Call for Papers and Presentations (Flyer)
Submission Deadline: June 25, 2021
Submission Site: https://www.xcdsystem.com/IEOM/abstract/index.cfm?ID=H6yL20M
If you need an acceptance letter/invitation letter or have any question, please contact Dr. Taufiq Islam (firstname.lastname@example.org).
IEOM Society International, a nonprofit professional organization with collaboration with Harbin Institute of Technology, China is organizing the Asia Pacific IEOM Conference in Harbin, China during July 9-11, 2021. IEOM has become a premier international platform and forum for academics, researchers, scientists and practitioners to exchange ideas and provide insights into the latest developments and advancements in the fields of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. IEOM has successfully organized previous international conferences in Dhaka (2010), Kuala Lumpur (2011), Istanbul (2012), Bali (2014), Dubai (2015), Orlando (2015), KL (2016), Detroit (2016), Rabat (2017), Bristol, UK (2017), Bogota (2017), Bandung (2018), Paris (2018), Washington DC (2018), Pretoria (2018), Bangkok (2019), Toronto (2019), Riyadh (2019), Dubai (2020), Detroit (2020), Harare (2020), Singapore (2020) and Sao Paulo (2020).
Some the events and activities that are planned include: keynote speakers, global engineering education, Industry 4.0, industry solutions, women in industry and academia, undergraduate student paper competition sponsored by Siemens, graduate student paper competition sponsored by Eaton, Doctoral Dissertation Competition, Masters Thesis Competition, Simulation competition, senior design project competition, undergraduate research competition, high school STEM competition, undergraduate and graduate poster competition, panel sessions, recognition and awards, fellows, exhibition, IEOM student and professional chapter activities and tours.
Authors can submit full paper(s) or abstract(s) only. IEOM Society encourages to submit full paper(s). All full papers will be subjected to double peer review. Accepted papers will be published in Proceedings and indexed by Scopus.
Tracks: Topics covering industrial issues/applications and academic research include, but are not limited to:
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Automation and Control
- Aviation and Aerospace
- Biomedical Devices and Systems
- Business Analytics
- Business Management
- Case Studies
- Computers and Computing
- Construction Management
- Data Analytics and Big Data
- Decision Sciences
- Defense and Government Systems
- Design and Analysis
- Digital Manufacturing
- Disruptive Technologies / Smart Technologies
- E-Business and E-Commerce
- Engineering Economy
- Engineering Education
- Engineering Management
- Environmental Engineering
- Facilities Planning and Layout
- Financial Engineering
- Global Manufacturing
- Healthcare Systems
- Human Factors and Ergonomics
- Industrial Management
- Industry 4.0
- Industry Best Practices
- Industry Solutions
- Information Technology and Information Systems
- Inventory Control
- Knowledge Management
- Machine Learning
- Material Flow Cost Accounting
- Mathematical Sciences
- Mechatronics and Predictive Machinery Degradation
- Modeling and Simulation
- Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)
- Operations Management
- Operations Research
- Product Development
- Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
- Production Engineering
- Production Planning and Control
- Project Management
- Quality Control
- Quality Management
- Reliability and Maintenance
- Sensors and Sensing Systems
- Service Engineering and Service Management
- Six Sigma
- Smart Mobility and Smart Cities
- Statistical Process Control
- Statistics and Empirical Research
- Supply Chain Management
- Sustainability and Green Systems
- Sustainability in Manufacturing and Services
- Sustainability in Supply Chains and Logistics
- Sustainable Manufacturing
- Systems Dynamics
- Systems Engineering
- Technology Management
- Total Quality Management (TQM)
- Transportation and Traffic
- Work Design, Measurement and ISO
- Global Engineering Education (GEE)
- Industry 4.0
- Industry Solutions
- Women in Industry & Academia (WIIA)
- Panel Sessions on GEE, Industry 4.0 and WIIA
- Undergraduate Student Paper Competition
- Graduate Student Paper Competition
- Doctoral Dissertation Competition
- Master Thesis Competition
- Undergraduate STEM Research Competition
- Senior Capstone Design Project Competition
- High School & Middle School STEM Competition
- Poster Competition
- Lean Six Sigma Competition
- Logistic and Supply Chain Competition
- Simulation Competition
Abstract/Paper Submission: June 15, 2021
Review Feedback: June 25, 2021
Registration Deadline: June 30, 2021
Final Paper: July 5, 2021
Conference: July 9-11, 2021
Paper Formatting Guidelines
- Paper Title should be 18 font with bold and center justification.
- All titles should be in standard mixed case, where the first letter of each word is capitalized and followed by lower case letters, as noted here: “Lean Manufacturing, Operations Management and Six Sigma Applications”
Authors and Affiliations
- Author name – 12 font with bold and center justification
- Affiliation – 12 font with center justification
- Authors with same affiliation should be together
- Authors with different affiliation should be listed separately with one space in between
- Email can be added for each author
- Single space between affiliation and abstract title
- Abstract title – 12 font with bold and center justification
- Abstract text – 10 font with full justification
- Abstract not exceeding 200 words.
Keywords (12 font)
Keyword 1, Keyword 2, Keyword 3, Keyword 4 and Keyword 5. (10 font)
- No more than five keywords (10 font)
- 8 1/2″ X 11″ paper
- All margins: 1.00″
- Full justification
- Times New Roman font
- Maximum 12 pages
- Minimum 8 pages
- Single space for entire manuscript
- Each paper should have abstract, introduction, literature review with minimum 15 citations including some recent publications, methods, data analysis, numerical and graphical results, statistical analysis, validation, conclusion and references.
- Conference header should be “Proceedings of the 5th NA International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Detroit, Michigan, USA, August 10 – 14, 2020” and copyright information as footer must be used as “© IEOM Society International”. Copyright information implies that IEOM Society International has right to publication the paper.
1. Headings (12 font)
- 12 font size with bold and left justification
- Header should have numbering
- No space between header and text
1.1 Sub-Headings (11 font)
- Title – 11 font with sub-numbering
- Text – 10 font with no indexing
- One space between paragraphs
- No space between header and text
- Texts of figure should be readable
- Original high quality pictures
- Center justification
- Title of Figure should be in center and it must be mentioned as “Figure x: …”
- Title of figure should be sentence case with center justification and 10 font
- Title should be after figure
- All figure numbers must be mentioned in the body of the paper.
- One space between texts and figure, figure and title of the figure and title of the figure and texts.
Insert Figure Here
Figure 1. Name of the figure
- Texts of table should be readable
- Center justification
- Title of table should be in center and it must be mentioned as “Table x: …” It should be added before table.
- Title of table should be sentence case with center justification and 10 font size
- All table numbers must be mentioned in the body of the paper.
- One space between texts and table, table and title of the table and title of the table and texts.
Table 1. Name of the table
Insert Table Here
- Equation numbering is optional.
- Add acknowledgement if needed
- References title – 12 font with bold and left justification
- References texts – 10 font
- No numbering should be used for reference title
- Last name and year should be used for any reference citation. Last name and year should be used for single author and double authors. For more than two authors, last name of the first author and “et al.” with year should be used. For examples: Reimer (2009), (Reimer 2009), Reimer and Ali (2009), (Reimer and Ali 2009), Reimer et al. (2009) and (Reimer et al. 2009). Number is not allowed in the reference citation.
- All references must be cited in the paper.
- Journal and conference names should in in italic.
- Title of the book should be in italic.
- All lines after the first line of references list should be indented one-fourth (1/4) inch from the left margin. This is called hanging indentation. .
- Last name and first initial should be should in the reference formatting like below examples.
- Internet resources should have author(s) if any, title of website, company or organization, URL, Accessed Day.
Sample Reference Format (Alphabetical Order)
- Chang, T., Wysk, R., and Wang, H., Computer-Aided Manufacturing, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2006.
- Cook, V., and Ali, A., End-of-line inspection for annoying noises in automobiles: trends and perspectives, Applied Acoustic, vol. 73, no. 3, pp. 265-275, 2012.
- Khadem, M., Ali, A., and Seifoddini, H., Efficacy of lean metrics in evaluating the performance of manufacturing system, International Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 176-184, 2008.
- Krstovski, S. , IEOM Lean Six Sigma Global Competition: COVID-19 Pandemic, IEOM Society, http://ieomsociety.org/ieom/covid-19/, Accessed Day: June 9, 2020.
- Pandian, A., and Ali, A., Automotive robotic body shop simulation for performance improvement using plant feedback, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 269-291, 2011.
- Rahim, A., and Khan, M., Optimal determination of production run and initial settings of process parameters for a deteriorating process, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, April 2007, vol. 32, no. 7-8, pp. 747-756, 2007.
- Rahman, M. A., Sarker, B. R., and Escobar, L. A., Peak demand forecasting for a seasonal product using Bayesian approach, Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol. 62, pp. 1019-1028, 2011.
- Reimer, D., Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Available: http://www.ieomsociet.org/ieom/newsletters/, July 2020.
- Reimer, D., and Ali, A., Engineering education and the entrepreneurial mindset at Lawrence Tech, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. xx-xx, July 3 – 6, 2012.
- Shetty, D., Ali, A., and Cummings, R., A model to assess lean thinking manufacturing initiatives, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 310-334, 2010.
- Srinivasan, G., Arcelus, F.J., and Pakkala, T.P.M., A retailer’s decision process when anticipating a vendor’s temporary discount offer, Computers and Industrial Engineering, vol. 57, pp. 253-260, 2009.
Biography / Biographies (for single author – biography and multiple authors- biographies) – 12 font bold
- Include bio of each author at the end of the paper
- Limited to 200 words
Ahad Ali is an Associate Professor, and Director of Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems and Master of Science in Industrial Engineering in the A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Lawrence Technological University, Michigan, USA. He earned B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh, Masters in Systems and Engineering Management from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and PhD in Industrial Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has published journal and conference papers. Dr Ali has completed research projects with Chrysler, Ford, New Center Stamping, Whelan Co., Progressive Metal Manufacturing Company, Whitlam Label Company, DTE Energy, Delphi Automotive System, GE Medical Systems, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, International Truck and Engine Corporation (ITEC), National/Panasonic Electronics, and Rockwell Automation. His research interests include manufacturing, simulation, optimization, reliability, scheduling, manufacturing, and lean. He is member of IEOM, INFORMS, SME and IEEE.
Donald M. Reimer is the managing member of The Small Business Strategy Group, L.L.C and serves as an adjunct professor at Lawrence Technological University. Mr. Reimer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Lawrence Technological University and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from University of Detroit/Mercy. He has been recognized as a professional management consultant with over 45 years of experience in working with closely-held businesses. He has taught courses in entrepreneurship, management and corporate entrepreneurship and innovation for engineers. Mr. Reimer served as member of the Minority Economic Development Committee of New Detroit. He has served as a KEEN Fellow for The Kern Family Foundation. He is member of the Lawrence Tech Alumni Board of Directors and has elected a Fellow of the IEOM Society International. Mr. Reimer is a faculty advisor of the Student Chapter of the IEOM Society at Lawrence Tech.