9-10 November 2009
Marrakech, Morocco

Paper Submission: Closed

ISBN: 978-0-9821489-2-1

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


The 13th IBIMA conference on Knowledge Management and Innovation in Advancing Economies will be held in Marrakech, Morocco 9-10 November 2009.  

Marrakech "Red City or Al Hamra," founded in 1062 AD, is a city in southwestern Morocco in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains.  The famous town square of Marrakech, Jemaa l-Fna, owes little of its fame to its own beauty, but to the continuous day and night life. During most of the days, perfomers of every kind put up their shows, continuing until the food stalls start to move in.  Oukaimden Ski resort (Jabal Oukaïmeden), 3268 metres above sea level, is another famous attraction lies at the southern outskirts of  Marrakech. Oukaimden Mountain is an excellent destination for skiers and for whose who would like to have a first-hand experience of Moroccan barbers daily life . 

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.

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: 978-0-9821489-2-1) 

*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

Program Chair

Az-Eddine Bennani Reims Management School, France az-eddine.bennani@reims-ms.fr

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
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) 

Abbass Ghanabry, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Abdullah Promise Opute, University of East Anglia,UK   Excellent constructive review
Abdulmohsen Al-Thubaity, ITC, KSA
Abdulmohsen N. Abanumy, King Fahed Security College, Saudi Arabia  
Abdul Razak Ibrahim, Universiti  Malaya, Malaysia
Abdullah Promise Opute, University of East Anglia, England     Excellent constructive review
Adnan Jamaludin, University Teknologi MARA, UiTM, Malaysia  
Adriana Schiopoiu Burlea, University of Craiova, Romania  Excellent constructive review
Adel Al-Alawi, Royal University for Women, Bahrain
Adel Hejaaji, Coventry University, UK
Ahmed Azam, DeVry University, USA      Excellent constructive review
Alcina Prata, Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais, Portugal 
Alexander Elsas, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Alexandru Tugui , ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
Ali Ahmad Alawneh, Philadelphia University, Jordan   Excellent constructive review
Ali Afjehi-Sadat, Vienna University of Technology, Austria  
Amin A. Shaqrah, Alzaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan  Excellent constructive review
Amine Nehari Talet, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia      Excellent constructive review
Amina Amirat, FSEG Sfax, Tunisia          Excellent constructive review
Ammar Al Shalabi, Al Shalabi NPD Consultancy, Canada      Excellent constructive review
Anca Gabriela  Ilie, Academy Of Economic Studies, Romania
Anna Lisa Guido, University of Salento, Italy
Ana Azevedo, ISCAP-IPP, Portugal  
Anne Julien, Reims Management School, France
Annette Mills, University of Canterbury, New Zealand   Excellent constructive review
Annie Munos, Euromed Marseille, France                                    
Asad Masood Khattak, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Atidel B. Hadj-Alouane, National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia
B. Kalpana, SRM University Chennai, India 
Bahri Rezig, Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Bardo Fraunholz, Deakin University, Australia   Excellent constructive review   
Benabdallah  Tawfik, ENSET ORAN, Algeria
Benghozi, Ecole polytechnique (Paris), France
Bob Barbour, Unitec New Zealand, NZ
Brian Cusack, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand   Excellent constructive review   
Burkhardt Funk, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
Calin Gurau, GSCM – Montpellier Business School, France
Caroline Miltgen, University of Angers, France         Excellent constructive review   
Charles van der Vyver, North-West University Vaal Triangle Campus, South Africa  
Chkir_Ali, Sfax, Tunisie
Chunhui Liu, The University of Winnipeg, Canada
Colibasanu Oana Antonia, Academy Of Economic Studies, Romania
Damir Kalpic, Zagreb, Croatia  
Daniel Belanche, University of Zaragoza, Spain       
Daniel Pun, C Q University Australia, Australia
Dekhil Fawzi, Tunis Elmanar, Tunisia  
Dhammika Abeysinghe, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka  
Dianne W. Wingham, Newcastle University, Australia  
Dina Rateb, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Djilali Benmahamed, CPE Sonatrach, Algeria
Dobrea Razvan Catalin, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania 
Edna Ruckhaus, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela
Elena Dobre, University of Ovidius Constanta, Romania  
Elisabete Paulo Morais, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
Emad Bataineh, Zayed University, UAE      Excellent constructive review
Ermine Jean-Louis, Telecom Business School, France
Erne Suzila Kassim, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia   Excellent constructive review
Douglas Bryson, Rennes Business School, France
Evren Bulut, BCEE, Luxembourg  
Ewa Huebner, Computer Forensis Consulting, Australia   Excellent constructive review
Eze Uchenna Cyril   Multimedia University, Malaysia       Excellent constructive review
Fadhilah Mat Yamin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia  Excellent constructive review
Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia, University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Fayez Ahmad Albadri, Abu Dhabi University - ADMA OPCO, United Arab Emirates  
Francesca Michelino, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Gamra  Zenaidi, ISMT, Tunis University, Tunisia
Georges Aoun, Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon  
George Kostopoulos, New York Institute of Technology, USA  
Gerald GOH Guan Gan, Multimedia University, Malaysia    Excellent constructive review
Gilles Richard, University of Toulouse, France
Giovanni Camponovo, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzelrand   Excellent constructive review
Giovanni Vincenti, Towson University, USA
Girija Krishnaswamy, Australian Catholic University, Australia 
Gregory Skulmoski, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates     Excellent constructive review
Gunter Saake, University of Magdeburg, Germany  
Guo Chao Peng, University of Sheffield, UK     Excellent constructive review
Hafida BouarfaUniversity of Blida   Country: Algeria  
Hai Wang, Saint Mary’s University, Canada
Hanene Ben-Abdallah, Sfax, Tunisia
Haslinda Abdullah, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia    Excellent constructive review
Hassen GUENICHI, Sousse university, Tunisia
Hatem Ben Sta, Université de Tunis a El Manar, Tunisie
Hédia Mhiri Sellami, University of Tunis, Tunisia
Hélio Gomes de Carvalho, Federal University of Technology - Paraná, Brazil
Hishamuddin Bin Ismail, Multimedia University, Malaysia   Excellent constructive review
Hongjiang Xu, Butler University, USA
Houari Maaradj, Ghardaia University, Algeria 
Horatiu Dragomirescu, Bucharest University of Economics – ASE, Romania 
Hsu Kuan (Jonathan) Liu, I-Shou University, Taiwan 
Hurbean Luminita, West University of Timisoara, Romania  
Iacovoiu Viorela Beatrice, Oil and Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania    Excellent constructive review
Ijaz Ahmad Qureshi, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Pakistan
Ikram Amous, Sfax univ   MIRACL_laboratory, Tunisia
Ines Ben Tekaya, Faculty of Science -Monastir, Tunisia
I-Shuo Chen, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Isabelle Comyn-Wattiau, CNAM & ESSEC, France
Ismail Kassou, Mohammed V Souissi University, Morocco  
Israr Khan, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
Iuliana Georgescu,”Al. I. Cuza”, Romania
Jaehun Joo, Dongguk University at Gyeongju, Korea
Jamaiah Haji Yahaya, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Jamel FEKI, Université de Sfax, Tunisia
Jan A. Meyer , Monash University, South Africa  
Janet Renwick, University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, USA  Excellent constructive review 
Jashua Rajesh Modapothala, Swinburne University of Technology (Sarawak Campus), Malaysia  Excellent constructive review 
Jason Lee Wai Chow, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Jayprakash T. Lalchandani, IIT Kharagpur, India        Excellent constructive review 
Jean-marc Lehu, Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, France      Excellent constructive review 
Jeff Butler, University of Manchester, UK 
Jeong  Chun  phuoc, Multimedia University Malaysia, Malaysia 
Jia Rong, Deakin University, Australia, 
Joan Ballantine, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland  
Joao Barroso, UTAD, Portugal
John S Edwards, Aston, UK      Excellent constructive review
Jonathan Ezer, Salon Voltaire, Canada
Karim Bouzoubaa, Mohamed Vth University, Morocco     Excellent constructive review
Kamarulzaman Ab. Aziz, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Keri Logan, Massey, Wellington, NZ 
Kevin K.W. Ho, University of Guam, USA   Excellent constructive review
Kevin Lano, King’s College London, UK
Khairul MizanTaib,  MARA University of Technology, Malaysia
Kieth Hales, Bond University, Australia  
Kirstin Krauss, University of Pretoria, RSA
Koanda Mady, CESAG, Senegal
Koninika Patel, ESC-Lille, US 
Krassie Petrova, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand  
Kyeong Kang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia  
Lamjed Ben Said, ISG Tunis, Tunisia
Lasse Berntzen, Vestfold University College, Norway    Excellent constructive review
Lau Siong Hoe, Multimedia University, Malaysia
lecoeuvre laurence, esc-lille, France
Lefievre Valérie, AUDENCIA Nantes, France
Leopoldo Colmenares, University Simón Bolívar, Venezuela
Lew Sook Ling, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Liam Doyle, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
Liqiong Deng,University of West Georgia, USA
Lorena Blasco Arcas, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Lourdes Canós-Darós, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain    Excellent constructive review
Ludmil Mikhailov, University of Manchester, UK
M. Shane Tomblin, Marshall University, USA   Excellent constructive review
Mah Boon Yih, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia  
Maha Shakir, Zayed University, UAE
Maria João Ferreira, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Marite Kirikova, Riga technical niversity, Latvia
Mathew Shafaghi, The University of Bolton, UK
Martin Gebauer, University of Leipzig, Germany
Md Mahbubur Rahim, Monash University, Australia
Meriem Elayoubi, IAE Toulouse University, France   Excellent constructive review
Mhiri Sellami Hédia, University de Tunis, Tunis 
Mihaela Neculita, Dunarea De Jos University, Romania   
Moga Liliana Mihaela, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania
Mohamad Noorman Masrek, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia       Excellent constructive review
Mohamed Zain, Qatar University, Qatar 
Mohd Helmy Abd Wahab, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia 
Najiba Benabess, Norwich University, USA
Nawal El-Kahina Khelalfa, Blida, Algeria  
Ng Tuan Hock, Multimedia University, Malaysia 
Nguyen Thi Thuc Uyen, Research Center CEPS/Instead, Luxembourg
Niculae MIHAITA, University of Economics at the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania
Nizar Chaari, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada
Norazah Mohd Suki, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Nousheen Tariq Bhutta, International Islamic University,Islamabad, Pakistan
Olof Nilsson, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Papuc Razvan, University of Bucharest, Romania
Pekka Tervonen, Rautaruukki  PLC, University of Oulu, Finland
Philippe Rebiere, ICN Business School, France 
Popa Adina Simona, University “Eftimie Murgu” Of Resita, Romania
Poong Yew Siang, Multimedia University, Malaysia
R. A. Aregbeshola, University of South Africa, South Africa   Excellent constructive review
R. Gy Hashim, UiTM, Malaysia           Excellent constructive review
Radulescu Magdalena, University of Pitesti, Romania
Ra’ed (Moh’d Taisir) Masa’deh, The University of Jordan, Jordan    Excellent constructive review
Rafidah Abd Razak, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Raihan Rasool, NUST, Pakistan
Rami zeitun, Qatar University, Qatar
Ramiro Gonçalves, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Ramzi A. Haraty, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Razli Che Razak, Northern University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Refaat CHAABOUNI, Tunis El Mana, Tunisia 
Rhia  Perpetua Roma-Ilao, IT Consultant, Philippines
Ricardo Cattafi, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela 
Robert Goodwin, Flinders University, Australia
Rosalina Babo, CEISE/STI – ISCAP - IPP, Portugal      Excellent constructive review
Rui chen, Ball State University, USA   Excellent constructive review
Saadat M. Alhashmi, Monash, Malaysia
Sacha Helfenstein, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Sadat Fatiha, Universié du Quebec à Montreal, Canada 
Sagarmay Deb, Central Queensland University, Australia 
Saida Habhab-Rave, Cerege – Iae Poitiers, France  
Salam Abdallah, Abu Dhabi Univeristy, UAE    Excellent constructive review
Samar I. Swaid, Philander Smith College, USA    Excellent constructive review
Samar  Mouakket, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates   Excellent constructive review
Samy Kefi, University of Nantes, France    
Savita K. Sugathan, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia  
Sayed Gholam Hassan Tabatabaei, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia   
Sergio Davalos, University of Washington - Tacoma, USA   Excellent constructive review
Shahid A. Sheikh, Chancellor University, USA
Sharifah Latifah Syed A Kadir, University of Malaya, Malaysia    
Shastri L Nimmagadda, Schlumberger, Kuwait and Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Shu Quan Lu, Fudan University, China
Siavash Jandeh-Razmi, Razmitech Info Tech, New Zealand   Excellent constructive review 
Siew Fan Wong, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia   Excellent constructive review
Soulaimane Laghzaoui, Aix Marseille, France
Soumaya Ben Letaifa, UQAM, Canada      Excellent constructive review 
Stelios Eliakis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece    Excellent constructive review 
Suhas Raut, Solapur University, India  
Susan Chin Tee Suan, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Susana de Juana-Espinosa, University of Alicante, Spain
Taha Mansouri, Allameh Tabatabaei, Iran
Takao Ito, Ube National College of Technology, Japan       Excellent constructive review
Tan Khong Sin, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Tan Saw Chn, Multimedia University, Malyasia
Tarik Beldjilali, Moncton University, Canada
Tengku Mohamed Faziharudean, Univ of Malaya, Malaysia    Excellent constructive review
Thierry ISCKIA, Telecom & Management Sud-Paris, France  Excellent constructive review
Thouraya Daouas, Institut des Hautes Etudes Commerciales of Carthage, Tunisia 
Tiberiu Stanescu, Oil and Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania 
Tobias Kowatsch, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland   Excellent constructive review
Tullio Facchinetti, University of Pavia, Italy  
Victoria Bogdan, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, Romania
Vimala Balakrishnan, Multimedia University, Malaysia    Excellent constructive review
Wan Hussain Wan Ishak, Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Wan Rozaini Sheik Osman, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Wan Syahirah Binti Mohammad Zubir, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Wisnu Wijaya, Sanata Dharma University, Indonesia
Wolfgang Deiters, Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering, Germany
Woon Kian (Tristan) Chong, The University of Bolton, UK  Excellent constructive review
Xiaofeng Wang, University of Limerick, Ireland
Xiaomei Guo, Xiamen University, PR of China
Y T McIntyre-Bhatty, University of Wales, Newport, UK       Excellent constructive review
Yahya  SLIMANI, Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Yahya H Alzoubi, Philadelphia, Jordan
Yves Roy, IAE Poitiers, France
Yongli Ren, Zhengzhou University, China   Excellent constructive review
Yu Chen, Renmin University of China, China 
Yusniza Kamarulzaman, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Zijiang Yang, York University, Canada   
Zubin Sethna, University of Westminster, UK  
Zugravu Gheorghe Adrian, Lower Danube Galatz, Romania 
Zulkifli Mohamed Udin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia



Possible conference topics of interest 

  • Knowledge Management
  • Social Impact of Technology Development
  • Green IT and Green Organization
  • 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
  • E-Human Resources
  • 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

Special Topics Sessions

Submission deadline for Special session 9 October 2009

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: 978-0-9821489-2-1) et sur la "Communication de la IBIMA" Journal or "IBIMA Business Review" 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 : Après de trois semaines de la date de soumission (dans la plupart des cas)
  • 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 2008 there were more than 160 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 take long time to get travel request approved at your university 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.

  • Paper Submission: Closed
  • Notification of Acceptance: Within 3-4 week from submission date (in most cases)
  • Virtual Presentations paper submission deadline: 9 October 2009 

The conference is closed

Conference Program

Conference Hotel

Kenzi Farah Marrakech Hotel is the official location for the 13th IBIMA Conference on Information Management in the Modern Organizations.  The hotel is located in the middle of a three-hectare private park with pleasant colors and green spaces. You can enjoy a modern infrastructure where all the conveniences are available.  The hotel is within walking distance to Koutoubia and the very famous Djemâa El Fna Square.  

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

Hotel Address:
Avenue du Président Kennedy
Marrakech – Morocco
Tél : +212 24 44 74 00
Fax: +212 24 43 82 16
E-mail : resafarah@kenzi-hotels.com


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 2007 or 2003.
  • Save your files on a flash (USB) driveand 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
  • 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


IBIMA Publishing

The following Editors will be attending the conference.  Participants who are interested in exploring the possibility of publishing thier research efforts in the following journals will have the opportunity to meet the editor of the journal.  

Catalin Popescu, University of Oil and Gas from Ploiesti, Romania
Editor, Journal of Innovation and Business Best Practices, http://www.ibimapublishing.net/journals/JIBBP/jibbp.html  

Az-Eddine Bennani, Reims Management School, France
Editor, Journal of e-Health Management,  http://www.ibimapublishing.net/journals/JEHM/jehm.html

Zaigham Mahmood, University of Derby, UK
Editor, Journal of E-Government Studies and Best Practices, http://www.ibimapublishing.net/journals/JEGSBP/jegsbp.html

Najiba Benabess, Norwich University, USA
Journal of Research in Industrial Organization, http://www.ibimapublishing.net/journals/JRIO/jrio.html 

Rene Leveaux, University of Technology, Australia
Editor, Journal of IT in Sport Management (under development)


Conference Proceedings

The 13th IBIMA International conference proceedings include all the papers in the program below in addition to 94 virtual presentation papers and 3 papers that are not included in the program.  IBIMA Conference proceedings are ISBN and ISI indexed by Thomson Scientific. 


Conference Program

Monday November 9, 2009                                                    8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Monday November 9, 2009                                                     8:45 am – 10:30 am

Session M1.1: La Gestion de l'Innovation, Stratégie, et la Performance des enterprises               Atlas 1 
Session Chair: Stéphane Bourliataux-Lajoinie

Déterminisme technique, constructivisme social : analyse des technologies convergentes Processus de création, de diffusion et de convergence. Enjeux et implications
Nizar Chaari

L’évaluation de l’utilité de information dans les systèmes d’information marketing et son impact sur les avantages stratégiques

Innovation dans les services et performance des firmes tunisiennes
Hanen SDIRI and Mohamed AYADI

Pratiques managériales et marketing B2B dans le secteur du bâtiment, face aux enjeux de l’éco-conception : de multiples acteurs et interactions
LECOEUVRE Laurence and DESHAYES Philippe

Vers une amélioration des pratiques de gestion en cas de crise : le secteur du tourisme en France
Christiane GILLET and Wided BATAT

Session M1.2: Knowledge Management               Atlas 2 
Session Chair: Zaigham Mahmood

Knowledge is Power: Removing Language Barrier with ICT
Abdulaziz Almazyad and Farooqui N.K.

A New Knowledge Construction through Knowledge Destruction?

Viktor Vojtko and Marie Heskova

The Relationship between Knowledge Management and Core Competence and their impact on strategic Performance

Mufleh Al-Jarrah, Samer Alhawari, and Jehad Al-Omari

Intangible assets indicators: Defining the process of collection with EFFICIENT

Slim Turki and Anne-Laure Mention

The Contribution of Knowledge Management Effectiveness towards Product Innovation: Evidence from Malaysia
Tan Cheng Ling and Aizzat Mohd. Nasurdin

Coffee Break                                                                 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Monday November 9, 2009                                                     11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Session M2.1: Stratégies de marketing et marketing électronique               Atlas 1 
Session Chair: LECOEUVRE Laurence

Technologies de l’information et marketing des services : L’émergence de nouveaux paradigmes

Réaction des adolescents envers le Mobile Advertising : Rôle du concept de "Permission Marketing


L'efficacité des endosseurs célèbres par rapport aux endosseurs non- célèbres dans la persuasion publicitaire

Aïcha Meksi Gaied and Kaouther Saied Ben Rached

Effet De La Congruence Entre La Personnalité De La Marque Et Le Concept De Soi Sur La Satisfaction Et La Fidélité Du Consommateur

Mohamed Ali ACHOURI and Néji BOUSLAMA

Impact de la Perception du Label sur L’intention D’achat du Consommateur: Une application sur la production alimentaire
ZAIEM Imed and JEDDI Nabil

Session M2.2: E-Learning and ICT in Academia                               Atlas 2 
Session Chair: Slim Turki

Search Engine Optimization to Enhance Web Site Visibility and Ranking

Ali H. Al-Badi, Ali O. Al Majeeni, Pam J. Mayhew, and Abdullah S. Al-Rashdi

Some Reflections on Current Searching Techniques

Anushia Inthiran, Saadat M. Alhashmi, and Pervaiz K. Ahmed

Enterprise Web 2.0. What is it really?

Jaroslav Jandos and Jiri Vorisek

Investigating the Performance Differences between Elderly and Young People on the Web

 Huma Abduallah, Pam Mayhew, Majed Alshamari, and Ali Almajeeni 

Factors Affecting the Design of Usable Localised Business Websites

Ali H. Al-Badi and Pam J. Mayhew

Success factors of Blog Marketing: An Empirical Investigation
Mihai Orzan and Gheorghe Orzan

Monday November 9, 2009                                                     12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Session M3.1:  Keynote Speech Session                                            Atlas 2 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Mohamed Slassi Sennou 
Audience, General Director
Vice Président de la Fédération Nationale des Technologies de l’Information, des Télécommunications et de l’Offshoring
Casablanca, Morocco

(Brief biography about the keynote speaker is at the bottom of this page)

Conference Lunch                                                      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday November 9, 2009                                          2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Session M4.1: Gestion des Ressources Humaines, Externaliser, l'Internet Bancaire               Atlas 1 
Session Chair: Annie MUNOS

Fabriquer ou Acheter des Travailleurs? Telle est la Question
José Antonio Fernández Sánchez

Enjeux et limites de la mise en place d’un outil « e-compétences » dans une PME du BTP
Franck BRILLET, Annabelle HULIN, et Régis MARTINEAU

Proposition d’un modèle d’aide à une décision ’externalisation: les témoignages comparatifs d’ING Private Banking et d’Orange
Daniel LANG and Jean-Luc PILLET

La qualité perçue de l'Internet bancaire : quel impact sur l'engagement du client?

Développements stratégiques des PME internationales Cas des PME européennes
Serge Amabile, Stéphane Boudrandi, et Soulaimane Laghzaoui

Développer la légitimité par la responsabilité sociale peut-il constituer un antécédent de la performance à l’export ? Une étude exploratoire
Néji Bouslama and Wissem Ben Marzouk

Session M4.2: Decision Making Process and ICT in Academia            Atlas 2 
Session Chair: Saadat M. Alhashmi

Decision-Making Styles of Arab Executives: Insights from Tunisia
Driss Boussif

Video indexation by subtitles and its usage within the language learning process
Oliver Schmid, Momouh Khadraoui, and Béat Hirsbrunner

Applying Project Management Methodology to Change in Higher Education Case Study of Qatar University
Saif S. Alsowaidi

Information Technologies and Reengineering at University of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kudumovic Mensura, Kudumovic Azra, Kudumovic Lana, Kudumovic Džafer

The usage strategies for e-learning courses: A Case-study of Romania
Catalin Popescu and Irina Radulescu 

Coffee Break                                                        3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Monday November 9, 2009                                   4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Session M5.1: E-Government and E-commerce               Atlas 1 
Session Chair: Jaroslav Jandos

E-Government: Stage Models for Successful Development
Zaigham Mahmood

Towards a Common Gulf Co-operation Council E-government Metadata Standard
Abdurrahman Alasem 

E-Government: E-Readiness Factors and Implementation Strategy
Zaigham Mahmood

E-Commerce Products And Services In The Banking Industry: The Adoption And Usage In Commercial Banks In Kenya
Peterson Obara Magutu, Michael Mwangi, S.Onserio Nyamwange, Richard Bitange Nyaoga, Margaret Kagu, Kipngeno Mutai, Henry Kilonzo and Peninah Nthenya

The Adoption of Strategic Human Resource Management Practices In Commercial Banks: The Process And Challanges In Kenya
George O. Omondi, Peterson Obara Magutu, and Linda A. Abong’o

Short Sessions

Monday November 9, 2009                                   4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Special Session M5.2: Arabic Information Processing                               Atlas 2 
Session Chair: Karim Bouzoubaa

A Comparative Study on Translation Disambiguation for Cross-Language Information Retrieval
Fatiha Sadat

Arabic Stop Words: Towards a Generalisation and Standardisation
Karim Bouzoubaa, Hicham Baidouri, Taoufik Loukili, Taoufik El Yazidi

Exploitation de l’Arabe dans des Applications Industrielles en TALN (English presentation)
Fatiha Sadat

Monday November 9, 2009                                   4:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Special Session M5.3: Economics Research                               Atlas 2 
Session Chair: Najiba Benabess

Optimal pricing of a duopoly platform with two-sided congestion effect
Chokri Aloui and Khaïreddine Jebsi

Privatization in Closed and Open Mixed Oligopolies
Najiba Benabess

Profitability Of Momentum Strategies In Emerging Markets: Evidence From Nairobi Stock Exchange
Josephat Lisiolo Lishenga, Joseph Lumumba Barasa, and Peterson Obara Magutu


End of First Day Activities


Tuesday November 10, 2009                                                    8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Tuesday November 10, 2009                                                     8:45 am – 10:30 am

Session T1.1: ICT Adoption                                       Atlas 1 
Session Chair: Carlos Flavián Blanco

Using Technology in Sport to Support Referee’s Decision Making
René Leveaux

Cultural Impacts of Wireless Networks: Emerging Experiences in the Healthcare Sector
Wenshin Chen and David Bennett

Human factors influencing the intention of ICT application by healthcare practitioners: a survey in public centers in Agadir city, south of Morocco
Az-Eddine Bennani, Rachid Oumlil, and Emmanuel Grenier 

Adoption of Contingent Technology Production Strategies in Mature Industries: An Empirical Study
Jose Albors-Garrigos and Jose Luis Hervas Oliver

Session T1.1: Supply Chain Management Green and Environmental Research                         Atlas 2 
Session Chair: António Manuel Valente de Andrade

Co-evolution of Supply Chain Strategies and Technologies
Mohdzaher B. Mohdzain, Andrew D. White, and John M. Ward

Performance Effects of Enterprise Application Software: New Insights into the Mediating Role of Innovation
Fardad Zand and Cees van Beers

Supply Chain Technology Management (SCTM) in the Malaysian Construction Industry: An Overview
Zulkifli Mohamed Udin, Faisal Zulhumadi, and Wan Nadzri Osman

Modelling and Implementing Business Processes in Distributed Systems: An International Case Study
Evaristo Colomina, Burkhardt Funk, Peter Niemeyer, Hans-Jürgen Scheruhn, and Stefan Weidner

Factors Influencing Clean Production Strategies Adoption: A Study on Food and Beverage Industry
Osman Wan Nadzri, Abdullah Che Sobry, and Abidin Rahimi 

Industrialised Building System Performance as Compared to Conventional Construction Method in Malaysia's Residential Building
Osman Wan Nadzri, Abdullah Che Sobry, and Abidin Rahimi

Coffee Break                                                                 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Tuesday November 10, 2009                                          11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Session T2.1: E-Governement                                                    Atlas 1 
Session Chair: Christian Rivet

Gestion des risques liés au stockage et au transport des matières dangereuses au Québec et au Canada: Enjeux de la modélisation ontologique des réglementations
Abdelaziz Khadraoui , Nathalie de Marcellis, and Benoit Aubert

Le e- governement marocain : L’impact de la mise en place d’une administration numérique sur l’évolution des compétences reliées aux métiers de la technologie de l’information et de la communication au sein des administrations marocaines

Les raisons d’implantation et d’adoption de l’administration électronique par les pays en voie de développement: une approche néo-institutionnaliste. Illustration avec le cas du LIBAN

Méthode évolutive pour la gestion de la conformité des services avec le cadre légal: Application au domaine de l'assurance maladie en Algérie
Warda Allouache and Abdelaziz Khadraoui

Special Session T2.2: Learning Management Systems                                        Atlas 2 
Session Chair: Rosalina Babo and Ana Azevedo

Learning Management Systems usage on Higher Education Institutions
Rosalina Babo and Ana Azevedo

A Framework for Evaluating Instructors' Acceptance of Learning Management Systems
Kamla Ali Al-Busaidi and Hafedh Al-Shihi

Educative Innovation Based on Technologies of Information, a Systemic Approach
António Manuel Valente de Andrade

The Effect of Kowledge Enablers to Knowledge Acquisition: Evidence from Higher Education in Malaysia
Hartini Ahmad, Johari Jalil, andAzura Mat Rus

Sakai as a Collaborative Open-Source learning platform for use at University Fernando Pessoa
Luis Borges Gouveia and Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia

Tuesday November 10, 2009                                                     12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Session T3.1:  Keynote Speech Session                                            Atlas 2
Session Chair: Khalid S. Soliman
Topic: IBIMA Publishing: Future Direction

Conference Lunch                                                         1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday November 10, 2009                                          2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Session T4.1: Réseaux Sociaux Numériques et Knowledge Management                   Atlas 1 
Session Chair: Karim GASSEMI

Elaborer Une Stratégie De Co-Création Avec Sa Communauté Virtuelle
Julie Leroy

Le "brand networking" analyse d’une nouvelle tendance
Sarra Messaoudi and Stéphane Bourliataux-Lajoinie

Proposition d’un modèle théorique pour la transmission des connaissances tacites dans une organisation, « le cas Alpha ».
Christian Rivet and Valette Florence

Les freins au partage de connaissances au sein des organisations: Revue de littérature et quelques pistes de recherche

Session T4.2: Mobile Technology and Commerce                             Atlas 2 
Session Chair: Kamla Ali Al-Busaidi

Entertainment and Informational aspects as precursory factors of Attitudes and Behavioral Intentions in Mobile Advertising environments
Carlos Flavián Blanco, Miguel Guinalíu Blasco, and Isabel Iguacel Azorín

An Optimized Messaging Framework for Mobile Web service Clients
Geerish Suddul and Nawaz Mohamudally

A Framework to Understand Consumer Perceived Value of Mobile Advertising
Shamendisshvany Sandira Kumar and Siew Fan Wong

Managing Radical ICT Implementation and Politics: A Case Study of Cost-Efficient Wireless Network
Wenshin Chen and David Bennett

The Intentions to Use Mobile Data Services by the Urban Population in Malaysia
Tengku Mohamed Faziharudean and Tan Li-ly

Coffee Break                                                                 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday November 10, 2009                                          4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Session T5.1: Business Intelligence and Software Development                       Atlas 1 
Session Chair: Wenshin Chen

An architecture for an effective usage of data mining in business intelligence systems
Ana Azevedo and Manuel Filipe Santos

A Grounding Framework for Developing Adaptive Software Products
Nehemiah Mavetera and Kroeze Jan

Total Quality Management: A Software Development Perspective     
Rizwanullah and Saadat M. Alhashmi 

The Scenarios of Enterprise Architecture in Malaysian Organizations
Rafidah Abd Razak, Zulkhairi Md. Dahalin, Huda Ibrahim, M.Khairudin Kasiran, and Nor Iadah Yusop

Building Language Communities in Organizational System Development Teams Using Ontologies
Willie Chiputu Shawa, Nehemiah Mavetera, and Magda Huisman

Session T5.1: e-Business                                                  Atlas 2 
Session Chair: Evaristo Colomina

Strengths and Weaknesses of Corporate Portal
Kamla Ali Al-Busaidi

E-trust, the main antecedent of e-loyalty: The case of the leisure hospitality
Santiago Forgas i Coll and Ramon Palau i Saumell

Examining Priorities in Usability Criteria for Dynamic Websites
 Ali Almajeeni, Majed Alshamari, and Pam Mayhew

Ranking E-Business Website Quality Factors
 Osama M. Rababah and Fawaz A. Masoud

An Empirical Investigation of the Web Experiences Factors Affecting Consumer On-line Purchasing Behaviour
Noor Akma Mohd Salleh and Norbani Che Ha


End of Conference Activities


Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Mohamed Slassi Sennou 
Audience, General Director
Vice Président de la Fédération Nationale des Technologies de l’Information, des Télécommunications et de l’Offshoring
Casablanca, Morocco

Mohammed Slassi Sennou holds a Doctorate of Science in Energy, Reactor Physics, University of Paris Orsay & INSTN and an MBA from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP). 

Mohamed Slassi Sennou is currently CEO of the Company AUDIENCE that designs and distributes prepaid phone services onshore and offshore.  He is Vice President of APEBI Professional Association of Information Technology, Telecommunications and Offshoring.  He is also Vice Chairman of the Professional Training Commission of the CGEM (General Confederation of Enterprises of Morocco).

Mohammed Slassi Sennou st titulaire d’un Doctorat ès Sciences en Energétique,  Physique des Réacteurs de l’Université Paris Orsay & INSTN et d’un MBA de l’Ecole supérieure de commerce de Paris (ESCP). 

Mohamed Slassi Sennou est  actuellement Directeur Général de la Société AUDIENCE qui conçoit et distribue des services de téléphonie prépayée onshore et offshore. Il est vice président de l’APEBI, Association Professionnelle des Technologies de l’Information, des Télécommunications et de l’Offshoring. Il est aussi Vice Président de la Commission Formation Professionnelle de la CGEM (Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc).


Conference Hotel

Kenzi Farah Marrakech Hotel is the official location for the 13th IBIMA Conference on Information Management in the Modern Organizations.  The hotel is located in the middle of a three-hectare private park with pleasant colors and green spaces. You can enjoy a modern infrastructure where all the conveniences are available.  The hotel is within walking distance to Koutoubia and the very famous Djemâa El Fna Square.  

Please click on the Hotel link above for more details and directions.

Hotel Address:
Avenue du Président Kennedy
Marrakech – Morocco
Tél : +212 24 44 74 00
Fax: +212 24 43 82 16
E-mail : resafarah@kenzi-hotels.com

Special conference participants’ Rates:
Single room : 750 Moroccan Dirham (around € 67) per night
Double room : 950 Moroccan Dirham (around € 85) per night

for exact exchange rate, please go to www.xe.com

Above-mentioned rates are daily, per room and include breakfast. Taxes are 29 Moroccan Dirham (around € 2.5) per person and per night.

Each conference participant will be responsible for charges related to his/her hotel room.

Reservation form in PDF

Travel Information:

Many international airlines have direct flight to Casablanca and Marrakesh from distenations around the world.   Here are few links for information purposes:

Atlas-Blue.com:  http://www.atlas-blue.com/en/destinations.php

Royal air Maroc:  http://www.royalairmaroc.com

jet4you.com:       http://www.jet4you.com

Air France:          http://www.airfrance.com

Travel websites:

 expedia.com     http://www.expedia.com