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International Conference on Information Systems and Management Science 

(ISMS 2018)

main campus of the University (in the faculty of ICT auditorium) of Malta, Msida

February 22-23, 2018


Submission (Extended)                             December 20, 2017

Acceptance                                               December 31, 2017

Registration (Early Bird)                               January 25, 2018


Conference                                           February 22-23, 2018



Conference proceedings (abstracts of all accepted papers) 

will be published at 

with an ISBN number.

Post Conference, all accepted papers will be reviewed for possible publication in the THOMSON REUTERS  (ESCI)  and SCOPUS indexed Journals with H index or impact factor.




Prof. Rajkumar Buyya, Director, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Lab, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Rajkumar Buyya is a Fellow of IEEE, Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering and Director of the Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also serving as the founding CEO of Manjrasoft Pty Ltd., a spin-off company of the University, commercialising its innovations in Grid and Cloud Computing. He served as a Future Fellow of the Australian Research Council during 2012-2016. Dr. Buyya is a Fellow of IEEE and Life Member of ACM. He has co-founded five IEEE/ACM international conferences: CCGridClusterGride-Science, and UCC (Utility and Cloud Computing) and served as the Chair of their inaugural meetings. He has presented over 400 invited talks (keynotes, tutorials, and seminars) on his vision on IT Futures and advanced computing technologies at international conferences and institutions in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.

Prof. Angappa Gunasekaran, Dean and Professor, School of Business and Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield, CA, USA

Dr. Angappa Gunasekaran is the Dean at the Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (USA). He has a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay). He was the Chairperson of the Department of Decision and Information Sciences from 2006-2012. Dr. Gunasekaran has held academic positions at Brunel University (UK), Monash University (Australia), the University of Vaasa (Finland), the University of Madras (India) and the University of Toronto, Laval University, and Concordia University (Canada).He is teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in operations management and management science. Dr. Gunasekaran has received Thomas J. Higginson Award for Excellence in Teaching (2001-2002) within the Charlton College of Business.

Professor Rita Marcella, Professor of Information Management, Robert Gordon University


With over thirty years of experience as a researcher and academic in information and library science, Rita is now Professor of Information Management at the Robert Gordon University. Current research projects focus on: the building of a classification and taxonomy of information beliefs; the research impact agenda amongst senior, early and mid-career researchers in Information Science; and information behaviour in the context of post fact politics. She is also evolving theory around information behaviour beliefs and building a network on information as a means of empowerment, information poverty and disadvantage. Rita has served on national and international funding panels and acts as a referee for a range of international journals and conferences. She has also held posts in senior management in universities but is now focussing on research and teaching.

Professor Sanjay Misra, Covenant University, OTA, Nigeria, 

Professor Sanjay Misra obtained M.Tech. Degree in Software Engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad India and Information Engineering from University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain. He is Professor of computer engineering and served as head of department of computer engineering in Federal University of Technology, Minna from Feb (2010) to October (2011) and head of Department of Cyber Security from Oct 2011-September 2012 in FUt Minna. He is a software engineer and previously held academic positions at Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria. His current researches cover the areas of: Software quality, software measurement, software metrics, software process improvement, and software project management, object oriented technologies, XML, SOA, Web Engineering, Web Services, Health Informatics, Cloud Computing, IoT and cognitive informatics. He is author of more than 200 papers in these areas and got several awards for outstanding publications.

Professor Chandra Embuldeniya, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka
Dr. Chandra holds the present chairmanships of National Science Foundation's Technology Committee and the STEM Committee, Sri Lanka. He is a Board Member of the Institute of National Security Studies and a Board Member of the SLINTEC (Sri Lanka Institute of Nano Technology) Academy. He is also a member of National Human Resource development council of Sri Lanka. He is the founder and first Vice Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka-The first person from the private sector to have been invited by the government to establish a national university from the ground up. The first all entrepreneurial university was set up in Sri Lanka where all programs are market oriented and the university has a unique culture and a strategy driving the university towards value addition to the national resources base. Completed two terms in office in July 2011. He is the founder president of BIMSTEC Chamber of Commerce and Industry that is the regional grouping of seven countries; Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan

Prof. Juanito Camilleri, Chairman and resident Professor at the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation, University of Malta

Juanito Camilleri, is Chairman and resident Professor at the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation at the University of Malta; is non-executive Chairman of Harvest Technology and its subsidiaries, and is a Fellow of the IC² Institute of the University of Texas at Austin. Prof. Camilleri has served as Rector of the University of Malta between 2006 and 2016. Previously he was the Group Chief Executive Officer at Melita Cable plc, and prior to this he was the founding Chief Executive Officer of go mobile.
In 1992, he moved back to Malta and founded the Department of Computer Science and AI at the University of Malta where he worked until 1999. During this time, he was commissioned by the Government of Malta to formulate Malta's first National Strategy for Information Technology which was published in 1994. Since then Prof. Camilleri served as a non-Executive director on the Boards of several public and private entities. He has also served as Malta's representative on the European Union Joint Research Council. 
In 2007, Prof. Camilleri was commissioned as an Honorary Texan under the laws of the State of Texas; in 2009 he received the title Illustrisimo Señor as a newly appointed Commander of the Order of Civil Merit of Spain; and in 2011 he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
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