call for papers - Henley Business School

2013 International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and
Services Sciences (LISS’2013)
21-24 August, 2013, Reading, UK
Hosted by
The international Center for Informatics Research of Beijing Jiaotong University
Cooperated with
Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK)
China Center for Industrial Security Research
Sponsored by
NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China)
K. C. Wong Education Foundation (Hong Kong)
Keynote Speakers (To be confirmed)
Information and communication technologies have been providing an effective network
infrastructure and development platform for logistics and service operations. To meet the needs of
consumers and promote core competences of firms, new types of services will be required.
LISS’2013 is a prime international forum for both researchers and practitioners to exchange the
latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of logistics, informatics and service
sciences. Both researchers and practitioners will discuss academic issues, seize future development
opportunities, master the subject developing trends and exchange the latest academic thinking
LISS’ 2011, 2012 were held in Beijing by Beijing Jiaotong University, and sponsored by
University of Reading (UK) and The Pennsylvania State University (USA). About 200 authors from
26 countries attended LISS 2011 and 163 authors from 12 countries attended LISS2012. The
proceedings have been submitted for index of CPCI-S (former ISTP) and EI Compendex. In addition,
selected best papers were recommended to publish in some respected international journals like
Journal of Industrial Engineering and Managment, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations
LISS’2013 will be hosted by Beijing Jiaotong University, cooperated with Henley Business
School, University of Reading (UK) & China Center for Industrial Security Research, and held on
21-24 August, 2013 in the United Kingdom. The theme of this conference is “New Challenges of
Management Sciences under Low-Carbon Economy”. The topics of the conference are related to
service science, service innovation, service engineering, service marketing, ERP, E-commerce,
low-carbon logistics, low-carbon transportation, green construction, enterprises informatics, logistics
informatics, logistics and supply chain management, information and communication technology,
Internet of things, Internet technology and applications, service informatics, industrial security and
other related areas.
This conference will be sponsored by Springer-Verlag, one of the world’s largest scientific
publishers. It has a history of over 150 years and famous for its academic publications. It is also the
earliest publisher to turn the printing journals to electronic versions.
Conference Subjects
The conference will inherit the current research of international academic community on the
emerging fields of logistics, informatics and service science developments and applications, which
not only focus on the theory developments, but also pay more attentions to practical applications of
the methods and techniques. Through this conference, participants will share the latest research
findings and practical experiences and make profound exchanges on their innovative ideas.
Special sessions on specific topics are also encouraged. Topics of interest mainly include, but
not limit 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
 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
 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.
Meeting Venue
The meeting venue is arranged in Reading. In accordance with the convention of international
conferences, at least one of authors must register and participate in the meeting once a paper is
accepted. For more information, please visit our website: or
Important Dates
1 April, 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
Paper Submission Guidelines
website: submitted paper and relevant information must be written in
English. Full research papers as well as work-in-progress reports are welcome. Authors are required
to certify that their papers are original and not published
yet. Simultaneous submission to any other
conference, workshop or journal is not allowed. The manuscript must be submitted in the prescribed
format (Microsoft Word and LaTeX templates are available on the conference website). For more
Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the
Proceedings of LISS’2013. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality.
The proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag and sent to ISI-Knowledge for CPCI-S
(former ISTP) indexing and Elsevier for EI Compendex indexing. In addition, revised and extended
versions of selected best papers, will be recommended to respected international journals
Discounted rates have been arranged for the Conference participants in listed Hotels close to the
University of Reading. Student accommodation is also available on campus. For more information
please visit the Conference website.
Organizing Committee
Honorary Chairman: Academician Shoubo Xu
General Chairs: Zhongliang Guan, John Board, Runtong Zhang, Kecheng Liu
Program Chairs: Zhenji Zhang, Juliang Zhang, Xianliang ShiSecretary: Dan Chang
Organisation Chair: Yinshan Tang
Publication Chairs: Guowei Hua, Honglu Liu
Finance Chairs: Shifeng Liu
Special Session/Workshop Chairs: Guowei Hua, Xiaomin Zhu
Publicity Chairs: Mingcong Tang
International Steering Committee
Shoubo Xu, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Veenstra Albert, TNO, the Netherlands
Guoqing Chen, Tsinghua University, China
Jian Chen, Tsinghua University, China
Yu Chen, Renmin University of China, China)
Zhixiong Chen, Mercy College,USA
T. C. Edwin Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Waiman Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Jae-Sun Choi, Korea Maritime Institute, Korea
Dingyi Dai, China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, China
Xuedong Gao, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Renchu Gan, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Liming He, China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, China
Songdong Ju, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Kim Kap-Hwan, Pusan National University, Korea
Harold Krikke, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Der-Horng Lee, The National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dong Li, University of Liverpool, UK
Menggang Li, China Center for Industrial Security Research, China
Cheng-Chang Lin, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, China
Kecheng Liu, University of Reading, UK
Yisheng Liu, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Qining Mai, The University of Hong Kong, China
Yannis A. Phillis, The Technical University of Crete, Greece
Robin Qiu, Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.
Yihong Ru, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Pingnan Ruan, Beijing University of Technology, China
Kurosu Seiji, Waseda University, Japan
Zuojun, Max Shen, University of California, USA
Jiuh-Biing Sheu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, China
Shouxin Song, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Yinshan Tang, University of Reading, UK
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Erwin van der Laan, RSM Erasmus University, Netherlands
Lida Xu, Old Dominion University, USA
Zhounan Yang, Roland International Freight Services, China
David C. Yen, Miami University, USA
Jianxin You, Tongji University, China
Jianming Zhu, Central University of Finance and Economics, China
Meiyun Zuo, Renmin University of China, China
International Program Committee
Bernhard Bauer, University of Augsburg, Germany
Gabriele Bavota, University of Salerno, Italy
Lamia Hadrich Belguith, ANLP Research Group, MIRACL, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Noureddine Belkhatir, Grenoble University, France
Ida Bifulco, University of Salerno, Italy
Antonio Borghesi, Università Degli Studi Di Verona, Italy
Danielle Boulanger, IAE- Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
Manfred Broy, Technische Universität München, Germany
Linning Cai, Tsinghua University, China
Coral Calero, University of Castilla - La Mancha, Spain
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Angélica Caro, University of Bio-Bio, Chile
Nunzio Casalino, Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi, Italy
Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
David Chen, Université Bordeaux 1, France
Jinjun Chen, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Shiping Chen, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
Zhigao Chen, East China University Of Science And Technology, China
Zhixiong Chen, Mercy College, United States
T. C. Edwin Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
William Cheng-Chung Chu, Tunghai University, Taiwan, China
Daniela Barreiro Claro, Universidade Federal da Bahia, UFBA), Brazil
Francesco Colace, Università Degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Cesar Collazos, Universidad del Cauca, Colombia
Jose Eduardo Corcoles, Castilla-La Mancha University, Spain
Bernard Coulette, University of Toulouse 2 - IRIT Laboratory, France
Karl Cox, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Sharon Cox, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom
Dingyi Dai, China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, China
Wei Dai, Victoria University, Australia
Peter Dell, Curtin University, Australia
Kamil Dimililer, Near East University, Cyprus
José Javier Dolado, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Baotian Dong, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Ming Dong, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Edilson Ferneda, Catholic University of Brasília, Brazil
Maria João Silva Costa Ferreira, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Juan J. Flores, University of Michoacan, Mexico
Cipriano Forza, Università di Padova, Italy
Susan Foster, Monash University, Australia
Rita Francese, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Ana Fred, Technical University of Lisbon / IT, Portugal
Leonardo Garrido, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Alexander Gelbukh, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
Joseph Giampapa, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Ergun Gide, Central Queensland University Sydney International Campus, Australia
Pascual Gonzalez, Universidad de Castilla-la Mancha, Spain
Gustavo Gonzalez-Sanchez, Mediapro Research, Spain
Feliz Gouveia, University Fernando Pessoa / Cerem, Portugal
Maria Carmen Penadés Gramaje, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Jatinder Gupta, University of Alabama in Huntsville, United States
Maki K. Habib, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Sami Habib, Kuwait University, Kuwait
S. Hariharan, B.S. Abdur Rahman University, India
Sven Hartmann, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
Paul Hawking, Victoria University, Australia
Peter Higgins, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Olli-Pekka Hilmola, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Wladyslaw Homenda, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Jun Hong, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Wei-Chiang Hong, Oriental Institute of Technology, Taiwan, China
Xiaohua Tony Hu, Drexel University, U.S.A.
Kai-I Huang, Tunghai University, Taiwan, China
Lei Huang, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Lihua Huang, Fudan University, China
Alexander Ivannikov, State Research Institute For Information Technologies and
Telecommunications, Russian Federation
Ivan Jelinek, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Michail Kalogiannakis, University of Crete, Greece
Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
Kap Hwan Kim, Pusan National University, Korea, Republic of
Marite Kirikova, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Alexander Knapp, Universität Augsburg, Germany
Harold Krikke, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Stan Kurkovsky, Central Connecticut State University, United States
Rob Kusters, Eindhoven University of Technology &; Open University of the
Netherlands, Netherlands
Erwin van der Laan, RSM Erasmus University, Holand
Der-Horng Lee, the National University of Singapore, Singapore
Eng Wah Lee, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore
Ming Lei, Peking University, China
Kauko Leiviskä, University of Oulu, Finland
Daniel Lemire, UQAM - University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada
Dong Li, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Hongxin Li, Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, China
Da-Yin Liao, National Chi-Nan University, Chinese Taipei
Cheng-Chang Lin, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, China
Ching-Torng Lin, National Tsing Hua University, Chinese Taipei
Zongkai Lin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Hong Ling, Fudan University, China
Jianbing Liu, Beijing Research Center of Urban System Engineering, China
Jun Liu, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Miguel R. Luaces, Universidade da Coruña, Spain
Yongsheng Ma, University of Alberta, Canada
Cristiano Maciel, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Brazil
K. L. Mak, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Nuno Mamede, INESC-ID, Portugal
Yannis Manolopoulos, Aristotle University, Greece
David Martins de Matos, L2F / INESC-ID Lisboa / Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Hamid Mcheick, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada
Luo Ming, Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology, Singapore
Subhas Misra, IIT Kanpur, India
Chiung Moon, Yonsei University, Korea
Paula Morais, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Fernando Moreira, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Haralambos Mouratidis, University of East London, United Kingdom
Pietro Murano, University of Salford, United Kingdom
Tomoharu Nakashima, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Paolo Napoletano, University of Salerno, Italy
Eric Ngai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Andreas Ninck, Berne University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Rocco Oliveto, University of Salerno, Italy
David L. Olson, University of Nebraska, United States
Hichem Omrani, CEPS/INSTEAD, Luxembourg
Samia Oussena, Thames Valley University, United Kingdom
Tansel Ozyer, TOBB ETU, Turkey
Claus Pahlz, Dublin City University, Ireland
Marcin Paprzycki, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Rodrigo Paredes, Universidad de Talca, Chile
Namkyu Park, Wayne State University, U.S.A.
Gan Oon Peen, Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology, Singapore
Laurent Péridy, IMA-UCO, France
Dana Petcu, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Yannis A. Phillis, the Technical University of Crete, Greece
Michael J. Piovoso, Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.
Ángeles S. Places, University of A Coruña, Spain
Geert Poels, Ghent University, Belgium
Klaus Pohl, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Ramalingam Ponnusamy, Vinayaga Missions University, India
Jolita Ralyte, University of Geneva, Switzerland
T. Ramayah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Hajo A. Reijers, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Nuno de Magalhães Ribeiro, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Michele Risi, University of Salerno, Italy
Alfonso Rodriguez, University of Bio-Bio, Chile
Daniel Rodriguez, University of Alcalá, Spain
Pilar Rodriguez, Universidad Autònoma de Madrid, Spain
Colette Rolland, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
Jose Raul Romero, University of Cordoba, Spain
Gustavo Rossi, Lifia, Argentina
Yihong Ru, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Ozgur Koray Sahingoz, Turkish Air Force Academy, Turkey
Priti Srinivas Sajja, Sardar Patel University, India
Jurek Sasiadek, Carleton University, Canada
Isabel Seruca, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Zuojun, Max Shen, University of California, United States
Jiuh-Biing Sheu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, China
Hala Skaf-molli, Nantes University, France
Cleyton Slaviero, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Young-Jun Son, University of Arizona, United States
Marco Spruit, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Martin Stanton, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Renate Strazdina, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Stefan Strecker, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Vijayan Sugumaran, Oakland University, United States
You-Fa Sun, Guangdong University of Technology, China
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Vladimir Tarasov, Jönköping University, Sweden
Arthur Tatnall, Victoria University, Australia
Santhanamery Thominathan, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Chunhua Tian, Business Optimization Team IBM China Research Lab, China
Amy Trappey, National TsingHuaUniversity, Chinese Taipei
Theodoros Tzouramanis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Albert Veenstra, RSM Erasmus University, Netherlands
François Vernadat, European Court of Auditors, France
Maria Esther Vidal, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela
Renato Vieira, Petrobras Distribuidora S.A., Brazil
Viacheslav Wolfengagen, Institute JurInfoR, Russian Federation
Wen-Yen Wu, I-Shou University, Taiwan, China
Xianrong Wu, Asia University, Chinese Taipei
Mudasser Wyne, National University, United States
Lifeng Xi, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Baowen Xu, Nanjing University, China
Haiping Xu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, United States
Qi Xu, Donghua University, China
Huacheng Xue, Fudan University, China
Sadok Ben Yahia, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia
Lili Yang, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Hongji Yang, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Zhounan Yang, Roland International Freight Services, China
Jasmine Yeap, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Shang-Tae Yee, General Motors Research and Development Center, U.S.A.
David C. Yen, Miami University, United States
Ming Yu, Tsinghua University, China
Ping Yu, University of Wollongong, Australia
Yugang Yu, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Daniel Zeng, University of Arizona Tucson, U.S.A.
Zhenxiang Zeng, Hebei University of Technology, China
Qiang Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Xuemin Zhang, Nankai University, China
Yi Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
Eugenio Zimeo, University of Sannio, Italy
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