International Conference on E-business Technology and Strategy & Innovation and High-tech Services

Organization: Macau University of Science and Technology & CeBA Canada

Venue: Best Western Hotel Taipa-Macau

Location: Taipa, Macau

Event Date/Time: Jun 28, 2013 End Date/Time: Jun 30, 2013
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 31, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Feb 28, 2013
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The iCETS Program Committee cordially invites you to participate in the 2013 International Conference on E-Business Technology & Strategy – iCETS 2013, to be held on June 28 to 30, 2013 at Macau, the Chinese Special Administrative Region, jointly organized and supported by the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Faculty of Management and Administration, and Faculty of Information Technology, Macau University of Science and Technology, and Journal of E-Business Technology and Strategy (JEBTS), CeBA Canada. The iCETS 2013 is dedicated to describing the blueprint of the latest e-business development in the information, communication and technology (ICT) industry, e-commerce market forces, social media network and applications, as well as the promotion of digital economic development in integration. One of important areas of the conference is on the latest e-business research and development, management and innovation using digital technologies, social aspect of business and web applications as a compelling strategic choice for organizations doing e-business on the MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Congress and Events) management in Tourism industry. The conference Proceedings will be published by Springer in its Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series or in the Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), which will be abstracted/indexed in EI, DBLP, ISI Proceedings and Scopus. Prospective authors are requested to submit paper on-line on the Springer Online Conference Service (OCS) at or on the EasyChair Conference System at We would also be grateful if you and your organization were to help support this conference, by submitting your latest research papers, joining as a member of the Program Committee, participating as guest/keynote speaker, and/or sponsoring the event. If you could, please sign up for sponsorship; all sponsors will be named in the conference and will have the opportunity to present and promote their organizations’ products and services. We will provide a banner or sign displaying sponsor company’s name and logo on the website and in a prominent area in the conference venue during the event. TOPICS OF INTEREST: The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to: • Latest Development on E-business Technology o Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Services (IoS) o Cloud computing technology and cloud business o Information security and privacy in wired/wireless networks o B2B, B2C and C2C architectures and development o Service computing and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) o Peer-to-peer computing and mobile computing o Open source technologies and components for e-business o Digital image processing and interactive design on digital media o Social and behavioural aspects of information systems o Cross-organizational and cross-border IS/IT • E-business/E-commerce Applications o Internet and mobile business systems and services o Online services, e-business/e-commerce platform o Machine learning, cybernetics, and agents for e-business services o E-business process optimization and decision support o E-government, e-health, and e-education o Integrating functions of e-marketing, e-trade, e-payment, etc • Social Networks and Social Engineering for E-business o Social computing for electronic and virtual marketplaces o Applications of social network analysis and social network mining o Online marketing strategy and social Customer o Social media and networking sites o Web 2.0, and business intelligence o E-Business collaboration and collaborative business systems • E-business Strategic Management and Development o E-Business practice, management and strategy o E-business policy, standards, regulations, and legal issues o E-business economics and development trend o Global e-business operations and supply chain management o Green e-business, organization, technology and practices o Strategic management in e-commerce enterprise • E-Commerce and Digital Economy Strategy on Tourism Industry o Digital economic strategy and digital future development in MICE Management o Management information systems in tourism industry o Online event management o Online gaming industry o Online shopping SUBMISSION INFORMATION: Prospective authors are requested to submit paper on-line on the Springer Online Conference Service (OCS) at or on the EasyChair Conference System at The full length paper should not exceed 12 pages, due by Feb 28, 2013, must contain be less than eleven pages long, including reasonably sized (i.e. legible) figures and pictures, according to the Springer LNBIP formatting rules and templates. Each paper will be reviewed by at least two program committee members, and will be evaluated based on: relevance to the conference’s general theme ; originality and proven references; technical soundness of the underlying methodology; quality of results and quality of the presentation. Submissions should be original, and in particular should not previously have been formally published. Submissions should not be submitted elsewhere during the iCETS 2013 review phase. Proceedings will be published by Springer in its Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series or in the Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), which will be abstracted/indexed in EI, DBLP, ISI Proceedings and Scopus.

International Program Committee:

  • Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research (MIR) Labs, USA
  • Andreas Pashalidis, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Christos Bouras, University of Patras, Greece
  • Carl Adams, University of Portsmouth, UK
  • Chunyang Ye, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Chen-Yuan Chen, National Pingtung Uni. of Education, Taiwan
  • Christopher Westland, University of Illinois, USA
  • Chih-Ping Wei, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Dan Ma, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Esma Aïmeur,University of Montreal, Canada
  • Francesco Bolici, Universita degli Studi di Cassino, Italy
  • George Giaglis, Athens Uni. of Economics and Business, Greece
  • Haibin Zhu, Nipissing University, Canada
  • Hepu Deng, RMIT University, Australia
  • Hui Zhang, Tianjin University, China
  • Indranil Bose, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Joseph Barjis, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Jingsong Wang, Tianjin University of Technology, China
  • Jung-Ran Park,  Drexel University, USA
  • Khalil Drira, French National Center for Scientific Research, France
  • Kartlos Kachiashvili, Georgian Technical University in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Ljubo Vlacic, Griffith University, Australia
  • Morad Benyoucef, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Minqiang Li, Tianjin University, China
  • Marc T. P. Adam, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Michael Weiss, Carleton University, Canada
  • Martin Zhao, Mercer University, USA
  • Peng Zhou, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China
  • Yanqing Duan, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • Wojciech Cellary, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
  • Volker Gruhn, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • Shuwu Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Sergio Cappuccio, National Research Council, Canada
  • Soon Ae Chun, City University of New York, USA
  • Stoyan Tanev, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • Tao Xu, Civil Aviation University of China, China
  • Thomas Tran, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Wojciech Cellary, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
  • Xiaohui Zhao, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
  • Yiliu Tu, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Yanchen Li, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau
  • Yanbo Han, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Yide Liu, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau
  • Zhaohao Sun, University of Ballarat, Australia


Program Members from Macau University of Sci. and Tech.:

  • Prof. Chuan Pang
  • Prof. Ivan Ka-Wai Lai
  • Prof. Huajun Tang
  • Prof. Chi-Tin Hon
  • Prof. Ting-Pong Cheng
  • Prof. Chen-Kuo Pai
  • Prof. Yi De Liu
  • Prof. Huajun Tang
  • Prof. Yan Chen
  • Prof. Yun Huang
  • Prof. Ni Sheng
  • Prof. Chi-Ting Hon
  • Prof. Fei Huang
  • Prof. Kwai-Fun Ip
  • Prof. Ting-Pong Cheng
  • Prof. Chen-Kuo Pai
  • Mr. Xu Weiwei

iCETS Conference Program Committee Contact: Secretariat Board (iCETS 2013 General Information and submissions): JEBTS, CeBA Canada, 1107-2720 Queensview Dr. Ottawa, ON K2B 1A5 Canada Tel.: 1-613- 686-1313 FAX: 1-613-800-0119 Conference Hosting Organization:  Macau University of Science and Technology Faculty of Management and Administration, Avenida Wai Long, Taipa, Macau Tel.+853-8897 2862 Fax: (+853) 28823281   E-mail:


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Macau University of Science and Technology & CeBA Canada