IFIP WG 8.6 Working Conference – Accra, Ghana
June 21 – 22, 2019
Conference Theme: ICT unbounded, Social Impact of Bright ICT Adoption Location: University of Ghana, June 21 – 22, 2019

Bright ICT a 2015 initiative of the Association of Information Systems introduced by Prof J.K. Lee refers to grand vision of a bright society enabled by ICT. Bright ICT initiative focuses on the development of relevant technologies, business models, public policies, social norms, international agreements, metrics of measuring national progress and preventing undesirable activities on the Internet. This proposed conference would focus on the progress made in this effort and to understand how the knowledge accumulated thus far translates into societal benefit. The conference would aim at discussions on adoption or modification of technologies, policies, and organizations from which new business models that create a bright safe internet can evolve.
Click here for the Call for Papers

submission deadline 28th February 2019
Acceptance notification:15th March 2019
Final camera-ready copy due 22nd March 2019
Conference dates 21st – 22nd June 2019


Conference Committee:

Honorary Chair:
George Kasper
General Chairs:
Deborah Bunker, Richard Boateng
Program Chairs:
Yogesh Dwivedi, Francis Andoh-Baidoo
Organizing Committee:
John Effah, David Asamoah, Emmanuel Ayaburi

Programme Committee Members

Deborah Bunker, University of Sydney, Australia
David Wastell, University of Nottingham, UK
Eleanor Wynn, Intel, USA
Joseph Nwankpa, Miami University, USA
Babajide Osatuyi, Penn State University Behrend, USA
Gamel Wiredu, GIMPA, Ghana
Joseph Adjei, GIMPA, Ghana
Michele Maasberg, Louisiana Tech University, USA
Jae Ung Lee, Louisiana Tech University, USA