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FAIM 2016 seeks submissions of abstracts relating to any topics within the scope of the conference. Specifically, the main topics of interests include, but are not limited to:

- Smart Engineering in Manufacturing or Services
- Innovative Manufacturing & Service Systems
- Big Data Analytics in Manufacturing and Services
- Engineering for Sustainability, Education and Training
- Enterprise Knowledge Management
- Environmental, Health and Safety Engineering
- Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing
- Lean and Agile Manufacturing
- IT Applications in Manufacturing
- Manufacturing Ergonomics and Human Factors
- Manufacturing & Service Systems Design and Analysis
- Manufacturing Process and Technology
- Manufacturing Technology and Intelligent Systems
- Modelling and Simulation
- Product Design and Manufacture/Production System
- Production Planning and Scheduling, Inventory Control
- Six Sigma and TQM
- Service Operations Management
- Manufacturing and System Reliability
- Supply Chain and Logistics
- Manufacturing Operations Management and Optimization
- Technology Management and Innovation

All the abstracts and papers should be submitted via Easy Chair of a website ( The important dates of FAIM 2016 are as follows:


· Abstract submission deadline: December 18, 2015 December 31, 2015
· Notification of abstract acceptance: January 5, 2016 January 15, 2016

Full papers

· Full paper/poster submission due date : February 15, 2016 February 29, 2016
· Notification of full paper/poster acceptance : March 31, 2016

[Oral Presentation]

Abstracts should be written in English, and should contain no more than 300 words. Abstracts will be subjected to peer review process, and corresponding authors will be notified of the outcomes. Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a complete paper for further peer review and eventual publication in the conference proceedings. A maximum of two papers (excluding posters) per author with full registration will be permitted.

[Poster Presentation]

In addition to oral presentation, FAIM 2016 will organize poster sessions during the conference. Especially graduate students are invited to submit posters addressing the issues related to the conference topics. Similar to oral presentation, abstracts for poster presentation should be prepared in English, and should contain no more than 300 words. Abstracts will be subjected to peer review process, and corresponding authors will be notified of the outcomes.

[Journal Publications]

The corresponding authors of selected high-quality papers presented at the conference will be urged to extend and refine their manuscript contents for submission to fast-track peer-review processes for potential publications in several international refereed journals including SCI(E) or SCOPUS Indexed, such as;

(1) Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (RCIM)
(2) SME Journal of Manufacturing Systems (JMS)
(3) International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (IJCIM)
(4) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IJAMT)
(5) Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal (FSMJ)
(6) International Journal of Manufacturing Research (IJMR)
(7) International Journal of Lean Enterprise Research (IJLER)
(8) International Journal of Agile Systems and Management (IJASM)
(9) Advanced Engineering Informatics (AEI)
(10) Industrial Engineering & Management Science (IEMS)
(11) International Journal of Industrial Engineering (IJIE)

[Registration Requirement]

At least one author of accepted manuscripts must register for the conference to have the paper or poster published in the conference proceedings. One registered author can present no more than two papers, and student author can only present one paper. More detailed information and instructions for manuscript/poster preparation and submission will be available later in the conference website (

[Contact Addresses]

· Conference Chair : Prof. Dong-Won Kim (Chonbuk National University, Korea), E-mail:
Prof. Bongju Jeong (Yonsei University, Korea), E-mail:
· Program Chair : Prof. Hosang Jung (Inha University, Korea),