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IESM 2016 : 3rd International Conference on industrial Engineering & Sustainable Management


When Dec 13, 2016 - Dec 15, 2016
Where Isfahan- Iran
Submission Deadline Oct 16, 2016
Notification Due Oct 31, 2016
Final Version Due Nov 15, 2016
Categories    industrial engineering   sustainability   management

Call For Papers

Dear Colleague

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we invite you to participate in the 3rd International Conference on industrial Engineering & Sustainable Management (IESM’16), which will be held in Isfahan, Iran from Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th December, 2016. The Conference is organized by Department of Industrial Engineering, Islamic Azad University , Lenjan Branch.
IESM'16 will be an international forum for discussions on recent theoretical and methodological developments, significant technical applications, case studies and survey results in the areas of Industrial Engineering and Sustainable Management. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
• Production & Inventory Planning and Control
• Quality Planning, Control and Management
• Constructions Management & Project Control
• Logistics, Transportation & Supply Chain Management
• Reliability & Maintenance Management
• Financial Engineering & Engineering Economics
• Ergonomics, Safety & Industrial Hygiene
• Application of Decision Making, Data Mining & Forecasting Models
• Manufacturing Systems Design
• Optimization & Application of Operations Research Models
• Application of Metaheuristics & Artificial Intelligence Tools
• Value Engineering
• Energy Engineering
• Healthcare Systems Engineering
• Industrial Case Study
• Risk Analysis & Management
• Investment Management
• Sustainable Economic Development
• Human Resource Management
• Business Management & Entrepreneurship
• Knowledge Management, Creativity & Novelty Management
• Process Management & Technology Management
• Management Information Systems
• Strategic Planning
• Research & Development Management
• Future Study & Sustainability

Important Dates:
Final Manuscript Submission 2016-10-16
First Round of Review 2016-10-31
Revised Paper Submission Due 2016-11-15
Final Decision on Papers 2016-11-20
Early Bird Registration 2016-11-21
Late Registration 2016-12-05
Conference Start Date 2016-12-13 Time 15:00
Conference End Date 2016-12-15 Time 18:00

The papers up to 10 pages are to be written in MS Word. Submissions must be original and not published elsewhere. The submissions will be peer reviewed by members of the program committee. The authors of accepted papers will have to improve their paper on the basis of the reviewer’s comments and will be asked to send a camera ready version of their manuscripts. The reviewing process will be double-blind, please omit information about the authors in the submitted paper. It is assumed that one participant will present not more than one talk.
All the accepted papers will be presented orally and meanwhile as a poster in the program and will be published in the proceedings of the IESM’16 Conference being available on-line through Civilica, which is an Iranian database of Conference papers. Moreover, all the accepted papers are subject to select to submit their extended version for publication in International Journal of Engineering (ISSN: 1025-2495) indexed in SCOPUS and EBSCO, after one more round of review. Please visit the conference website for more detailed information.

The International Advisory Committee will select the best presented papers for two distinctions: (1) The Best Student Paper Award, (2) The Best Senior Paper Award. The names of the winners will be announced during the closing ceremony of the conference. Moreover, a contest will be held for the best PhD and MSc. dissertations/ thesis with the sustainability-related subjects. The dissertation/ thesis must be successfully defended during last three years. The 1st prize will include a travel allowance (transportation, accommodation, and foods) to Isfahan worth 500 USD. Other selected dissertation/ thesis will be rewarded in the closing ceremony of the conference. Due date to submit the abstracts is 22 September 2016. The Contest starts on October 22, 2016 and closes on November, 5 2016. The results will be announced before November 20, 2016.

About Isfahan:
Isfahan is the capital of Isfahan Province in Iran, located about 340 kilometers (211 miles) south of Tehran. It is the second most populous metropolitan area in Iran after Tehran. Isfahan is located on the main north–south and east–west routes crossing Iran, and was once one of the largest cities in the world. It was the capital of IRAN for more than 200 years in the Safavid dynasty. The Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is one of the largest city squares in the world and an outstanding example of Iranian and Islamic architecture. It has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The city also has a wide variety of historic monuments and is known for the paintings, history and architecture. Isfahan City Center is also the 5th largest shopping mall in the world, which is located in this city, mixing the traditional Isfahanian architecture with the modern one.
The conference organizing committee will help participants on their in-land transportation from Tehran or Isfahan Airports, accommodation, foods and city tours during their stay in Isfahan. Please do not hesitate to enquire about it via or

Visa requirements:
Visitors of 8 countries are exempted to obtain visa to stay in Iran, including Azerbaijan, Malaysia and Turkey. Visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 30 days will be granted to citizens of more than 190 countries around the world (including almost all European, Asian, African and Latin America countries) in 8 major Iranian airport including Tehran and Isfahan Airports. By the way, all visitors must hold a passport valid for at least 6 months. Please visit this webpage for more information: If you require an invitation letter, please let us know at least two months before your entrance.

Please visit the conference website at to gain information about the conference venue, accommodations, transportation, and other useful facts. Updates on the web site's contents will be added on an ongoing basis, so we recommend that you check it regularly. If you have any questions about the conference please do not hesitate to direct them to us at or .

Chair of the Scientific Committee:
Dr. S. Mahdi Homayouni
Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering,
Islamic Azad University, Lenjan Branch
8474168333 Isfahan, IRAN.
Office: +98-31-52437001 (ext. 600)
H/P: +98-9133259168

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