Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Science (LISS 2013)

LISS 2013 Conference
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2013 International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Services Sciences (LISS ‘2013)
21-24 August, 2013, Reading, UK with satellite sessions in Beijing, China or

Sponsored byNSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China), K. C. Wong Education Foundation ( Hong Kong ) and Springer-Verlag .
Hosted byInternational Center for Informatics Research of Beijing Jiaotong University
Cooperated withHenley Business School, University of Reading (UK) and China Center for Industrial Security Research

Keynote Speakers (To be confirmed)
James M. Tien Dean of the College of Engineering, University of Miami, USA


LISS’2013 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 published by Springer-Verlag and sent for CPCI-S (Former ISTP) indexing and for EI Compendex indexing. In addition, revised and extended versions of 80% papers presented at the conference will be published in international journals, e.g., Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, Advances in Information Sciences and Service Sciences,Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations and Information Services and Use, indexed by EI.

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:

Area 1: 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

Area 2: 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

Area 3: 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

Area 4: 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

Area 5: Industrial Security Management
-Security Management Theory
-Security Management Methods
-Industrial Security Evaluation and Warning
-Finance Industrial Security
-Informatics Industrial Security
-Logistics Engineering Security
-Energy Economics and Energy Security
-Real State Industrial Security

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. the maximum length of the paper is 15 pages in the required Springer format. Both full research papers and work-in-progress reports are welcome.

Authors are required to certify that their paper represents 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 website ( or

Important Dates for Paper Submission:

1April, 2013                Deadline for submission of full papers
20 May, 2013          Acceptance/Rejection notification
20 June, 2013         Final Paper Submission and Registration
21-24 August, 2013    Conference Open

Guidelines for submitting a special session/workshop proposal
Proposals for Workshops/Special sessions should contain:
(1) Title of Workshops/Special Sessions
(2) Scope and Topics
(3) Profile of Session Organizer(s)
(4) Contact Info. (E-mail address and Phone Number)

Paper Submission and Review of Workshops/Special 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)As an independent Workshops/Special session, each one should accept no less than 5 papers. If the number is less than 5, the Workshops/Special session will be combined with other ones.

Support for Workshop/Special Session Organizers:
(1) The organizers will be awarded a framed certificate for their contributions to the conference.
(2) If Workshops/Special 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/Special 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/Special Sessions paid their registration fees.

Proposals Submission:
The organizers should submit their proposals to (Guowei Hua) before April 1, 2013 and confirm the deadline of the accepted papers’ submissions.

Secretariat Contacts


Phone Number: +86-(0)10-51684188
Fax: +86-(0)10-51685864

Phone Number: +44-(0)118-3787871
Fax: +44-(0)118-3784421

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