Submission deadline for track proposalNovember 1st, 2022
Easychair system open for submissionNovember 20th, 2022
Submission deadline for full manuscriptJanuary 15th, 2023 EXTENDED TO
January 30th, 2023
Acceptance announcementMarch 3rd, 2023
Deadline for registrationMarch 17th, 2023
Conference dateMay 26-28th, 2023



The proceedings of WHICEB2023 have been published in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) from Springer Publishing.

The 22th Wuhan International Conference on E-business(WHICEB2023)

An AIS Affiliated Conference

  • Conference Theme: Digital Empowerment for Intelligent Future

Wuhan, P. R. China, May 26-28, 2023

The Wuhan International Conference on E-Business (WHICEB) series is an AIS affiliated conference which has been held successfully since the year of 2000, serving as an annual academic conference for improvement and development of global e-business research, academic exchange, and cooperation. In the coming year of 2023, we will be holding the 22st conference with the topic of ‘Digital Empowerment for Intelligent Future’.

Big data, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and blockchain Technology (namely the ABCD Technology) are stimulating a new round of business innovation in the fields of manufacturing, business, education and personal life. The combination of digitization and intelligentization has created a new growth mode of digital economy. On the basis of the growth model driven by traditional factors such as labor and capital, a new growth mode with two elements of emerging IT technology and data is introduced. Therefore, new business and new rules have been generated and the application scenarios of “Internet plus” are redefined. The enterprises are facing the opportunity to reconstruct a new business model bottom up. Facing the new digital and intelligentized trend, from product or business innovation to organizational and industrial change, many enterprises are actively practicing and providing a large number of new research problems for academic research.

The conference which will be held from May 26 to 28, 2023, will stimulate the vigorous development of academic research and enterprise practices by bringing together E-business, information technology in digitalized and intelligentized situation, and new ideas and discoveries in service, marketing and operation management reform. Scholars in e-commerce, information systems, marketing, strategic management and public management home or abroad are welcome to participate in the conference. The annual conference aims to show innovative scientific research results in the business and economic fields enabled by artificial intelligence, promote interdisciplinary research findings, and share the experience of different countries and regions.English will be the formal language at the conference. World-class scholars in e-business field will be invited to give keynote speeches, workshops on different topics will be organized together with academic institutions located within China or abroad, Doctor consortium will be held at the conference, active youth scholars will be invited to give an individual speech at different sessions, not to mention other enriching activities. All accepted papers will be presented in the respective session. In view of the Covid-19 outbreak, WHICEB2022 will consider organizing academic exchange activities both online and offline.

Paper Publication

We only accept full research papers from different aspects of business and from different disciplines. Research methods as case study, modeling, empirical study, on-spot, questionnaire, or experimental study are all welcomed. Conference proceedings will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), then be submitted to apply for EI Compendex, CPCI and Scopus index.

News: The proceedings of WHICEB2023 have been published. A free access to the online version will be ready for a period of 4 weeks, from May 21 until June 19, 2023.

LNBIP 480, WHICEB 2023, Part I:

LNBIP 481, WHICEB 2023, Part II:

Organizing Committee

Conference Co-Chairs

Jing Zhao, Professor, School of Economics and Management, China University of Geosciences , Wuhan , China, 

Juergen Seitz, Professor, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim, Germany,

Doug Vogel, Professor, AIS President 2012-2013, Harbin Institute of Technology, China,

Conference Honorary Chair

Wilfred V. Huang, Professor, Alfred University, U.S.A.

Program Committee Chairs

Weiguo (Patrick) Fan, Professor, University of Iowa, U.S.A.,

Zhen Zhu, Professor, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan,

Publicity chair & Proceedings Editor 

Yiliu (Paul) Tu , Professor, University of Calgary, Canada,

Maomao Chi, Professor, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan,

Session Chairs

Kanliang Wang, Professor, Renmin University, China

Jinghua Xiao, Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Rong Du, Professor, Xidian University, China

Yi Jiang, Associate Professor, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

Conference Hosts

CICEB of China University of Geosciences
School of Economics and Management of China University of Geosciences
Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim, Germany
Alfred University, USA


CICEB of China University of Geosciences
School of Economics and Management of China University of Geosciences


The Association for Information Systems(AIS)
China Association for Information Systems (CNAIS)
The China Information Economics Society
University of Calgary, Canada
Deakin University, Australia
North Dakota State University, USA
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
University of Turku, Finland

Sponsoring Journals

Electronic Commerce Research
Electronic Commerce Research and Applications
Electronic Markets
internet research
Internet Research
Journal of Organizational and End User Computing
International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organizations
Journal of Information & Knowledge Management
Journal of Systems and Information Technology

The annual Wuhan International Conference on E-Business (WHICEB) is an AIS affiliated conference which cover e-business related topics. Wuhan International Conference on E-Business holds annually in May, and is widely recognized in the region and beyond as an excellent and fascinating academic conference.

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WHICEB Secretary

Jing Wang

School of Economics and Management China University of Geosciences
Center for International Cooperation on E-business(CICEB)

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