Call for Papers
CONFERENCE ON SERVICE INNOVATION
AND SMART ENERGY MANAGEMENT (SISEM 2013)
TO BE HELD AT TWO LOCATIONS
KOLKATA (WEST BENGAL), INDIA (Feb 21st
and 22nd, 2013) AND
NEW DELHI, INDIA (on Feb 23rd, 2013)
(exact venues will be notified soon)
During FEBRUARY 21-23,
PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE NOVEMBER
Conference Co-Chairs: Professor M.P. Jaiswal, Professor of
Information Management, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
(Near New Delhi), India
Rajendar K. Garg, Professor of Marketing, Indiana University of
Organizing Committee Chair: Dejun Cao, Professor of
International Business and Director of Foreign Affairs, Southwestern
University of Finance and Economics, China
Asia Pacific Chair:
Conference Theme, Nature and Scope
The theme of this conference is to bring together professionals from
various parts of the world to look at Innovation and Management
Issues relating to Smart Energy, Smart Grid, e-health, e-marketing,
e-service, e-government, and e-management area. Management issues
and Service Quality issues and their consequent impact on
organizational performance would be areas of particular interest.
The conference would provide insights on Global Best Business
Practices in varied economic environments that would help identify
leapfrogging strategies for emerging economies. Papers dealing with
all aspects of Online Business and Management and Marketing are
welcome. In particular, papers that explore the multidisciplinary
nature of the subject matter are encouraged.
Specifically, the conference will have the following tracks:
Applications and Management Issues both in developing and
Energy Management through Smart Grid and Renewable Energy
Health Care Management
Issues and Strategies
Theories and Practices
Innovation in IT
such as Cloud Computing, SaaS, etc.
Strategy and Management Innovations
Internet Marketing, EC Strategies, Service Models, and other EC
Models and Practices
Card and Performance Measures.
Services, E-Services, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
related to Strategic Management of businesses, services, and
Submissions can be made in a number of categories: Completed
research papers, case studies, panels and panel/round table
discussion papers. Please follow the following guidelines in
preparing your submission.
Completed research papers
Typically 15-20 pages double spaced or 3000-5,000 words long
(excluding abstract and references)
Typically between 15-20 pages double spaced or 3,000 and 5,000 words
Panel and round table discussion proposals
Typically a 1000 word synopsis of the topic area to be presented.
Please identify the panelists to be involved
Dissertation Research/Research in Progress
Typically manuscripts that are in developmental stages of a doctoral
dissertation and where the project has not yet been completed would
fall in this category.
In preparing your
papers, please follow Author Guidelines link. Submission and review
process will be handled electronically. Please make your submission
as one MSWord or RTF file. Include all figures and tables in
relevant places in the text. The title page should indicate the
title, author affiliations including telephone, fax and email, in
case of multiple authors corresponding author details should be
clearly identified. All submissions will be double blind peer
Please note that by submitting a paper to this conference, you (the
authors) agree and give consent to the publication of the paper in
the conference proceedings or in any other form deemed appropriate
by GDBS if the paper is accepted by GDBS for presentation at the
conference. If the paper is accepted by GDBS, at least one of the
author(s) must attend the conference and present the paper. This is
a commitment on the part of the authors.
Early (Till Dec. 31,2012)
Regular (Till Jan. 31, 2013)
Late (After Jan. 31,2013)
ALL International delegates must make a written commitment to
register and attend the conference, if their paper is accepted for
the conference presentation. Authors should not submit manuscripts
unless they are serious about attending the conference.
(Registration fee covers: registration fee, coffee breaks,
conference materials and venue costs for the conference.)
There will be a 50% discount for the International delegate Ph.D.
graduate Students on the registration fee. Please send a copy of
your student ID along with your registration form.
Registration fee will need to be paid after your paper has been
accepted. Please visit the Registration Info page on our website.
All papers (other than authors from Asia) should be submitted to:
GARG@IUP.EDU. Please attached the Microsoft WORD file.
All papers from Asia including India should be submitted to
Professor M.P. Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
with a copy to Dr. Rajendar Garg (GARG@GDBS.ORG)
Best or highly selected papers may be
considered for publication in the Journal of Digital Business (JDB).
However, these papers must be revised to ensure they meet JDB
requirements. JDB is a refereed journal and is listed in Cabell
directory. Selection of the papers to be included in JDB will be
made at the time of the conference.