Call for Paper

Original unpublished papers are invited in all areas of design, manufacturing, and innovation.
Topics of interest include (but not limited to) the following:
– Additive Manufacturing
– Ontologies and Big Data Applications in Design and Manufacturing
– Bionic Mechanisms and Bio-manufacturing
– Cloud Design, Manufacturing and Automation
– Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing
– Computer in Design and Manufacturing
– Design Theory and Methodology
– Human Centric Design and Manufacturing
– Human Modelling in Engineering
– Industrial Internet / Internet of Things
– Innovative Manufacturing Processes
– Mass Customization and Personalization
– Nano and Micromanufacturing
– Product Lifecycle Management
– Services in Design and Manufacturing
– Green / Sustainable Design and Manufacturing
– Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications
– Infografics and Data-Knowledge Communication

Submission of Papers
Papers reporting original research results and experience are solicited. Each paper, written in English, is limited to 6 pages (IEEE proceedings format), including references and illustrations. Electronic submissions in PDF format are strongly recommended. Submission of a paper should be regarded as an undertaking that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will attend the conference to present the paper.

Publication
All submitted papers will be reviewed by program committee members and selected on the basis of their originality, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Accepted papers will be published in the IEEE categorized conference proceedings and will be submitted for indexing to EI (Compendex) and other indexing services. Extended versions of selected papers will be recommended and further published in special issues of well-known SCI journals, which will be notified shortly on the conference web page.

Important dates
January 15, 2017   January 31, 2017: one-page abstract submission due
February 15, 2017 March 10, 2017: full paper submission due
April 1, 2017: notification of acceptance
April 10, 2017: registration open
May 7, 2017: final papers due
May 15, 2017: early Registration Deadline