CIE48 offers two options for paper submissions and publications at the same registration rate:

  1. Full papers are reviewed for presentation at the conference as well as for publication in the conference proceedings.
  2. Abstracts (only) will be reviewed for presentation at the conference without publishing in the conference proceedings.

Extended version of some selected papers will be published in the journal C&IE or other SCI-indexed international journals.


CIE48 Submission Template
CIE48 Special Sessions Form

Key Dates

Submission of special sessions proposal: 15 April 2018
Paper/abstract: 20 May 2018
Notification: 20 July 2018
Early-bird Registration: 30 September 2018
Camera Ready Manuscript: 31 August 2018
Conference Date: 2-5 December 2018

Typical technical areas
  • Applied Operations Research
  • Industry 4.0 implementation and case studies
  • Cloud manufacturing
  • Challenges, visions and concepts for Industry 4.0
  • Internet of Things and Industrial Internet
  • Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery and Computational Intelligence
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Making and Decision Analysis
  • System Simulation and Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Management & Logistics
  • E-Business and E-Commerce
  • Quality, Reliability and Maintenance
  • Human Factors, Industrial Ergonomics and Safety
  • Cyber-physical Systems
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Production/Manufacturing Systems & Processes
  • Agile Manufacturing; ERPI/APS
  • Artificial Intelligence & Expert Systems
  • Bio-manufacturing Systems
  • Healthcare Systems Applications
  • Design for Manufacturing, Robust Design, Reverse Engineering
  • Manufacturing Technologies, Group Technology & Cellular Manufacturing
  • Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing
  • Industrial Engineering Education and E-Learning
  • Service Systems including Energy, Transportation, Communication
  • Utilities and Environmental Control