Authors are solicited to contribute to the "call for paper" of this year by submitting articles that illustrate research results, projects, surveying works and industrial experiences, describing significant advances in the typical topics of our scientific sector.

According to the title of this edition, the following topics will regard “SMART MANUFACTURING: NEW PARADIGMS FOR A SMARTER WORLD".

Contributed papers may deal with (but are not limited to):


    • Big Data, IoT (Internet of Things), cloud, CPSs  (Cyber-Physical Systems)
    • Industrial and mechanical plant design and analysis
    • Industrial and occupational ergonomics
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    • Industrial service design and management
    • Healthcare engineering
    • Operations management
    • Project management
    • Facility management and global service
    • otal Quality Management for business excellence
    • Advanced manufacturing technologies
    • Product life cycle management
    • Energy management
    • Performance measures and metrics in industrial system design
    • Business process modelling and optimization
    • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability engineering
    • Industrial safety and risk assessment
    • Strategies for Lean processes and production development
    • Sustainable development engineering
    • Life cycle thinking for sustainable consumption and production