IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modeling, Management, and Control – MIM 2013

IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modeling, Management, and Control – MIM 2013

June 19-21, 2013
St. Petersburg, Russia

Special Track on: Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management (code in submission system: qqijc)
Sponsored by IFAC TC 5.2

Proposed by:

? Prof. Dr. Alexandre Dolgui, Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France

? Dr. Oleg Gusikhin, Ford Research & Advanced Engineering, USA

? Mr. Sergey Gaisin, Ford-Sollers, Russia

Short presentation: The Automotive industry has one of the most dynamic and complex manufacturing systems. It has pioneered many innovative manufacturing management concepts such as the Ford moving assembly line or Toyota?s just-in-time production system. Increased product complexity, globalization, and intensified competition have created many new challenges for automotive manufacturing and supply chain management. The goal of this track is to bring together representatives from academia and industry to exchange ideas on state of the art manufacturing modeling, management, and control relevant to the automotive industry. (Several sessions will be included in this Track)

Keywords: assembly line balancing, vehicle sequencing, workcell design, scheduling, capacity planning, automotive supply chain management, automotive logistics, product life cycle management, etc.

Contacts: dolgui@emse.fr, ogusikhi@ford.com, sgaisin@fordsollers.com

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission : November 19, 2012

Notification of Acceptance: January 30, 2013

Final Paper Submission : February 24, 2013

For author guidelines, please refer to http://www.mim2013.org

For a submission to the sessions of this Track, please use the “invited paper” option in the submission system, and the session code: qqijc

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