Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Acceptance will be based on relevancecontribution and originality.  There will be both oral and poster sessions. Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exclusive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them.

Manufacturing and Service Systems

Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Business Strategies and Intelligence in Manufacturing and Services

Knowledge, Change, and Risk Management

Value Creation by Sustainable Manufacturing

Green and Lean Supply Chains, Logistics, and Procurement

End-of-Life Management and Reverse Logistics

Manufacturing Paradigms (FMS/RMS, Lean, Agile, etc.)

Manufacturing Education and Training

Modelling and Simulation

Production Planning and Scheduling

Social Media in Manufacturing

The Internet-of-Things in Manufacturing

Multi-Level Measurement and Metrics

Social Aspects, Health, and Safety in Manufacturing

Services Science, Management, and Engineering

Integrated Product and Production Development

Product Design/Design for Manufacture/Assembly

Design for X

Modular and Configurable Structures and Development Processes

Product Development, Rapid Prototyping, Concurrent Engineering

Value Creation for Customers and Stakeholders

Total Quality Management

Product and Production System Life Cycle Assessment and Interaction

Manufacturing Technology and Processes

Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing

Biological Engineering, Medical Equipment and Healthcare Systems

Industrial Robotics, Automation, and Process Control

Micro, Nano and Desktop Manufacturing

Digital Manufacturing (CAx, CAPP, MES, DES, etc.)

Sensor-Based Process Monitoring and Control