Programme Schedule

WITS Feeder: Technology - Enabled Socioeconomic Transformations
Thursday, December 21, 2017
9:15 - Welcome Note & Opening Remarks - Prof. Ram Gopal, UConn School of Business
9:30 - 10:15 - Keynote Address
10:15 - 11:15 - Digital Transformations in Public Governance
Impact of installation of POS devices on the performance of public distribution system - An empirical example from Karnataka: Maya Ganesh, Sarang Deo and Sripad Devalkar
Role of ICTs in Combating Malnutrition in Schools: Increasing Transparency in India’s Mid-Day Meal Program - Sisir Debnath and Mrithyunjayan
11:15 - 11:30 - Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 - Systems for Smart Energy Solutions
FleetPower: Creating Virtual Power Plants in Sustainable Smart Electricity - Micha Kahlen, Alok Gupta and Wolfgang Ketter
Towards Efficient Energy Management: Transforming Energy Business with IT: Dmitry Zhdanov
12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch
14:00 -15:30 - Social Impacts of ICT
The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Quality of Urban Mobility - Saharsh Agarwal, Deepa Mani and Gabriel Kreindler
Understanding Drivers of ICT Adoption in Government High Schools - Evidence from Telangana: Deepa Mani, Karthik Rapaka and Tanushree Rawat
Simulation-Based Crowd Management: A Design Science Perspective: Shankar Prawesh, Indranil Saha Dalal and Anurag Tripathi
15:30 - 15:45 - Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:45 - Credibility & Authenticity in Digital Media
Online Reputational Loss Aversion: Empirical evidence from StackOverflow.com - Ramesh Shankar
Fake News and Clickbait Website Detection Through Third Party Usage: Ram Gopal, Hooman Hidaji, Raymond Patterson, Erik Rolland and Dmitry Zhdanov
16:45 - 17:00 - Closing Remarks
Prof. Deepa Mani, Indian School of Business
17:00 - 17:15 - Coffee Break
18:30 onwards – Drinks & Dinner