Hosted by: Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, International University of - Vietnam National University, HoChiMinh City, VNU-HCMC, Vietnam (

Aims and Scopes

The International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems (ICLS) is organized by the International Federation of Logistics & SCM Systems (IFLS) and the Asian Pacific Federation of Logistics & SCM Systems (APFLS). The congress aims to provide an international forum for leading academics, researchers and practitioners to discuss and exchange ideas on the latest developments and to seek opportunities for collaboration among the participants as well as to promote excellence in the field.

The 13th International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems (ICLS2018) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 29 – August 1, 2018. It is being organized by Department of Industrial Systems and Engineering, International University, National Vietnam University, Vietnam. Main theme of the congress is focused on but not limited to, “Sustainable and Smart Supply Chain”.  This congress is centered on new development and disruptive innovations in sustainable and smart supply chain in the rise of Industrial Revolution 4.0. The ICLS2018 also encourages multidisciplinary networks and platforms for academics and industries to identify the latest innovations, trends, challenges, future issues and solutions in the field of Logistic and Supply Chain Management. The congress welcomes both research and practical contributions from different disciplines. The wider audience will benefit from the knowledge and experience of leading practitioners and academics in this area. Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished research results or best practices that have not been submitted for publication elsewhere.


Extension of submission deadlines

  • Abstract submission deadline:            Apr 16, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance:                April 23, 2018
  • Full paper submission deadline:         Jun 4, 2018
  • Notification of final acceptance:        June 25, 2018
  • Author and early bird registration:     June 19 – 30, 2018
  • Full registration payment due            July 31, 2018


Updates & News


  • Abstract must be submitted online at: and received by        Monday 16 Apr, 2018
  • Full papers must be submitted online at: and received by   Monday 4 Jun, 2018

Registration fees*

    Early bird (before 02 July 2018) After 02 July 2018
1 International delegates from academic institutions USD 450 USD 500
2 Students USD 300 USD 350
3 Accompany USD 200 USD 200
4 Vietnamese delegates from academic institutions VND 2(million) VND 3(million)
5 Vietnamese students VND 1(million) VND 1.5(million)

*Registration fee per partcipant. Participants with more than one paper submission will be charged additional 20% standard registration fee for the second paper and 10% standard registration fee for the third paper onwards