Global trends in Management, IT and Governance in an e-World (e-MIG 2017)

Global trends in Management, IT and Governance in an e-World (e-MIG 2017)


November 8th to 10th, 2017


The Organising Committee of e-MIG 2017 would like to invite you to the island paradise of Mauritius, to participate in an International Conference - Global trends in Management, IT and Governance in an e-World (e-MIG 2017), co-hosted by the Open University of Mauritius (OU), Mauritius and the College of Law and Management Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa. 

This inaugural multidisciplinary conference on Management, Information Technology (IT), Law and Governance aims at bringing together academics and researchers from a range of disciplines to showcase global trends in an e-World. It also serves as a platform for the development of leadership, capacity, and scholarship in the African region.

We invite anonymised abstracts, in MS Word/editable document Format, of between 300 to 500 words, in English to be submitted by 10th April 2017.

Abstracts must include a clear, but brief indication of the purpose of the paper, methodology, major/anticipated results, and conclusions/implications. The abstract should provide an indication of what the audience can expect from the paper to be presented. Empirical, conceptual, local case studies or country studies are also encouraged.

Abstract submission procedure:

1>    Complete online form at
2>    Email your anonymized abstract to

Abstracts will be double blind reviewed by a review panel. The authors of the abstracts which meet the review criteria will be invited to submit a full paper for review for presentation at the conference. Authors will be notified of abstract acceptance by 30th April 2017.


Important Dates

Reviews of abstracts returned – 30th April 2017

Full-paper submissions – 30th June 2017

Full-paper reviews returned – 15th August 2017

Final papers – 8th September 2017

Early registration – till 20th September 2017

Late registration – 21st September to 10th October 2017

Registration closes –  10th October 2017




1.      Management

2.      Information Technology  & Law

3.      Governance

1.1   e-Management

2.1 e-Learning

3.1   e-Governance

1.2   Ethics and Business Management

2.2 e-Commerce

3.2   Legislative Initiatives in Governance

1.3   e-Commerce and Entrepreneurship

2.3 Internet of Things (IoTs)

3.3   Democratic Decentralisation

1.4   Leadership and Business Performance

2.4 Technology in Education

3.4   Capacity Development

1.5   Management in the African context

2.5 e-Waste

3.5   Local Economic Development

1.6   Decolonising the Management Teaching Curriculum

2.6 Institutional policies on e-learning

3.6   Sustainable Development Goals

1.7   Modern Trends in Marketing

2.7 Copyright and Intellectual property

3.7   Disaster Risk Management

1.8   Modern Trends in Supply Chain Management

2.8 IT & Plagiarism


1.9   Modern Trends in Human Resource Management

2.9 Security, Privacy & Trust


1.10                    Legislative Initiatives in Management

2.10Cybercrime & Cyber security


1.11                   Research Management

2.11 Networks and Communications



2.12 Risk Management



2.13 Big Data & Analytics



2.14 Smart Cities



2.15 Cloud Computing



2.16 Legislative Initiatives in IT



2.17 Biomedics & e-Health



2.18 Software Development



2.19 Biometrics



2.20 Pervasive Computing



Registration fees

Please note that the registration fee includes conference packs, teas and lunch; as well as the Gala Dinner on day one of the conference.



Early Registration

(8th September to 20th September)

Late Registration

(21st September to 10th October)







Gala Dinner on day 1

Included in the conference fee

Included in the conference fee


We look forward to your participation.

For any queries contact :

Dr Upasana G Singh
Local Conference Chair: e-MIG 2017
University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (Westville campus), South Africa

Mr Govin Appavoo
Local Conference Chair: e-MIG 2017
Open University of Mauritius