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The theme of APMS 2015 is Innovative production management towards sustainable growthService, Manufacturing, and Resilient value-chain. The topics of APMS 2015 include (but are not limited to):

Collaborative networks 

  • Collaborative Design
  • Distributed systems and multi-agent technologies
  • ICT for collaborative manufacturing
  • Innovation for enterprise collaboration
  • Collaborative Information networks
  • Performance measurement and benchmarking
  • B2B, B2C

Globalization and production management

  • Inventory Management in large supply chains
  • Global supply chain systems
  • Mass customization
  • Social and Cultural aspects of global supply chains
  • Worldwide Procurement
  • Logistics and Distribution Management

Knowledge based production management

  • Computational Intelligence in Production Management
  • Intelligent manufacturing systems
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Knowledge-based PLM
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Scheduling
  • Automatic Learning Systems
  • Modeling and simulation of Business & Operational Processes
  • Supply chain simulation,
  • Social networks for manufacturing
  • Virtual Factory
  • Agile and flexible manufacturing systems

Project management, Engineering management, and Quality management

  • Closed Loop Design
  • Highly customized products and services
  • Quality management
  • QFD
  • Six-Sigma
  • New products development
  • Engineering management
  • Engineering and management education

Sustainability and production management

  • Eco-design and Eco-innovation,
  • Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing,
  • Green manufacturing
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Remanufacturing
  • Disassembly and Recycling
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Sustainability in Global Supply Networks
  • Smart Factory