Special Sessions

Dear colleague,

On behalf of the Program Committee Organizers, we are pleased to invite you to organize a Special Session for the upcoming 2009 IEEE/INFORMS International Conference on Service Operations, Logistics and Informatics (SOLI09) to be held in Chicago's Crowne Plaza Hotel on July 22 - 24, 2009.

The organizational procedure for Special Sessions is as follows:
1) Proposers send special session proposals to Zofia Lukszo (Z.Lukszo@tudelft.nl) and Lichuan Liu (lichuan@ceet.niu.edu), the Conference Special session Chairs

2) Each special session should contain six papers.

3) The notification of acceptance of the special session will be sent to the organizer in few days. If the proposal is approved, then it will be listed on the conference website.

4) Then, authors submit papers to the conference submission website, and by e-mail to Zofia Lukszo (Z.Lukszo@tudelft.nl) and Lichuan Liu (lichuan@ceet.niu.edu), the Conference Special Session Chairs

5) The notification of paper acceptance will be sent to the authors before 2009, April, the 1st.

The Special Session proposal should clearly mention the title of the Special Session, short description of the main topic and the list of the expected papers. As an organizer of a special session, you will be involved in providing the critical peer review of research papers from your session. Should you accept our invitation, please let us know before March 1, 2009. It is very appreciated if you can pass this information to your friends and colleagues. Please find in the attachment the invitation letter. If you require any assistance please contact us.

Kind regards,

Dr.ir. Zofia Lukszo and Lichuan Liu, PhD
SOLI2009 Special Session Chairs