Refereed Conference Presentations


Loh, Y. & Chib, A. (2017, May). Digital Divide and Employability: ICT Skills for Appropriation. Presented at 67th Annual International Communication Association Conference. San Diego, U.S.A.

Pei, X., Chib, A., & Ling, R. (2016, November). Mobile communication at the intersection of redoing gender and class: The case of rural-urban female migrant workers within China. Presented at 7th Honours Symposium for Asian PhD students in Communication Research. Hong Kong, China.

Todorovic, T. & Chib, A. (2017, February). Smart Cities and Ageing. Presented at Smart Cities-Nations Symposium, jointly organized by Centre for the Sociology of Innovation des Ecole des Mines, Paris, and Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. Singapore.

Nguyen, H., & Chib, A. (2016, July). Mobiles and Transnationalism: Cultural Production Practices of Vietnamese Foreign Wives in Singapore. Presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research. Leicester, UK.

Pei, X., Chib, A., & Ling, R. (2016, June). Our World is under our control!Mobile phone as a dialectical transformative tool for rural-urban female migrant workers in China. Presented at 66th Annual International Communication Association Conference. Fukuoka, Japan.

Lai, C-H., Chib, A., & Ling, R. (2016, June). The Paths Less Explored: From Mobile Technology Use, Information Seeking and Sharing, to Disaster Preparedness. Presented at 66th Annual International Communication Association Conference. Fukuoka, Japan.

Chib, A., & Nguyen, H. (2016, May). Migrants, Refugees and Mobile Phones. Presented at the CHI 2016 Workshop on HCI4D Across Borders. San Jose, California.

Todorovic, T. & Chib, A. (2016, May). Smart Cities and the elderly: Tensions between inclusion and efficiency. CONNECT2SEA Workshop on ICT Research and Innovation for Sustainable Economic and Social Development in ASEAN. Hanoi, Vietnam.

Pei, X. & Chib, A. (2015, December). Negotiating Gender with Mobiles: An Intersectionality perspective on Migrant Dagongmei. Presented at Product, Production, Productivity: A Women's Studies Symposium: A joint symposium between Nanyang Technological University, Lucy Cavendish College University of Cambridge and Australian National University. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Hechanova, M.R., Lebrilla, T., Bello, A., Villasanta, A., San Andres, K., Chib, A. & Espina, A. (2015, August). An ecological approach to understanding information-seeking behavior and disaster preparedness. Presented at the 11th Biennial Convention of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, Philippines.

Komathi, ALE, Olivera, P. & Chib, A. (2015, May). Collaborative Communication in Teacher Training: Using Instructional Technologies in Peruvian Schools. Presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Xin, P. & Chib, A. (2015, July). Idealized cultural identity – boon or curse? Coping via mobile phones by female foreign domestic workers in Singapore. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Montreal, Canada.

Khabar, J., Bhalaik, D., Chaturvedi, A., & Chib, A. (2015, July). LGBT Identity in Singapore: A behavioral study on offline and online personas. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Montreal, Canada.

Shi, J. & Chib, A. (2015, May). Intercultural Communication for young sojourners: Using social media campaign to reduce stereotyping in intercultural encounters. Presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Kromer, N., Chib, A., Karnowski, V., Rossmann, C., Ling, R., & Wilkin, H. (2015, May). Blue Sky Workshop: The future of mHealth interventions. Presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Chib, A., & Aricat, R, G. (2014, December). Social Integration of Foreign Migrants in Singapore: The Enabling and Constraining Roles of Mobile Phones. Presented at the 7th Annual SIG GlobDev Pre-ICIS Workshop, Auckland, New Zealand.

Narendiran, S., Siraj, M., JInnah, M. & Chib, A. (2014, November). Migrants, Mobile Finance and Marginalization: Exploring Remittance Processes and Ghetto-ization in Singapore. Presented at the International Development Informatics Association 2014 Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Chib, A., Jiang, Q., Struckmann, S., Chong, V., Lim, M., Rodricks, R., & Poorisat, T. (2014, May). mHealth via Tablets in Rural Thailand. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Seattle, USA.

Chib, A. & Aricat, A. (2014, May). Mobile Phones and Migrant Acculturation: Clusters from Quantitative Data to Substantiate Acculturation-MobileUser Types. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Seattle, USA.

Aricat, A. & Chib, A. (2013, June). Determining the links between mobile phone appropriation and migrant acculturation: Preliminary investigation of an Indian community in Singapore. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, London, UK.

Ling, A., Cheang, R., Goh, S. L., Ng, X. X., Jiang, C., & Chib, A. (2012, August). The influence of ICTs in the lives of foreign wives in Singapore. Presented at the International Conference on Electronic Commerce at Singapore Management University, Singapore

Chib, A. (2012, July). Emerging African scholarship – learning from Asia. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Durban, South Africa.

Chib, A., Jiang, Q., Aw, Q., Mok, L. L., Zaihan, S. A. B., Zulkifli, S. N. S. (2012, July). Art works and migrant workers: A field experiment examining visual cues to attitude change towards immigration. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Durban, South Africa.

Jiang, Q., & Chib, A. (2012, July). Mobile phone usage among disabled people. Presented at the ACS Crossroads in Cultural Studies, Sorbonne Nouvelle University and UNESCO, Paris, France.

Mei Hua, S. & Chib, A. (2012, May). The influence of mobile communications in reconceptualising transnational social spaces of migrant domestic workers in Singapore. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Ale, K., & Chib, A. (2012, May). Evaluating the impact of the One Laptop Per Child laptops on education in rural Indian primary schools. Presented at the International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ.

Lim, M., Rodricks, R., Chong, V., Jiang, Q., & Chib, A. (2012, May). Adoption, usage and impact of Family Folder Collection on a mobile Android tablet device in rural Thailand. Presented at the International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ling, A., Cheang, R., Goh, S. L., Ng, X. X., Jiang, C., & Chib, A. (2012, May). The role of ICTs in the lives of foreign wives in Singapore. Presented at the International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design, Istanbul, Turkey.

Chib, A., & Aricat, R. (2012, March). It's all work and some play: Mobile phones in the globalized migration context. Presented at the Local and Mobile Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Poorisat, T., Chib, A., & Ling, R. (2012, March). Advancing the temporal-spatial model of mobilities: Dimensions of power in rural Thai healthcare. Presented at the Local and Mobile Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Ale, K., & Chib, A. (2012, January). Multi-stakeholder perspectives influencing the Policy-Research-Practice realms. Presented at the Eighth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Los Angeles, CA.

Samsudin, R. B., Ali, T., Han, A. S., Lian, Y., and Chib, A. Mobile Phone Usage by the Disabled in Singapore. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Istanbul, July 13-17, 2011.

Aricat, R. & Chib A. The flux of emergent ties in the city-state: Understanding the role of mobile phones in the acculturation of Christian Indian migrant workers in Singapore. Presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Istanbul, July 13-17, 2011.

Ale, K., & Chib A. Examining community aspects of ICT in education initiatives: Case of the One Laptop per Child laptops in Indian schools. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Istanbul, July 13-17, 2011.

Zhang, W. & Chib, A. Internet studies and development: The cases of China and India. Presented at the 9th China Internet Research Conference, Washington, D.C., May 2011.

Chib, A. & Wilkin, H. (2011, May). Singapore's migrant workers use of mobile phones to seek social support: An investigation into gender, culture, and livelihood.Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Zheng, W., Chib, A., Gao, P, & Wang, K. Factors influencing physicians' intention to share electronic medical records: An empirical investigation in China. Presented at International Communication Association, Boston, MA, U.S.A., 26-30 May, 2011.

Chib, A. (2011, January). Assessing vulnerabilities in disaster recovery and rehabilitation: Findings from the Asian context.Presented at the 7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Ale, K., & Chib, A. Cheap and good ICTs in education: Low-cost computers in Indian rural primary schools. Presented at the Annual International Conference on Infocomm Technologies in Competitive Strategies (ICT 2010), Singapore, November, 2010.

Chib, A. & Komathi, A.L.E. This is who I am: Using Photovoice to interpret local community participation in ICT adoption in Indian rural schools. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Braga, Portugal, July, 2010.

Law, F., Ahmad, N., Ismail, N., & Chib, A. Maneuvering in the mountains: Exploring the potential of an information and communication technology system for community healthcare workers in Nepal. Presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research, Braga, Portugal, July, 2010.

Ng, S. H., Phuong, T. K., Chia, W. S., & Chib, A. Enabling Informal "Guanxi" Networks via Mobile Phones: Reaching Rural Doctors in Xi'an, China. Presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research, Braga, Portugal, July, 2010.

Chib, A. & Peng, F. S. (2010, May). Singapore residents' committees: Investigating Factors influencing the credibility of leadership networks. Presented at the 8th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media. Athens, Greece.

Ng, S. H., Phuong, T. K., Chia, W. S., & Chib, A. Barefoot and mobile: Utilizing informal Guanxi networks to reach rural healthcare service providers. Presented at Media and Diversity Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 19-20 March, 2010.

Cheong, Y.J., Lee, L.C.L., Ng, C.H.C., Tan, C.K, & Chib, A. (2009, July). Evaluation of usage of ICTs in rural Indian healthcare from healthcare workers' perspectives. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Mexico City, Mexico.

Baghudana, A., Kasdani, S., & Chib, A. Rebuilding Bukit Lawang: The Role of ICTs for Sustainable Development in a Post-disaster Indonesian Village. Presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research, Mexico City, Mexico, 21-24 July, 2009.

Lee, Z., Ng, W.V., Wong, H.P.P., Lwin, M.O., & Chib, A. Using Gaming to Impart AIDS Educational Messages Amongst Adolescents. Presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research, Mexico City, Mexico, 21-24 July, 2009.

Komathi, A.L.E. & Chib, A. How can it trigger? Student-centered framework for assessing ICT influenced educational content in Asian rural primary schools. Presented at Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, Delhi, India, 13-16 July, 2009

Chib, A., Chen, H.H, & Chen, R. (2009, July). Examining gender issues in an ICT for healthcare project: Findings from Aceh Besar, Indonesia. Presented at the Asian Media Information and Communication Conference, Delhi, India.

Chib, A. & Komathi A.L.E. Extending the TCM Model to Disaster Recovery: Assessing Vulnerability in Rural Asia. Presented at International Communication Association, Chicago, IL, 22-25 May, 2009.

Chib, A. (2009, May). The Aceh Besar midwives with mobile phones program: Design and evaluation perspectives using the Information and Communication Technologies for Healthcare Model. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Chib, A. & Komathi A.L.E. Extending the Technology-Community-Management Model to Disaster Recovery in Asia. Presented at IEEE Information and Communication Technologies and Development, Doha, Qatar, 17-19 April, 2009.

Cheong, Y.J., Lee, L.C.L., Ng, C.H.C., Tan, C.K, & Chib, A. Healthcare and Informational Communication Technologies in Rural India. Presented at Communications & Sustainable Development in the Next Decade, Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 February, 2009.

Lee, Z., Ng, W.V., Wong, H.P.P., Lwin, M.O., & Chib, A. Learning AIDS: Testing the Effectiveness of Threat and Efficacy messages in health communication for Singaporean adolescents using interactive multimedia. Presented at Communications & Sustainable Development in the Next Decade, Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 February, 2009.

Baghudana, A., Kasdani, S., & Chib, A. The Role of ICTs in Disaster Rehabilitation in Bukit Lawang, Indonesia in Agriculture and Eco-Tourism. Presented at Communications & Sustainable Development in the Next Decade, Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 February, 2009.

Chib, A., Lwin, M.O, & Jung, Y. (2009, February). Adoption of mobile phones for enhancing health care communications: A technology acceptance study of maternal care workers in Banda Aceh. Presented at the Communications & Sustainable Development Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.

Chib, A. (2008, May). Aceh Besar midwives with mobile-phones project: End-line findings. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Chib, A. (2008, May). Network influences in health initiatives: Multimedia games for youth in Peru. Presented at the International Communication Association conference, Montreal, Canada.

Chib, A., & Mazumdar, P.D. Post-tsunami rehabilitation for rural areas in India using ICTs. Presented at the International Communication Association conference, Montreal, Canada, May 22-26, 2008.

Lee, S., & Chib, A. Maternal health in Indonesia: Determinants of health knowledge and attitudes. Presented at the International Communication Association conference, Montreal, Canada, May 22-26, 2008.

Ang, J., Lin, H. & Santoso, F., & Chib, A. ICTs and healthcare in Aceh Besar, Indonesia. Presented at the Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication conference, Nimes, France, June 24-27, 2008.

Howe, H.H., Lee, J.Y.W., Komathi, A.L.E., & Chib, A. Empowering athletes with disabilities: A participatory communication approach to enhance athletic identity.Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research, Stockholm, Sweden, July 20-25, 2008.

Joo,C. H., Kumar,C., Choon, L.G., &Chib, A. Campaign for plastic usage reduction in Singapore using Stages of Change theory. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research, Stockholm, Sweden, July 20-25, 2008.

Lim, M-A., & Chib, A. (2008, July). Multiple methodologies in ICT research: An Integrated approach. Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Congress, Stockholm, Sweden.

Joo,C. H., Kumar,C., Choon, L.G., &Chib, A. [minus]plastic: An environmental campaign targeting Singaporean youth. Presented at the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre conference, Manila, Philippines, July 14-17, 2008.

Howe, H.H., Lee, J.Y.W., Komathi, A.L.E., & Chib, A. Empowering athletes with disabilities: Combating social stigma through the media. Presented at the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre conference, Manila, Philippines, July 14-17, 2008.

Chib, A. (2007, May). Social network influences in health interventions: Multimedia games in Peru. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Chib, A., & Lwin, T.M. (2007, May). ICT as a social marketing tool: Lessons from tsunami relief efforts in Asia. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Lee, S. & Chib, A. Find the missing links: A social networks framework for community development.

Presented at the National Communication Association conference, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., November 15-18, 2007.

Chib, A. (2007, July). Aceh Besar midwives with mobile-phones project: Interim findings.

Presented at the Asia Pacific Rim Doctoral Students Conference, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.

Chib, A. (2006, June). Network models of entertainment-education: Multimedia learning about sexual and reproductive health in Lima schools.Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Dresden, Germany.

Chib, A. (2006, June). Wireless technologies in disaster-preparedness and response: Learnings from Asia post-Tsunami. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Dresden, Germany.

Chib, A. (2005, May). A network modeling approach to entertainment-education. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, New York, NY.

Chib, A. (2005, November). Modeling efficacy processes: Distinguishing individual and collective attitudes towards HIV/AIDS prevention in Namibia. Presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Chib, A. (2005, February). Network patterns in HIV/AIDS prevalent communities: Oshikuku, Namibia.Presented at the International Network for Social Network AnalysisConference, Redondo Beach, CA.

Sinnreich, A., Chib, A., & Gilbert, J. (2005, February). Modeling information equality: A real world approach.Presented at the International Network for Social Network AnalysisConference, Redondo Beach, CA.

Chib, A. (2004, April). An examination of the ethical issues facing entertainment-education projects. Presented at the Entertainment-Education and the Global African Experience Conference, Athens, OH.

Chib, A. It's a new World: Dealing with uncertainty : Uncertainty reduction strategies among U.S. immigrants From Asia. (2004, May). Presented at the International Communication Association conference, New Orleans, LA.

Chib, A., Cody, M., & Beck, V. (2004, November). Monitoring tobacco content in popular TV storylines aimed at multi-cultural teen audiences . Presented at the American Public Health Association conference, Washington, D.C.

Sinnreich, A., Chib, A., & Gilbert, J. (2004, October). Modeling information equality: Social and media latency effects on information diffusion. Presented at the Telecommunications Policy and Research conference, Fairfax, VA.