2021 Keynote Speakers
PhD, Life Fellow of the British Computer Society
Reader in Business Information Management & Systems Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Biography: Prof. Dr Shuliang Li is a Reader in Business Information Management at Westminster Business School, University of Westminster. He acted as BIM&O departmental Research Leader from January 2010 to July 2013. He is a life Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS).
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Biography: With over 25 years of retail and academic experience, Philippa Ward has a range of journal and book publications, over 30 doctoral completions and a similar number of examinations. Her research centres on the effects of the in-store environment on customers, de-shopping, and retail theatre. These areas are also the focus of her doctoral supervisions. This interest in retailing was generated through her management roles within Debenhams and Asda. She also continues to work with several retailers, manufacturers and marketing agencies as a consultant. Philippa is also a Head of the Marketing and Retail Analysis Research Centre – where research on issues including consumer behaviour and services marketing is located.