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FoodOPS 2024 : International Food Operations and Processing Simulation Workshop


When Sep 18, 2024 - Sep 20, 2024
Where Tenerife
Submission Deadline Apr 15, 2024
Notification Due May 15, 2024
Final Version Due Jul 15, 2024
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Call For Papers

FoodOPS 2024- International Food Operations and Processing Simulation Workshop!
International Food Operations and Processing Simulation Workshop (FoodOPS 2024)

Food engineering has expanded enormously in terms of issues addressed, theories and tools deployed to improve food processing and food traceability. Indeed, there is a growing effort toward the application of artificial intelligence techniques as well as mathematical modeling and software development for food processing and traceability purposes. This widening domain along with the dynamism in the Modeling and Simulation technologies and approaches throw up many challenges for researchers and practitioners seeking to come to terms with the scope and diversity of the field. the International Food Operations & Processing Simulation Workshop has the potential to make an important contribution to the literature both in appraising the current state of research and in providing advanced approaches for the future development of the field. FoodOPS Conference is part of the I3M Multiconference.

September 18 – 20, 2024
Venue: Tenerife, SPAIN

Abstracts or full draft papers, April 15th, 2024
Acceptance Notification, May 15th, 2024
Camera Ready Papers, June 15th, 2024

FoodOPS and all I3M articles are published as Open Access and distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY-NC-ND) license. You can access and download all I3M articles at any time from the I3M Online Repository at
I3M proceedings past editions (including EMSS, HMS, MAS, IMAACA, DHSS, IWISH, SESDE, FOODOPS, proceedings) are indexed by Scopus, in addition the I3M proceedings will be submitted for indexing in ISI Conference proceedings Citation Index and Google Scholar.

Current list of Tracks:
- Food processes modeling and simulation
- Advanced models and applications for food production, distribution and traceability
- Food Supply Chain and cold supply chain management
- Economic, social, business and environmental challenges in food supply chains
- Inventory management for food, beverage and perishable products
- Decision support systems applications in food production and distribution
- Greening the supply chain and environmental sustainability
- Simulation optimization approaches in food processing and distribution
- Production systems design in food industry
- Design and production of novel foods
- Design and operation of food processes, plant and equipment
- Economics of food engineering
- Shelf-life
- Liquid Food Processing
- Modelling & Simulation of Food Processing
- Modelling and Simulation of Physical Properties of Foods
- Sustainability of Food Processes
- Modelling and simulation of food fouling and cleaning techniques
- Modeling & Simulation for agri-food supply chain management

Conference best papers will be directed to International Journals for inclusion through content extension. I3M2024 will generate Special Issues of top-quality International Journals for best authors. Find out more on the website!

The submission and review of papers for FoodOPS 2024 will be managed through EasyChair. Access the system and submit your paper now.
Guidelines for the preparation of manuscripts and instructions for submission are provided on the conference website:
All manuscripts must be submitted electronically through the Conference Manuscript Management System.
All papers will be accepted with the understanding that they will be presented at the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper will be required to register before uploading the final version.

Access for free the I3M proceedings of previous editions
Conferences Proceedings are available at this link

"Gianni Cantice Research Award for Gifted Simulation Students" and the “Norbert Giambiasi Award for Conceptual Modeling Excellence” will be announced during the I3M 2024 Gala Dinner and attributed to the best simulation student applicants. The Gianni Cantice Award is entitled to Col.Cantice as recognition for his long activity in Simulation; the Gianni Cantice Award Winner will receive the Award Certificate and a financial contribution (a free registration for the next I3M conference).
The Norbert Giambiasi Award is entitled to Prof. Norbert Giambiasi as recognition for very highly qualified contribution in Conceptual Modeling and DEVS within the International Simulation Community. The Norbert Giambiasi Award Certificate Board selects the paper among best Conceptual Modeling contributions to the I3M Conference. If you have a student as co-author in your FoodOPS paper the student could be considered for the award.

Conference Aim
Food engineering has expanded enormously in terms of issues addressed, theories and tools deployed to improve food processing and food traceability. Indeed, there is a growing effort toward the application of artificial intelligence techniques as well as mathematical modeling and software development for food processing and traceability purposes. This event is the ideal framework for setting up European Community and International Projects and it could be used as a framework for hosting project review meetings and project exploitation. Such papers would address key aspects such as modeling and simulation of food processes, comparison and optimization of emerging food technologies, risk assessment, food safety and shelf-life prediction; analysis and modeling of food packaging; food processing sustainability, traceability, production planning and scheduling; supply chain and cold chain design and management; inventory management and storage area design; automation of production processes and logistics etc directing the attention to the relationships among concepts and theories within and across the different subfields.

Contact and Information
For further information please contact the FoodOPS secretariat (

We look forward to welcoming you to Tenerife (Spain)

Best Regards,
FoodOPS 2024 Organization Committee

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