Conference Agenda

Date: Dec 21, 2018
8:00 am – 9:00 amBreakfast
9:00 am – 9:05 amWelcome Remarks by Conference Chairs
9:05 am – 9:30 amKey Note Speaker – Dr. Thulasiraj, Aravind Eye Care
9:30 am – 11:00 amBusiness Value of IT
Business method innovations and firm value: an empirical investigation - Prof. Anandhi Bharadwaj
Can the mobile internet bridge the digital divide? A Large-Scale empirical investigation - Prof. Karthik Babu Nattamai Kannan, Prof. Sri Narasimhan, Prof. Eric Overby
From supply chains to demand chains: evidence from field research in the medical equipment industry - Prof. Ravi Aron
11:00 am – 11.15 amTea Break
11.15 am – 12:45 pmTechnology and Consumer Behaviour
Social learning in prosumption: evidence from a large randomized field experiment - Prof. Ravi Bapna, Joseph Golden, Prof. JaeHwuen Jung, Prof. Tianshu Sun
Harnessing digitized patient engagement capabilities in healthcare operations - Prof. Pankaj Setia
Service quality & privacy concerns: insights from a survey of microenterprises in Sri Lanka, India & Bangladesh - Abhishek Chanda, Vigneswara Ilavarasan
12:45 pm – 2:00 pmLunch
2:00 pm – 4:00 pmPlatforms
Platforms, pricing and piracy: should platforms care about piracy? - Prof. Ramnath Chellappa

Turmoil in Entertainment Platforms: Chaos or a New Order? – Prof. Hemant Bhargav
Content and platform pricing with secondhand market: the case of video game industryProf. Antino Kim, Prof. Rajib Saha, Prof. Warut Khern-Am-Nuai
Examining the antecedents of purchase on online platforms - Prof. Indranil Bose, Neha Chaudhuri
4:00 pm – 4:30 pmTea Break
4:30 pm – 6:30 pmVisit to Aravind Eye Hospitals, Puducherry
7:00 pm onwardsGala Dinner (Le Pondy Resort, Puducherry)
 Date: Dec 22, 2018
8:00 am – 9:00 amBreakfast
9:00 am – 10:30 amBig Data Analytics
Selecting interactions in multiple regression models using principle of non-additivity - Prof. Sumanta Singha
Content authentication: issues and challenges - Prof. Vasudeva Varma
Firm focus on service transition - Prof. Sudhir Voleti, Ashish Khandelwal
10:30 am – 10:45 amTea Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pmCrowd Markets and the Gig Economy
Dockless bike sharing: convenience or congestion? - Prof. Karthik Kannan, Yipu Deng, Prof. Zaiyan Wei
Angles and crowds - Prof. Anand Nandkumar, Prof. Deepa Mani, Prof. Prachi Deuskar, Abhishek Bhatia
To purchase or to patronize? An experiment to investigate technology consumers’ support for reward-based crowdfunding - Prof. Indranil Bose, Shankhadeep Banerjee
12:15 pm – 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmSocial Impacts of IS
Smart grids: incentivizing growth and investment in demand response - Prof. Barrie Nault, Vaarun Vijairaghavan
The political economy of public good provision: evidence from a rural electrification scheme in India - Dibya Mishra, Ritika Sethi, Ishani Chatterjee
Impact of highly able peers on technology enabled learning and education performance
- Prof. Deepa Mani, Prof. Rajib Saha, Prof. Sundar Bharadwaj, Sreevathsan Sridhar
2:30 pm – 3:00 pmClosing Remarks – Prof. Deepa Mani