LISS 2012 CFP 12-15 July, Bejing, China

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2012 International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Services Sciences (LISS ‘2012)
12-15 July, 2012, Beijing, China

Sponsored by NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) , K. C. Wong Education Foundation ( Hong Kong ) and Springer-Verlag .
Hosted by Beijing Jiaotong University
Cooperated with University of Reading (UK)

LISS’2012 is a prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of logistics, informatics and service sciences. The proceedings will be sent to ISTP for ISI indexing and to EI for EI Compendex indexing. A short list of papers will be selected so that revised and extended version of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag. High quality papers will be recommended for publication in international journals indexed by SCI, SSCI or EI. For more details, visit the conference web site at

The theme of this conference is “New Challenges of Management Sciences under Low-Carbon Economy”. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Service Management
●Strategic Services Management ●Service Operations Management ●Service System and Service Network Design ●Quality-of-Service Assessment ● Service Product Design● Service Profit Management●Service Innovation Management ●Service Supply Chain Management ●Service Information System ●Service Process Reengineering ●Service Purchasing and Supplier Management●Service Marketing ●Public Service Management ●Financial and Insurance Service Management ●Education Service Management ●Healthcare Service Management ●Telecom Service Management ●Hotel Service Management ●Tourism Service Management ●Product Post-sale Service Management ●Service Management of Transportation (aviation \ railways \ highways \ water(passengers and cargo)) ●Successful Case Study

Logistics Management
●Material Flow Theory ●Logistics Services Strategy ●Innovation and Logistics Services ●Supply Chain Management ●Low-Carbon and Logistics●Low-Carbon Supply Chain ●Logistics Alliance ●International Logistics ●Regional Logistics ●Emergency Logistics ●Internet of Things and Logistics Services ●Logistics Service System Optimization ●Logistics Industry and Policy

Information Management
●Accounting Information System●Business Intelligence and Business Analysis●Innovative Enterprise Digitalized Operation Mode ●Dynamic Supply Chain Planning and Management ●Customer Relations Management ●Digital Enterprise Infrastructure ●Enterprise Commercial Intelligence●E-commerce and E-government ●Wireless Communications and Mobile Business ●Enterprise Information Resources Management ●Sensor Network and Internet of Things ●RFID Technology and Application ●Pervasive Computing and Intelligent Living Space ●Cloud Computing Theories and Technologies●Collaborative E-commence Mechanism and Technology ●Network Marketing Strategy and Application ●Electronic Commerce Application and Benefit Appraisal●Network Transaction, Trust Mechanism and Information Security ●Electronic Market and Intervening Mechanism●Knowledge Management and Knowledge Sharing ●Organization Semiotics and Informatization ●IT Project Management●Information Technology and Enterprise Sustainable Development Strategy●Other topics on related enterprise management theory and application

Engineering Management
●Engineering Consultant Management ● IT in Construction ●Engineering Information System ●Informatics of Construction Industry ●Supply Chain Management in Construction ●Logistics Management in Construction ●Engineering Economics ●Project Management in Engineering

Other relevant management theory and application issues are welcome, especially successful case studies in the above area.

Paper Submission Guidelines:

Manuscripts should be electronically submitted at the conference website: All relevant information and the submitted paper must be written in English. Both full research papers and work-in-progress reports are welcome.
Authors are required to certify that theirs paper represent original work and is previously unpublished elsewhere. Simultaneous submission to any other conference, workshop or journal is strictly excluded. The manuscript must be submitted in the required format (a Microsoft Word and LaTeX templates are available on the conference website). For more information please refer to the official website (

Important Dates for Paper Submission:

April 1 , 2012            Deadline for submission of full papers
May 1 , 2012             Acceptance/Rejection notification
June 1 , 2012             Final Paper Submission and Registration

Guidelines for submitting a special session/workshop proposal

Proposals for workshops/sessions should contain:
(1) Title of Workshops/Special Sessions
(2) Scope and Topics
(3) Profile of Session Organizer(s) (including his/her photo)
(4) Contact Info. (E-mail address and Phone Number)

Paper Submission and Review of Workshops/Sessions:
(1) All Special Session papers should be submitted through the online submission system
(2) Workshop organizers can collect, review and accept the papers using their emails or other online submission systems.
(3) Each workshop/session can accept more than 5 papers.
(4) If the number of submissions OR the number of accepted papers OR the number of registered participants is less than 5, the organizing committee will be free to decide whether to cancel the Special Session/Workshop or not.

Support for Workshop/Session Organizers:
(1) The organizers will be awarded a framed certificate for their contributions to the conference.
(2) If Workshops/Sessions are constructed successfully, the organizer (ONLY ONE organizer per workshop) will enjoy:
One free registration (one paper) if at least 6 authors within the workshops/sessions paid their registration fees.
One free registration (one paper) plus free accommodation (three star or above hotel, max 3 nights) if at least 15 within the workshops/sessions paid their registration fees.

Proposals Submission:
The organizers should submit their proposals to (Guowei Hua) and (Yacan Wang) before April 1, 2012.

Important Deadlines for Workshop/special sessions:

Proposals for Workshop/special sessions: April 1, 2012
Notification of Workshop/special session acceptance: April5,2012
Deadline for Submit accepted paper list to LISS 2012: June 10, 2012

Secretariat Contacts
Tel: +86-(0)10-51684188
Fax: +86-(0)10-51685864

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