We are pleased to invite participation in KES-SDM-19, a high-quality conference on leading-edge sustainability topics co- located in a beautiful location. The conference will consist of keynote talks, oral presentations, invited sessions and workshops. It will provide a great opportunity to present your work to a vibrant audience, publish in a respected international forum, make new links, and visit Budapest.
The conference encompasses a broad spectrum of sustainable design and manufacturing related subjects. The following list provides examples of applicable topics; however, the list is not meant to exclude other applicable areas.
Sustainable Design, Innovation and Services
Ecodesign and eco-innovation; closed-loop design; design for environment; design for social sustainability; sustainable innovation; DfX (for lifecycle) - manufacturing, assembly, testing, use, recycling, etc; sustainable product and service modelling; design thinking for sustainability; design innovation for sustainable city, transportation, water and food security.
Sustainable Manufacturing Processes and Technology
Environmentally conscious manufacturing processes; energy and resource efficiency and effectiveness in advanced manufacturing processes (e.g., RP/additive/layered manufacturing, micro and nanomachining, laser-based manufacturing); sustainable manufacturing processes; re-manufacturing processes and techniques; technology for waste recovery.
Sustainable Manufacturing Systems and Enterprises
Product life cycle management; end-of-life strategies; energy management and efficiency improvement for production systems; predictive maintenance and service for sustainable manufacturing; sustainable supply chains and green logistics; sustainable business models; green factory; societal impact of manufacturing systems; policy aspects of sustainable manufacturing.
Decision Support for Sustainability
Life cycle assessment and costing; intelligent decision support methods and tools for sustainable manufacturing; value mapping and assessment for sustainable manufacturing and society; diagnosis and prognostics; virtual and collaborative environment for sustainability; user behaviour models for sustainability; system thinking for sustainability.
3rd-5th July 2019
Who Should Attend
Papers are invited for the conference on topics lying within its scope. All contributions must be of high quality, original, should not have been published elsewhere and must not have been submitted for publication elsewhere during the review period or time of the conference.
To ensure high quality, all papers will be thoroughly reviewed by the conference Programme Committee. Papers may be rejected without being sent to the reviewers if they are too long, too short, or if it is judged that they do not lie sufficiently within the scope of the conference. Papers will be scheduled for oral presentation.
Authors may submit a full paper to be published in the Springer proceedings (if accepted after review). Alternatively those wishing to give a presentation at the conference without publishing a paper in the Springer proceedings may submit an abstract, or a short paper.
Benefits of Attendance
Full Paper Proceedings
The full paper conference proceedings will be published by Springer as book chapters in a volume of the KES Smart Innovation Systems and Technologies series, submitted for indexing in Scopus and Thomson_Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) and the Web of Science.
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Paper Submission Details
Submissions must be formatted according to the instructions which can be found on the Springer website
: https://www.springer.com/series/8767 under "Instructions for Authors".
Papers must be submitted in PDF format for review purposes, but authors are required to upload editable word-processor files (LaTeX or MS Word) at the end of the review process.
The required paper length is 10 pages in publisher format. Papers longer than this may be subject to an additional charge. Papers much longer or shorter than the required length may be rejected, at the decision of the organisers.
Papers to be considered for the conference must be submitted in PDF form through the PROSE online submission and review system available: here
Submission deadline: 15th January 2019
We are very pleased to be attracting the services of an excellent selection of keynote speakers for the conference. It is our intention that these speakers will give our delegates a view about technological and scientific activities, relating to sustainable design and manufacturing, taking place in various areas of the world.
Prof. Fazleena Badurdeen
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Kentucky, USA
Prof. Kai Cheng
Brunel University London, UK
Link to programme: http://sdm-19.kesinternational.org/index.php
The mission of KES International is to provide a professional community, networking, research and publication opportunities for all those who work in knowledge-intensive subjects. At KES we are passionate about the dissemination, transfer, sharing and brokerage of knowledge.
The KES membership is a community consisting of several thousand research scientists, academics, engineers and practitioners who participate in KES activities.
Any enquiries, please contact Faye Alexander, e-mail: email@example.com
Early / Authors Registration Deadline: 29 March 2019
To book your place please go to: http://sdm-19.kesinternational.org