The 2011 International Conference on Business Computing and Global Informatization

The 2011 International Conference on Business Computing and Global Informatization

July 29 - 31, 2011, Shanghai, China


The 2011 International Conference on Business Computing and Global Informatization (BCGIn 2011) will bring together researchers, educators, and business practitioners in the areas of business computing and global informatization to exchange ideas and explore innovations. The goal of the conference is to advance and promote new business computing technologies, methodologies, and practices in the age of global informatization.

BCGIn 2011 will have invited keynote lectures and contributed presentations to report on the latest developments and future expectations in business computing and global informatization.

Any contributions related to business computing and global information are welcome. In particular, the topics of BCGIn 2011 will include, but are not limited to, the following:

We will also entertain papers concerning the computational and mathematical foundations of business and informatization, including but are not restricted to:

For up-to-date information about BCGIn2011, please visit IACIS.

General Chairs

Haiming Sun, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China (Honorary Chair)
Jun Zhang, University of Kentucky, USA (Chair)
Li Xiong, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China (Co-Chair)

Technical Program Committee

BCGIn 2011 will be organized by the BCGIn 2011 Technical Program Committee, consisting of scientists, educators, researchers, and business leaders from around the world.

Local Organizing Committee

Hualing Liu, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China (Chair)
Hui Liu, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China

Conference Sponsors

BCGIn 2011 will be jointly sponsored by Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China, and the University of Kentucky, USA. Additional co-sponsors are Southwest Petroleum University, China, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. It will be held in Shanghai, China, on July 29-31, 2011. The conference hotel is to be determined.

How to Contribute

Please prepare your research paper of no more than 4 pages in CPS conference proceedings paper format. For paper submission, please use the Microsoft Academic Conference Management Service at BCGIn2011 ( to submit your papers. A paper should be submitted as a single PDF file. The CPS manuscript templates for conference proceedings can be downloaded from here. Please use the US Letter template. The WORD file can be directly downloaded HERE.

Submitted papers should be in English and contain unpublished contributions to business computing and global informatization. Please note that we only accept a paper for peer review with the understanding that the paper has not been published elsewhere and has not been submitted for consideration of publication elsewhere.

If you need assistance if translating your papers into English, please go to Hongyan Translations.

Students who wish their papers to be considered for the BCGIn 2011 Best Student Paper Awards should indicate that the main author(s) of the paper is(are) graduate students (see Best Student Papers for details).

The paper should be in English and contain unpublished contributions to computational and information sciences. Submitted paper should have not been published elsewhere and should not be submitted for publication elsewhere simultaneously.

Invitation Letter for Visa Application

For people who need an official invitation letter from the Chair of the Local Organizing Committee in China for the purpose of applying for a Chinese entry visa, please contact the conference co-chairs. Please provide him with your name, full address, fax number, paper number, and paper title.


Presentation of an accepted paper can be either in an oral format or in a poster format. The authors will notify the conference Chairs the preferred formats of their presentations. It is expected that all accepted and published papers will be presented in one of the formats, to allow interactions between the authors and the audience.

Authors who prefer to present their papers in a poster session should notify Dr. Jun Zhang, after the submission of the final version and before June 1, 2011, if not earlier.


All accepted papers will be published by CPS in the CPS conference proceedings (pending approval). All the published papers will be included in IEEE Xplore. Content will be submitted to the indexing companies for possible indexing (EI Compendex and ISTP).   Indexing services are independent organizations, and we  cannot guarantee that any particular abstract or index entry will be included in Ei Compendex or any other indexing service. The proceedings in CD will be available to the attendees during the conference. After the conference, selected papers will be considered for publication as special issues in several journals. Guest editors and suggested journals are welcome. Those papers will go through the standard rigorous refereeing procedure established by the individual journals. Additional page charges by the journals are the responsibility of the authors.

Final Version of Accepted Papers

For preparing final version of your paper using CPS conference proceedings format, instructions will be given later.

Venue and Accommodations

The conference venue will be held on the campus of the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, Songjiang, Shanghai, China, on July 29-31, 2011. Hotels for accommodation with conference discount will be announced later.


Authors with accepted papers will be asked to pre-register for the conference in order for their papers to be included in the conference proceedings.

Details on where to upload the accepted papers and to pay the registration fees will be provided once the information becomes available.

The registration fee for one paper up to 4 pages is $USD400 (or equivalently RMB2700). Each additional page will cost $USD100. We strongly encourage authors to limit their papers to 4 pages. Longer papers can be considered for possible journal publications after the conference.

Program Schedule

To be published.

The following arrangements are temporarily planned (subject to changes) :

The following speakers will give keynote lectures:

Travel and Transportation

For people arriving from overseas, the airport that you will eventually arrive at is Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG).

The train, the Shanghai Railway Station is located in the center part of Shanghai.

Best Student Papers and Student Support

Excellent papers whose main authors are graduate students will be judged and selected by the Student Paper Award Subcommittee of the Technical Program Committee for their scientific merits. Up to five (5) best student papers may be selected for the BCGIn Student Paper Awards.

After the final submission of the papers, the student author should ask his/her advisor to send an e-mail to Dr. Jun Zhang ( stating that the student author is a full-time student and is the major contributor of the paper. The advisor should also comment on the merits of the paper.

The winners of the BCGIn Student Paper Awards will be presented with award certificates and a certain amount of cash at the conference. (The winners must attend the conference and present the papers in person.)

A limited numer of free hotel rooms will be provided to students who will present their papers at BCGIn2011 conference. These rooms will be given on a first come, first serve basis.

Official Sponsorships

We are looking for official co-sponsors for the BCGIn conference. If your institution or company is interested in co-sponsoring this conference, please do not hesitate to contact Professor Jun Zhang at

All official sponsors will be acknowledged during the conference, at the conference site, and in the proceedings. The sponsors' official logos will appear on the conference web site, and in the conference proceedings.

The City of Shanghai

Shanghai is the largest city in China, and one of the largest cities in the world. It is one of the most rapidly developing and most dynamic cities in China. Here gives a few bird-eye looks at Shanghai.

Shanghai TV Tower; Shanghai Night; Shanghai Outbeach.

They are some of the most beautiful cities in China. They are Shuzhou, Hanzhou, Wuxi, Yangzhou, etc. In less than 2 hours by car or train from Shanghai, you can get there in no time.

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Jun Zhang
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