PhD Research Proposal

Marco Garetti Doctoral Workshop

In the tradition of previous APMS conferences, APMS 2024 will be preceded by the Marco Garetti Doctoral Workshop.


The workshop provides PhD students with the opportunity to present and discuss their doctoral research and receive feedback and exchange ideas in an inspiring community of fellow PhD students, experienced researchers, and professors from the IFIP WG 5.7 community.


Benefits of participation in the workshop include:

  • Reflections on ongoing/planned research activities and how to prepare a structured proposal for external review.
  • Written feedback on the Research Proposal from two senior researchers before the workshop.
  • Verbal feedback from two reviewers, as well as other researchers and PhD students at the workshop.


Workshop details:

Date: Sunday September 8, 2024

Location: Chair of Factory Planning and Intralogistics

Registration fee: participation is included in the student registration fee and includes the workshop, lunch, and refreshments.


Key dates:

July 12: deadline submission of Research Proposal

August 2: notification of review results, with comments and suggestions for improvement

August 23:   submission of revised Research Proposal

September 8: workshop presentation, with feedback and discussion


Interested PhD students apply by submitting a PhD Research Proposal of up to 15 pages. Here you can download a Microsoft Word template for PhD research proposals. Please substitute your last name in the file name.


Applications are processed continuously once the system is open for those who want to take advantage of the early-bird participation rate ending on 15 July.

Format of Research Proposal

Below you can download a Microsoft Word template for PhD research proposals.


Advances in Production Management Systems