6th International Conference on Enterprise Systems, Accounting and Logistics 2009 (ICESAL 2009) (ICESAL 2009)

Venue: Electra Palace Hotel

Location: Thessaloniki, Greece

Event Date/Time: May 18, 2009 End Date/Time: May 19, 2009
Registration Date: May 18, 2009
Early Registration Date: Apr 17, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 01, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Apr 01, 2009
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Description

Conference scope/background
The 6th ICESAL 2009 Organizing Committee cordially invites contributors from academia, industry and research from all over the world to submit their original research and/or a proposal to organize a seminar, a workshop or a panel discussion in the forthcoming conference which will be held on the 18th and 19th of May, 2009 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
The conference seeks to investigate thoroughly how the disciplines of Enterprise Systems, Accounting, Finance, Logistics, Management and Education and their interaction can enhance business performance in the contemporary complex and competitive environment. As it was the case with the previous conferences, presenters and attendees are expected to come from both the MIS/Computer Science and the Accounting/Logistics/Management fields.
All submissions will be in English and will be blind reviewed by at least two members of the programme committee.
A best paper award, based on the marks assigned by the reviewers and the final decision of the conference chairs, will be awarded at the conference. This paper as well as the best papers will be considered for publication in a major international journal.

Topics of interest
Topics of interest fall into the following areas:
AREA I: ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS
AREA II: ACCOUNTING, FINANCE AND BUSINESS PERFORMANCE
AREA III: LOGISTICS, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND E-COMMERCE
AREA IV: CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
AREA V: INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
AREA VI: EDUCATION

Important Dates

Extented abstract, workshop /panel proposal or full lenght research paper April 1, 2009
Notification of acceptance April 10, 2009
Camera-ready copy April 17, 2009
Early and authors' registration April 17, 2009
6th ICESAL 2009 May 18-19, 2009

Please note:
Pre-conference welcome reception and dinner (included in the fees) May 17, 2009
Conference gala dinner (included in the fees) May 18, 2009


Instructions to authors
The conference accepts completed research papers, research-in-progress papers, workshop and panel proposals.
Completed research papers: Submitted research papers (up to 6000 words) must not have been previously published anywhere.
Research-in-progress papers: Research-in -progress papers should have the format of an extended abstract (2-3 pages). Objectives, methodology and expected or initial findings should be provided.
Workshop proposals: Workshops proposals should be between 1000-1500 words or they can be accompanied by a research or position paper. The duration of the workshop is one and a half hours.
Panel proposals: Panel proposals should be between 1000-1500 words or they can be accompanied by a research or position paper. Panels should include at least 3 panelists and will last one and a half hours.
Submissions of all the above catagories received by the deadline will be double blind reviewed. Accepted submissions will be published in the conference proceedings, providing that at least one author registers and attends the conference. It is not permitted to non-registrants to present papers.
All submissions should be submitted as an e-mail attachment to the conference's secretariat; icesal@icesal.org. Upon receipt of your submission, you will receive a notification by e-mail within 48 hours. Should you not receive such a notification, please contact the conference's secretariat.

Manuscript style
Please submit your manuscript electronically as an e-mail attachment to the conference's secretariat in Word for Windows document (.doc) or in Acrobat (.pdf) format. The accepted camera-ready version should be in a Word for Windows (.doc) document format. Please make sure your paper adheres to the following instructions:
1. Manuscripts should be typewritten in English using Arial 12 size fonts and including 2.54 cm margin on all four sides.
2. The first page of each submission should include the following: 1.paper title, 2.author name(s), 3.affiliation(s), 4.address(es), 5.telephone / fax number(s) and 6.e-mail address(es).
3. The main body of the paper should include the title (centered, using an Arial 16 size font, bold), the abstract (using an Arial 11 size font) and 3-5 key words, but no author identification. Section headers should be written using an Arial 14 size font, bold, left aligned and numbered. Figures and tables should be included in the text and not provided separately.
4. All references in the text must be included in the reference section and vice versa. References in the text should be of the following format: (Zeon and Dark, 2004; Paul, et al. 2003; Bartol, 1999). You should use “et al.” for reference to more than two authors. In the references section, entries should be ordered alphabetically, unnumbered and must be complete including the last name and initials of all authors. For journal articles, the author(s)' name(s) should be followed by date of publication in parentheses, journal title in italics, volume, number, month and pages. For references to books, include author(s) name(s), date of publication in parentheses, book title, publisher, city, country, year and page.

ICESAL 2008 Committees
Conference Co-Chairs
• Vicky Arnold, University of Central Florida, USA and University of Melbourne, Australia
• Constantinos J. Stefanou, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Steve G. Sutton, University of of Central Florida, USA and University of Melbourne, Australia
Organizing Committee
• Theodore Kargidis, ATEI of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Andreas Revanoglou, ATEI of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Amalia Stafyla, ATEI of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Christos Sarmaniotis, ATEI of Thessalonki, Greece
• Constantinos J. Stefanou, ATEI of Thessaloniki, Greece, Chairman
• Kalliopi Tigka, ATEI of Thessaloniki, Greece
Programme Committee
• Frederic Adam, University College Cork, Ireland
• Henk Akkermans, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
• Michael Alles, Rutgers University, USA
• Majed Al-Mashari, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
• Vicky Arnold, University of Central Florida, USA and University of Melbourne, Australia
• Jesse Dillard, Portland State University, USA
• Georgios Doukidis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
• Dimitris Dranidis, ATEI of Thessaloniki and City College, Greece
• Cheryl Dunn, Grand Valley State University, USA
• Leonor Ferreira, Faculdade de Economia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
• Guy Fitzgerald, Brunel University, UK
• John Fogelholm, Helsinki Univeristy of Technology, Finland
• Patrick Furu, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland
• Guido Geerts, University of Delaware, USA
• Severin Grabski, Michigan State University, USA
• Pavel Hruby, Microsoft Denmark, Denmark
• Theodore Kargidis, ATEI of Thessalonki, Greece
• Christian Koch, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
• Stefan Koch, University of Economics and BA, Vienna, Austria
• Pernille Kræmmergaard, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark
• Stewart A. Leech, University of Melbourne, Australia
• Vasiliki Manthou, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
• William E. McCarthy, Michigan State University, USA
• Charles Møller, Center for Industrial Production, Aalborg University, Denmark
• Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
• Andreas I. Nicolaou, Bowling Green State University, USA
• Dimitrios Papadopoulos, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
• Geert Poels, Ghent University, Belgium
• José Raúl Canay Pazos, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
• Angeliki Poulymenakou, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
• Edson Luiz Riccio, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
• Pall Rikhardsson, SAS Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
• Carsten Rohde, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
• Michael Rosemann, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
• Jose L. Salmeron, University Pablo de Olavide at Seville, Spain
• Christos Sarmaniotis, ATEI of Thessalonki, Greece
• Kerstin V. Siakas, ATEI of Thessalonki, Greece
• Marianna Sigala, University of Aegean, Greece
• David B. Smith, Iowa State University, USA
• Charalambos Spathis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Amalia Stafyla, University of Macedonia and ATEI of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Constantinos J. Stefanou, ATEI of Thessalonki, Greece
• Steve G. Sutton, University of Central Florida, USA and University of Melbourne, Australia
• Panagiotis Tahynakis, University of Macedonia, Greece
• Marinos Themistocleous, Brunel University, UK
• Miklos A. Vasarhelyi, Rutgers University, USA
• Johan Versendaal, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
• Jacques Verville, University of British Columbia - Okanagan, Canada
• Maro Vlahopoulou, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
• Theodore P. Vurdubakis, Lancaster University, UK
• Bernhard Wieder, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
• Robert Winter, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

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Conference Venue
All events will take place in the five-star Electra Palace Hotel, Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki, Greece, on the 18th and 19th of May 2009.

Information
For further information please contact the conference secretariat at icesal@icesal.org

Venue

Aristotelous Square
Thessaloniki
Greece
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