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IWAMA 2015 : 5th International Workshop of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation


Link: http://toc
When Oct 22, 2015 - Oct 23, 2015
Where Shanghai, China
Submission Deadline May 1, 2015
Notification Due Jun 1, 2015
Final Version Due Jun 30, 2015
Categories    manufacturing   supply chain management/analys   design   operations research/management

Call For Papers

IWAMA – International Workshop of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation – is an important international workshop for academic and industrial experts in the fields of advanced manufacturing and automation and will be organized as an annual event

Manufacturing and automation has assumed paramount importance and are vital factors for the maintenance and improvement of the economy of a nation and the quality of life. The field of manufacturing and automation is advancing at a rapid pace and new
technologies are also emerging in the field. The challenges faced by today’s engineers are forcing them to keep on top of the emerging trends through continuous research and development.

IWAMA aims at providing a common platform for academics, researchers, practising professionals and experts from industries to interact and discuss trends and advances in some areas of manufacturing and automation while sharing ideas and perspectives.

These are the main topics of IWAMA2015, but the topics are not limited to these:
 Robotics and Automation
 Computational Intelligence
 Design and Optimization
 Product Life-cycle Management
 Integration of CAD/CAPP/CAM/CIMS
 Advanced Manufacturing Systems,
 Manufacturing Operations Management
 Knowledge-based Manufacturing
 Manufacturing Quality Control and Management
 Sustainable Production
 Diagnosis and Prognosis of Machines
 Lean and Agile Manufacturing
 Virtual and Grid Manufacturing
 Resource and Asset Management
 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
 RFID Applications
 Predictive Maintenance
 Reliability and Maintainability in Manufacturing
 Project Management
 Renewable Energy Development
 Environment Protection
 Intelligent Detection

Submission of papers
Authors are invited to submit their papers presenting the results of original research or innovative practical applications relevant to the
workshop. The papers should be 4-6 single-spaced pages, in English according to the TTP template, which can be downloaded from IWAMA website and TTP paper submission system. The presentation at the workshop should not exceed 20 minutes. Abstract of papers can be submitted to Jinghui Yang ( or Kesheng Wang ( The final paper submission will be finished with TTP paper submission system. Authors will receive detailed instructions after submitting abstract of papers to IWAMA 2015.

Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts and all accepted papers will be published in Advanced Material Research, (ISSN 1022-6680/1662-8985) by Trans Tech Publications Inc, which is indexed by EI Compendex, ISTP and is available in full text online at Selected papers will be considered for publication in an expanded form in relevant international journals, such as Advances in Manufacturing, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Application of Expert systems indexed by EI or SCI.

Registration and fees
 Regular registration fee: €300 (2000RMB for Chinese)
 Student registration fee: €200 (1000RMB for Chinese)
 Early registration fee: €250 (1500RMB for Chinese)
 Banquette for accompanying persons: €40
All registration fees include:
 Admission to all sessions
 Workshop proceedings
 Workshop kit
 Refreshment in coffee breaks
 Lunches and banquette
Visas – If requested, our workshop secretariat will provide an invitation letter to the participants to present together with the visa request at the appropriate Chinese embassy to make the visa procedure simpler and faster
Venue – The workshop will take place in the Shanghai Second Polytechnic University (2360 Jin Hai Road, Pudong District, Shanghai, China).

Accommodation & travel information

Visitors arrive at Shanghai Pu Dong airport and may take a taxi to the campus of Shanghai Second Polytechnic University.
Shanghai is in the temperate zone; weather in September is fine. Daily temperature is about 20-25 °C.

Important Dates
Paper submission deadline 01.05 2015
Acceptance notification 01.06 2015
Final camera ready paper submission 15.06 2015
Early registration deadline 15.07 2015
Preliminary program 15.10 2015
Registration at site 21.10.2015

Honorary Chair: Minglun Fang

General Chairs:
Kesheng Wang (;
Jan Ola Strandhagen (
Tao Yu (
Yi Wang (

Program Committee
Jan Ola Strandhagen, Norway
Kesheng Wang, Norway
Tao Yu, China
Yi Wang, UK
Asbjørn Rolstadås, Norway
Per Schjølberg, Norway
Knut Sørby, Norway
Heidi Dreyer, Norway
Torgeir Welo, Norway
Leif Estensen, Norway
Hirpa L. Gelgele, Norway
Wei D. Solvang, Norway
Bjørn Solvang, Norway
Jorge M. Fajardo, Spain
Torsten Kjellberg, Sweden
Fumihiko Kimura, Japan
Gustav J. Olling, USA
Michael Wozny, USA
Byoung K. Choi, Korea
Wladimir Bodrow, Germany
Guy Doumeingts, France
Van Houten, Netherlands
Peter Bernus, Australia
Janis Grundspenkis, Latvia
George L. Kovacs, Hungary
Yafei He, China
Jawei Bai, China
Dawei Tu, China
Minglun Fang, China
Binheng Lu, China
Xiaoqien Tang, China
Ming Chen, China
Xuejian Chu, China
Xinguo Ming, China
Xiaojing Wang, China
Lilan Liu, China
Jing Yuan, China
Yongyi He, China
Shili Tan, China
Ming Li, China
Qingxi Hu, China
Chaodong Li, China
Cuilian Zhao, China
Chuanhong Zhou
Yun Chen, China
Yayu Huang, China
Shirong Ge, China
Jianjun Wu, China
Guijuan Lin, China
Shangming Luo, China
Sarbjit Singh, India
Vishal S. Sharma, India
Dong Yang, China

Organizing Committee
Yafei He (Chair), Liqing Qiao, Yaowei Bai, Jinhui Yang, Nie Li, Xiaogan Wang, Jing Li

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