INVITED SESSIONS/PANELS

Proposals of special sessions/panels are invited. The aim of a special session/panel is to bring together researchers working on a specific topic of interests.

If you are interested in organizing a special session/panel, please send your proposal to the conference secretariat at icqrms@uestc.edu.cn as early as possible. The proposal should include the session/panel title, the scope and motivation of the session/panel, and the organizers and their brief CVs.

Both full papers and extended abstracts can be submitted to the conference and the special session should include more than 5 submissions.

  •  Important dates for the special sessions

               Proposal Due         February 1st , 2018      Extended to February 5th , 2018

               Abstract Due             February 10th, 2018

               Full Paper Due          March 30th, 2018

The same submission and review process will be followed for papers submitted to these special sessions/panels. If you want your paper considered for a special session/panel, please indicate so in your abstract submission. Direct specific questions on a special session/panel to its organizers. 

(1) Special Sessions on "Warranty and Maintenance Policy" Organized by Professor Dae Kyung Kim (Chonbuk National University, Korea. Email: dkkim@jbnu.ac.kr). Please submit the paper directly to the organizer of the special session.

(2) Special panels on "High Speed Train PHM" Organized by Professor Jay Lee (University of Cincinnati, USA. Email: jay.lee@uc.edu). Please submit the paper directly to the organizer of the special session.

(3) Special Sessions on "System Reliability Modeling and MaintenanceOrganized by Professor Hao Peng (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. Email: penghao@amss.ac.cn) and Professor Lu Jin (University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo. Email: jinlu@inf.uec.ac.jp). Please submit the paper directly to the organizer of the special session.

(4) Special Sessions on "Proposal for a Complex System Modeling and Evaluation Method - Special session organized by the Operations Research Society of Japan (ORSJ)" Organized by Professor Tomoaki Akiba (Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan. Email: tomo@akiaki.net). This special session currently, full of candidates and will not accept additional papers.

(5) Special Sessions on "Optimal Maintenance Modeling" Organized by Professor Mitsutaka Kimura (Gifu City Wemen's College, Japan. Email: kimura@gifu-cwc.ac.jp). This special session currently, full of candidates and will not accept additional papers.

(6) Special Sessions on "Evaluation Methods for the Information & Communication Technology" Organized by Professor  Yoshinobu Tamura (Tokyo City University, Japan. Email: tamuray@tcu.ac.jp). This special session currently, full of candidates and will not accept additional papers.

(7)Special Sessions on "Quality Planning and Measurements" Organized by Professor Yi-Kuei Lin (National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, Taiwan. Email: yklin@mail.ntust.edu.tw).This special session currently, full of candidates and will not accept additional papers.