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IISE Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts in Engineering Economy -- Deadline extended to Nov 29

  • 1.  IISE Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts in Engineering Economy -- Deadline extended to Nov 29

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    Call for Abstracts & Papers

    2021 IISE Annual Conference & Expo (Virtual)

    May 22 – May 25, 2021

    Track: Engineering Economy
    Deadline for Abstract Submission is November 29, 2020
    Abstract Submission Site: https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=RWXHKERF

    Conference Website: https://www.iise.org/Annual/details.aspx?id=50923

    Dear colleagues,

    The Engineering Economy Division of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) is sponsoring the Engineering Economy Track at the 2021 IISE Annual Conference & Expo. The conference is a forum for exchanging knowledge and discoveries by academicians and practitioners.

    We encourage you to submit a 250-word abstract to our track via the online submission system. Abstract submission is expected to open on September 27, 2020. Abstracts that are accepted for oral presentation will be available on the conference website and can be cited. Authors can claim them as refereed abstracts. These abstracts will not be copyrighted or indexed in the conference proceedings. Abstracts are welcome in areas such as

    • Asset Management
    • Capital Investment Analysis
    • Financial Engineering
    • Cost/Benefit Analysis
    • Prices and Portfolios
    • Real Options
    • Life-Cycle Cost Assessment/Management
    • Energy and Engineering Economy
    • Value Chain Management
    • Technology Replacement Management
    • Engineering Economy Education
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Economics of Supply Chain Management
    • Analytics in Engineering Economy
    • Other areas in economic and investment analysis

    Authors of abstracts that are accepted for oral presentation will present their work in a conference session. Regular sessions will be 80 minutes and include up to four presenters. Authors of these abstracts will be encouraged to submit (via the online system) an optional six-page paper for double-blind peer review for the conference proceedings. These papers should contain methods and results that are significant and have archival value. All accepted papers will be copyrighted and indexed in the conference proceedings via ProQuest. We will also hold a best track paper competition. Authors of six-page papers will be given the opportunity to participate in this competition without having to publish that paper in the proceedings and thus without releasing its copyright.

    If your abstract is accepted for presentation, the presenting author must register for the conference. Otherwise, the presentation will be withdrawn from the program. If such a withdrawn presentation is associated with an accepted six-page paper for the proceedings, that paper will also be removed. The presenting author must attend and present the work in a session at the conference. We request that authors be ready to review other papers in the track.

    Some important deadlines are as follows.

                Abstract submission                                                                  November 29, 2020

                Notification of decision on abstract                                           December 14, 2020

                Six-page paper submission (optional)                                      January 24, 2021

                Notification of decision on six-page paper                                February 28, 2021

                Final revised submission of six-page paper                              March 14, 2021

                Presenting author registration                                                   March 14, 2021

    There are also opportunities to organize invited sessions, panels, and tutorials. In addition to research and practitioner presentations, the annual conference offers many opportunities for attendees, including plant tours, networking, and keynote speakers.

    The Engineering Economy track has two awards judged by the paper submissions: Division best paper and student best paper awards (www.iise.org/Details.aspx?id=38048). All accepted and eligible papers will be reviewed and evaluated for these awards. The first-place winners will get framed certificates and their names will be listed in Honors & Awards program.

    We look forward to receiving your abstracts.

    Best Regards,

    Ahmet Akgun, California University of Pennsylvania, akgun@calu.edu

    Krishna Krishnan, Wichita State University, krishna.krishnan@wichita.edu

    Nabil Nehme, Lebanese American University, nabil.nehme01@lau.edu.lb

    Ramin Giahi, Principal Financial Group, rgiahi@iastate.edu

    Engineering Economy Track Chairs



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    Cameron MacKenzie
    Assistant Professor
    Iowa State University
    Ames IA
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