We kindly invite you to participate in the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Smart Manufacturing (S2M 2019), part of the Industry 4.0 Academia Summit 2019 and taking place from 9th – 11th April 2019 in Manchester, UK.

 

The City of Manchester, once the birthplace of the 1st Industrial Revolution, is today a world-leading hub of the 4th Industrial Revolution, offering Industry 4.0 solutions in engineering, healthcare and social sciences. This event, jointly organised by The University of Manchester (UK), The University of Lisbon (Lisbon School of Architecture) and The Polytechnic of Leiria (School of Technology and Management), both from Portugal, aims to bring together leading experts from academia, research & industry, keen to share knowledge and exchange experiences on smart, sustainable manufacturing and its societal and technological drivers and impact.

 

Join us and get involved in this exciting event to network with your peers and inspiring keynotes coming from academia, business and industry worldwide.

 

The 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Smart Manufacturing (S2M 2019), part of the Industry 4.0 Academia Summit 2019, will provide a forum for stimulating cross-disciplinary discussions on the most recent innovations, trends, and challenges on a variety of topics, including:

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PAPERS

(see Call for Papers page)

1st February 2019 (23:59pm)

 

 

CONFERENCE TOPICS

The Future of Manufacturing

3D Printing and additive manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence

Autonomous systems

Behavioral and organizational change in a digital environment

Big data and cloud computing

Cyber-physical systems connectivity

Cybersecurity

Digital manufacturing in AEC

E-manufacturing

Factories of the future

Green manufacturing

Green nanotechnology

Human-centered manufacturing

Human-machine interaction

Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 and the value chain

Industry 4.0 business models

(Industrial) Internet of things

Life-cycle engineering and sustainability

Machine learning

Material information modelling

Renewable energy technologies

Robotics and collaborative robots

Smart manufacturing

The Cloud

Urban manufacturing

 

Towards a Circular Economy

Design for Disassembly

Energy and climate policy

Future cities

Green entrepreneurship

Green supply chain management

Green transportation

Resource efficient cities

Reuse, remanufacturing, disassembly and recycling techniques

Reverse logistics and product recovery

Sustainable business models

Sustainable waste management

Technology innovation for a green economy

 

Design, Sustainability and Innovation

Advanced building simulation

Biomimetics

Design education

Design for climate change

Designing sustainable cities

Digital Technologies in Construction

Eco-design and eco-innovation

Energy efficiency in buildings

Green nano-materials

Human-centric design

Inclusive design and accessibility

Lighting and daylighting design

Mass customization and mass personalisation

Nearly zero-energy buildings

Passive design strategies

Smart and sustainable materials

Smart building technology

Smart cities

Smart design for sustainability

Sustainable buildings

Sustainable construction

Total Building Performance

Urban Regeneration

 

Sustainable Healthcare for Aging

Bioinspired advanced manufacturing

Regenerative medicine

Biomechanics

Biomechatronics

 

The following have been confirmed as Keynote Speakers:

 

Axel Demmer,Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, Garmany

Industry 4.0 – Internet of Production

 

Ian Gibson, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Metal additive manufacturing for production applications

 

Richard Bibb, Loughborough University, UK

Design for Additive Manufacturing

 

Andres Harris, Foster & Partners, UK

Biomimetic Design

 

Please visit this page regularly for updates about additional keynote speakers, and their full biographies.

 

Below is a tentative programme for the conference. Details will be confirmed continually.

 

Day 1 – Tuesday 9 April

Venue: University of Manchester, Sackville Street Building

 

Time (indicative) Activity
14:00 – 14:45 Opening ceremony
14:45 – 15:30 Keynote 1
15:30 – 16:15 Keynote 2
16:15 – 16:45 Coffee Break
16:45 – 17:45 Parallel Sessions
18:00 – 19:00 Welcome Drinks and networking

 

Day 2 – Wednesday 10 April

Venue: Manchester Central Convention Complex

 

Time (indicative) Activity
09:00 – 09:45 Keynote 3
09:45 – 10:30 Keynote 4
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:45 Parallel Sessions
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 Keynote 5
14:45 – 15:30 Keynote 6
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:45 Parallel Sessions
19:00 Conference Dinner

 

Day 3 – Thursday 11 April

Venue: Manchester Central Convention Complex

 

Time (indicative) Activity
09:00 – 09:45 Keynote 7
09:45 – 10:30 Keynote 8
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:45 Parallel Sessions
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 Keynote 9
14:45 – 15:30 Keynote 10
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:45 Parallel Sessions
17:45 – 18:00 Closing Remarks

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Allan Rennie, Lancaster University, UK

Anath Fischer, Technion, Israel

Andres Harris, Foster & Partners, UK

António Pouzada, University of Minho, Portugal

Artur Pinto, European Commission, JRC – Ispra, Italy

Bahattin Koc, Sabanci University, Turkey

Bopaya Bidanda, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Carlos Bernardo, University of Minho, Portugal

Elisabetta Ceretti, University of Brescia, Italy

Eujin Pei, Brunel University, UK

Gideon Levy, Technology Turn Around, Switzerland

Heng, Li, Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Humberto Varum, University of Oporto, Portugal

Ian Campbell, Loughborough University, UK

Ian Gibson, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Igor Drstvensek, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Joaquim de Ciurana, University of Girona, Spain

Joaquim Jorge, University of Lisbon, Portugal

John Sutherland, Purdue University, USA

Joost Duflou, KU Leuven, Belgium

Jorge de Brito, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Jorge Vicenta Lopes da Silva, CTI, Brazil

José Pedro Sousa, University of Oporto, Portugal

Konrad Wegener, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Marco Casini, University of Roma 1, Italy

Maria da Graça Carvalho, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Mario Monzón, Las Palmas University, Spain

Marcus Keane, NUI Galway, Ireland

Miroslaw Skibniewski, University of Maryland, USA

Neri Oxman, MIT, USA

Olaf Diegel, Lund University, Sweden

Paula Vilarinho, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Paulo Ferreira, Iberian Institute of Nanotechnology, Portugal

Ricardo Gonçalves, New University, Portugal

Rita Moura, PTPC, Portugal

Tuğrul Özel, Rutgers University, USA

Victor Ferreira, Habitat Cluster, Portugal

Wilfried Sihn, TU Wien, Austria

 

CONFERENCE CHAIRS

Paulo Bartolo, The University of Manchester, UK

Fernando Moreira da Silva, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Helena Bartolo, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

Carl Diver, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

 

MEMBERS OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Ana Lemos, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

Filipa Nogueira Pires, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Flávio Craveiro, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Henrique Almeida, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

 

CONFERENCE MANAGER

Shaden Jaradat, The University of Manchester, UK

 

PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Svetlana Kuimova, The University of Manchester, UK

 

COMMUNICAITONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT TEAM (UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER)

Abdulsalam Altamimi

Alexandra Alcantara Guardado

Boyang Huang

Cian Vyas

Enes Aslan

Fengyuan Liu

Hussein Mishbak

Mohammed AlQahtani

Pinar Urhal

Thomas Kendall

Weiguang Wang

 

You can submit a paper related to any of the topics on the right by emailing S2M-industry4.0@manchester.ac.uk by the end of 1st February 2019.

Please make sure you:
– Type ‘Manuscript Submission’ in the e-mail title
– Mention in the e-mail which topics from the list below are relevant to your manuscript
– Attach the manuscript in the e-mail. The format of your document should follow the attached word template.

If you have any queries, please contact S2M-industry4.0@manchester.ac.uk

All accepted peer-reviewed papers will be published in a Hardcover Book entitled Industry 4.0 – Shaping the Future of the Digital World (by Taylor & Francis). This book will be publicised in leading databases of scientific and engineering literature.

 

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission of full paper: end of 1 February 2019 (23:59PM)
Notification of acceptance: by 18 Feb 2019
Early bird registration deadline: end of 25 Feb 2019
Final camera-ready version of paper: 25 March 2019
Final deadline for conference registration: end of 1 April 2019
Conference: 9 – 11 April 2019

 

CONFERENCE TOPICS

The Future of Manufacturing
3D Printing and additive manufacturing
Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous systems
Behavioral and organizational change in a digital environment
Big data and cloud computing
Cyber-physical systems connectivity
Cybersecurity
Digital manufacturing in AEC
E-manufacturing
Factories of the future
Green manufacturing
Green nanotechnology
Human-centered manufacturing
Human-machine interaction
Industry 4.0
Industry 4.0 and the value chain
Industry 4.0 business models
(Industrial) Internet of things
Life-cycle engineering and sustainability
Machine learning
Material information modelling
Renewable energy technologies
Robotics and collaborative robots
Smart manufacturing
The Cloud
Urban manufacturing

Towards a Circular Economy
Design for Disassembly
Energy and climate policy
Future cities
Green entrepreneurship
Green supply chain management
Green transportation
Resource efficient cities
Reuse, remanufacturing, disassembly and recycling techniques
Reverse logistics and product recovery
Sustainable business models
Sustainable waste management
Technology innovation for a green economy

Design, Sustainability and Innovation
Advanced building simulation
Biomimetics
Design education
Design for climate change
Designing sustainable cities
Digital Technologies in Construction
Eco-design and eco-innovation
Energy efficiency in buildings
Green nano-materials
Human-centric design
Inclusive design and accessibility
Lighting and daylighting design
Mass customization and mass personalisation
Nearly zero-energy buildings
Passive design strategies
Smart and sustainable materials
Smart building technology
Smart cities
Smart design for sustainability
Sustainable buildings
Sustainable construction
Total Building Performance
Urban Regeneration

Sustainable Healthcare for Aging
Bioinspired advanced manufacturing
Regenerative medicine
Biomechanics
Biomechatronics

 

Rates:

Early bird rate: £400 + VAT
Regular rate: £500 + VAT

Please note: PhD students: £400 + VAT (flat rate)

Conference participants from the Higher Education sector will also gain access to the Industry 4.0 Expo, the UK’s largest exhibition of its kind, attracting start-ups, manufacturing companies, universities, industry associations, government to the leading practitioners in the industry.

Showcasing solutions covering IIOT, automation, robotics, sensors, big data, artificial intelligence, materials, predictive maintenance. the Expo attracts buyers eager to see the latest technologies to improve their company’s manufacturing performance.

Please register for the S2M Industry 4.0 Academia Conference.

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Key dates

Deadline for submission of full paper: end of 1 February 2019
Notification of acceptance: by 18 February 2019
Early bird registration deadline: end of 25 February 2019
Final camera-ready version of paper: 25 March 2019
Final deadline for conference registration: end of 1 April 2019
Conference: 9 – 11 April 2019

 

If you have any questions for the Organising Committee, please e-mail S2M-industry4.0@manchester.ac.uk

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