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.

The proceedings will be indexed by EI. ISSNs of the conference proceedings are as follows:

  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CD-ROM): ISSN 2164-8670
  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (Online): ISSN 2164-8689

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

  • Computers & Industrial Engineering
  • Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Robotics and Computer-integrated Manufacturing
  • International Journal of Production Research
  • Advanced Engineering Informatics
  • Journal of Manufacturing Systems

CIE48 Submission Template
CIE48 Special Sessions Form

Key Dates

Submission of special sessions proposal: 15 June 2018
Paper/abstract: 30 September 2018
Notification: 30 October 2018 *
Early-bird Registration: 15 November 2018
Camera Ready Manuscript: 15 November 2018
Conference Date: 2-5 December 2018

* An earlier notification can be requested. Please contact us if you need sufficient time to arrange funding, travel, or visa. We will do our best to expedite the process in these cases.
To help with travel and visa arrangement we can provide invitation letters for all presenting (or intending to) and non-presenting attendants.

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
  • Data Envelopment Analysis
  • 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