ICEC 2019

21st International Conference on Electronic Commerce
(ICEC 2019)

Busan, Korea, July 3-5, 2019

Intro to Busan

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Welcome to ICEC 2019 at Busan!

The 21st International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2019) will be held in Busan, Korea, on July 3-5, 2019. ICEC 2019 aims at providing researchers and practitioners in electronic commerce and related areas with an opportunity to present original ideas and share insightful opinions. The theme of ICEC 2019 is “FinTech and Logistics in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era.”

We have many presentations of high quality original research papers addressing issues concerning the theory, design, development, evaluation, and application of electronic commerce and related fields. We also have presentations of research-in-progress contributions that are innovative and inspirational.

The selected papers will be invited to special issue of the journals such Electronic Commerce Research (SSCI), Electronic Commerce Research and Application (SSCI), Transportation Research-Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review (SSCI) Sustainability (SSCI), Information Technology for Development (SSCI),  APJIS (Scopus).

The paper presentations will be organized into following technical sessions (tentative):
– Sharing Economy, Social Commerce, and Social Media
– Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding
– FinTech and Financial Markets
– Impacts of FinTech and e-Commerce
– AI Approaches: Neural Networks, Chatbot, and CBR
– Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
– Machine Learning, Big Data, and Social Network Analysis
– e-Learning and Content
– e-CRM: Consumer Intention and Adoption, Marketing and Pricing
– Privacy and Security
– e-Logistics and e-Transportation
– Globalization and Cross-Border Issues
– Business Models: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
– e-Hospitality and online health
More information on Technical Sessions

We will have ICEC 2019 academic forum given by renowned academic professionals at the View Hall.
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We will have ICEC 2019 Industry Forum which will given by renowned professionals at Grand Ball Room. You will learn much about what is going on the business and industry.
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At the Terrace Hall, we will have four half-day tutorials on Big Data, Deep Learning, and Blockchains for learning the basics and the applications.
More information on ICEC 2019 Half-day Tutorial Sessions

On July 5, we will have industry workshop in the morning. 

Deadline for final camera-ready version of accepted papers:  May 30, 2019

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Conference Venue
The conference will be organized in Haeundae Grand Hotel located at Haeundae beach, which is often considered one of Korea’s most famous and beautiful beaches.


Address: Haeundae-Beach Road 217, Haeundae-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea
Tel. +82 (0)51 7400 114,

Sponsors: BNK Financial Group, KRX, LG U+, Korea Tourism Organization, Busan Tourism Organization, Busan Port Authority, HAREX Infotech, PanStar, Shinhan Financial Group, More sponsors to be added

Hosted by
Pusan National University Graduate School of Finance (
Dong-A University Smart Governance Research Center (

Conference Chairs
Hyung Rim Choi, Dong-A University (, Korea
Jang Woo Lee, Pusan National University(, Korea
Paul Tae-Woo Lee, Zhejiang University, China
Thomas A. Weber, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Qi Li, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Program Chairs
Taeho Hong, Pusan National University (, Korea
Youngki Park, George Washington University, USA
Jian Mou, Xidian University, China

Organizing Chairs
Soon-Goo Hong, Dong-A University (, Korea
Tae Ho Song, Pusan National University (, Korea
Xianfeng Zhang, Hainan Normal University, China
Kai Li, Nan Kai University, China
Dan J. Kim, University of North Texas (, USA

Local Organizing Chairs
Hyun Soo Kim, Dong-A University, Korea
Kangbae Lee, Dong-A University, Korea

Tutorial Chair
Byung Kwon Park, Dong-A University, Korea
Narang Kim, Dong-A University, Korea

Steering Committee
Jae Kyu Lee, KAIST, Korea & SUSTech, China
Robert Kauffman, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Zhangxi Lin, Texas Tech University, USA
Kyoung Jun Lee, Director of ICEC Center & Kyung Hee University, Korea
Sung-Byung Yang, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Program Secretariat
Minje Cho, Dong-A University, Korea

Conference Secretariat
Miri Heo, International Center for Electronic Commerce, Korea

June Cherpes
Tel: +82-51-711-0047

* July 2: The Welcome Reception at 6:00 PM
* July 3 & 4: Technical paper sessions, Academic Forum, Industry Forum(in Korean), Half-Day Tutorials (in Korean), Gala Dinner at 6:00 PM.
* July 5: Industry Workshop at 9:00 AM.

Organized by
International Center for Electronic Commerce (ICEC, )
KHU Humanitas Big Data Research Center (