InSITE 2016: Informing Science + IT Education Conferences: Lithuania

Jun 27 - Jul 1 2016, Vilnius, Lithuania 


June 27

All day networking opportunity to build collegial contacts.

Pickup points are the Amberton Hotel and the Panorama Hotel.  Amberton is a short walk from the Novotel and Artis.

Pick Up locations
(Trakai and Kernave) June 27th


Bus loads at  "Amberton" hotel pick-up point for delegates and guests staying at Artis, Kempinski, Novotel, or any other old town lodging


bus leaves Amberton


Pick-up at "Panorama" hotel


Departure for Trakai


Sightseeing tour of Trakai + souvenir shopping


Visit to Trakai Insular Castle


Boat tour on Lake Galvė (45 min)


Lunch in Trakai


Departure for Kernavė


Sightseeing tour of Kernavė, UNESCO Heritage site


Departure for Vilnius


Drop off at conference hotels: "Panorama", "Amberton"

June 28

Pickup points are the Amberton Hotel and the Panorama Hotel.  Amberton is a short walk from the Novotel and Artis.

Pick Up locations


Pick-up at "Panorama" Hotel


Pick-up at "Amberton" Hotel (guests staying at Artis, Kempinski, Novotel and all others have a short walk to reach the Amberton by 9:00.


Sightseeing tour of Vilnius (on foot and by bus)


including visit to Gediminas Castle museum


Lunch in the city (close to Vilnius University Campus)


Drop off at University; those not attending conference may take the bus to the Panorama Hotel

14:00 -    Walking tour of the historic campus

16:00 - 16:30 ........ Meet your Editor-in-Chief and others who publish ISI journals
(recommended for journal Editors, Reviewers, Current Authors, Future Authors)

16:00......................................... Registration Opens

16:30........................................ Conference Opening

Followed by.............................. Welcome Reception

June 29

  Wednesday June 29

        Time                 9:00 - 10:30

                              Plenary Session:  Keynote Speaker Antanas Guoga, MP

10:30-11:00                           Coffee Break

Session Time          11:00 - 12:30

              In Room  A    Session Chair: Ismar Silveira

                      11:00 - 11:30        Experiences with Using Videos in Distance Education. A Pilot Study: A Course on Human-Computer Interaction

                                                               Herman Koppelman

                      11:30 - 12:00        OER and MOOC: The Need for Openness

                                                               Ismar Frango Silveira

              In Room  B    Session Chair: Joseph Chao

                      11:00 - 11:30        CAPTCHA – Security affecting User Experience

                                                               Ruti Gafni, Idan Nagar

                      11:30 - 12:00        Identifying Security Risk Modules in Information Systems

                                                               Michael Dreyfuss, Yahel Giat

                      12:00 - 12:30        KnoWare: A System for Citizen-based Environmental Monitoring

                                                               Jeremy J Storer, Joseph T. Chao, Andrew T Torelli, Alexis D Ostrowski

              In Room  C    Session Chair: Ulrich Schmitt

                      11:00 - 11:30        Preparing for Academic Ranking Reports in the Kurdistan Regional Government Higher Education

                                                               Azad Ali, Ava Omar Fatah, Frederick Gregg Kohun

                      11:30 - 12:00        Training Librarians for 21st Century Repository Services: Emerging Trends

                                                               Helen Emasealu, Susan Nnadozie Umeozor

                      12:00 - 12:30        Design Science Research Championing Personal Knowledge Management System Development

                                                               Ulrich Schmitt

12:30-13:45                           Lunch sponsored by StrongPoint

        Time                 13:45 - 15:15

Workshop:  How to Get Your Research Published and Strengthen Your Writing Skills by Reviewing
conducted by ISI Governors Lynn Jeffrey and Michael Jones

15:15-15:45                           Coffee Break

        Session Time  15:45 - 16:45

              In Room  A    Session Chair: Dimitar Christozov

                      15:45 - 16:15        University Procurement Officers’ Use of Technology When Seeking Information

                                                               Dan Bouhnik, Yahel Giat , Issachar Zarruk

                      16:15 - 16:45        Warranty of Misinforming as an Option in Product Utilization Process

                                                               Dimitar Grozdanov Christozov, Stefanka Chukova, Plamen S. Mateev

              In Room  B    Session Chair: Rachel Or-Bach

                      15:45 - 16:15        Blending Audience Response Systems into an Information Systems Professional Course

                                                               Stephen Burgess, Scott Bingley, David A Banks

                      16:15 - 16:45        Benefits of Employing a Personal Response System in a Decision Analysis Course

                                                               Rachel Or-Bach

              In Room  C    Session Chair: Grandon Gill

                      15:45 - 16:15        fischer Fixing Systems: Moving Forward With The Workforce - Change Communication At The Global Distribution Center

                                                               Klaus Moeller, Julian Gabel, Frank Bertagnolli

                      16:15 - 16:45        Building an Informing Business School: A Case Study of USF’s Muma College of Business

                                                               Grandon Gill, Matthew Mullarkey, Joseph E Mohr, Moez Limayem

18:30-22:30                           Conference Dinner at Radisson BLU Astorija hotel restaurant

Conference banquet at the Radisson BLU Astorija hotel restaurant near Vilnius City Hall and within walking distance of the university and conference hotels. (The banquet is included in the registration fee for delegates.)


June 30

  Thursday June 30

        Time                 9:00 - 10:30

                              Plenary Session:  You and the Informing Science Institute

10:30-11:00                           Coffee Break

        Session Time  11:00 - 12:30

              In Room  A    Session Chair: Janice Whatley

                      11:00 - 11:30        Beyond the Periphery: Towards the Peer Review of Online Teaching

                                                               John P Egan

                      11:30 - 12:00        Are We Ready to Go Live with Our Team Projects?

                                                               Janice Whatley

                      12:00 - 12:30        Alternatives for Pragmatic Responses to Group Work Problems

                                                               Bill Davey, Karoly Bozan, Robert Houghton, Kevin R. Parker

              In Room  B    Session Chair: Michael Jones

                      11:00 - 11:30        Win-Win-Win: Reflections from a Work-Integrated Learning Project in a Non-Profit Organization

                                                               Dale C MacKrell

                      11:30 - 12:00        Organizational Creativity and IT-based Support

                                                               Celina M. Olszak, Jerzy Andrzej Kisielnicki

                      12:00 - 12:30        Cycles of Diversity – An Approach towards Building Diversity Acceptance in Volunteer Organisations

                                                               Michael Jones, Valerie He

              In Room  C    Session Chair: Gila Kurtz

                      11:00 - 11:30        Investigating the Perception of Stakeholders on Soft Skills Development of Students: Evidence from South Africa

                                                               Estelle Taylor

                      11:30 - 12:00        Economic Upliftment and Social Development through the Development of Digital Astuteness in Rural Areas

                                                               Antoinette Lombard, Hein Johan Wiese, Jan Smit

                      12:00 - 12:30        Digital Learning Literacies – A Validation Study

                                                               Gila Kurtz, Yehuda Peled

12:30-13:45                           Lunch

        Time                 13:45 - 15:15

Workshop:  How to Get High Student Ratings and Increase Student Thinking with Discussion Cases
Conducted by ISI Governor Grandon Gill

15:15-15:45                           Coffee Break


        Session Time  15:45 - 17:15

              In Room  A    Session Chair: Jyothi Thalluri

                      15:45 - 16:15        The Flipped Classroom: Two Learning Modes that Foster Two Learning Outcomes

                                                               Eugenia M. W. Ng

                      16:15 - 16:45        To Flip a Class or Not to Flip a Class: That is the Question

                                                               Jyothi Thalluri, Joy Penman

                      16:45 - 17:15        Flipped Classroom: A Comparison Of Student Performance Using Instructional Videos And Podcasts Versus The
                                                   Lecture-Based Model Of Instruction

                                                               Retta Guy , Gerald Marquis

              In Room  B    Session Chair: Kevin Johnston

                      15:45 - 16:15        Student Preferences and Performance in Online and Face-to-Face Classes Using Myers-Briggs Indicator:  A
                                                   Longitudinal Quasi-Experimental Study

                                                               Seta Boghikian-Whitby, Yehia Mortagy

                      16:15 - 16:45        Evidence Based Management for Learning:  An Experiment

                                                               Samie Li Shang Ly, Raafat George Saadé

                      16:45 - 17:15        The Use, Impact, and Unintended Consequences of Mobile Web-Enabled Devices in University Classrooms

                                                               Kevin A. Johnston

              In Room  C    Session Chair: Azad Ali

                      15:45 - 16:15        Cloud Computing as an Enabler of Agile Global Software Development

                                                               Timothy Haig-Smith, Maureen Tanner

                      16:15 - 16:45        Fuzzy Control Teaching Models

                                                               Klaus-Dietrich Kramer, Annedore Söchting, Thomas Stolze

                      16:45 - 17:15        Using Office Simulation Software in Teaching Computer Literacy Using Three Sets of Teaching/Learning Activities

                                                               Azad Ali, Kustim Wibowo


July 1

  Friday 1 July

        Session Time  09:00 - 10:30

              In Room  A    Session Chair: Rimvydas Skyrius

                      09:00 - 09:30        Effectiveness of Agile Implementation Methods in Business Intelligence Projects from End-User Perspective

                                                               Jerzy Andrzej Kisielnicki, Anna Maria Misiak

                      09:30 - 10:00        Exploring an Agile Learning Activity to Teach Agile Project Management

                                                               Raafat George Saadé, Syed S Shah

                      10:00 - 10:30        Factors Driving Business Intelligence Culture

                                                               Rimvydas Skyrius, Igor Katin, Michail Kazimianec, Svetlana Nemitko, Gediminas Rumšas, Raimundas Žilinskas

              In Room  B    Session Chair: Elsje Scott

                      09:00 - 09:30        Doing the Organizational Tango: Symbiotic Relationship between Formal and Informal Organizational Structures for an Agile Organization

                                                               Irena Malgorzata Ali

                      09:30 - 10:00        How Small Advertising Agencies Brand Themselves on the Web: A Pilot Study

                                                               Martine Robinson Beachboard

                      10:00 - 10:30        The X-Factor of Cultivating Successful Entrepreneurial Technology-Enabled Start-Ups

                                                               Elsje Scott , Terrina Govender, Nata van der Merwe

              In Room  C    Session Chair: Robert Schultz

                      09:00 - 09:30        Free Flow of Information and Knowledge and Use of IT in a Conservative Community: The Case of the Ultra-Orthodox

                                                               Moshe Yitzhaki

                      09:30 - 10:00        Modern Technology and Human Extinction

                                                               Robert Allen Schultz

10:30-11:00                           Coffee Break

        Session Time  11:00 - 12:30

              In Room  A    Session Chair: Ewa Ziemba

                      11:00 - 11:30        An Analysis of the Content, Policies and Assessment of ICT Curricula in the Final Years of Secondary Schooling in Australia and Vietnam: A Comparative Educational Study

                                                               Thang Manh Tran, Dorian Stoilescu

                      11:30 - 12:00        Information Literacy Didactics for Higher Education and Research: Some Lessons from an International Workshop

                                                               Paul Nieuwenhuysen

                      12:00 - 12:30        Factors Affecting the Adoption and Usage of ICTs within Polish Households

                                                               Ewa Ziemba

              In Room  B    Session Chair: John Beachboard

                      11:00 - 11:30        Developing Case-based Learning Activities Based on the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy

                                                               Mathews Nkhoma, TRI K LAM, Joan Richardson, Booi H Kam, Kwok Hung Lau

                      11:30 - 12:00        Entry Level Systems Analysts: What Does the Industry Want?

                                                               Erastus Karanja, Donna M. Grant, Shinetta Freeman, David Anyiwo

                      12:00 - 12:30        Integrating Content and English-Language Learning in a Middle Eastern Information Technology College: Investigating Faculty Perceptions, Practices and Capabilities

                                                               Norman Williams, John Beachboard, Robert Bohning

12:30-13:45                           Lunch

        Time                 13:45 - 15:15

                              Awards and Closing Session

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