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IWAMA 2019 : 9th International Workshop of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation


When Nov 21, 2019 - Nov 22, 2019
Where Plymouth, UK
Submission Deadline Jul 30, 2019
Notification Due Aug 1, 2019
Final Version Due Aug 15, 2019
Categories    industry 4.0   big data   advanced manufacturing   automation

Call For Papers

IWAMA 2019
9th International Workshop of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation
21 – 22 November 2019
Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK

First Announcement and 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 worldwide. Manufacturing and automation have 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, practicing professionals and experts from industries to interact and discuss trends and advances in some areas of manufacturing and automation while sharing ideas and perspectives.

Workshop Topics
These are the main topics of IWAMA2018, but the topics are not limited to these. Authors should select 2-3 topics when they submit their papers.
1. Robotics and Automation
2. chemical process equipment
3. Parallel mechanism and manipulator
4. Computational Intelligence
5. Design and Optimization
6. Product Life-cycle Management
7. Integration of CAD/CAPP/CAM/CIMS
8. Advanced Manufacturing Systems
9. Manufacturing Operations Management
10. Knowledge-based Manufacturing
11. Manufacturing Quality Control and Management
12. Sustainable Production
13. Diagnosis and Prognosis of Machines 14. Industry 4.0
15. Lean and Agile Manufacturing
16. Virtual and Grid Manufacturing
17. Resource and Asset Management
18. Logistics and Supply Chain Management
19. Fashion Logistics and Marketing
20. RFID Applications
21. Predictive Maintenance
22. Reliability and Maintainability in Manufacturing
23. Project Management
24. Renewable Energy Development
25. Knowledge management and Decision making
26. Intelligent Inspection

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 min. 6 and max. 8 pages. Pages over 8 will be charged additionally. The paper should be written in English according to the paper template, which can be downloaded from IWAMA website ( The paper should be sent to or
The presentation at the workshop should not exceed 15 minutes. Full papers can be submitted to Kesheng Wang ( or IWAMA website. We also make a poster session and industry session.
Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts and all accepted papers will be published as a proceedings in Lecture Notes of Electrical Engineeringon (LNEE) by Springer, which will be indexed by EI compendex. 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 or others indexed by EI or SCI.
Registration and fees Regular and audience registration fees include:
• Regular registration:£300
• Audience registration: £100
• Additional paper: £150
• Additional sheet: £40
• Poster paper: £120 • Admission to all sessions
• Workshop kit
• Refreshment in coffee breaks
• Lunches and conference dinners
*Regular and poster papers are included in the Proceedings.
Visa – If requested, our workshop secretariat will provide an invitation letter to the participant to present together with the visa request to make the visa procedure simpler and faster.
Venue – The workshop will take place in Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK. Accommodation & travel information
Attendees will be suggested to book the hotel proposed later on.
Visitors arrive at London Heathrow Airport, and then may take a train or bus to the hotel in Plymouth City.
Daily temperature in September in Plymouth is about 10 °C.

Important Dates
First announcement 15.11 2018
Paper submission deadline 30.07 2019
Acceptance notification 01.08 2019
Final camera ready paper submission 15.08 2019

Honorary Chairs: General Chairs:
Minglun Fang, Kesheng Wang and Jan Ola Stradnagen Yi Wang, Kristian Martinsen and Tao Yu

Program Committee
Jan Ola Strandhagen, Norway
Kesheng Wang, Norway
Odd Myklebust, Norway
Per Schjølberg, Norway
Knut Sørby, Norway
Erlend Alfnes, Norway
Heidi Dreyer, Norway
Torgeir Welo, Norway
Kristian Martinsen, Norway
Hirpa L. Gelgele, Norway
Wei D. Solvang, Norway
Yi Wang, UK
Chris Parker, UK
Jorge M. Fajardo, Spain
Maria J. Calle, 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
Rinaldo Rinaldi, Italy
Gaetano Aiello, Italy
Romeo Bandinelli, Italy
Yafei He, China
Jawei Bai, China
Jinhui Yang, China
Dawei Tu, China
Minglun Fang, China
Binheng Lu, China
Xiaoqien Tang, China
Ming Chen, China
Xinguo Ming, China
Keith C. Chan, China
Meiping Wu, China
Lanzhoung, Guo, China Xiaojing Wang, China
Jin Yuan, China
Yongyi He, China
Chaodong Li, China
Cuilian Zhao, China
Chuanhong Zhou, China
Jianqing Cao, China
Yayu Huang, China
Shirong Ge, China
Guijuan Lin, China
Shanming Luo, China
Dong Yang, China
Zumin Wang, China
Guohong Dai, China
Sarbjit Singh, India
Vishal S. Sharma, India
Hongjun Ni, China
Ziqian Zhou, China
Jianqien Chao, China
Zhengyu Hong, China

Organizing Committee
Yi Wang(Chair), Jonathan Moizer, Stephen Childe, Ziqiang Zhou, Jin Yuan, Zhenyu Hong, Oleksandr Semeniuta and Ivanna Baturynska

Workshop Secretariat
Oleksandr Semeniuta
Ziqiang Zhou
Jin Yuan

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