CFP: INFORMS Beijing 2012 due by March 5


INFORMS/Beijing 2012 paper abstracts due by March 5, 2012

Update: Please take a moment to visit the INFORMS/Beijing 2012 conference website if you haven’t recently done so (in particular the page that features the four plenary speakers). Several of the plenary talks are on issues of interest to Service Science members.

2012 INFORMS International Meeting, Beijing, China

We would like to cordially invite you to join the Service Science Section at the 2012 INFORMS International Meeting in Beijing, the capital of China with over 5,000 years of history and many historic sites to visit. Beijing is one of the most visited locations in the world. Every year millions of people visit Beijing to see the capital of China, a fast changing metropolitan city of old and new. Beijing is a sleepless city, so you can easily find something for you at any time for whatever you like.

The theme for INFORMS International Beijing 2012 is “OR/MS for a Sustainable World.” Across the globe, industries are creating sustainable approaches to meet contemporary needs for natural resources, products and services. The Service Science community is at the heart of this development, generating new ideas and technologies to enable this change. The meeting will be held June 24-27 at the National Convention Center. The conference is under the leadership of Jian Chen, Tsinghua University, as General Chair.

We would like to invite you to submit a paper abstract for the Service Science Cluster at this meeting.

To submit a paper abstract, please mail your first and last name, email address, and the title of your abstract or session to the Service Science Cluster Review Coordinator – Gregory Heim ( You will receive a confirmation for you to submit the abstract information online. As an author, you will need to submit a short abstract (50 words) to the conference website by March 5, 2012. More information regarding the meeting and submission guidelines is available at:

Thank you for your support of the Service Science Section. We look forward to seeing you in Beijing!


Gregory Heim
Associate Professor
Mays Research Fellow
Department of Information & Operations Management
Mays Business School at Texas A&M University
320 Wehner Building, 4217 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4217
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