Hosted a workshop related to Smart and Connected Cities (with Donnellan and Mullarkey) at the Design Science Conference in Worcester 2019. The workshop included a panel by city CIOs from Waltham and Worcester.
Coordinated and participated in a panel related to Selecting a Research Topic (with Roman Lukayenko, HEC Montreal; and Veda C. Storey, Georgia State). The Workshop was held at Baruch College – City University of New York by the AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design.
Participated in a panel related to Working with industry partners (with Yang Lee, Northeastern; Diane Strong, WPI; Shankar Ganesan, Babson; Nitin Joglekar, Babson; and Luvai Motiwala, U Mass-Lowell). The conference was held at Bentley University in Waltham.
Paper accepted at the IEEE Conference on Business Informatics exploring factors that contribute to a slide to long-term homelessness. With Monica Garfield and Graduate Students P. Bhetwal and X. Gu.
Purao, S., M. Garfield, X. Gu and P. Bhetwal. 2019. Predicting the Slide to Long-Term Homelessness: Model and Validation. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Business Informatics.
Paper accepted at the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) describing how individuals negotiate the boundaries of confirmation bias based on a reading and analysis of news articles and comments across left-leaning and right-leaning sources. With David Murungi, David Yates and Graduate Students Y. Yu and R. Zhan.
Murungi, D., Yates, D., Purao, S. and Yates, D., Y. Yu, and R. Zhan. 2019. Factual or Believable? Negotiating the Boundaries of Confirmation Bias. Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.