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ICAM 2014 : International Conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing System


When May 28, 2014 - May 30, 2014
Where Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309,
Abstract Registration Due Mar 5, 2014
Submission Deadline Mar 21, 2014
Notification Due Apr 15, 2014
Final Version Due May 1, 2014
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Call For Papers

2014 International Conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing Systems, ICAM-2014, May 28-30, 2014
Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA

Sponsored by the International Society of Agile Manufacturing (ISAM), International Society for Productivity Enhancement (ISPE) and Oakland University, USA.
Papers should be submitted at:
To submit your abstract/full paper, you need to create an account as author at web site. You need to submit at least 3 keywords , one per line in the keyword box. Identify the paper as “abstract” or “first draft” or “final paper”. If you experience any problem in submitting at the, please contact Professor Subra Ganesan at:

Abstract deadline: January 15, Extended to March 5 2014
Acceptance of Notification is done by March 21, 2014
Submit the first draft of the paper for review by March 5 Extended to March 30, 2014
Reviewers comments and acceptance done by April 15, 2014
Submit the final paper by May 1, 2014
Conference Web site:
Paper Template to be used for submission is available at this link - Click to get it
TO LEARN MORE CONTACT: Professor Subra Ganesan, Oakland University
Phone: (248) 370-2206 (office) or (248) 635-5890 (cell),

Registration Information

Early registration April 15 $350 $300 $200
Next registration May 22 $400 $350 $225
Registration at event May 28-30 $425 $375 $225


Sponsored by the International Society of Agile Manufacturing (ISAM),
International Society for Productivity Enhancement (ISPE) and
Oakland University, USA.


ICAM-2014 welcomes original papers on the following topics:

• Agile Manufacturing
Manufacturing Agility * The Agile Production System * Managing System-wide Change * Implementing Technology to Enhance Agility * Strategic Direction * Performance Measures
Managing the Agile Organization * A 21st century paradigm * Agile Manufacturing and Change Management * Agile Manufacturing Enterprise Design * Issues, problems and future developments * Integrating Technology, Organization and People * Agile Customer-Supplier Relations * Mass Customization: The New Imperative in Business * Agile Product Development for Mass Customization * Virtual Manufacturing/Augmented Reality * Agile Manufacturing Facility,
Synchronous Flow/Agile Manufacturing, * Agile Manufacturing Information Systems * Agile Practices * Agile Processes * Agile Enabling Technologies

• Advanced Manufacturing Systems
World Class Manufacturing * Next Generation Manufacturing * Innovative Processes Micro-Manufacturing * Intelligent Sensors and Controls * Robotics * Intelligent Control, Flexible and Agile Assembly in Manufacturing Systems * Virtual Environment and Systems * Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing * Evolutionary Computing, Neural Network * Fuzzy Logic * Genetic Algorithms * Decision Support Constraints and Optimization * Flexible Manufacturing Systems

• Manufacturing Automation, Modeling and Simulation
*CAD/CAM, *CAE, *CAPP, *CNC, *DNC, *FMS, *CIM, *Robotics, *AGVs, *AS/RS, * Mechatronics and low-cost automation, * System modeling and simulation, *Sensors for intelligent manufacturing.

• Agility in Manufacturing processes, Tools and system
*Casting, *Forming * Joining *Processing of non-metals *Composites and advanced materials * Material treatment & surface modification/ Engineering *Severe Plastic Deformation Processes * Process modeling & simulation * Kinematics Drives & controls, * Design and development of conventional and unconventional machine tools, * Cutting tools, * Tooling for production, * Assembly and disassembly, * Machine tool vibration, * Machine tools for micromachining, * Noise & Condition monitoring.

• Quality Engineering
*Metrology, * Ultra precision measurements * Machine Vision * Ergonomics * Reliability engineering.

• Concurrent Engineering
Collaborative Decision Making * Planning and Scheduling * Product and Process Integration * Organization and Management * Information and Process Modeling * Networking and Distribution * Reasoning and Negotiation * Concurrent Engineering Framework * Data Exchange Process * Practical Applications * Design Automation * Design Theory and Methodology * Rapid Prototyping

• Integrated Product and Process Development and Product Innovation
Product Development into the 21st Century * Integrated Product &- Process Design and Development Team Method * Product Cost Analysis * Product Functional Requirements and Decomposition * Translating Customer Requirements into Products * Product Conception and Embodiments * Design for Assembly and Disassembly * Manufacturing Process and Design * Product and Process Improvement

• Virtual Reality and Its Applications
Virtual and augmented reality * Virtual humans and artificial life * Real-time collision detection algorithms * Case studies and emerging technologies * Graphics algorithms and applications * Image data structures for computer graphics * Visual computing and graphics * Curves and meshes * 3D reconstruction * Illumination and reflection techniques * Shadows, translucency and visibility * Modeling of natural scenes and phenomena * Surface modeling * Visualization * Modeling techniques * Sound rendering technologies * Rendering methods

• Agile Software Development
Agile software development approaches and methodologies * Agile testing and quality assurance * Requirements management in agile development * Agile development for safety-critical systems * Industrial experiences in agile software development * Experiments and quasi-experiments * Software architecture in agile development * Scaling up agile methodologies * Benefits of agile development * Transitioning from traditional to agile development * Agile software product development

• Manufacturing Education
STEM Education * New Developments in Engineering and Technology Curriculum * Accreditation issues * Workforce Development * Project Based Learning * Engineering Competitions

• Miscellaneous topics
Clean and Green Manufacturing to mitigate Global Pollution, Soft Computing applications in manufacturing, General Systems Theory and it’s Applications including Socio-economic systems and Business systems

• Review Procedure
Scientific papers will undergo a review process before being finally accepted. Also papers of a more practical content will be welcomed, such as case studies and descriptions, experiences with agile systems, etc.

• Proceedings
Pre-conference Proceedings will be published on a CD and will be distributed to the attendees.

• Invitation for paper submission and presentations
Papers and presentations from government, academia and industry are invited. The deadline to submit abstract, not exceeding 250 words is March 5, 2014. Please send the abstract along with contact information to:


Please visit conference website and submit the abstract / full paper at
You will be assigned an ID for the abstract and receive notification through e-mail.

Selected papers from this conference will be published in the "International Journal of Agile Manufacturing (IJAM)” the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems (IJAMS)" and other member journal of IAJC

Call for presentations from Industry and Government (Presentations only): One page proposals can be submitted by March 15, 2014.
Please send the proposals along with contact information to:

Important Dates:
 Submission of abstract: March 5, 2014
 Notification of abstract: March 21, 2014
 Submission of full paper for review: MARCH 30, 2014
 Notification of acceptance to authors with reviewers’ comments :APRIL 15, 2014
 Submit final manuscript, copyright form: May 1, 2014

Registration fee
“Registration is compulsory for one author per paper for a paper to appear in Electronic Proceedings (CD) and be considered for journal publication.
Registration fee Details Before April 15, 2014 Up to May 22, 2014 At the Conference door
Authors and Delegates USD 350 USD 400 USD 425
Non-USA authors/Delegates USD 300 USD 350 USD 375
Student Delegates USD 200 USD 225
USD 225

Registration fee may be sent as Demand draft/Cheque/Check be sent favor of "ICAM 2014" and mail to:
Dr. Subra Ganesan
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Oakland University
2200 Squirrel Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, USA
Phone 248 635 5890 Cell

Registration using credit card is also possible and information will be made available later.

Invitation for Special Sessions
Active researchers and practitioners are invited to organize sessions as part of the main conference. Each session should have five quality papers. If you are interested to organize a session and wish to chair or co-chair sessions please contact the Conference Chairmen.

A number of hotels are located close to the conference venue,. A detailed list of hotels will be available on the conference website. Accommodation in these hotels can be booked for discounted pricing through online.

Organizing Committee

General Chairman
Dr. Subra Ganesan, Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
Chairman ISAM & ISPE (USA) and Conference Honorary Chairman
Dr. Suren Dwivedi, P.E
Past President ISAM, Chief Editor IJAMS University of Louisiana,
Conference Honorary Chairman (India) and President ISAM
Dr. K. Hans Raj, Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Dayalbagh Educational Institute
Dayalbagh, Agra, UP, India
Technical Committee
Dr. S.K.Sharma, Professor , Mechanical Engineering, IIT BHU
Banaras, India.

Technical Committee
Dr. Biren Prasad
Dr. Robert Vantil
Dr. Chris Wagner
Dr. Syed Nassar.
Prof. Pavel Ikonomov, Western Michigan University, USA. Technical committee
Prof. J.L. Chenot, Advisor, CEMEF Laboratory, Ecole De Mines Des Paris, Sophia Antipolis, France.
Prof. Anand Srivastava, Department of Computer Science, University of Kiel, Germany.
More members to be added.

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