Exploring Service Science – May 25-27, 2016, Bucharest, Romania

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IESS 2016 – The 7th International Conference on Exploring Service Science

May 25-27, 2016, Bucharest, Romania
www.iess16.cimr.pub.ro

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Dear Colleagues,

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the 7th International
Conference on Exploring Service Science – IESS 2016, organized by the
University Politehnica of Bucharest and the Research Centre in Robotics
and CIM on May 25-27, 2016.

The Conference will bring together academic and practitioners from service
industry and their worldwide partners in a collegial and stimulating
environment. According to its tradition, IESS 1.6 will cover major areas
of R&D and education related to Service Science and service innovation,
including new research trends such as: society development due to
services, environment contribution to the co-exploration and co-creation
of multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional and multi-national services,
the role of services in the integration of the new possibilities powered
by IT, development of generic models for the process of service
construction.

Papers are solicited on topics related to one or several topics of the
following list, but not limited to. Contributions should be grounded in
one or several contexts, and be open to multi-disciplinary approaches.

– Service exploration processes
– Business transformation through Service Science
– New service business models
– Modelling of the service consumer needs
– Modelling of business services requirements
– Service information & process modelling
– Service design methodologies and patterns
– Service co-design environments, tools
– Requirements oriented towards services
– IT-based service engineering
– Modelling and design of IT-enabled service systems
– Service delivery systems
– Product-service systems
– Service innovation and strategy
– Sustainability in services
– Governance of service systems
– Service System networks
– Education for service innovation

All accepted and presented papers will be published in the Springer Series
“Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing”, abstracted/indexed in
CPCI (ISI) Proceedings, SCOPUS, DBLP, EI, Google Scholar and Springerlink.

Selected papers accepted by IESS 2016 will be published in a special issue
of INFORMS Service Science journal.

IMPORTANT DATES
Full paper submission: December 21, 2015
Notification of acceptance: January 11, 2016
Final paper submission: February 15, 2016

SUBMISSION INFORMATION
All IESS 2016 papers must be submitted in electronic format (pdf format)
via EasyChair conference management system:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iess16. The material submitted for
presentation at the workshop must be original, not published or being
considered elsewhere. The working language is English. Papers should not
exceed 5,000 words, recommended length is 10 to 14 pages. The papers
should be formatted in the Springer Book template for “Lecture Notes in
Business Information Processing” according to the instructions available
in the conference website on the “Instructions for authors” item (on the
left side).

REGISTRATION FEES
Full registration (one fee/paper): 400 EUR (early) / 450 EUR (late)
Ph.D. Students: 250 EUR (early) / 300 EUR (late)
Accompanying persons: 125 EUR (early) / 175 EUR (late)

IESS 2016 SECRETARIAT:
Iulia Voinescu (RO)
Tel: +40/21 402 93 14
Fax: +40/21 317 09 12

E-mail: iess16@cimr.pub.ro
Web: www.iess16.cimr.pub.ro

Sincerely yours,
Theodor Borangiu (RO), IESS 2016 Conference Chair
Monica Dragoicea (RO), IESS 2016 Program Chair
Henriqueta Novoa (PT), IESS 2016 Program Chair

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