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 2015 IEEE International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Sciences (LISS’2015)

27-29 July, 2015, Barcelona, Spain with satellite sessions in Beijing, China or

Hosted by 
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

In cooperation with
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. BarcelonaTech, Spain
Informatics Research Centre, University of Reading, UK

Sponsored by
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)
EU FP7 (7th Framework Programme)
Beijing Logistics Informatics Research Base
Key Laboratory of Logistics Management and Technology of Beijing 


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 to promote core competences, many firms have been developing new types of services. LISS’2015 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 developing trends and exchange the latest academic thoughts.

LISS 2011-2014 were successfully held in Beijing (China), Reading (UK) and Berkeley (USA) respectively by Beijing Jiaotong University, in cooperation with University of Reading (UK), The Pennsylvania State University (USA) and University of California, Berkeley (USA). In total, about 800 authors from 35 countries attended these conferences. The proceedings have been indexed by CPCI-S (former ISTP) and EI Compendex. In addition, selected best papers were recommended to publish in high quality international journals.

LISS’2015 will be hosted by the International Center for Informatics Research of Beijing Jiaotong University, China Center for Industrial Security Research of Beijing Jiaotong University, School of Economics and Management of Beijing Jiaotong University, in cooperation with Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech, University of Reading and be held during 27-29 July, 2015 inBarcelona, Spain, with satellite sessions in Beijing, China. 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 and other related areas.

Keynote Speakers

     James M. Tien  Professor, Past President of IEEE SMC, IEEE Fellow, Academician of America National Academy of Engineering, Dean of College of Engineering at the University of Miami, USA
     C. L. Philip Chen  Professor, Past President of IEEE SMC, IEEE Fellow, AAAS Fellow, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Macau, China
     Abby Ghobadian  Professor, Head of Organizations and Behaviors, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK
    Jifa Gu  Professor, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academician and Vice President of International Academy of System and Cybernetics, Academician of Euro-Asia Academy of Sciences, China

Conference Subjects
The conference will inherit the current research of international academic community on the emerging fields of logistics, informatics and service science, which not only focus on the theoretic developments, but also pay attention to practical applications of the methods and techniques. Through this conference, participants will share the latest research findings and practical experiences and exchange their innovative ideas. 

Special sessions on specific topics are also encouraged. Topics of interest mainly include, but not limit to:

u Service Management:
●Strategic Services Management ●Service Operations Management
●Service System and Service Network Design ●Service Personalization
●Service Cybernetics ●Quality-of-Service Assessment
●Service Product Design ●Service Revenue 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

u Logistics Management
●Material Flow Theory ●Logistics Services Strategy
●Logistics Systems ●Logistics Cybernetics
●Logistics Informatics ●Logistics and Supply Chain Management
● 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

u Information Management
●ERP ●Accounting Information System
●Business Intelligence and Business Analysis
●Innovative Enterprise Digitalized Operation Mode
●Dynamic Supply Chain Planning and Management
●Enterprises Informatics ●Information and Communication Technology
●Internet of Things ●Internet Technology and Applications
●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 application

u 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

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 Barcelona, Spain, with satellite sessions in Beijing. At least one of authors must register and participate in the meeting once a paper is accepted. For more information concerning the meeting venue, please visit our website: or

Important Dates
14 April, 2015          Deadline for submission of full papers
15 April, 2015             Acceptance/Rejection notification
15 May, 2015              Final paper submission and registration
27-29 July, 2015        Conference open

Paper Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically through the conference website: or The 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 considered for publication elsewhere. Simultaneous submission to any other conferences, workshops or journals is not allowed. The manuscript must be submitted in IEEE format (Microsoft Word template is available on the conference website), with limitation of at most 6 pages. For more information please refer to the website ( or


The conference proceeding will be published in CD-ROM with ISBN (IEEE Catalog Number 36035 ISBN: 978-1-4799-1890-4), and which will be included in IEEE Xplore Digital Library. The Proceeding of LISS 2015 will be submitted for EI index coverage. The authors with excellent papers in conference proceedings will be invited to publish their academic thought and methods in some international academic journals indexed by SSCI/SCI or EI with high priority.

Discounted rates have been arranged for the conference participants in hotels close to the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. BarcelonaTech, Spain. Student accommodation is also available on campus. For more information please visit the conference website ( or


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  • Paper Submission 2015-03-31
  • Authors Notification 2015-04-15
  • Final Paper Submission 2015-04-30
  • Conference Open 2015-07-23

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