2018 The 12th International Service Innovation  Conference
(2018 ISIC)

Call for Paper

The College of Service Industries, Minghsin University of Science and Technology (CSIMUST), organizes its 12th International Service Innovation Conference, May 16, 2018, Hsinchu County, Taiwan. The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, specialists, and students from all areas of tourism, hospitality, MICE development, leisure management, child education, senior citizen service, and other related fields. Theoretical and empirical research knowledge will be shared and discussed by keynote speeches, paper presentations, panel of industry-education coordinated development, and boards of innovative products of service. Research articles and reviews in the following fields are very welcome:

  1. Leisure Management: MICE tourism, Leisure and MICE development, Cultural leisure, Health leisure, Tourism & Leisure, Leisure information, Other related subjects.
  2. Hotel Management: MICE-Hotel management innovation, MICE-Hotel Service, MICE-Hotel internet marketing, MICE-Hotel human resources, MICE-Hotel marketing, Other related subjects.
  3. Child Development and Education: MICE management and marketing of preschool, Strategic innovation for preschool, Preschool and customer relations, Home and preschool relations establishing, School and community relations, New Curriculum practice and innovation, Other related subjects.
  4. Senior Citizen Service Management: Long-term care facilities management, Social work for older adults, Mid-life planning and management. Senior services business management, Telecare and assistive technology application, Leisure activities planning for the elderly, Other related subjects.
  5. Other fields: Innovations of management, marketing, leadership, and knowledge, Other management, Social sciences, Economics, Sports, Arts and humanities.


Paper Submission Process

1. Electronic Submission

All papers (in Chinese or English) must be submitted electronically (full text with application form for submission) online. Please refer to “Guidelines for Paper Submission”.

2. Important Dates (Taiwan time)

Due date: 24:00, April  08, 2018

Full paper of revision submitted electronically:April 30, 2018.

Conference Date and Venue

Date: May 16(Wensday), 2018
Venue: Li Xu Bldg, Minghsin University of Science & Technology

Contact Information

     Address: Department of Senior Service Management
                    Minghsin University of Science and Technology
                    No. 1, Xinxing Rd, Xinfeng Township
                    Hsinchu County, 30401
                    Taiwan, R.O.C.
    Telephone: +886-3-5593142 ext. 3851
    Fax: +886-3- 5578647
    Email: service-conference@must.edu.tw


Guidelines for Paper Submission

Papers must be formatted as following (see Attachment 1 for the sample format)

  1. Page 1 – title, author name(s), affiliation(s), a 150-word abstract, and a list of no more than six key words (see Attachment 2 for sample page 1)
  2. The full paper should be a maximum of 19 double-spaced pages including references and exhibits. Printing surcharge(per page)NT$200 if the full paper pages is over 15 pages.
  3. Type of letters should be Times New Roman
  4. Prepare your paper using Microsoft Word for Windows 6.0 or higher only
  5. Make  sure your paper size is set at the 21cm X 29.7cm (A4 or letter-size)
  6. Set the top page margin to 3cm and bottom page margin to 2.7cm, and the left and right margins to 2.5cm

Paper submissions are subject to a double-blind review process by the Review Committee of the conference. Each paper is assigned a number; the identity of the author(s) is not revealed. An independent evaluation is then completed by at least two reviewers.

A paper may only be submitted once. Once submitted, the order and names of authors listed on the original submission may not be altered including indication of the lead author’s name.

Submissions must be submitted

  1. electronically along with the Application for Paper Submission (see Attachment 3) through the conference website;
  2. with author name(s), affiliation(s) and order in final format. Changes to this information will not be permitted after submission of manuscript.

2018 The 12th International Service Innovation Conference