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Title GLOGIFT2010
Date 26th to 27th July, 2010
Place Graduate School of System Design and Management Collaboration Complex, Hiyoshi Campus, Keio University, Japan
Access: Hiyoshi Campus 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
Hosted by ・Global COE Program, Center for Education and Research of Symbiotic, Safe and Secure System Design, Keio University, Japan
・Graduate School of System Design and Management, Keio University, Japan
Co-Hosted by ・Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA
・Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, India
・Business Innovation Research Center, Department of Decision and Information Sciences, University of Massachusetts
 – Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA, USA
・Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Mumbai, India


‘GLOGIFT 10’, an International Conference with the theme “Designing for Flexibility and Security for the Future” is an effort to provide a global forum for practitioners, policy makers, teachers, researchers and learners to share their practical experiences, knowledge and insight in the evolution, formulation and implementation of strategies and models for designing more robust and flexible systems that can support the future enterprises to meet the complex and changing requirements of global business. The objective of the conference is to provide a knowledge sharing platform for dissemination of research and experiential findings through empirical study, qualitative modeling, case studies, new concepts and state-of-the-art studies.


‘GLOGIFT 10’, invites researchers, learners and practitioners to submit research-based as well as practical papers linked with the Theme of the Conference. There will be 1 Special Track each of the two days for “student papers” only. The two best papers submitted by students will be recognized and awarded.

The broad areas / sub-themes that will be of interest for the conference are any themes related to flexibility of designs, scalability, technology maturity, systems architecture and integration, more topics are listed below:

Role of Information Technology Impact of Security on Flexibility of Designs
Agility and rapid development Technology and Innovation Management
Flexibility in Manufacturing Systems Knowledge Management & Learning Organizations
Flexible Supply chains Unintended Consequences of Design and “Emerging Behavior”
Flexibility Maturity Models Prediction in Design
Service Orientation and Flexibility Globalization and Localization
Outsourcing and its Impact on Flexible Designs International Competitiveness
Flexibility in Use of Technology Global Value Chain and Business System
Complexity Business Process Management


March 6 Extended abstracts/papers (optional)
April 23 (Extended) Submission of Draft Paper
May 21 (Extended) Notification to Author for Paper Acceptance
June 15 (Extended) Submission of Final Paper for Proceedings


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Deadlines for Registrations   INCOSE/ APCOSE/
June 15 (Extended) Early Bird Registration 200 USD 250 USD
June 30 (Extended) Regular Registration 250 USD 300 USD
Student Registration 75 USD 100 USD
June 30 (Extended) Last Day of Cancellation No fee refund after this date


NAVIOS Yokohama is available within 20 min. access by train to the Conference site. Please contact and make reservation at the following website:


Papers should be thought provoking and based on current research. The titles should be brief. Although there is no word limit, concise papers are encouraged. Papers can be accepted for presentation based on the extended abstracts. Publication in Proceedings is subject to a strict set of standards of review and deadlines. Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of the conference on CD and a selection of these papers will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IJISE) and International Journal of Services and Operations Management (IJSOM) International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness (IJGBC) after due review processes. Submission details will be available on the following website.


If you wish to conduct a symposium, tutorial or workshop, submit a summary of at least two pages on what you propose to do in your session and why it is of interest and importance to the participants. All participants must register and attend the meeting.


Anyone interested in participating in the program by serving as a reviewer, session chair, or discussant, should contact at one or more of the Conference Chairs or at the Conference Secretary Generals. (E-mails are shown at the end)

Conference Chair/ Co-Chairs

・Dr. Rashmi Jain, Associate Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA
・Dr. Takashi Maeno, Professor, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
・Dr. Kirankumar S. Momaya, Professor, IIT Bombay, India
・Dr. Angappa Gunasekaran, Professor, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, MA, USA

International Advisory Committee

・Dr. Yoshiaki Ohkami, Professor, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
・Dr. Masaru Nakano, Professor, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
・Dr. Sushil, Professor, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
・Dr. Edward A. Stohr, and Dr. Richard Reilly, Professors, Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA

Steering Committee

・Dr. Vinayshil Gautam, Professor, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
・Dr. Karuna Jain, Professor and Head, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
・Dr. Azad Madni, Director, Systems Architecting and Engineering Program, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, USC, USA
・Dr. Richard Reilly, Professor Emeritus, Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA.
・Dr. N. Sambandam, Professor & Dean (Research & Development), National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India
・Dr. Yoshiyuki Matsuoka, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
・Dr. Ayao Tsuge, President, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
・Dr. Surendra S. Yadav, Head, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
・Dr. TS Yeo, Professor and Director, Temasek Defence Systems Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Program Committee

・Dr. B K Chakravarthy, Professor, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay, India
・Dr Ranjan Chaudhuri, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), India
・Dr. Hidekazu Nishimura, Professor, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
・Dr. Masahiro Inoue, Professor, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
・Mr. Sanjeev Sinha, President, Sun and Sand Advisors Co. Ltd.