Objectives and Scopes of APMS 2019

APMS 2019 in Austin, Texas brings together leading international experts from academia, industry, and government in the area of production systems to discuss globally pressing issues in smart manufacturing, operations management, supply chain management, and Industry 4.0. The conference features several sessions filled with original, high-impact academic contributions, which will be published in the Springer Series ACIT.  Industrial viewpoints and insights will be shared through industry keynotes by world renown industry leaders.  High quality papers will be fast tracked to several peer reviewed archival journals, including Production Planning and Control (PPC). The conference is supported by the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) and is organized by the IFIP Working Group 5.7 on Advances in Production Management Systems which was established 1978.


The program includes presentations and discussions of peer-reviewed papers, in addition to insightful keynote speeches. A doctoral workshop (September 1st ), special sessions (2nd-4th), and industry tours (September 5th) are included in the conference program.

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Key dates for papers and session proposals

February 28, 2019

Special session proposals

March 31, 2019

Submission of full papers

April 10, 2019

Submission of Ph.D. research proposal

May 15, 2019

Notification of the first round review results

June 10, 2019

Submission of revised papers

June 30, 2019

Notification of final round review results

July 10, 2019

Submission of camera-ready papers

September 1-5, 2019

Texas State University

APMS 2019 is hosted by Texas State University, an institution dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service.  The university was established in 1899. Since that time it has grown into the largest institution in the Texas State University System and the fifth-largest university in the state of Texas with an enrollment of over 38,000 students for the 2018 fall semester

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