Keynote Speakers



Prof. Robert M DAVISON
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

Robert Davison joined the Department of Information Systems in July 1992 where he is currently a Professor. Since 1998, he has received approximately $5.3 million in grants as PI. Professionally, Robert serves as the Editor-in-Chief of both the Information Systems Journal and the Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries. He is also the Chair of the IFIP WG 9.4 (Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries) .Since 1993, he has published in excess of 200 academic articles. His research has been cited in SCI/SSCI 1200+ times (H=19), in Scopus 2250+ times (H=26) and in Google Scholar 5900+ times (H=40). His current research focuses on Knowledge Seeking and Sharing activities in Chinese SMEs. Robert is Programme Leader of the MSc in Electronic Business and Knowledge Management. In 1999-2000, he won the Faculty of Business Junior Faculty Research Award and in 2004-2005, City University of Hong Kong's Teaching Excellence Award.

 

Prof. Yulin Wang

Wuhan University, China

 

Prof. Yulin Wang is a full professor and PhD supervisor in International School of Software, Wuhan University, China. He got PhD degree in 2005 in Queen Mary, University of London, UK. Before that, he has worked in high-tech industry for more than ten years. He has involved many key projects, and hold 8 patents. He got his master and bachelor degree in 1990 and 1987 respectively from Xi-Dian University, and Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST), both in China. His research interests include digital rights management, digital watermarking, multimedia and network security, and signal processing. In recently 10 years, Prof. Wang has published as first author 3 books, 40 conference papers and 45 journal papers, including in IEEE Transactions and IEE proceedings and Elsevier Journals. Prof. Wang served as editor-in-chief for International Journal of Advances in Multimedia in 2010. He served as reviewer for many journals, including IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Elsevier Journal of Information Sciences. He served as reviewer for many research funds, including National High Technology Research and Development Program of China ( ‘863’ project). Prof. Wang was the external PhD adviser of Dublin City University, Ireland during 2008-2010. He was the keynote speakers in many international conferences. He bas been listed in Marcus ‘who’s who in the world’ since 2008.
Speech Title: Digital Right Management in e-commerce based on Internet
Abstract: Different from hardware/firmware, digital media can be copied easily without any loss in quality and with nearly no material cost. Moreover, mass copying of the media is the simple duplication of one single copy. Since the digital media is needed to be rendered on user's device, we can pack the original media into protected form, binding with user's device. The device (machine) is in possession of the content on behalf of the user (human). For real situation, binding and mapping a user with a specific terminal may result in inconvenience. For example, the terminal device is out of order, or the user wants to transfer the media from his office PC to his laptop computer.

 

Since the content itself is completely in user's PC after being downloaded, we need to monitor the rendering program instead of the content itself to restrict user’s right on the content. Targeting on specific media or format, some DRM systems modify the existed rendering program or create their own rendering program for self-defined file format. In order to create universal DRM system, we need to allow the user to use their original rendering program, that is, neither customized rendering application nor customized specific content file format is required.

 

The content is processed into an all-in-one package before it is downloaded to the terminal. In order to achieve native control of the user's behavior on the terminal based on the basic rights stored the packed file, some technology is employed at the user’s PC, including binding the content with unique PC hardware fingerprint, intercepting illegal operation at kernel layer, and hiding bared intermediate file and related processes with root kit technology.

 


Prof Lili Yang
Loughborough University, UK
Professor of Southern University of Science and Technology; Visiting professor of North-eastern University in China; visiting professor of China University of Petroleum
 

Prof. Dr Lili Yang is a Reader in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University, UK. She has conducted a significant amount of research both independently and working in team. As the principal investigator she has led more than 12 projects and carried out 4 projects as co-investigator, which were funded by European Commission, EPSRC, DTI, Natural Environment Research Council, British Council, British Royal Society and industries such as BAE Systems etc. The total budget has reached to over £4 million. She has published over 85 journal and conference papers, produced some books. Her recent publications appear in the top journals such as Information Systems Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Technological Forecasting and Social Changes, to be named. She was invited by the UK Cabinet Office to give a presentation to their staff in London. She talked her research outcomes by invited on BBC Radio. Her research has generated great impact to the research community in the whole world.


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