12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2014)

Date(s) - 09/09/2014 - 11/09/2014
All Day

Southampton Solent University

The 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2014, www.icmr2014.com) 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 the last 25 years.

A full paper may now be submitted to the ICMR 2014 conference. 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.

The key features of the conference will be:

  •      Keynote speeches by leading researchers from academia and industry
  •      Presentation of papers by both academia and industry
  •      Industrial tours of world renowned manufacturing industries
  •      On-line publication of conference proceedings for wider dissemination
  •      Printed conference proceedings
  •      Selected papers published in an international journal related to manufacturing research
  •      Conference banquet at historic Beaulieu National Motor Museum

The key dates of the conference are:

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 in MS Word format 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 more information, email: icmr2014@solent.ac.uk


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