The Sixth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences

July 1-6, 2007, Lhasa, Tibet, China


The Sixth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences (IMS2007), which is the annual conference for the International Association of Information and Management Sciences, will be held in Lhasa, the spiritual and political capital of Tibet, China. Lhasa means in Tibetan "the land of gods". There are numerous scenic spots and historical attractions, among which Potala Palace, Nobulingka, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Ganden Monastery and Jokhang Temple are the most famous. The goals of the conference are to enhance the global competitiveness of the business enterprises through the application of information and management sciences, and to foster the international collaborations between Asian scholars and scholars from North America, Europe and other parts of the world.  Research discussions among participants will also be held during the tour.  


The program committee and organizing committee of IMS2007 cordially invite you to submit your paper to this conference.  All papers related to theoretical developments and applications of information and management sciences are welcome.  Relevant topics include, but not limited to:


Consumer Behavior

Customer Relationship Management

Data Warehousing and Data Mining

Decision Models and Applications

Decision Support Systems

Enterprise Systems and Applications

Economic Reform and Development of China

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Finance/Financial Management

Fuzzy Set/Random Set/Rough Set

Genetic Algorithms/Neural Networks/Soft Computing

Human Resource Management

Information Systems/Technology Management

Internet & E-Business

Knowledge Management

Logistic/Supply Chain Management

Managerial Economics

Marketing Theory and its Applications

Operations Strategy/Management

Optimization and its Applications

Organizational Theory

Quality Management

Service Operations Management

Statistics and Decision Analysis

Stochastic Programming/Fuzzy Programming/Uncertain Programming

Uncertainty Theory/Probability Theory/Credibility Theory


All abstracts and final papers will be published in the proceedings (ISTP indexed) before the conference. Two best paper awards for students and two best paper awards for faculty members will be presented during the conference. High quality papers will also be selected for publication in international journals.



International Association for Information and Management Sciences (IMS)

Tsinghua University, China

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

KAIST, Korea

Waseda University, Japan


Conference Chair

T.S. Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Program Committee Chairs

Claude Langrand, University of Sciences and Technology of Lille, France

Kwang Hyung Lee, KAIST, Korea


Organizing Committee Chairs               

M.K. Luhandjula, University of South Africa

Yuanguo Zhu, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China



Hung T. Nguyen, New Mexico State University, USA

Xiande Zhao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Local Arrangements Chair

Guorui Miao, Xi’An Investment Company, China


International Program Committee

Tung-Shou Chen, National Taichung Institute of Technology

Wai Man Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Russell Ching, California State University, USA

Tommy Lee Coleman, Alabama A&M University, USA

Hepu Deng, RMIT University, Australia

Augustine O. Esogbue, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Shu-Cherng Fang, North Carolina State University, USA

Mitsuo Gen, Waseda University, Japan

Heung Suk Hwang, Dongeui University, Korea

Chih-Cheng Hung, Southern Polytechnic State University, USA

Tak Kee Hui, National University of  Singapore

Hark Hwang, KAIST, Korea

Kakuzo Iwamura, Josai University, Japan

Wonkyung Kim, Kyungnam University, Korea

Vincent Lai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Kokin Lam, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Ronald Lau, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

E. Stanley Lee, Kansas State University, USA

Eldon Y. Li, Cal Poly State University, USA

Baoding Liu, Tsinghua University, China

Linzhong Liu, Lanzhou Jiao-Tong University, China

Yankui Liu, Hebei University, China

Zhi-Qiang Liu, City University of Hong Kong

Henry Mok, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jin Peng, Huanggang Normal University, China

Romano Scozzafava, University of La Sapienza, Italy

Francois  L.S. Soh, Yuan Ze University

Hsiao-Fan Wang, National Tsing Hua University

Jerry C. Wei, University of Notre Dame, USA

Kang Yen, Florida International University, USA


Conference Secretary

Mr. Xiang Li

Uncertainty Theory Laboratory

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China



Instructions for Submission 

Papers or abstracts will be accepted in either electronic (preferred) or paper format. Please send electronic submissions to Mr. Xiang Li at All submissions will be acknowledged within 10 days. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your submission, please contact the conference secretary.  


Registration Fee

Registration fee includes a copy of the conference proceedings, conference banquets, all meals and some social programs.  Early registration fee before May 1, 2007 is US$420.  Late or on-site registration fee is US$460. 


Important dates

Contributed Papers or Proposals: March 1, 2007

Notification of Acceptance: April 1, 2007

Final Manuscripts Due: May 1, 2007

Early Registration: May 1, 2007