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International Symposium on Sustainable Value Chains

Registration, Submissions and Hotel Accommodations

Symposium Paper and Extended Abstract Submission Guidelines

You may participate in the Symposium program through the submission of either a complete paper or an extended abstract. Both papers and extended abstracts will undergo a double-blind review process by at least two reviewers.

Each accepted paper or extended abstract will be assigned to an appropriate track in the Symposiums program and the author(s) will be allotted 20 minutes to present their work followed by five minutes for discussion.

All accepted papers and extended abstracts will be included in the Symposium Proceedings after payment of registration fees by at least one author.

NOTE: All papers and abstracts must be submitted via softcopy in a Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) format to either Al Guiffrida (aguiffri@kent.edu) or Pratim Datta (pdatta@kent.edu).

Important Deadlines for Symposium Contributors and Attendees


Submit paper for double-blind review: May 10, 2011
Submit final copy of paper (after reviews completed) for Proceedings: June 10, 2011

Extended Abstract submission for double-blind review: May 10, 2011
Submit final copy of abstract (after reviews are completed) for Proceedings: June 10, 2011

Symposium Attendees

Payment of Symposium registration fees: June 18, 2011 or earlier (registration fees include breakfast and lunch)

Registration Fees (register here)


$ 120.00 (on site: $130.00)
$ 60.00 (on site: $ 65.00)

Academic/Practitioner
Student

Registration, Submissions and Hotel Accommodations

(hotel reservations here)


Please contact Symposium organizers Al Guiffrida (aguiffri@kent.edu) or Pratim Datta (pdatta@kent.edu) for information on registration, paper submissions, and accommodations.

Symposium Schedule at a Glance

Friday June 17, 2011


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM: meet and greet; Two complementary beverages will be made available. On site Symposium registration is also available.

Saturday June 18, 2011



Buffet style breakfast
Opening Remarks and Academic Keynote Speaker
Paper/Abstract presentations
Break – light refreshments provided
Paper/Abstract presentations


Lunch and Keynote Speaker from Industry
Paper/Abstract presentations
Break – light refreshments provided
Paper/Abstract presentations
Closing Remarks & Awards
AM
7:30 - 8:00
8:15 - 9:00
9:15 - 10:30
10:30 - 10:50
11:00 - 12:15

PM
12:30 - 1:15
1:30 - 2:15
2:15 - 2:30
2:30 - 4:15
4:15 - 4:30