Call for Paper

Call for Paper

The 20th International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC2018) will be hosted by Nankai University in Tianjin, China on July6-7, 2018. ICEC2018 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 ofICEC2018 is “Challenges and Opportunities for E-Commerce in Sharing Economy .

We welcome submissions of original research papers addressing issues concerning the theory, design, development, evaluation, and application of electronic commerce and related fields. We also encourage submissions of research-in-progress that are innovative and inspirational. Research articles particularly sought after are those driven by real-world business problems and validated with proper research methodologies.

High quality papers from ICEC2018 will be invited to be fast-tracked to an ICEC2018 dedicated special issue of Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (SCI/SSCI) and ICEC2018 dedicated special issue of Nankai Business Review International.

Relevant papers on Cross-border e-commerce will be invited to the special issue on “Cross-border e-commerce initiatives under China’s Belt and Road Initiative” in Electronic Commerce Research(SSCI).

The relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

–Sharing Economy
–Cross-border e-commerce
– Design Theory for Wellness Using IT
– Internet-of-Things for Security and Safety
– Artificial Intelligence for e-Commerce and Wellness
– Big Data and Machine Learning in e-Commerce
– Food Business in e-Commerce
– Entertainment, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
– Smart Connected Products and Services
– Smart and Wearable Technologies
– Smart Factory and Manufacturing
– Mobile and Social Commerce
– Social Media and Social Networking
– Emerging Financial Technology (Fintech)
– Smart Health & Hospitals
– Smart Tourism and Smart Logistics
– Organic Media for Connected World
– Human Computer Interactions
– Bright Internet and Cybersecurity
– Education in Cyberspace
– Online-to-offline Services in e-Commerce
– Cloud Services and Service Innovation


Deadline for paper submission: March 1, 2018
Notification of acceptance: April 1, 2018
Deadline for final camera-ready version of accepted papers: June 1, 2018

Prof. Kyoung Jun Lee
Prof. Jae Kyu Lee
Prof. Zhangxi Lin
Prof. Robert Kauffman
Prof. Yuli Zhang
Prof. Minqiang Li

Prof. Robert Kauffman, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Prof. Jae Kyu Lee, KAIST, Korea

Prof. Yuli Zhang, Nankai University, China
Prof. Zhangxi Lin, Texas Tech University, USA
Prof. Kyoung Jun Lee, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Prof. Yongjian Li, Nankai University, China
Prof. Sung-Byung Yang, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Prof. Kai Li, Nankai University, China

Address: Business School, Nankai University,
No.121 Baidi Street, Tianjin, P.R.China, 300071