13th Asian-Pacific Decision Sciences Conference 2008

Brisbane, Australia -- 2nd-5th July 2008

Call For Papers and Panel Discussants

Please note papers are being accepted until the 15th of April at this stage

Submission is now closed. If you want to contact us please click here.

Call for Workshops

The 13th Annual APDSI Conference is also taking considerations for workshop presentations. If you have an idea for a workshop please contact the conference committee through the website on this contact email. Please keep your proposal length to under 500 words.

The conference invites researchers and practitioners to submit papers and proposals for themes of panel discussions in the following areas.

*       Accounting

*       Actuarial Science/Risk Management

*       Business Administration

*       Computer Science/IT

*       Decision Support Systems

*       e-Business/e-Learning

*       Economics

*       Finance

*       Human Resource Management

*       International Business

*       Management Information Systems

*       Management of NPO/NGO

*       Management of Service Industry

*       Manufacturing Practices & Technology

*       Marketing Communications

*       Operations Management/Operations Research

*       Organization Behaviour

*       Public Sector Applications

*       Quantitative Methods & Statistics

*       Regional Development & Demography

*       Strategic Management/Leadership

Submission instructions

All papers must be written in English. Please follow the instructions below to complete the submission.

*       To facilitate our double-blind review process, each submission must enter the paper information online: (1) author(s), (2) affiliation(s), (3) complete addresses, telephone/fax numbers, and email address of one author to whom all correspondence should be addressed, (4) title of the paper, and (5) selected topic area. Then, you must upload the file of your paper in PDF format. Your paper must NOT contain any author information.

*       Panel proposals must include a list of panelists and are limited to 3 pages only. Full papers are limited to 20 pages (8000 words), not including tables or figures. All submissions will be double-blind refereed by independent reviewers on a rolling basis.

*       All submissions, in PDF format only, must be submitted via the "Online Submission" hyperlink option available at this homepage. All submissions must be received on or before April 15, 2008. Notification of acceptance will be sent within 4-6 weeks of submission receipt, or May 15, 2008, whichever is sooner. Camera-ready full papers for publication in the conference proceedings must be in the PDF format and must be received by June 1, 2008. Detailed page format can be downloaded from the hyperlink below. Format Instructions for Camera-Ready Copy Format Instructions for Camera-Ready Copy

*       Paper presenter's online registration and conference payment in full (including authors, session chairs, and panelists) must be received on or before June 1, 2008 to validate one's attendance as a presenter at APDSI 2008. Presenters who do not remit payment and online registration before June 1, 2008 will not be Format Instructions for Camera-Ready Copy

*       Paper presenter's online registration and conference payment in full (including authors, session chairs, and panelists) must be received on or before May 15, 2008 to validate one's attendance as a presenter at APDSI 2008. Presenters who do not remit payment and online registration before May 15, 2008 will not be eligible to orally present papers. Authors are required to personally attend the conference to present their papers.

*       Accepted papers/abstracts will be published in English in the conference proceedings in CD-ROM.

Important Dates

All Submission Deadline: April 15th 2008 Extended
Notification of Acceptance: May 15, 2008
Receipt of Camera-Ready Paper/Abstract: May 15, 2008

Contact Details

Please submit all correspondence regarding paper submission and other affairs to the following address; e-mail is preferred.

Associate Professor Don Kerr
University of the Sunshine Coast
Faculty of Business
Sippy Downs, QLD, 4556.
Tel: +61 7 5459 4860
e-mail apdsi08(at)@griffith.edu.au




A book contract has been signed with IGI Publishing and this will be closely associated with the conference. The object is for academics to “value add” to their conference paper by converting it into a book chapter. Please click on the call for chapters link for further details."