Current-year Conference

              The Ninth Annual International Conference of Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE)
              Call for Papers

              (The first call)
              Internet Plus and Scientific Management
              July 16-17, 2016, School of Management,
              University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
              CSAMSE Official Website (under construction)

              Host:
              Chinese Scholars Association in Management Science and Engineering
               
              Sponsors:
              School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China
                   School of Management, Hefei University of Technology
              National Natural Science Foundation of China
                 China Business Initiative, Chazen Institute, Columbia Business School

               

              1. Introduction

              The ninth annual international conference of the Chinese scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE) will be held on July 16-17, 2016, School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China.
              The Overseas Chinese Scholars Association in Management Science and Engineering (OCSAMSE) is a highly recognized and rapidly growing community of scholars, from both overseas and mainland China, in the field of Management Science and Engineering (MSE), who are united by a common interest to promote the communication between academia and industry and to improve management theory and practice in China. In a short number of years, our annual conference has developed into a unique meeting place to understand the latest business developments in China and to keep abreast of the cutting edge research ideas in Management Science and Engineering. For information about the past conferences, please visit our new official website (under construction).
              The theme of the 2016 CSAMSE conference, Internet Plus and Scientific Management, reflects our desire to focus on the new challenges for the management practice of the traditional industries in the background of internet and mobile social network, and the corresponding data-driven management techniques and tools. We invite scholars in MSE (broadly defined) from around the world to present their research at the conference. The conference seeks papers in broad research areas within MSE, including but not limited to following topics:

              Supply chain management

              供应链管理

              Logistics management

              物流管理

              Electronic commerce

              电子商务

              Internet service

              互联网服务

              Mobile social network

              移动社交网络

              Big data management

              大数据管理

              Internet finance

              互联网金融

              Supply chain finance

              供应链金融

              Services operations management

              服务运营管理

              Manufacturing operations management

              制造运营管理

              Behavioral operations research

              行为运筹学

              Behavioral operations management

              行为运营管理

              Revenue management

              收益管理

              Technology and service management

              技术和服务管理

              Innovation management

              创新管理

              Manufacturing strategy

              制造战略

              Risk management

              风险管理

              Information management

              信息管理

              Decision analysis

              决策分析

              Portfolio optimization

              组合优化

              Financial mathematics

              金融数学

              Operations management in financial institution

              金融机构运营管理

              Marketing in internet

              互联网营销

              Humanitarian logistics

              人道救援物流

              Healthcare management

              医疗卫生管理

              Product quality and safety issues

              产品质量和安全问题

              Social responsibility and sustainability

              社会责任与可持续性

              As in the past, we will invite world-renown scholars and industry thought leaders to give keynote speeches and lead panel discussions. The past keynote speakers include some of the most distinguished academic and business leaders from in and out of China:
              Some of the past keynote speakers from academia (in the order of the year of the conference):
              ·         Dr. Wei Zhang, then Deputy Director-General (2005-2010), Department of Management Sciences of National Natural Science Foundation of China, at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 2008.
              ·         Dr. Stephen C. Graves, Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management Science, Sloan School of Management , Massachusetts Institute of Techonolgy (MIT),  editor in chief of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM), at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 2009 & Nanjing University, Suzhou 2012.
              ·         Dr. Michael L. Pinedo, Julius Schlesinger Professor of Operations Management,Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU), editor of the Journal of Scheduling and department editor of Production and Operations Management (POM), at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 2009.
              ·         Dr. Marshal Fisher, UPS Professor, Wharton School, INFROMS George E. Kimball Medal recipient, at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Beijing, 2010.
              ·         Dr. Gerard P. Cachon, Fred R. Sullivan Professor of Operations and Information Management, Wharton School, editor in chief of Management Science, at Tianjin University, Tianjin, 2011.
              ·         Dr. Eitan Zemel, W. Edwards Deming Professorship in Quality and Productivity, Dean of Business and Engineering, NYU Shanghai, Vice Dean for Global and Executive Programs, NYU Stern, at Peking University, Beijing, 2013.
              Some of the past keynote speakers from industries (in chronological order ):
              ·         Dr. Gang Yu, co-founder and chairman of Yihaodian, one of the leading e-commerce sites in China, at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 2008.
              ·         Dr. Weihua Ma, then President and CEO of China Merchants Bank, atShanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 2009.
              ·         Mr. Qinghou Zong, Chairman and CEO of the Hangzhou Wahaha Group, at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 2009.
              ·         Mr. Weiming Sun, then CEO of Suning Appliance Co., Ltd, at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 2009.
              ·         Mr. Edwin Keh, then Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Walmart Global Procurement, at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Beijing, 2010.
              ·         Dr. Caishi Jiang, Senior Vice President of People’s Insurance Company of China (PICC), at Tianjin University, Tianjin, 2011.
              ·         Mr. Amit Midha, Vice President of Dell, Chairman of Dell Greater China, President, Dell South Asia & APJ CSMB, at Tianjin University, Tianjin, 2011.
              ·         Dr. Ping Lian, Chief Economist, Bank of Communications, at Nanjing University, Suzhou 2012.
              ·         Mr. Dengcai He, Vice President of China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, Vice President of China Association of Logistics, at Peking University, Beijing, 2013.

              The CSAMSE Young Scholars Colloquium will take place again at the 2016 CSAMSE conference.  It will be again co-chaired by Prof. Fuqiang Zhang (Washington University in St. Louis) and Prof. Rachel Chen (University of California, Davis). We cordially invite young scholars (assistant/associate professors and advanced doctoral students) to the colloquium that will feature panel discussions with leading academics who have extensive research and senior editorial experience. Past panelists included Dr. Stephen Graves (MIT) and the current Editor-in-Chief of MSOM and Dr. Fangruo Chen  (Columbia University, the founding president of CSAMSE), Dr. Michael Pinedo (NYU), Dr.Jingsheng Song(Duke University) and Dr. Wei Zhang (Tianjin University) and other renown scholars. The purpose of this colloquium is to bring together young scholars in the field of Management Science and Engineering to discuss the challenges they face in research and in the process of publishing in top-tier journals. To ensure the quality and the effectiveness of the colloquium, attendees are limited to 60 in total. Pre-registration at the conference website which will be included in the conference registration page is required for the colloquium and seats are assigned on a first-come first-serve basis.  
              For updated information about the conference, please visit the 2016 conference website.

              1. Conference registration and payment

               

              Registration
              All attendees of the 2016 CSAMSE conference, giving presentations or not, should first create an account and then register at the conference website (Under construction) 
               Note: We cannot guarantee space for on-site registrants.

              Submissions
              All attendees planning to make a presentation at the conference should submit an abstract.
              To enter the Best Paper Award competition, please indicate so and submit an abstract and the full paper.
              To register for the CSAMSE Young Scholars Colloquium, please indicate so in your registration. Please note only assistant/associate professors and doctoral students are qualified to register for the colloquium; and the seats are limited to 60 people and will be assigned on first-come, first-serve basis.
               
              Payment


              Category

              Fees

              Registration and Payment

              China Mainland
              Attendees and their
              Guests

              ·   Attendee:
              RMB2,000/person
              ·   Guest:
              RMB 1,000/person
              ·   Student:
              RMB 1,000/person
               

              Step 1:create an account and register on website (under construction)
              Step 2:two ways to choose for payment
              (1) Remit to中行合肥南城支行.
              Account ID: University of Science and technology of China, Account No.: 184203468850
              账户名:中国科学技术大学
                 Please do NOT forget to write down “your name+CSAMSE+Invoice Title” in the remittance note.
              (2) Pay cash on-site.
              Notes:
                “Remit” is strongly recommended for guaranteeing your reservation of hotel room and preparing invoice. Please do that before June 20, 2016 and tell us the information to be filled in the invoice.
              (2)  Please make sure to send us the scanned remittance receipt.
              (3)  Please scan your students ID and then send the electronic copy to  csamse2016@aliyun.com  for the discounted rate.

              Overseas Attendees
              and their guests

              Attendee:
              USD 300/person
              Guest:
              USD 150/person
              Student rate:
              USD 150/person

              Step 1:create an account and register on website;
              Step 2:send checks made payable to “Jianer Zhou” to the following :
              Professor Jianer Zhou
              Operations and Strategic Management Department,
              350 Fulton Hall, 140 Commonwealth Avenue,
              Carroll School of Management, Boston College,
              Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, U.S.A.(Phone: 1-617-552-3095; Email:jianer.zhou.1@bc.edu)
              Notes: Please fax Jianer Zhou a copy of students ID for student discount (fax number 1-617-552-0433). The deadline for receiving checks is July 1, 2016.

              *Attendee’s registration fee will only cover the conference materials, coffee/tea break, lunch and dinner
              *Guest’s registration fee will only cover dinner.
              *Attendee’s guest is only limited to his\her family member or companion.

              Deadline for abstract submission: May 10, 2016.
              Deadline for full paper submission for the Best Paper Award competition: May 30, 2014

              The abstracts, full papers if participating in the competition, and presentations must all be in English.

              Full paper submission for Best Paper Award Competition
              a.      The best paper competition will be sponsored by the China Business Initiative of the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia University. The winners will receive a check and are given an opportunity to visit the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University for one year as a visiting scholar. 
              b.     All papers in the competition must be presented in the conference. The full paper is limited to 32 pages maximum. The award will be announced in the first day of the conference.
              c.      Participants in the competition can recommend 5 referees (excluding co-authors, colleagues in the same institution, former thesis advisors/students, relatives, etc.). If you choose to do so, please provide the referees’ contact information (title, phone number, and email address.) and send it to csamse2016@aliyun.com .
              d.     An Award Committee will be formed to determine the winners, with preference given to the papers addressing research questions related to the business operations in China, among other standard academic criteria.
               
              The CSAMSE No-Show-then-Never-Show Policy
               
              For the sake of the due respect to all who make the efforts to organize and attend the CSAMSE conference, it is our policy that if a person who submitted a paper to present but doesn't show up to present without arranging a replacement presenter and without a prior notice to, and obtaining approval by, the organizing committee, his or her submission/applications will NOT be accepted for any future CSAMSE conferences and events, including the CSAMSE Young Scholar Colloquium and the CSAMSE Best Paper Award Competition.
               

              1. Conference Agenda

              To be announced on the conference website.

              1. Hotel

              Please check for the hotel information at the conference website (under construction) to book room following the instructions.

              1. Tour

              To let all scholars enjoy more pleasure of participating in the annual event this year, we will arrange a tour to Huangshan Mountain, a world-renown particularly great place of interest in Anhui. Please see the up-date information about the tour in our conference website and undertake an additionally associated cost for tour if you are interested in join it.
              Important Dates


              Deadline

              Item

              May 10, 2016

              Abstract submission

              May 30, 2016

              Full paper submission for the Best Paper Award competition

              June 20, 2016

              Registration & payment

              June 20, 2016

              Hotel reservation

              July 16-17, 2016

              Conference date

              1. Contact us

              If you have any questions about the conference, please visit the conference website (http://business.ustc.edu.cn/News/Noticelist/201602/t20160203_236867.html)
              for the latest developments. You could also contact our organizers:

              Dr. Sheng Ang

              Secretary of Organizing Committee

              csamse2016@aliyun.com

              With warm regards,

               

              Fangruo Chen (陈方若)

              Founding President of CSAMSE and Conference Chair
              MUTB Professor of International Business
              Columbia Business School
              Columbia University
               
              Host:
              The Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering

              Sponsors:
              School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China
              School of Management, Hefei University of Technology
              National Natural Science Foundation of China
              China Business Initiative, Chazen Institute, Columbia Business School