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IWIPS 2011
will be collocated with

7th International Conference on IT in Asia


IWIPS 2011 is supported by:

Human Factors Ergonomics Society,

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will be held at
Hilton Hotel

Social Event

The social event night will be held at
University House

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IWIPS 2011 Programmme


Monday, 11 July 2011

Workshop: Asif Baki and Dr. George Zhang (Google Inc., U.S.),
“Accidental Researchers: How Clever Improvisation Can Help You Go Global”

Location: Spatial Information Lab, Ground Floor, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Unimas

8:00 - 9:00 Workshop Registration
Location: Spatial Information Lab
9:00 - 9:30 Ice-breaker and meet your colleagues
9:30 - 10:30 Real stories from Google Inc., U.S.
by Asif Baki and Dr. George Zhang
10:30 - 10:50 Discussion
10.50 - 11.00 Coffee & Tea
Location: Lobby
11:00 - 11:30 Small groups
Define research metrics & methods
11:30 - 12:00 Presentation
Plans & Modification
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
Location: Lobby
13:00 - 15:00 Carry out research and compile data
15:00 - 15:45 Group presentation
15:45 - 16:00 Evaluation


Tuesday, 12 July 2011


Location: Mendu Room

9:00 – 11:00

CITA'11 & IWIPS'11 Opening Ceremony
Location: Grand ballroom

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee & Tea
Location: Foyer

11:30 -12:30

Keynote Address #1
Prof Bebo White,"Preparing for the 'Web of Things"
(Stanford University, U.S.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Session Chair: Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer

12:30 – 13:00

Invited Talk I:
Prof Indahsah Haji Sidek,
(Director, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission)

Location: Grand ballroom
Session Chair: Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer

13:00 – 14:00

Location: *

14:00 – 15:30

CITA Parallel Session 3
Location: Ballroom III
Session Chair: Lee Jun Choi

229: Investigating Perceived ICT Usefulness for Disaster Readiness: A Prelimenary Analysis
Magiswary Dorasamy, Murali Raman, Maniam Kaliannan and Saravanan Muthaiyah

141: Determinants of e-Banking among Bruneian Corporate Customers: An Application of Theory of Planned Behavior
Afzaal H. Seyal, Hj. Awg. Yussof Hj Awg. Mohamad and Mohd Noah Abd Rahman

165: Enhance Task-Technology Fit Model by Task Categorization Characteristics for a Proposed Knowledge Creation and Sharing Model via Weblogs Angela Lee SiewHoong and Lim Tong Ming

206: A proposed model for successful implementation of e-Government in Malaysia
Bazilah A Talip and Bhuva Narayan

IWIPS Parallel Session I
Location: Kenyalang Room
Session Chair: Nicola J. Bidwell

A Comparative Study On The Effect Of Culture On High And Low-End Users From A Collectivistic Culture Group
Cecilia Oyugi(University of Wes London,UK), Andy Smith(University of West London, UK) and Josι Abdelnour-Nocera (University of West London, UK)

Cultural Specific Scale for Semi Urban and Rural India
Neha Modgil (Techved Design, India)

Cross-cultural awareness in game-based learning using a TPACK approach
Amelia Jati Robert Jupit (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,Malaysia), Jacey-Lynn Minoi (Insititute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations, Malaysia), Sylvester Arnab (The Serious Game Institute), Alvin W. Yeo (Insititute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations, Malaysia)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee & Tea
Location: Foyer

16:00 – 17:00

Panel I Session: Product Globalisation, EQUID, Cultural and Affective Design
Location: Kenyalang Room

Dr.Halimahtun M. Khalid (President, Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics Societies and Human Factors Ergonomics Society, Malaysia)

Dr. Girish V. Prabhu (Vice President, Product & System Internationalisation, Inc., India)

Assoc Professor Dr. Alvin W. Yeo (Director, Institute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations,Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia)

Professor. Martin G. Helander (Director, Human Factors Program, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Mohamad Fauzi Yahaya (Director of Product Development, Mimos Berhad, Malaysia)

17:00 – 17:30

Panel Discussion
Location: Kenyalang Room
Session Chair: Halimahtun M. Khalid

19:30 – 22:00

CITA'11 & IWIPS'11 Conference Dinner
Location: Grand ballroom

(*)Location will be announced soon.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

9:00 - 10:00

Keynote Address II:
Professor Leon Sterling,"Agent-Oriented Modelling for Converging Devices and Systems"
(Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)

Location: Grand ballroom
Session Chair: Ahmad Zaki Abu Bakar

10:00 – 11:00

Keynote Address III
Professor Yoshiyori Urano, "Building Lifelong Learning Schemes for Seniors"
(Waseda University, Japan)

Location: Grand ballroom
Session Chair: Ahmad Zaki Abu Bakar

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee & Tea
Location: Foyer

11:30 – 13:30

CITA Parallel Session 9
Location: Ballroom III
Session Chair: Rosita Mohamed Othman

238: Managing Icon Presentation in Children Software: Interpretation from Children Perspectives
Maizatul Hayati Mohamad Yatim, Amily Shafila Shariff, Nur Saadah Fathil, Nadia Akma Ahmad Zaki, LailiFarhanaIbharim, Azhar Abdullah and Suhairun Nizam Supal

151: Emerging Convergences of HCI Techniques for Graphical Scalable Visualization
Doreen Ying Ying Sim

231: Collaboration Technology for Distance Learners: A Needs Analysis
Siti Haryani Shaikh Ali, Wan Zah Wan Ali, Ahmad FauziMohdAyub, Rusli Abdullah and NurulSharazAzmanuddin

233: Development of ICTL Module based on Suitable Teaching Methodology for Orang Asli (ICTL – TeMfOA) : The Preliminary Study of Suitable Teaching Strategy
Asmara Alias, Jamilah Hamid, Harnani Mat Zin, Saira Banu Omar Khan and Norhasbiah Ubaidullah

171: Health Ontology System
Yip Chi Kiong, Sellappan Palaniappan and Nor Adnan Yahaya

236: COLLABORATIVE DISASTER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: An exploratory for Landslide in Malaysia
Abul Kalam Azad

IWIPS Parallel Session II
Location: Kenyalang Room
Session Chair: Heike Winschiers-Theophilus

The Relevance of Hofstede within the Global Software Development Community
David Lee (Vocalink Ltd., UK), Andy Smith (University of West London, UK) and Mike Mortimer (University of West London, UK)

Understanding Users in Emerging Markets – Is there a ‘Genre' of Methods?
Apala Lahiri Chavan ( Human Factor International)

Kurdish Text to Speech (KTTS)
Hossein Hassani ( University of Kurdistan-Hawler, Iraq) and Rahel Kareem (University of Kurdistan-Hawler, Iraq)

Proposing a working definition and framework to evaluate Islamic website
Murni Mahmud(International Islamic University of Malaysia, Malaysia), Mansur Aliyu (International Islamic University of Malaysia, Malaysia), Hussein Idyawati (International Islamic University of Malaysia, Malaysia), Abu Osman Md Tap (International Islamic University of Malaysia, Malaysia)

13:30 – 14:30

Location: *

14:30 – 16:00

Location: Kenyalang Room

Dr. José Abdelnour-Nocera
(University of West London , U.K.)

Dr. Nichola Bidwell
(CSIR-Melaka & Nelson Mandella Metropiliton University, South Africa)

Dr. Heike Winshchiers-Theophilus
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Namibia)

Involving Local Communities in Participatory Design Case Studies
Chui Yin Wong (Multimedia University, Malaysia)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee & Tea
Location: Foyer

16:30 – 19:00

Depart from Hilton to UNIMAS campus & UNIMAS tour

19:00 – 22:00

Conference Social Event & Dinner @ the University House

(*)Location will be announced soon

Thursday, 14 July 2011

9:00 - 9:30

Invited Talk II: Professor Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer
(Universiti Malaysia Sarawak)
Location: Grand ballroom
Session Chair: Tan Chong Eng

9:30 – 10:00

Invited Talk III: Professor Geoff Holmes
(Waikato University, New Zealand)
Location: Grand ballroom
Session Chair: Tan Chong Eng

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee & Tea
Location: Foyer

10:15 – 11:00

Invited Talk IV: YUJ Designs (India)
"Global Design Teams: Changing Mindsets"

Location: Grand ballroom
Session Chair: Alvin W. Yeo

Global design teams: Changing Mindsets
Chaitrali Dhole, Samir Chabukswar and Prasadd Bartakke

11:00 – 12:00

IWIPS Parallel Session III
Session Chair : Girish Prabhu
Location: Kenyalang Room

A Taxonomy of Software Localisation Issues with Connections to the Development Process
Malte Ressin (University of West London, UK), José Abdelnour-Nocera (University of West London, UK) and Andy Smith (University of West London, UK)

Please call ME.N.U.EVER: Designing for 'Callback' in Rural Africa
Nicola J Bidwell (CSIR-Meraka & Nelson Mandella Metropolitan University, South Africa), Mounia Lalmas (Yahoo! Research Spain), Gary Marsden (University of Cape Town, South Africa), Bongiwe Dlutu (University of the Western Cape, South Africa), Senzo Ntlangano , Azola Manjingolo, William D Tucker ((University of the Western Cape, South Africa), Matt Jones (University of Swansea, UK), Simon Robinson (University of Swansea, UK), Elina Vartiainen (University of Swansea, UK) and Iraklis Klampanos (University of Swansea, UK)

12:00 – 13:00

Keynote Address IV: Asif Baki and Dr. George Zhang,"What Trade History Reveals About The Internet, and How Ketchup Can Teach Us To Do Our Jobs Better"
(Google Inc., U.S.)
Session Chair: Alvin W. Yeo
Location: Grand ballroom

13:00 – 13:15

IWIPS 2012 Bangalore Presentation and IWIPS Closing

13:15– 14:00

Location: *

14:00 – 18:30

Social Visits

(*)Location will be announced soon