Track Co-Chairs

Zhaohua Deng
Professor
zh-deng@hust.edu.cn
School of Medicine and Health Management, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech.

 

 

Hong Wu
Assistant Professor
hongwu@hust.edu.cn
School of Medicine and Health Management, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech.

 

 

 

 

Brief Introduction

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives and well-being, especially in IS-related areas such as information behaviors, medical and business models, cybersecurity, and data privacy. We can expect its impacts on individuals, organizations, and governments are long-lasting. This track discusses the current situation regarding information and communication technologies solutions to fight the COVID-19 as well as the challenges and ethical hurdles to broad and long-term implementation of these solutions. This track on ICTs in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic invites researchers to submit work that focuses on a) the potentials of ICTs in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic and related issues in the “the new normal” and b) the negative role and ethical issues of ICTs in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

• Digital surveillance
(monitoring, detection, and prevention)
• Novel applications by advanced ICTs for COVID-19
• Infordemic
(fake news and misinformation)
• Public sentiment
• Ethical issues
• Integration and analyses of multi-source data
• COVID-related online information activities
• ICTs in developing digital workplace
• Social and moral issues
(work-life balance, isolation and loneliness)
• Social distance and mental health
• Age-related digital divide
• Consumer behaviors for emerging business models

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