Important news about IPIC2020
The 7th International Physical Internet Conference (IPIC) will be held on 18-20 November 2020. The organizing committee has been monitoring the developing COVID-19 pandemic (Coronavirus). The safety and well-being of all conference participants is our priority. After studying and evaluating the announcements, guidance, and news released by relevant national departments, we have made the following adjustments to the conference organization.
Nov 18: Opening Ceremony and Plenary Sessions
Mode: Offline meeting +Online Live broadcast
Time: 8:30-17:00 (Beijing Time)
Venue: Shenzhen University (live broadcast on internet)
The opening ceremony and Keynote speech will be held in SZU Campus. 10-12 keynote speakers from academic and industry will give keynote speech. The whole day plenary session will be live broadcast on the Internet. (We will confirm the broadcast channel later).
The local keynote speakers will give speech physically. For the overseas keynote speakers who are unable to attend physically, they will give a real-time online presentation (or Pre-recorded video presentation). The overseas keynote speakers will have an online interaction with the live audience in China.
Nov 19-20 ： Parallel Sessions
Mode: Presentation pre-download +Online discussion
Time: Europe-US session
(3:00 pm -5:00 pm Europe Paris Time)
(9:00 am-11:00 am US Atlanta Time)
(4:00 pm -6:00 pm China Beijing Time)
(9:00 am-11:00 am Europe Paris Time)
(9:30 pm-11:30 pm China Beijing Time）
(8:30 am-10:30 am US Atlanta Time)
Venue: online meeting (Zoom）
Considering that overseas participants may not be able to attend the meeting physically, we still try our best to provide communication channels for participants from all over the world in different time zones. We will provide “presentation download +online discussion” for parallel session.
Day 1 Plenary Sessions (Offline + Online)
Offline Participant: 255 USD / 1800 RMB
(Attend the opening ceremony, Keynote Sessions and Gala dinner in Shenzhen University)
Online Audience: FREE
(Watch the broadcast online)
Day 2- Day 3 Parallel Sessions (Online)
Parallel online session speaker: 50 USD / 350 RMB
(Paper and presentation video will be upload to conference website, paper will be published in conference proceeding)
Parallel online session audience: FREE
(Free to download the conference paper and join the online discussion)
Special Session proposal due
Sep 30 2020
Abstracts/Posters/Full Papers submission (with Presentation Video) due
Oct 15 2020
Open for paper and presentation preview and download
Nov 10-17 2020
Nov 18-20 2020
In the context of uncertain global epidemics and dramatic changes of global supply chain, we believe that PI will play a more important role. Thank you very much for your active support and participation.
For more details about the conference program, please kindly find the information on website (https://www.pi.events/). If you have any questions about the conference, please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
IPIC 2020 Organizing Committee
Aug 20 2020