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2nd EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems

November 22–24, 2017 | Starý Smokovec, Slovakia

Call for Papers

2nd EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems

November 22–24, 2017 | Starý Smokovec, Slovakia


The MMS 2017 Organizing Committee cordially invites authors from areas of Industry, Management, Materials and Technologies and Logistics to participate in the  International Scientific Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems 2017 (MMS 2017). Authors are welcome to submit original and unpublished research articles and case studies, review papers. The working language of the conference (including conference proceedings, presentations, and discussions) is English. The scientific program will consist of plenary session, technical sessions categorized according to invited and submitted papers and a poster session. All authors of accepted papers who participate in the Conference will present their papers either in an oral presentation.

Conference topics

The list of covered topics is, without being limited to, as follows:

1. Industry 4.0

  • ICT Support for Industry 4.0
  • Case Studies with RFID Applications
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Systems and Applications
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Manufacturing Cell Concepts in Manufacturing Systems
  • RFID in Manufacturing
  • RFID Technologies in Material Handling System
  • Supply Chain Approaches
  • Tools and Methods for Management Systems
  • SMART Technologies, Workplaces, Products
  • Modern methods of automatic control
  • AI in automation and control
  • HW a SW for machine and processes automation

2.  Management

  • Clusters in SME
  • Complexity of Supply Chain Management
  • Decision-making processes
  • Innovation and Knowledge Management
  • Lean Management and Manufacturing
  • Modeling and Simulation of Manufacturing Companies
  • New Trends in Entrepreneurship
  • New Trends in Crisis Management
  • Process Management
  • Production Management Approaches
  • Production Planning and Scheduling
  • Quality Control and Management TPM
  • Sequencing solutions for Lean Manufacturing

3. New Trends in Materials and Technologies

  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Material Mechanics
  • Durability of materials
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Destructive and non-destructive testing
  • Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials
  • Simulation analysis
  • Composite materials
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Dynamics
  • Standard ISO
  • Machine and Equipment Safety others

4. Logistics

  • Travel and traffic information
  • Case Studies in Logistics
  • Economic Impacts in Logistics
  • Industrial and Smart Logistics
  • SMART Transportations,
  • SMART City
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) 
  • Traffic management and intelligent infrastructure (road, freight, public transport)
  • Safe and secure ITS
  • Localization
  • Traffic modeling and simulation
  • Sensors, Detectors, and Actuators


All accepted papers will be published in EAI Core proceedings and made available through European Union Digital Library (EUDL), one of the world's largest scientific libraries.

Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: EI Elsevier, ISI Thomson's Scientific and Technical Proceedings at Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI's own EU Digital Library (EUDL) and others.

Accepted Authors will be invited to submit an extended version of their work to Special Issue in the: EAI Endorsed Transactions on Smart Cities

Paper Submission:

Papers should be submitted through EAI 'Confy' system at Confy, and have to comply with the EAI Core proceedings format (see Author’s kit).

Papers will be judged on originality, correctness, clarity and relevance. Submitted papers must be original work, and may not be under consideration for another conference or journal. Submission of the paper implies agreement of the author(s) to attend the conference and present the paper if accepted. Full details of submission procedures are available here.

Oral presentation:

  • The papers must be presented in MS PowerPoint.
  • The author or one of the co-authors of regular papers is required to present a summary of their paper in 10 minutes for oral and 5 minutes for Q&A session.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission:  

31 May 2017

Notification and Registration Opening:  

31 July 2017

Camera – Ready deadline:  

10 September 2017

Camera – Ready deadline:  

22 November 2017

End of the Conference:   

24 November 2017

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr.h.c. mult. prof. Ing. Juraj Sinay, DrSc., Automotive Industry Association of the Slovak republic
  • Assoc. prof. Dr. Dragan Peraković, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Science,
  • Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Juraj Pančík, Research&Development/Quality Assurance, Continental Automotive Systems Slovakia s.r.o.
  • Assoc. prof. Dr. Oldřich Kodym College of Logistics

See more information about Keynote Speakers here.