Call for Contributed Papers and Special Sessions

The 2009 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations, Logistics and Informatics will be held in Chicago, July 22-24, 2009. This conference will provide a remarkable opportunity for the academic and industrial communities to address new challenges and share solutions, and discuss future research directions. It will feature plenary speeches, industrial panel sessions, lecture sessions, interactive sessions, and invited/special sessions. Papers related to services/logistics design, innovations, marketing, operations, and informatics are strongly encouraged. Technical topics of the conference include but are not limited to:

* Theory in Service Science, Boundaryless, Information Inflation, Mobile & Network Fusion
* Service Design, Engineering, Operations, and Innovations
* Logistics & Supply Chain Management
* Material Flow (MF) Science and Technology
* Service/Event Management & Manufacturing
* Information & Communications Technology and Systems (ICTS)
* Electronic Commerce & Knowledge Management
* Healthcare Management and Delivery
* Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery

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Paper Submission

Manuscripts must be electronically submitted through the conference website Submitted manuscripts should be at most six (6) pages in IEEE two-column format, including figures, tables, and references. Please use the LaTeX style file or Microsoft Word template available from the conference website to prepare your manuscript. All submissions MUST be in PDF format.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: March 1, 2009
Notification of acceptance: April 20, 2009
Camera-ready copy due: May 10, 2009
Registration due: May 10, 2009