Theme of the Conference

The Sixteenth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences (IMS2017), an annual conference for the International Association for Information and Management Sciences (IMS), will be held in Urmuqi & Yili, Xinjiang Province, China. Xinjiang Province is located in the northwest plateau of China and has rich ethnic customs, brilliant history and culture. Places of historic interest and scenic beauty include Sayram Lake, Narat Grassland and Tianshan Mountain.

The goals of IMS2017 are to advance the knowledge of information and management sciences, promote cross-disciplinary research and problem solving approaches, and foster international collaborations between Asian scholars and scholars from North America, Europe and other parts of the world. All the submitted abstracts and papers will be reviewed by the program committee, and accepted abstracts and final papers will be published in the proceedings before the conference. Best paper awards will be presented during the conference.