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2018 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Economics System and Industrial Security Engineering (IEIS2018)

3-6 August 2018, Toronto, Canada, with satellite sessions in Beijing, China

Hosted by

China Center for Industrial Security Research of Beijing Jiaotong University, China

The International Center for Informatics Research of Beijing Jiaotong University, China

China Center for Industrial Security Research of Beijing Jiaotong University, China

School of Economics and Management of Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Cooperated with

University of Toronto, Canada

Informatics Research Centre, University of Reading, UK

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Sponsored by

IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China)

K. C. Wong Education Foundation (Hong Kong)

Sino-EU Doctoral School for Sustainability Engineering (Program in Logistics, Information, Management and Service Science)

Beijing Logistics Informatics Research Base

Key Laboratory of Logistics Management and Technology of Beijing

In order to strengthen academic exchanges and discussions on the latest fundamental advances in the state of industrial organization, industrial structure, industrial development, industrial distribution, industrial policies as well as the theories of industrial security in globalization, 2018 International Conference on Industrial Economics System and Industrial Security Engineering (IEIS2018) will be held on 3-6 August, 2018 in University of Toronto, Canada. This is to call for proposals for special sessions or workshops to simultaneously take place with IEIS2018.

IEIS2018 is a prime international forum for scholars and practitioners in the world to discuss the problems in industrial economics and industrial security theories and practices. The theme is “industrial development, industrial security and national economic security under the background of    globalization”. Both researchers and practitioners will discuss academic issues, seize future development opportunities, master the developing trends and exchange the latest academic thoughts.

Accepted papers, presented at the special sessions or workshops by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of IEIS2018. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. The conference proceeding will be published in CD-ROM with IEEE Catalog Number and ISBN, and which will be included in IEEE Xplore Digital Library. The proceeding of IEIS2018 will be submitted for EI index. The authors with excellent papers in conference proceedings will be invited to publish their academic thoughts and methods in some international academic journals indexed by SSCI/SCI or EI with high priority

The topics of interest for the proposed special sessions or workshops include, but are not limited to:

Industrial Economics

● Industrial Organizations ● Industrial Structures ● Industrial Strategies ● Industrial Policies ● Industrial Development ● Agricultural Economy ● Industrial Economy ● Logistics Industry ●Service Industry● Regional Industry

Industrial Security

● Industrial Structure Security ● Industrial Organization Security ● Industrial Distribution Security ● Industrial Policy Security ● Early Warning of Industrial Securities ● Empirical Studies ● Methodological Studies

National Economic Security

●National economic security evaluation ●National economic security forecast and early warning ●National economic security policy ●National economic risk mitigation ●National economic security supervision ●National economic security law

Other relevant management theoretic and application issues are welcome, especially successful case studies in the above area.

Guidelines for submitting a Workshop/Special Session Proposal

Proposals for Workshop/Special Sessions Would Contain:

(1) Title of Workshops/Special Sessions

(2) Scope and Topics

(3) Profile of Session Organizer(s) (including his/her photo)

(4) Contact Info. (E-mail address and Phone Number)

Paper Submission and Review of Workshop/Special Sessions:

(1) All Special Session/Workshop papers would be submitted through the online submission system

(2) Each workshop/special session could accept no less than 6 papers.

(3) If the number of submissions OR the number of accepted papers OR the number of registered participants is less than 4, the organizing committee will be free to decide whether to cancel the Special Session/Workshop or merge with others.

Support for Workshop/Special Session Organizers:

(1)The organizers will be awarded a certificate for their contributions to the conference.

(2) The organizers will be selected to publish their academic thought and methods in the SCI or EI journals with higher priority.

Proposals Submission:

The organizers would submit their proposals to (Dr. Hongjie Lan)  before 15 April, 2018.

Important Deadlines for Workshop/Special Sessions:

15 April, 2018            Proposals for workshop/special sessions

1 May, 2018               Deadline for submission of full papers

15 May, 2018             Acceptance/Rejection notification

15 June, 2018             Final Paper submission and registration

3-6 August, 2018       Conference open

We appreciate that if you would like to forward this Call for Special Sessions/Workshops to those who might be interested in. For further information, please visit the website

Secretariat Contacts:




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  • Paper Submission: 1 March, 2018
    1 April, 2018
  • Authors Notification: 1 April, 2018
    15 April, 2018
  • Final Paper Submission: 1 May, 2018
    15 May, 2018
  • Conference Open: 3-6 August, 2018
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