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ICIM 2018:First Announcement & Call for Papers

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ICIM 2018



SEPT 12―14,2018


First Announcement & Call for Papers


Beihang University (BUAA)

Japan Industrial Management Association Chugoku-Shikoku Branch (JIMA)


National Natural Science Foundation of China

Hiroshima University

The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Manufacturing Systems Division)


For more information, please access to

China http://icim.buaa.edu.cn

Japan http://www.icim.jp

Conference Language &Proceedings

Submissions must be in English. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and distributed to the participants at the conference.Presentations at the conference should be in English.

Topic Category

Papers in the area of industrial management are welcome. Suggested topics include, but need not be limited to:

1.Production Management

▲Scheduling and Line Balancing

▲Production Planning and Inventory Strategy

▲Total Quality Control and its Perspective

▲Process Design and Facility Layout Planning

▲Human Factors

2.Advanced ProductionManagement Methodologies  

▲Lean Production

▲Computer Integrated Manufacturing

▲Logistics and Supply Chain Management

▲Green Manufacturing

▲Reengineering in Industrial Management

▲Internet of Things

3.Project Management

▲Network Techniques in Large Scale Project Management

▲Cost/Resource Control in Project Management

▲Theory and Practice of Project Management

4.Research and Development

▲Management of Science and Technology

▲Technology Transfer

▲Innovation and Diffusion of Technology

▲Three Dimension Printing Related Issues

5.Quantitative Analysis in Industrial Management

▲Decision Analysis and Decision Making

▲Applications of Mathematical Programming in IndustrialManagement

▲Fuzzy Set and its Applications in Industrial Management

6.Artificial Intelligence and Information Technology inIndustrial Management

▲Factory Automation and Industrial Robots

▲Knowledge-based Systems in Industrial Management

▲Decision Support Systems (DSS)

▲Management Information Systems (MIS)

▲Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

▲Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

7.Practice and Experiences in Industrial Management

▲Joint Venture Management

▲Comparative Studies on Industrial Management among China, Japan and other Countries


8. Digital Factory

▲Management over Internet

▲Manufacturing System Supported by Image Processing

▲Electric Commerce

▲System Simulation and its Applications in Management

9. Energy andEnvironment Management

▲Energy system optimization

▲Energy and environmental policy simulation

▲Low carbon economics

Paper Submission Requirements

1 Only electronic submission in MS Word 2007 document is acceptable.  

2 All these elements must be had in this order: title; authors with institutional affiliations, full mailing address; abstract; keyword list; body; references; and endnotes (if any).

3 At most 6 printed pages with 11-point font size and single line spacing.

4 Format of final paper submission is downloaded from the Website.

Awards and Special Issue

Selected papers presented at the conference will beconsidered for Best Papers Award and/or publication in a special issue of Asia-Pacific Journal of Industrial Management.

Schedule / Deadlines

March 15, 2018: Deadline for extended abstract submission

April 30, 2018: Deadline for paper submission

May 31, 2018: Notification of preliminary acceptance

June 30, 2018: Deadline for camera-ready paper submission

July 1, 2018: Notification of formal acceptance and registration to conference

July 31, 2018: Deadline for registration

Septembe r12-14,2018: ICIM 2018 in Hangzhou(杭州),China


Papers and inquiries should be sent to


Jichang ZHAO(赵吉昌)

ICIM 2018 Operating Office

School of Economics and Management,Beihang University (BUAA)

Beijing 100191, P.R. China

Tel & Fax: +86-10-8231-3970



Yoshiomi MUNESAWA(宗澤良臣)

ICIM 2018 Secretariat Office

Faculty of Engineering,Hiroshima Institute of Technology,

2-1-1 Miyake,Saeki-ku,Hiroshima 731-5193 Japan

Tel: +81-82-921-4513