Conference Topics

Conference topics
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Artificial Intelligence & Optimisation for Data-driven Production Management

  • Advanced Modelling, Simulation and Optimization Techniques
  • Hybridization of Operations Research and Artificial Intelligence techniques for Decision Aid
  • Advances in Machine Learning
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Blockchain Technologies
  • IIOT and Interoperability
  • Data-driven Manufacturing and Services Operations Management
  • Novel Production Planning & Control Approaches
  • Supply Network Planning, Optimization and Finance
  • Distribution Management

Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

  • Manufacturing System Engineering: Agile, Flexible and Reconfigurable
  • 5G-enabled Manufacturing
  • Connected, Smart Factories of the Future
  • Cyber-Physical Cognitive Systems
  • Cyber-Physical Production Systems and Digital Twins
  • Mass Customization and Mass Individualization
  • Cyber Security and Data Protection in Smart Industries
  • Digital Assistance Systems: Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
  • Industrial, Collaborative, Mobile and Software Robots
  • Intelligent Maintenance Systems
  • Lean Manufacturing and Innovation

Digital Supply Networks

  • Digital and Smart Supply Chain Management
  • Intelligent Logistics Network Management
  • Risk Analysis, Resilience and Disruption Management
  • Strategies for Supply Network Digitalization
  • Technology Implementation in Digital Supply Network
  • Organization and Culture in Digital Supply Network
  • Information Sharing in Platform Supply Chains
  • Digital and Virtual Quality Management Systems
  • Product-Service Systems

Sustainable Production Management

  • Additive and Hybrid Manufacturing
  • Sustainable Product Design and Engineering
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Remanufacturing and Disassembly Systems
  • Socio-Cultural Aspects in Production Systems
  • Circular Economy and Closed Loop Supply Chains

Cloud and Collaborative Technologies

  • Emerging Digital Manufacturing Platforms
  • Value Co-creation in Manufacturing and Service Systems
  • Collaborative Design and Collaborative Engineering


Special sessions will be organized to have focused discussions on the cutting edge topics


Advances in Production Management Systems