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

Collaborative networks 

  • Collaborative
  • 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
  • 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
  • Knowledge-based
  • Production
    Planning & Control
  • Scheduling
  • Automatic
    Learning Systems
  • Modeling
    and simulation of Business & Operational Processes
  • Supply
    chain simulation,
  • Social
    networks for manufacturing
  • Virtual
  • 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



Advances in Production Management Systems