38th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering (38th CIE 2008)

Venue: Beihang University

Location: Beijing, China

Event Date/Time: Oct 31, 2008 End Date/Time: Nov 02, 2008
Registration Date: Sep 30, 2008
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 01, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Jun 01, 2008
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Invitation & Overview
The 38th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering is organized to disseminate recent theoretical and methodological developments, significant technical applications, case studies and survey results in the area of Computers, Industrial Engineering/Management and other related areas.

Beijing, holder of 2008 Olympics, will be the venue of the 38th conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, from Oct. 31 to Nov.2, 2008. It welcomes the participants to enjoy the wonderful scenes with the new Olympic Stadiums, which have memorized the global pageant. The conference will provide a very good opportunity for researchers and professionals of industrial engineering to exchange their ideas, gain insight from industry leaders, and enjoy the charm of the Chinese history in autumn, the best season of the year in China.
Conference Themes
Typical areas include, but not limited to:
1.Applied Operations Research
2.Probabilistic and Statistical Models
3.Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery and Computational Intelligence
4.Multi-Criteria Decision Making and Decision Analysis
5.System Simulation and Forecasting
6.Information Technology
7.Supply Chain Management & Logistics
8.Web-based Applications, E-Business and E-Commerce
9.Quality Management/Engineering, Reliability and Maintenance
10.Facilities Layout Design, Warehousing, Material Handling
11.Production/Manufacturing Systems and Processes; Agile Manufacturing; ERP/APS
12.Design for Manufacturing, Robust Design, Reverse Engineering
13.Group Technology & Cellular Manufacturing
14.Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing
15.Human Factors, Industrial Ergonomics and Safety
16.Project Development & Management
17.Global Economy Engineering & IE
18.Manufacturing Technologies
19.Artificial Intelligence & Expert Systems
20.Industrial Engineering Education and E-learning
21.Ethics in IE Education Research & Practice
Abstracts/ full paper submission
Papers and abstracts are accepted for review on the condition that the manuscript is original, has not been previously published or presented at a conference. An international advisory committee will referee all contributions. A list of the advisory committee members will be appended to the conference proceedings. Abstracts and full Papers are to be submitted electronically, in DOC and PDF format. They must follow the conference official template, which should be downloaded from the conference website.

Identify your preferences in the technical area(s) of interest listed above (tracks) in order to assist us in arranging your presentation at an appropriate session. Include the following details in your abstract/full paper: Title, Name of Author(s), Affiliation(s), and full address of the corresponding author, including E-mail address, phone, and fax numbers. Submit the abstract, maximum 200 words in length; for full paper submission, paper length is limited to 10 pages.

Please submit on the web site http://www.38cie.netor via e-mail to: info@38cie.net.
All abstracts and final papers will be published in the conference proceedings in CD format. Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work for review and potential publications in a special issue of Computers & Industrial Engineering: An International Journal. Please see conference web site for paper selection processes.
Call for special sessions and tutorials
Authors are encouraged to organize special sessions or tutorials in the topics relevant to the Conference. Interested session organizers are requested to submit proposals, include the title for the session, title of articles, and a list of participating authors and their affiliations, by June 1, 2008 to co-chair at info@38cie.net.
Key Dates
Submission of abstracts and proposals for workshops & panel discussions March 1, 2008
Deadline for submission of full papers June 1, 2008
Notification of full paper acceptance
July 15, 2008
Full papers due for publication in the proceedings August 1, 2008
Conference Fees and Registration
Early Regular
- Authors US$ 450 US$ 500
- Students (M.S. & Ph.D.)US$ 250 US$ 275
Deadline for early registration is July 31, 2008, and deadline for regular registration is September 30, 2008.
Each registration can accept two papers of the same author.
The fees include all concurrent scientific sessions, industrial sessions, and welcome reception with snacks (on October 31, 2008); lunch, coffee breaks and a banquet during the three days of the conference; one copy of the conference proceedings on CDROM and the conference kit.
Conference Chairs
Prof. Mohamed I. Dessouky
Ph.D., P.E., Conference Chair
Editor-in-Chief, Computers & IE; Dept. of Industrial & Systems Eng, University of Southern California, USA
Prof. Guoping Xia
Conference Co-chair
School of Economics & Management, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Prof. Sadek Eid
Conference co-chair
Universit¨¦ de Moncton, Moncton, N.B., Canada

Program Chair
Prof. Weixuan Xu
Academy of Science of China, Beijing, China

Organization chair
Prof. Xiuquan Deng
School of Economics & Management, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Contact info
Prof. Guoping Xia
School of Economics and Management, Beihang University, Beijing 100083, China
Prof. Xiuquan Deng
School of Economics and Management, Beihang University, Beijing 100083, China
Fax: (8610) 82317808
To find more information and continuous update, please refer to the conference website http://www.38cie.net or email to info@38cie.net.


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