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ICHLSCM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICHLSCM

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICHLSCM 2017: 19th International Conference on Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICHLSCM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Appraisal of Humanitarian Supply Chain Risks Using Best-Worst Method
Ali Mohaghar, Iman Ghasemian Sahebi, Alireza Arab
2) Numerical Investigation of Pressure Drop and Erosion Wear by Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation
Praveen Kumar, Nitin Kumar, Hemant Kumar
3) A Hyperexponential Approximation to Finite-Time and Infinite-Time Ruin Probabilities of Compound Poisson Processes
Amir T. Payandeh Najafabadi
4) A Framework for Investigating Reverse Logistics Capability of E-Tailers
Wen-Shan Lin, Shu-Lu Hsu
5) A Control Model for the Dismantling of Industrial Plants
Florian Mach, Eric Hund, Malte Stonis
6) Evaluation of Top-down and Bottom-up Leadership Development Programs in a Finnish Company
Kati Skarp, Keijo Varis, Juha Kettunen
7) Development of Energy Benchmarks Using Mandatory Energy and Emissions Reporting Data: Ontario Post-Secondary Residences
C. Xavier Mendieta, J. J McArthur
8) Mathematical Study for Traffic Flow and Traffic Density in Kigali Roads
Kayijuka Idrissa
9) Risk Management Approach for Lean, Agile, Resilient and Green Supply Chain
Benmoussa Rachid, Deguio Roland, Dubois Sebastien, Rasovska Ivana
10) Stress Variation of Underground Building Structure during Top-Down Construction
Soo-yeon Seo, Seol-ki Kim, Su-jin Jung
11) Rail Corridors between Minimal Use of Train and Unsystematic Tightening of Population: A Methodological Essay
A. Benaiche
12) Experimental Study of Geotextile Effect on Improving Soil Bearing Capacity in Aggregate Surfaced Roads
Mahdi Taghipour Masoumi, Ali Abdi Kordani, Mahmoud Nazirizad
13) Speed Optimization Model for Reducing Fuel Consumption Based on Shipping Log Data
Ayudhia P. Gusti, Semin
14) Potential of Tourism Logistic Service Business in the Border Areas of Chong Anma, Chong Sa-Ngam, and Chong Jom Checkpoints in Thailand to Increase Competitive Efficiency among the ASEAN Community
Pariwat Somnuek
15) Unbalanced Distribution Optimal Power Flow to Minimize Losses with Distributed Photovoltaic Plants
Malinwo Estone Ayikpa

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