2nd Call for Papers for ICMR 2014

Diunggah oleh Humas FTUI/tk (2014-03-17)

This is a reminder to submit full papers (due on 14th April 2014) for the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2014, www.icmr2014.com) which will be held at Southampton Solent University, Southampton, UK from 9th to 11th September 2014. Initiated by the Consortium of UK University Manufacturing and Engineering Department Heads (COMEH), ICMR has been the UK's main manufacturing research conference for 25 years.

The conference will be a prestigious gathering of researchers, academics and industry practitioners across the world which aims to facilitate knowledge exchange and discussions on emerging trends and new challenges in all aspects of product development, manufacturing, product and service engineering. All conference papers will be peer reviewed and selected papers will be invited to be published in an International Journal related to Manufacturing Research. Four distinguished keynote speakers have now been confirmed.

Conference highlights

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof Sir David N Payne CBE FRS FREng: Professor of Photonics and Director of the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) and the Zepler Institute at University of Southampton, UK
  • Gordon Wakeford: Managing Director, Siemens Infrastructure and Cities, UK
  • Mike Wilson: Chairman BARA (British Automation and Robotics Association), UK
  • Graham Lodge and Jonathan Goldie: Director of Yacht Development and Director of Engineering at Sunseeker International Ltd.
  • Industrial tours of world renowned manufacturing industries
  • Conference Dinner in historic Beaulieu National Motor Museum, UK

Key dates
14 April 2014 Receipt of full paper submissions
26 May 2014 Notification of paper acceptance and opening of conference
16 June 2014 Receipt of revised final paper
30 June 2014 Receipt of early-bird registration fee
14 July 2014 Final registration deadline
25 August 2014 Publication of conference programme
9-11 September 2014 ICMR 2014 conference

The key topics of the conference are:

  • Product design and development
  • Product and service engineering
  • Cost engineering
  • Advanced manufacturing processes and technologies
  • Information systems and digital technologies
  • Production systems and optimisation
  • Rapid product development and manufacture
  • Product life cycle management and Design for X
  • Knowledge management for product development and manufacturing
  • Enterprise information management
  • High-value and global manufacturing
  • Human-centred manufacturing
  • Life cycle engineering including sustainability
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Bio-manufacturing
  • Manufacturing automation
  • Embedded systems

Paper Submission
Full papers with maximum of 6 A4 size pages in length should be submitted to the conference website (ICMR 2014 Paper Submission Link). Paper submissions will be handled by the EasyChair conference management system. If you already have an account you will be able to reuse that account, otherwise you will be able to create a new account during the registration process.

For further information, please contact:

(ICMR 2014 Conference Chairs)
Faculty of Maritime and Technology,
RM312, Reginald Mitchell Building, Southampton Solent University,
East Park Terrace Road, Southampton, SO14 0YN, UK
Tel. No: +44-2380-319328
Fax. No: +44-2380-319739
Email: icmr2014@solent.ac.uk


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