germany
Arif Djunaidy, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Indonesia
Gordana Jovanovic Dolecek, Institute INAOE, Mexico
Benjamin Dreveton, IAE de Poitiers, France
Elena Druica, University of Bucharest, Romania Excellent Constructive Review
Basil Dudin, Applied Science Private University, Jordan
Ishbel Duncan, University of St Andrews, Scotland
Mohamed Eladnani, Cadi AYYAD University, Morocco
Meriem Elayoubi, Graduate School of Management Toulouse University, France  
Hanna-Kaisa Ellonen, Lappeenranta Universtity of Technology, Finland  Excellent Constructive Review
Alexander Elsas, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Uchenna Cyril Eze, Multimedia University, Malaysi  Excellent Constructive Reviewa  
Li-wen Chen, Chung-Hua University, Taiwan    
Basel M. Al-Eideh, Kuwait University, Kuwait       
Bulut Evren, France
Brian O'Flaherty, University College Cork, Ireland
Ouhadiba Farouk, Université d’Oran, Algeria    
Jamel Feki, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Nick P. Filer, Manchester University, UK
Melike N Findikoglu, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Excellent Constructive Review  
Bardo Fraunholz, Deakin University, Australia  Excellent Constructive Review 
Madhu Jasola, New Delhi Institute Of Management, India 
Julio Jiménez, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Hans-Jürgen Engelbrecht, Massey University, New Zealand   
Ermine Jean-Louis, Institut Telecom, France 
Galal Hassan Galal-Edeen, Cairo University, Egypt
Gerald GOH Guan Gan, Multimedia University, Malaysia Excellent Constructive Review
Faiez Gargouri, ISIMS de Sfax, Tunisie    
Omar F. El-Gayar, Dakota State University, USA  Excellent Constructive Review
Samir Abou El-Seoud, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan
Feliz Gouveia, University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Robert Goodwin, Flinders University, Australia
Abbass Ghanbary, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Said Ghoul, Philadelphia University, Jordan
Francesca Guerzoni, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Sanjeev Gupta, Dr. B R Ambedkar NIT, India
Calin Gurau, GSCM –Montpellier Business School, France  Excellent Constructive Review
Huong Ha, TMC Academy, TMC Educational Group, Singapore Excellent Constructive Review
Moutaz Mohamed Haddara, The German University in Cairo,, Egypt 
Wadee Alhalabi, College of Technology, KSA
Ahmed  Alhosni, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Kieth Hales, Bond University, Australia
Charles B. Haley, Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation, Malaysia Excellent Constructive Review
Suraya Hamid, University of Malaya, Malaysia  Excellent Constructive Review
Ramzi A. Haraty, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Zainal A. Hasibuan,University of Indonesia, Indonesia
Fariza Hashim, University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Gy Hashim, UiTM, Malaysia
Syahida Hassan, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Ezz Hattab, Arab Academy, Jordan
Joseph Heili, ESC Chambery, France Excellent Constructive Review
Jamel Henchiri, ISGG, Tunisia
Musa H. Abu-Hijleh, Ministry of Presidential Affairs (UAE), United Arab Emirates
Ewa Huebner, University of Western Sydney, Australia Excellent Constructive Review
Mohammad Farooq Hussain, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan
Inga Hunter, Massey University, New Zealand
Rhia Roma-Ilao, Philippines 
Joe ilsever, Douglas College, Canada  Excellent Constructive Review
Kevin K.W. Ho, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong  Excellent Constructive Review
Ziad Hunaiti, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
Syed Irfan Hyder, KIET, Pakistan
Abdul Razak Ibrahim, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Wan Hussain Wan Ishak, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia Excellent Constructive Review
Noor Azizi Ismail, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Hishamuddin bin Ismail, Multimedia University, Malaysia  Excellent Constructive Review
Georgescu Iuliana, ”Al. I. Cuza” Iasi, Romania
Isckia Thierry, Telecom Ecole de Management, Fance  
Imad Jawhar, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Aida Matri Ben Jemaa, IAE Nice / ISG Tunis, France/Tunisia Excellent Constructive Review
Kazuki Joe, Nara Women’s University, Japan
Ernest Johnson, University of Regina, Canada
Farooqui N.K., University of Mumbai (Bombay), India
Jyothsna Priyadarsini. K, Icfai University, India
Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
Noorliza Karia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden  Excellent Constructive Review
Roland_Kaschek, KIMEP, Kazakhstan
Erne Suzila Kassim, MARA University of Technology, Malaysia  Excellent Constructive Review
Ismail Kassou, Mohammed V Souissi, Morocco       
Damir Kalpić, University of Zagreb, Croatia  Excellent Constructive Review
Berman Kayis, University of New South Wales, Australia
Abdelaziz Khadraoui, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Kanwar Adeel Waheed Khan, University of Leeds, UK
Ahmad Khasawneh, Hashemite University, Jordan
Nawal El-kahina Khelalfa, University of Blida, Algeria
Ali N. AL Kinani, National Guard Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia
Kimio Kondo, NIME(National Institute of Multimedia Education), Japan 
George Kostopoulos, Consultant, Greece
Halim Khalalfa, University of Wollongong-Dubai, UAE
Asad I. Khan, Monash University, Australia
Kanwar Adeel Waheed Khan, University of Leeds, UK  
Bhekuzulu Khumal, Canada
Girija Krishnaswamy, Australian Catholic University, Australia 
R. Shashi Kumar, Bangalore University, India  
Muneesh Kumar, University of Delhi, India
Rahul A. Kulkarni, S.M.Agrawal Institute of Management (North Maharashtra University), India            
Zoé Lacroix, Arizona State University, USA   
Kun Chang Lee, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Ben Said Lamjed, ISG Tunis, Tunisia
Lemoine Jean-François, IAE Nantes, France  Excellent Constructive Review   
Fotis Liarokapis, Coventry University, UK        
Genete Laura-Diana, Al. I. Cuza, Romania  
Jean-François Lemoine, Université de Nantes, France  Excellent Constructive Review
T. R. Liyanagunawardena, University of Reading, UK
Euripidis N. Loukis, University of the Aegean, Greece  Excellent Constructive Review
Keri Logan, Massey University, New Zealand
Mehran Nejati, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia    
Mohamad Noorman Masrek, Mara University Of Technology, Malaysia Excellent Constructive Review
Mariati Norhashim, Multimedia University, Malaysia  
Azah Anir Norman, University of Malaya, Malaysia   
Stanescu Tiberiu Nicolae, Petroleum and Gas University in Ploiesti, Romania 
Houari Maaradj, Ghardaia University, Algeria
Maria Augusta Soares Machado, Ibmec-RJ, Brazil
Garth MacKenzie, University of Maryland University College, USA
Settapong Malisuwan, Chulachomklao Military Academy, Thailand
Mustafa B Man, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Malaysia
Vicky Manthou, University of Macedonia, Greece
Mujeeb-U-Rehman Maree, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan 
Ra’ed (Moh’d Taisir) Masa’deh, The University of Nottingham, UK Excellent Constructive Review  
Mashaallah Mashinchi, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran    
Jean-Charles Mathé, IAE de Limoges, France
Nehemiah Mavetera, North West University, South Africa
Tamilla Mavlanova, The City University of New York, Baruch College, USA  Excellent Constructive Review  
Louizi Mehdi, University of Tunis - El Manar, Tunisia 
Elisabeth Metais, CNAM, France
Christiane Metzner, Universidad Central de Venezuela,Venezuela Excellent Constructive Review  
Farid Meziane, Salford University, UK
Lancelot Miltgen, Angers, France  Excellent Constructive Review
Caroline Miltgen, angers University, France  Excellent Constructive Review  
Abdulrahman A. Mirza, King Saud University, KSA
Ernest Mnkandla, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Liliana Mihaela Moga,  Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania
Georgescu Mircea, University of ”Al. I. Cuza” Iasi, Romania
Mehdi Mohaghegh,Norwich university, U.S.A.        
Jorge Molea, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela
Nisar Ahmed I.Mulla, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, India  
Adrian Munteanu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Romania Excellent Constructive Review
Arash Najmaei, Unity College International,Malaysia 
Rohana Ngah, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia 
Blanca Hernández-Ortega, University of Zaragoza, Spain  Excellent Constructive Review
Danielle Pailler, University Of Nantes, France  
Mercy B Pazhamalil, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE Excellent Constructive Review  
Daniel Pérez  González, Cantabria University, Spain   Excellent Constructive Review  
Krassie Petrova, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand  Excellent Constructive Review  
Marie-Pierre Pinto, Université de Limoges, France 
Kifaya Qaddoum, Philadelphia University, Jordan
Catalin Popescu, Oil-Gas from Ploiesti, Romania  Excellent Constructive Review             
Rakesh L, SCT Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India   
Hajo A. Reijers, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands Excellent Constructive Review  
Hugo Rehesaar, Griffith Univerisuty, Australia
Alain Rivet, IAE de Limoges, France
Saqib Saeed, University of Siegen, Germany
Bruno Salgues, Institut Telecom Paris Sud, France
Mohammed Samaka, Qatar University, Qatar   
Hédia Mhiri Sellami, Higher Institut Of Management of Tunis,Tunisia
B Srinivasan, Monash University, Australia
Amir M. Sharif, Brunel University, UK   
Ronnie H. Shroff, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong  
Minwir Al-Shammari, University of Bahrain, Bahrain  
Shahid A Sheikh, DeVry University, USA
Sahel Sidi Mohammed, Abubakr Belkaid-Tlemcen, Algeria
Ahmad Shukri Mohd Noor, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia 
Tariq Rahim Soomro, Fujairah College, United Arab Emirates
Tan Khong Sin, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Thomas Stenger, IAE de Poitiers, France
Abdullah Promise Opute, University of East Anglia, England
Jeong Chun-Phuoc, Multimedia University, Malaysia
W K Daniel Pun, CQUniversity Australia, Australia
Rafa E. Al-Qutaish, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
N. Raghavendra Rao, SSN School of Management & Computer Applications, India   
Lavanya Vedagiri Rao, University of Madras, India   
Mahdieh Rahmanian, University of Delhi, India
Sharimllah Devi Ramachandran, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia
T. Ramayah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia Excellent Constructive Review
Marcela C. Revilla E., Tec de Monterrey, ITESM, Mexico   
Lotfi Ben Romdhane, Monastir, Tunisia
Awanis Bt Romli, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia 
Daniel Ruiz, University of Alicante, Spain   
Gunter Saake, Ovgu Magdeburg, Germany  Excellent Constructive Review
Sahel sidi Mohammed, Abubakr Belkaid-Tlemcen, Algeria
Ali Afjehi-Sadat, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Maytham Safar, Kuwait University, Kuwait  
Bruno Salgues, Institut Telecom, France
Saeid Samiee, Delhi  University, India  
Mad Khir Johari Bin Abdullah Sani, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Christoph Schroth, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Stefan Seidel, University of Muenster, Germany  Excellent Constructive Review
Kaushik Sengupta, Hofstra University, U.S.A
Albert Henry Seymour Scott, Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong
Ammar Al-Shalabi, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Mohammad Sharifi, University of Technology Malaysia, Malaysia      
Essam Shehab, Cranfiled University, UK     
Aminat Abiola Showole, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia     
Yahya Slimani, Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Tan Khong Sin, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Stanescu Tiberiu Nicolae,Petroleum and Gas University in Ploiesti, Romania 
Alan Sixsmith, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Mario Spremic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Junaida binti Sulaiman, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia  
Zurinah Suradi, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Gabriele Stoppa, University of  Trento, Italy
Mohd Subri Tahir, Universiti Teknologi MARA Penang, Malaysia  
Radwan Tahboub, Palestine Polytechnic University, Palestine 
Amine Nehari-Talet, KFUPM, KSA   Excellent Constructive Review
Arthur Tatnall, Victoria University, Australia
Daniel C.M. Tan, Northcentral University, U.S.A.Excellent Constructive Review
Pavlou Tania, IST College, Country,Greece Excellent Constructive Review         
Evon M. O. Abu-Taieh, AABFS, Jordan
Abdelfattah Triki, Tunis university, Tunisia
Prodromos Tsiavos, London School of Economics, UK
Asmat Nizam Abdul Talib, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Rosmaini Tasmin, UTHM, Malaysia 
Teodorescu Sandra, Ecological University from Bucharest, Romania     
Mark Toleman, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Abdelfattah Triki,Tunis, Tunisia
Tugui Alexandru, Alexandru  Ioan Cuza University, Romania
Constantin Udriste, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania  
Juan P. Valente, Polytechnic of Madrid, Spain
Inés de La Ville, Université de Clermont, France
João Eduardo Quintela Varajão, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal   
Morten Thanning Vendelø, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Lejla Vrazalic, Middlesex University Dubai, UAE    
Giovanni Vincenti, Gruppo Vincenti, S.r.l., Italy Excellent Constructive Review         
Peter Weiß, Research Centre for Information Technologies (FZI), Germany   Excellent Constructive Review   
Timo Wiander, University of Oulu, Finland
Axel Winkelmann, University of Muenster, ERCIS, Germany
Fadhilah Mat Yamin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Mahmoud Youssef, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt     
Dengsheng Zhang, Monash University, Australia  
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait, Amran University, Yemen  
Adrian Gheorghe Zugravu, Dunarea de Jos Galati, Romania


Possible conference topics of interest 

  • Knowledge Management
  • Social Impact of Technology Development
  • E- Business and Internet Computing
  • Management of Technology in Education and Businesses
  • Innovation & Technology in New Product/Service Development
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • International Business Strategies and Information Technology
  • E-Government strategies, implementation procedures, and case studies
  • Technology Transfer, Marketing and Commercialization
  • ICT Management
  • Information Systems issues
  • The Integration of Technology & Organizational Strategies
  • R&D Management
  • Project and Program Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing System Technologies
  • Management of Technology in Developing Countries
  • Sustainable Innovation and Competitive Advantange
  • Innovation and Management of Renewable Resources
  • Strategic use of Technology in the Financial Sector
  • Adoption, acceptance, and diffusion of emerging technologies
  • Change management and organizational performance measures
  • Knowledge Engineering and Discovery
  • Information Quality Management
  • Information Quality Metrics and Assessment
  • E-Commerce issues, trends, and case tudies
  • E-Learning, e-Training, and e-Teams
  • M-Commerce business models, applications, and best practices
  • Privacy, security, ethical, and social issues
  • Cyber law, E-commerce Law, and Intellectual property rights
  • Customer relationship management (CRM),Business process re-design (BPR)
  • Total quality management (TQM),Cycle time reduction (CTR)
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Enterprise Systems (ERP) and Industry Solutions
  • Strategic Decision Support Systems
  • Fuzzy Logic and Neural Network applications
  • Knowledge-based Systems Engineering
  • Object-Oriented Database Systems
  • Data Warehouses and Datamining
  • Software engineering of e-business systems
  • Data Mining techniques
  • Knowledge extraction and search

The conference is closed.

    Special Topics Sessions

    The efforts of the Special Topics Sessions' Organizers will be recognized as follows:

    • The registration fee of the session organizer will be waived if at least 4 authors of invited papers register at the conference.
    • Session organizers names will appear on the conference proceedings as Associate Editors

    The special topic session is a unique opportunity that brings together researchers and audience from around the world to discuss a specific research question of interest and/or share research efforts with others who have worked in the same area.  These sessions could result in future joint research efforts, co-authorship of journal articles, and/or book publications.  Special topics session are highly beneficial if they are well organized.

    You can submit a proposal to organize a special topics sessionworkshop, and/or tutorial. Proposals to organize a special topic session should include the following information: name and address, e-mail of proposer, title of session, a 100-word description of the topic of the session, and a short description on how the session will be advertised.  Usually, session proposers solicit papers from colleagues and researchers whose work is known to the session proposer.  E-mail proposal to the conference chair.

    Each special topic session will have at least 3 paper. The session chairs will be responsible for all aspects of their sessions; including, soliciting papers, reviewing, selecting, etc. The review process for invited sessions will strictly follow the review process for regular submission.  Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and contribution.  Each paper will be exposed to a full blind peer review by two reviewers in the topical area.  Final camera-ready papers will be reviewed by one reviewer. Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.

    Appel à communications

    Tous les chercheurs, universitaires et praticiens s'intéressant aux thèmes de la conférence sont invités à soumettre leurs communications. Deux types de contributions pourront être présentées:

    • Papiers de recherche en format long: pour les travaux aboutis (5000 mots max) avec la liste complète des références.
    • Papiers en format court : pour les recherches en cours, résumés, idées que vous voudriez discuter avec l'audience à la conférence ou ébauche des papiers pour une éventuelle co-écriture : (5 pages max ou 1000 mots)

    Les papiers seront évalués par rapport à leur originalité, leur cohérence, leur clarté et leur contribution scientifique. Chaque papier sera révisé en aveugle à l'aide d'une grille d'évaluation. Les papiers de recherche seront révisés par les membres du comité scientifique. Les papiers en format court seront révisés par l'éditeur. Chaque auteur recevra après la révision de son papier une fiche de synthèse des évaluations. Les commentaires et suggestions de cette révision doivent être prises en compte dans la soumission finale.
    Les papiers soumis ne doivent pas avoir été précédemment édités ou actuellement soumis pour publication dans d'autres conférences ou revues.

    Les actes de la conférence seront édités sous forme d'un e-book sur un CD (ISBN: 978-0-9821489-0-7) et sur la "Communication de la IBIMA" Journal

    Tous les papiers se rattacheront à l'un des thèmes proposés.

    Thèmes de la Conférence

    Liste non-exhaustive de sujets pouvant être traités:

    • Knowledge Management
    • Impact Social de la technologie
    • E- Business et développement informatique
    • Management de la technologie pour l’éducation et les affaires 
    • Innovation et technologie pour le développement de nouveaux produits/services
    • Information et petites/moyennes entreprises
    • Stratégies Internationales et technologies de l’information
    • E-Government, implémentation et études de cas
    • Transfert technologique, Marketing et Commercialisation
    • Management des TIC
    • Problématiques des systèmes d’information
    • Intégration de la technologie et stratégies organisationnelles 
    • R&D et management
    • Management de projet et management de programme
    • Technologies des systèmes de production
    • Management de la technologie dans les pays en voie de développement
    • Innovation durable et avantage compétitif 
    • Innovation et management des ressources renouvelables
    • Usage stratégique de la technologie dans le secteur financier 
    • Adoption et diffusion des technologies émergentes
    • Gestion du changement et mesures de la performance organisationnelle
    • Ingénierie de la connaissance
    • Information Quality Management
    • Mesures de la qualité de l’information
    • E-Commerce : tendances et études de cas
    • Réseaux sociaux numériques : management, pratiques et études de cas
    • E-Learning, e-Training et e-Teams
    • M-commerce : modèles d’affaires, applications, “best practices”
    • Vie privée, sécurité, éthique 
    • Customer relationship management (CRM),Business process re-design (BPR)
    • Total quality management (TQM),Cycle time reduction (CTR)
    • Supply Chain Management (SCM)
    • Efficient Resource Planning (ERP) et management industriel
    • Gestion de bases de données 
    • Systèmes d’Aide à la Décision
    • Logique floue et réseaux de neurones (applications)
    • Data Warehouses et Datamining
    • E-business et solutions logicielles
    • Recherche et extraction de la connaissance

    Sessions Invitées

    Vous pouvez également soumettre une proposition pour organiser une session parallèle, un atelier et/ou un tutorial. Organiser une session invitée permet de réunir des chercheurs pour discuter d'une question spécifique de recherche ou pour réfléchir autour thématique bien délimitée et complémentaire de la conférence et/ou pour partager vos résultats de recherche avec d'autres qui travaille sur le même domaine de recherche.
    Les propositions de sessions invitées doivent inclure clairement les informations suivantes: nom du ou des organisateurs, affiliation, adresse, courriel, titre de la session, une description de 100 mots du thème de la session et une courte description sur la façon dont la session sera annoncée. Habituellement, les organisateurs de sessions sollicitent des papiers à leurs collègues et à des chercheurs dont les travaux leur sont connus.

    Chaque session invitée comptera au moins trois papiers. Les présidents de session seront responsables de tous les aspects de leurs sessions; y compris, l'appel à communication, la révision, la sélection, etc. Le processus de révision pour des sessions invitées est strictement le même pour les soumissions régulières. Les papiers seront évalués par rapport à leur originalité, leur cohérence, leur clarté et leur contribution scientifique. Chaque papier sera révisé en aveugle par deux évaluateurs du domaine de recherche en question. La version finale sera révisée par un seul évaluateur. Les papiers soumis ne doivent pas avoir été précédemment édités ou actuellement soumis pour publication dans d'autres conférences ou revues.

    • Les frais d'inscription de l'organisateur de session sera éliminés si au moins 4 auteurs de papiers invités enregistrent à la conférence
    • Les efforts des organisateurs des sessions invitées seront reconnus pendant la conférence. Leurs noms apparaîtront sur les actes de la conférence comme Editeurs Associés.

    Dates Importantes

    • Soumission des papiers : Fermé
    • Notification de l'avis d'acceptation : Fermé
    • Date limite de soumission des papiers: Fermé

    Virtual Presentations

    Those who are unable to attend the conference in person but wish to participate in this major international event, virtual presentation is available. Virtual Presentation allow participants to submit papers for refereeing and publication in the conference proceedings, just like a regular paper.  Virtual participants will receive a full copy of the conference proceedings.  

    In 2007 there were more than 100 virtual presentations.

    The review process for virtual presentations will strictly follow the review process for regular submissions.  Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and contribution.  Each paper will be exposed to a full blind peer review in most cases. Short papers will be reviewed by the editor.  Summary of review feedback/reports will be sent back to the author(s) in most cases.  All comments and suggestions should be addressed in the final submission. Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.

    * Please note that a virtual presentation does not mean you are able to present by remote (e.g. Internet streaming or teleconferencing).

    Important Dates

    Important note: If it takes long time to get travel request approved we recommend that you send your paper the at earliest possible to allow us to receive the reviews in a timely fashion.  The review time tends to increase if you submit your paper right on the deadline date due to large number of submissions around deadlines.

    Virtual  Paper Submission: CLOSED

    Notification of Acceptance: Within 3-4 weeks from submission date (in most cases)

    Virtual Paper submission deadline: November 25, 2008

    The conference is closed

    Conference Program

    Conference Hotel

    InterContinental Cairo Semiramis Hotel in Cairo is the location for the 11th IBIMA Conference.  Located in the heart of the city, the hotel is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings.  It provides the perfect balance of modern luxury and ancient charm.  InterContinental Semiramis Hotel is part of world famous Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts chain and is located on the banks of the Nile. A short walk away from the fascinating Museum of Egyptology and close to the city’s commercial and entertainment districts, this combination of old and new gives a ‘best of both worlds’ experience to visitors who prefer investigating history in fine style.

    Please click on the Hotel link above for more details and directions. For reservations: Reservation form

    Hotel Address

    Corniche El Nil,
    P.O. Box: 60,
    11511 Cairo, Egypt                         
    Tel: +20 (2) 2795 7171
    Within Egypt Toll Free No: 0800 44 333 22       


    Please note the following conference presentation guidelines

    • Each presentation has 15 min. followed by  5 min discussion. Session chairs will coordinate presentations in their respective sessions
    • There will be LCD projector available in every session room. Please prepare your presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 (to insure compatibility). Please note that Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 IS NOT backward compatible with PowerPoint 2003.  So, please make sure you have your presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2003
    • Save your files on a flash (USB) drive and on a CD just in case.  Also, it is highly recommended that you email your presentation to yourself on a web-based client (hotmail, yahoo, etc.) as a backup.  NO Floppy Disks OR Transparencies Please.
    • It would be a good idea to bring your own laptop for your presentation to insure that your paper is presented properly.
    • Every registered participant will be issued a name tag that he/she should wear at all times.  No one without name tag will be allowed into the conference area


    Conference Program
    Please use your browser find option to locate your name and session

    Sunday Jan. 04, 2009                                                    8:00 am – 3:00 pm

    Sunday Jan 04, 2009                                                     8:45 am – 10:30 am

    Session S1.1: Nouvelle technologies dans les Organisations           Babylon 1        
    Session Chair: Thomas Stenger

    L’articulation entre la surveillance de l’environnement de l’enterprise et le systeme d’information: l’apport d’une approche systemique
    Az-Eddine Bennani et Soulaimane Laghzaoui

    Technologies convergentes et société: Spécificités, enjeux et implications
    Nizar Chaari and Denis Harrisson

    L’adoption des TIC par les banques tunisiennes: place de la culture d’entreprise
    Chokri El Fidha, Amel Mallek Tarifa, and Mustapha Zghal

    Dynamique et changement organisationnel pour le déploiement d’un système intranet : étude de cinq entreprises tunisiennes
    Hadoussa Slim

    L’enjeu du triptyque « Savoir – Culture – Stratégie » dans la formation de la rentabilité : le cas des industries manufacturières au Cameroun (IMC)
    Jules Roger Feudjo

    Session S1.2:  Innovation Management                                              Babylon 2
    Session Chair: Ton Spil

    Development of TQM  in Steel Manufacturers’ Production
    Pekka Tervonen, Niko Pahkala, and Harri Haapasalo

    Factors Influencing Consumer Intention to Cope with Technological Products Innovativeness
    Nashwa Ahmed Mohamed Ghoneim

    Analysing Micro-Innovation Processes: Universities and Enterprises Collaboration
    Pertti Saariluoma, Esa Kannisto, and Tuomo Kujala

    The Management and Exchange of Knowledge and Innovation In Environments of Collaborating Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

    P.H. Osanna, N.M. Durakbasa, L. Crisan, and J. M. Bauer

    Evolutionary paths of R&D Internationalization: The Case of Taiwanese Transnational Corporations

    Louis Y. Y. Lu  and T. M. Chen

    Session S1.3:  Knowledge Management                                                Babylon 3
    Session Chair: Jawahitha Sarabdeen

    Knowledge and Management
    Carlos Romero-Uscanga

    Critical Factors for Successful KM Initiatives in Project Background
    Mian Ajmal

    A Theoretical Framework for Knowledge Management Process: Towards Improving Knowledge Performance
    Louay Karadsheh,Ebrahim Mansour, Samer Alhawari, Ghassan Azar, and Naser El-Bathy

    Knowledge Management Implications on Business Education
    Nisar Ahmed I. Mulla

    HiKMas: Cultural Behavioural and ontology based approach towards a Holistic Knowledge Management System Design

    Juhana Salim, Nurul Rafidza Muhamad Rashid, Yazrina Yahya, Abdul Razak Hamdan, Aziz Deraman, Mohd Shahizan Othman, Hazilah Mohd. Amin, and Akmal Aris

    The Effects of Knowledge Process for Customer on the Achievement of Customer Knowledge Retention

    Samer Alhawari, Amine Nehari Talet, Ebrahim Mansour, Haroun Alryalat, and Wa’el Musa Hadi

    Coffee Break                                                             10:30 am – 11:00 am

    Sunday Jan 04, 2009                                                     11:00 am – 12:45 pm

    Session S2.1:  Systèmes d'Identification électronique                          Babylon 1  

    Session Chair: Caroline Lancelot Miltgen

    L’influence des agents virtuels sur la confiance des internautes vis-à-vis d’un site Web

    Jean-François Lemoine and Jean-François Notebaert

    Fourniture de données personnelles, respect de la vie privée et propension au mensonge sur Internet

    Caroline Lancelot Miltgen et Wilfrid Azan

    Les déterminants de la confiance dans le e-banking: le cas de la souscription à des services bancaires en ligne

    Molka Abbes et Anne Julien

    Session S2.2:  E-Business                                                                   Babylon 2
    Session Chair: Murali Mohan Narasipuram

    An e-Procurement Model for Logistic Performance Increase
    Cristina Toma, Bogdan Vasilescu, and Catalin Popescu

    Analysis Study of Culture’s Impact on E-Readiness Assessments in Developing Countries
    Ali Nasser Al-Kinani and Badr M.N. Al-Besher

    E-Consumer Redress Mechanism for Negligence in Malaysia: A Survey Analysis
    Jawahitha Sarabdeen

    Designing Usable Localised Websites: Differences between Western and Arab Cultures
    Ali H. Al-Badi and Pam J. Mayhew

    An exploratory study of the determinants of online trust and electronic commence activities in Egypt
    Manal M. ElKordy

    Session S2.3: Fuzzy Logic Applications                                               Babylon 3
    Session Chair: Kifaya S. Qaddoum

    Predicting Herding Trend by Fuzzy Logic
    Amina Amirat, Nizar Hachicha, and Abdelfettah Bouri

    Systems Usability: Application of Fuzzy Logic on iPod Systems Assessment
    Luciana Jácome Basto Cordeiro, Luiz Fernando Ribeiro Parente Filho, Danilo Jusan Santos, Rodrigo Costa dos Santos, Walter Gassenferth, and Maria Augusta Soares Machado

    Fuzzy Model of Artificial Kidney
    Mashhour Bani Amer and L. Al-Ebbini

    Fuzzy Knowledge Base System for Fault Tracing of Marine Diesel Engine
    H.M. Abdul-Kader

    Performance Evaluation of Symmetric Encryption Algorithms
    D. S. Abdul. Elminaam, H. M. Abdul Kader, and M. M. Hadhoud

    Conference Lunch                                                      12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

    Sunday Jan 04, 2009                                                      2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

    Session S3.1: Communaute Virtuelle                                                    Babylon 1 
    Session Chair: Az-Eddine Bennani

    Les logiciels sociaux, une histoire ancienne, un développement nouveau
    Bruno Salgues, Olivia Bernard, and Mélanie Blanchard

    Proposition d’une Echelle de Mesure du Sentiment Envers une Communaute Virtuelle
    Imène Ben Yahia

    Les jeunes à travers les blogs personnels
    Bruno Salgues and Olivia Bernard

    Les jeunes face aux blogs et aux logiciels sociaux
    Bruno Salgues et Olivia Bernard

    Session S3.2:  E-Government                                                               Babylon 2
    Session Chair:

    Assessing Electronic Government Readiness of Public Organizations
    Nahed A. Azab

    Demographic Factors and Knowledge Sharing Quality among Malaysian Government Officers
    Mohd Bakhari Ismail and Zawiyah Mohammad Yusof

    Secure E-Voting Scheme through Polling Stations
    Mohamed Abou-Rizka and Ahmed Shedeed

    Modeling and Simulation of a Robust e-Voting System
    Mohammad Malkawi, Mohammed Khasawneh, and Omar Al-Jarrah

    The Development of myGeo-RS: a Knowledge Management System of Geodiversity Data for Tourism Industries
    Aziz Deraman, Jamaiah Yahaya, Juhana Salim, Sufian Idris ,Dian Indrayani Jambari, Asraf Jaradat, Ibrahim Komoo, Mohd. Shafeea Leman, Tanot Unjah, Marilah Sarman, and Lim Choon Sian

    Session S3.3: Data Mining, Software Engineering, and Neural Network           Babylon 3
    Session Chair: Karim Bouzoubaa

    Mining Student Evolution Using Associative Classification and Clustering
    Kifaya S. Qaddoum

    A New Framework for High Performance Processing of Voluminous Multisource Datasets
    Rania M. Kilany, Reda.Ammar, S. Rajasekaran, and Wala Sheta

    Performance of Encryption Techniques for Real Time Video Streaming

    W.S. Elkilani and H.M. Abdul-Kader

    A Novel Approach for Stock Market Prediction Using Automated Neural Network: Egyptian Stock Market Case Study
    Waleed kablan, Abdel Fatah Hegazy, and Mohamed Aly Taha ElZeweidy

    Weather Forecasting Using Different Neural Networks Classes
    H. M. Abdul –Kader

    Monday Jan. 05, 2009                                                    8:30 am – 3:00 pm


    Monday Jan 05, 2009                                                     8:45 am – 10:30 am

    Session M1.1:  La Gestion de l'Innovation, Stratégie, et la Performance des enterprises          Babylon 1    
    Session Chair: Bruno Salgues

    Formulation des besoins informationnels dans une activité complexe et dynamique: l’audit et le conseil en Système d’Information et Nouvelles Technologies
    Boulesnane Sabrina et Bouzidi Laïd

    Le concept d’agilité de l’entreprise et le rôle des Technologies d’Information: Concept of enterprise agility and role of Information Technology
    Nizar Ben Gharsallah, Sonia Zouari, and Claire Gauzente

    Impact de l’innovation sur la relation compétitivité - taille Application aux entreprises tunisiennes

    Selma Katlane Ben Mlouka

    Le contrôleur de gestion et les progiciels ERP: nouvelles perspectives ou nouvelles frontières
    Tawhid Chtioui et Az-Eddine Bennani

    Les Facteurs Incitant a l’Utilisation des Systèmes d’Information Ressources Humaines dans les Entreprises Marocaines

    Karim Gassemi

    Session M1.2: Online Collaboration and Social Networks                Babylon 2
    Session Chair: N.M. Durakbasa

    From Virtual Teams to Online Communities: Fostering Group Based Collaboration for Innovation and Knowledge Management
    Michael Amberg, Michael Reinhardt, and Matthias Kittler

    Effect of Social Network Type and Intensity on The Knowledge Performance of Groups
    Yongseol Lee, Heejun Park, Yonsei and Seokhee Son

    Consumer Behaviour on Social Networking Websites Users: An Exploratory Study on a French-Speaking Sample

    Stéphane Bourliataux and Lajoinie Samantha Millet

    Service Innovation in Online Recruiting
    Elfi Ettinger and Bjoern Kijl

    An Exploration of Individual Student Perceptions of Mastery of Knowledge in an Online Collaborative Context

    Ronnie H. Shroff and Murali Mohan Narasipuram

    Session M1.3: E-Business, Globalization, and Outsourcing                Babylon 3
    Session Chair:  Violeta Sima

    Distributed Java Mobile Information System
    Ahmad Shukri Mohd Noor

    Factors Affecting Continued Usage of Internet Banking Among Egyptian Customers
    Dalia El- Kasheir, Ahmed S. Ashour, and Omneya M. Yacout

    E-Business, Globalization, and Human Resource Management: An Examination of Trends, Definitions and Directions
    Appa Rao Korukonda

    Relevance to the outsourcing of activities Information Systems: A Case Study with ING Private Banking
    Daniel Lang and Jean-Luc Pillet

    Coffee Break                                                             10:30 am – 11:00 am

    Monday Jan 05, 2009                                                     11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Session M2.1:  Logique Floue et les Réseaux de Neurones          Babylon 1  
    Session Chair: Fawzi Dekhil

    Prédiction de la structure 2D des protéines par les réseaux de neurones
    Hafida Bouziane, Belhadri Messabih, and Abdellah Chouarfia

    La prévision des difficultés bancaires: application d’une approche neuronale
    Zina Essid, Manel Zribi, et Younes Boujelbene

    Session M2.2:  Global Financial Crisis                                          Babylon 2 

    Session Chair: Cécile Chamaret

    Ain’t no Sunshine when the Boom is Gone: Questioning the Roots of Current Global Financial Crisis
    Andreas Kern and Christian Fahrholz

    Anticipation, Occurrence and Magnitude of Market Crashes

    Patrick Leoni

    Session M2.3: Arabic Information Processing                                Babylon 3 

    Session Chair: Mohammad Malkawi

    Using an Arabic ontology to improve the Q/A task
    Lahsen Abouenour and Karim Bouzoubaa

    English/Arabic Cross Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) for Arabic OCR-Degraded Text
    Tarek A. Elghazaly and Aly A. Fahmy

    Naïve Bayesian Based on Chi Square to Categorize Arabic Data
    Fadi Thabtah, Mohammad Ali H. Eljinini, Mannam Zamzeer, and Wa’el Musa Hadi

    Monday Jan 05, 2009                                                     12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Keynote Speech                                                                              Babylon 1

    Conference Lunch                                                        1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Monday Jan 05, 2009                                                     2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Session M3.1:  La Gestion de l'Innovation, Stratégie, et la Performance des enterprises II        Babylon 1
    Session Chair: Régis Chenavaz

    La Performance de la Gouvernance des TI: Vers le développement d’un cadre de recherché
    Nizar Ben Gharsallah, Sonia Zouari, and Claire Gauzente

    Information Systems and Trust: Issues for Live Cultural Performances
    Danielle Bouder-Pailler and Leïla Damak

    Les effets de l’identification au club, de l’exposition et de la familiarité au site web sur la mémorisation des e-sponsors : Une comparaison fan vs non fan
    Fawzi Dekhil and Imed Zaiem

    Les effets de l’encombrement de l’écran publicitaire sur la mémorisation et l’attitude du téléspectateur
    Néji Bouslama et Jouda Esfaxi

    Financial, Organizational and Macroeconomic Determinants of the Profitability of Tunisian banks
    Chokri Mamoghli and Raoudha Dhouibi

    Session M3.2:  E-Business II                                            Babylon 2
    Session Chair: Appa Rao Korukonda

    Enterprise search solutions: the new edge for information systems
    Pierre-Jean Benghozi et Cécile Chamaret

    Can E-Commerce measure globalization?
    Abdalla Hamed, David Ball, Hillary Berger, and Pat Cleary

    Factors Affecting Knowledge Flow between Head Quarters and Subsidiaries of a Global Corporation
    Omneya Mokhtar Yacout

    A Web Application: the On-line Store of the Publishing House from the “Petroleum-Gas” University of Ploiesti
    Catalin Popescu, Tiberiu Stanescu, and Bogdan Vasilescu

    Mobile Technologies in Tourism Destination Marketing
    Mohamed Moustafa, Eleri Jones, Jason J. Williams and Richard Adlam

    Session M3.3: ICT and Culture                                          Babylon 3
    Session Chair: Carlos Romero-Uscanga

    The Impact of Technology Development on Youth Consumption Culture: An Empirical Investigation French Teenage’ Use of Mobile Phone Device

    Wided Batat

    Text Entry Factors and Texting Satisfaction: An Analysis among Malaysian Users
    Vimala Balakrishnan and Paul H.P.Yeow

    Integrated Platform for R&D Information Systems: A Canadian Experience
    Karim Bouzoubaa and Adil Hamdouna

    The Evolution of the ICT Sector in Egypt – Partnership4Development
    Sherif Kamel

    The Strategic Concept of Spatial Development – Romanian Particularities
    Ileana Georgiana Gheorghe and Violeta Sima

    Research study concerning social impact of Complex Environmental Project
    Augustin Mitu and Catalin Popescu

    Coffee Break                                                                 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

    Monday Jan 05, 2009                                                     4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    Session M4.1: La Gestion de l'Innovation, Stratégie, et la Performance des enterprises III        Babylon 1
    Session Chair: Néji Bouslama

    Quelles Conditions d’Efficacité pour les Cercles de Qualité ?
    Régis Chenavaz

    L’essor de la pensée stratégique en entreprise : Une (r)évolution à méditer
    Mehrez Chaher and Anis Gnichi

    La Place de la Technologie Dans l’Orientation Stratégique des Entreprises Orientées vers leur Marché
    Ibtissam Abarar

    Du management des projets au management stratégique par projets: Les projets au service de la stratégie
    Selma Katlane Ben Mlouka et Hajer khedher Ouinniche

    Processus stratégiques : des éléments clés pour comprendre l’après fusion : le cas Sanofi Aventis
    Philippe Rebière

    Qualité du service électronique, confiance en ligne et comportement d’approche : cas des sites web bancaires
    Hajer Ben Lallouna Hafsia and Fatma Ezzahra Bakini Driss

    Session M4.2:    ICT in Healthcare                                    Babylon 2

    Session Chair: Cătălin Popescu

    E-health Business Models: From pilot project to successful deployment
    Ton Spil and Björn Kijl

    Distributed Java Based Medical Imaging Informatics Model

    Ahmad Shukri S Mohd Noor and Md Yazid Md Saman

    Electronic System of Remote Access to Medical Records Anytime Anywhere
    Ziad Hunaiti, Zayed Huneiti, Fahed Barakat, and Wamadeva Balachandran

    Management of Medical Technology in Jordan
    Mashhour M. Bani Amer and Samer S. Ammari

    Contact Centres (Voice to Voice communication) and Customer Relationship Management
    Muhammad Atif Khan

    Session M4.3:  Corporate Performance Evaluation and business Intelligence           Babylon 3
    Session Chair: Vimala Balakrishnan


    The Romanian Entrepreneurial Venture Profile Types
    Violeta, Sima and Ileana Georgiana Gheorghe

    Intuitive Sales Force Behavior:  Theoretical Background and Empirical Investigation

    Néji Bouslama

    From Resource Planning Technologies to Business Intelligence: Case Study of Implementing Business Intelligence Solutions in Romania
    Anca Gabriela Ilie, Dan Dumitriu, Roxana Sarbu, and Oana Antonia Colibasanu

    Business Intelligence – A Helping Hand for the Strategic Management
    Anca Gabriela Ilie, Dan Dumitriu, and Oana Antonia Colibasanu

    IT Enabled CRM Process, Drivers, and Impact: Empirical Investigation in Egypt

    Manal M. ElKordy and Omneya M. Yacout

    The Opportunity for a Reconsideration of the Dimensions of the Assessment Model of the Customers Satisfaction

    Violeta, Sima and Ileana Georgiana Gheorghe

    Tuesday Jan. 06, 2009                                                    8:30 am – 11:00 am


    Tuesday Jan 06, 2009                                                     8:45 am – 10:30 am

    Session T1.1:  e-Business et l'Internet                                           Babylon 1
    Session Chair: Laurent Bravetti

    Relations inter- entreprises et processus d'intégration des systems: Cas du Web service
    Ridha Ouni et Selma Daoues

    Fracture numérique inter-Arabe : Raisons et Proposition d’une modélisation

    Antoine Harfouche et Stephane Bourlitaux-Lajoinie

    Acheter mieux en ligne grâce aux outils d’aide à la décision? Le cas des comparateurs d’assurance sur Internet

    Thomas Stenger

    Site Web et Choix D’une Destination Touristique le Tourisme Sante en Tunisie

    Dhouka Oueld Oubey et Imed Zaiem

    Session T1.2:  Small and Medium Enterprises                                  Babylon 2
    Session Chair: Lejla Vrazalic

    A Business Intelligence Model for SMEs Based on Tacit Knowledge
    Moufida Sadok and Humbert Lesca

    Examining IT Outsourcing Decisions and Practices of Small and Medium Enterprises in Malaysia
    Siew Fan Wong

    Future Prospects of Small Scale Industrial Sector of Punjab: An Empirical Assessment
    Sanjeev Gupta

    Appropriate Marketing Strategies for Romanian SME for the Crisis Period
    Violeta Sima and Ileana Georgiana Gheorghe

    Electronic Commerce Adoption Barriers in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Developing Countries: The Case of Libya
    Ziad Hunaiti, Ra’ed (Moh’d Taisir) Masa’deh, Mohammed Mansour, and Ahmad Al-Nawafleh

    Session T1.3:  Cyber Warefare and Information Security                        Babylon 3
    Session Chair: Adriana Schiopoiu Burlea

    A Psychometrically Sound: Multidimensional Tool to Measure Internet Privacy and Security
    Ernest Johnson

    Information Security: End Users’ Perspective
    Hongjiang Xu

    An Orthogonal Method for Evaluating Security Levels, Measures and Deficiencies

    Mohammad Malkawi and Abdullah AlShboul

    Using GIS to Overcome Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Threats and Challenges

    Tariq Rahim Soomro, Ghassan Al-Qaimari, and Hassan Wahba

    Multi-Agents Conception of Logistic Network
    Ines Ben Tekaya Mariem Gzara, and Béchir Ayeb

    Coffee Break                                                             10:30 am – 11:00 am

    Tuesday Jan 06, 2009                                                     11: am – 12:30 pm

    Session T2.1:  CRM, PME, ERP, and Knowedlge Management                      Babylon 1
    Session Chair: Stephane Bourlitaux-Lajoinie

    Mise en oeuvre d’un projet CRM dans une enterprise: stratégie d’implémentation
    Laurent Bravetti

    Introduction d’une pratique de gestion, gestion par processus, en PME : Etude d’un cas de construction d’un tableau de bord prospectif d’une coopérative agroalimentaire
    Yassine Louzzani

    Vers de nouvelles ouvertures pour l’Orientation Marché : les apports du numérique

    Maryam Ben Chehida and Marie-Christine Monnoyer

    Design de l’organisation apprenante: Les conditions de développement de la ressource connaissance, en termes d’apprentissage et de partage dans l’organisation (Cas de NOKIA SIEMENS Networks Communication Competences Center)
    Mouna Ben Chouikha

    Session T2.2: Project Management                                       Babylon 2
    Session Chair: Hongjiang Xu

    Project Marketing Implementation and Its Link with Project Management and Project Portfolio Management
    Laurence Lecoeuvre and Koninika Patel

    Success Factors for an Information Systems Projects Team: Creating New Context
    Adriana Schiopoiu Burlea

    Proposal of A Framework to Assess International Aid Projects Implementation Readiness: Important Factors to Consider During The Analysis

    Bangaly Kaba, Koffi N’Da, and Mama keita

    Drawing out the Essential Business of Ports
    Rasha Ismail Fady and Ian Beeson

    The Effect of Knowledge Management Processes on project Management: An Empirical Study on Information Technology Industry in Jordan
    abdel Naser Al-Zayyat, Firas Al-Khaldi, Ibrahem Tadros, Ghassan al-Edwan

    Session T2.3:   E-Learning and ICT in Academia                                    Babylon 3
    Session Chair: Ghassan Al-Qaimari

    ERP Training and Evaluation: ERP Life-Cycle Approach to End-Users’ Characterization and Competency Building in the Context of an Oil & Gas Company
    Fayez Ahmad Albadri and Salam Abdallah

    The Effect of e-learning Approach on Students’ Achievement in Biomedical Instrumentation Course at Palestine Polytechnic University

    Abdallah Arman, Taha El-Arif, and Abdul-latif Elgazzar

    E-learning Barriers in the United Arab Emirates: Preliminary Results from an Empirical Investigation
    Lejla Vrazalic, Robert MacGregor, and Donna Behl

    Students' Attitudes Toward e-learning of a Biomedical Instrumentation Course in the Biomedical Engineering Program in PPU
    Abdallah Arman, Taha El-Arif, and Abdul-latif Elgazzar

    Use of ICT to design a teaching tool in heat conduction field
    N.K khelalfa, Samira belhardj, A.Mahrouk, S.Dendah, T. Benabdellah, and S.E. Boudraa

    End of Conference Activities

    Keynote Speaker

    Dr. Adel Danish

    Chairman and CEO

    Dr. Adel Danish is the Chairman and CEO of XCEED, a Telecom Egypt subsidiary that was established to act as its information technology arm in 2001. He began his career as a researcher at the IBM Scientific Center in Paris, France, going on to hold several technical and marketing positions within IBM. He founded STANDARDATA S.A. in France in 1978, and is the founder and co-founder of several other companies in the IT field in Egypt, France and the USA. Danish is also the author and co-author of several European and American patents in the areas of telecommunications and information technology. His remarkable track record in the IT industry has gained him enormous respect both nationally and internationally, and he has been invited to serve on the board of several local and international IT and business organizations and fora.

    At the local level, Danish was appointed a member of the Board of Directors of Telecom Egypt in June 2000 and also served on the Board of Directors of the Egyptian High Tech Association (EHITA), during the period 1998-1999. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the French University in Egypt since 1998. 

    Danish joined the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt in 1990, participating actively in AmCham’s Doorknock missions to the USA. He established the Chamber’s Information Technology Committee, which he chaired for two terms and is presently the new elected Vice President, Membership. He has also been affiliated to other business-oriented organizations in Egypt, as a board member of the Egypt-US Business (Presidential) Council in 2002 and serving as president of the Club d’Affaires Franco Egyptien (French Chamber of Commerce) in 1996 and 1997.

    At the international level, Danish has co-chaired the Arab Business Forum for Information and Communications Technology (ABFICT) since 2001. He is also on the Business Steering Committee of the “Global Business Dialogue on Electronic Commerce” (GBDe), where he played an active role as co-chairman for the Europe/Africa region from 2004 to 2005. Since 1999, Danish has been a member of the "Stockholm Challenge" Jury, evaluating best Internet projects worldwide. He was awarded the “Chevalier à l’Ordre National du Mérite” in France in 2000.

    Conference Hotel

    InterContinental Cairo Semiramis Hotel in Cairo is the location for the 11th IBIMA Conference.  Located in the heart of the city, the hotel is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings.  It provides the perfect balance of modern luxury and ancient charm.  InterContinental Semiramis Hotel is part of world famous Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts chain and is located on the banks of the Nile. A short walk away from the fascinating Museum of Egyptology and close to the city’s commercial and entertainment districts, this combination of old and new gives a ‘best of both worlds’ experience to visitors who prefer investigating history in fine style.

    Conference participants' exclusive rates:
    Single Standard City View room: US$ 145 per night (plus tax)
    Double Standard City View room: US$ 195 per night (plus tax)

    Above rates include Buffet breakfast.  The above rates are subject to 25% service charge and taxes.


    Reservation form (in pdf)


    Shepheard Hotel hotel website

    Right next door from Conference Hotel.  The hotel is located on the banks of the Nile.  Each room at Shepheard Hotel comes with air conditioning, a mini bar, IDD phone, satellite TV and radio. For dining, guests may choose from the hotel's bar, restaurant or lounge. Beauty and shopping fans would delight in the hotel's recreational facilities that includes a beauty salon, retails shops and a boutique. 

    Single room: US$ 160 per night 
    Double room: US$ 170 per night

    Above Rates are all inclusive of taxes & service charge.   Above rates are based on Bed & buffet Breakfast.

    Reservation form (in pdf)


    Om Kolthoom Hotel  hotel website

    Around 3 KM from the Conference Hotel.  Situated on the banks of the river Nile, this elegant hotel in the Zamalek area has comfortable rooms and panoramic views. This 16-floor hotel features 105 air-conditioned guest rooms, all of which include satellite television, telephones, minibars, sofabeds and private bathrooms. Guestrooms are furnished in a modern style and extend to balconies with river and city views. The Angham Restaurant and Cappucino Coffee Shop serve excellent international food and the top floor ballroom has panoramic views of the Cairo skyline.

    Single or Double room: US$ 120 per night 

    Above Rates are all inclusive of taxes & service charge. Above rates are based on Bed & Breakfast.

    Reservation form (in pdf)

    Other Hotels:
    There are so many other nearby hotels (lower and higher rates) are available on major hotel reservations website.  

    When searching, keep in mind the distances to/from the conference hotel at City Center (a rough estimates):


    Distance to/from the conference Hotel


    1-2 KM


    2-3 KM


    2-3 KM


    6 KM


    8 KM 


    Sample of hotel reservations website:  

    Information about Transportantion form the Airport:

    Important Disclaimer:
    the above hotel rates and packages are provided as a courtesy to the participants at the 11th IBIMA conference.  Neither IBIMA nor the conference organizers are affiliated in any form with any hotel.  Any hotel assumes full responsibility of guests accommodation and satisfaction.  Neither IBIMA nor the 11th IBIMA conference will be held responsible in any form with any activity related to hotel room reservation and/or accommodation.