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PEM CONFERENCE 2017

For Industry Sustainability

7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PRODUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT

September 28th-29th, 2017

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Production Engineering and Management for Industry Sustainability

Since the beginning of industrialization, large clusters of manufacturers and suppliers have grown in Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Germany, and in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy.

In 2011, the University of Trieste and the OWL University of Applied Sciences have introduced an international double-degree Master course in “Production Engineering and Management”.

The “International Conference on Production Engineering and Management” has been embedded in the Master program from the very beginning and it was carried out for the first time in June 2011. In the last sixth edition, the topic ‘Direct Digital Manufacturing’ was added alongside ’Product Life-Cycle Assessment’, ‘Lean Manufacturing’, ‘Supply Chain Management’ and ‘Wood Processing Technologies’.

All these topics are strictly related to the goal of cleaner production by using renewable material and energy, reducing the consumption of primary resources, eliminating pollutant emissions and recycling waste. Accordingly, the additional topic ‘Sustainable Production’ has been explicitly introduced in this seventh edition of the Conference.

Aims and scope

The conference is an annual event which aims:

    • to present current results of research projects

    • to discuss the recent developments in industry and society with particular reference to the two partnering regions Ostwestfalen-Lippe and Friuli Venezia Giulia

    • to bring together professionals, experts and students

    • to give doctoral students the opportunity to present their research work

    • to highlight the expected results of the introduction of Direct Digital Manufacturing and Sustainable Production.

Topics of the Conference

Direct Digital Manufacturing in the Context of Industry 4.0

Industrial Engineering and Lean Management

Product Life-Cycle Management

Technology and Business for Circular Economy and Sustainable Production

Innovative Management Techniques and Methodologies

Wood Processing Technologies and Furniture Production

Key dates

June 30th , 2017
Deadline for full paper submission.

August 14, 2017
Notification of paper acceptance.

August 27, 2017
Deadline for paper submission in print-ready form.

Program of the PEM Conference 2017

(in the process of being defined)

Morning
9 am – 2 pm Tour Valcucine SpA plant (reserved for Trieste and Lippe Professors and students)
Tour Electrolux SpA plant (reserved for Trieste and Lippe Professors and students)
Lunch at Electrolux Professional plant (reserved for Trieste and Lippe Professors and students)
Afternoon
2.30 pm – 3.15 pm Conference opening (University)
(Electrolux CEO speech)
3.15 pm – 4.30 pm Conference
4.30 pm – 4.45 pm Coffee Break
4.45 pm – 6.30 pm Conference
8.00 pm Official Conference Dinner (reserved for Trieste and Lippe Professors and students)
Morning
8.45 am Meeting at University
9.00 am – 10.30 am Starting Conference 2nd day
10.30 am – 10.45 am Coffee Break
10.45 am – 12.15 pm Conference
12.15 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch at University Canteen
Afternoon
2.00 pm – 3.30 pm Conference
3.30 pm – 3.45 pm Coffee Break
3.45 pm – 4.30 pm Conference (till ending)

Organizers

The Conference is held in collaboration with

Partners

with the Support of

Scientific Committee

Egidio Babuin, University of Trieste, Italy; Daria Battini, University of Padua, Italy; David Bogataj, University of Padua, Italy; Franco Bulian, CATAS S.p.A., Italy; Martina Calzavara, University of Padua, Italy; Raffaele Campanella, University of Trieste, Italy; Francesco Costantino, Sapienza University Rome, Italy; Goran Dukic, University of Zagreb, Croatia; Wilfried Jungkind, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Li Li, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Antonella Meneghetti, University of Udine, Italy; Marino Nicolich, University of Trieste, Italy; Fabio Nonino, Sapienza University Rome, Italy; Micael Öhman, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden; Roberto Pinto, University of Bergamo, Italy; Adrian Riegel, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Fabio Sgarbossa, University of Padua, Italy; Massimo Tronci, Sapienza University Rome, Italy; Franz-Josef Villmer, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Helmut Zsifkovits, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria.

Additional information

The official language of the conference is English.

Further information (conference venue, hotel reservation, registration, organization of work, sponsorship etc.) will be published in the second announcement.

Previous Conferences

1st 2011 June 16-17, Pordenone (I)

2nd 2012 September 27-28, Lemgo (D)

3rd 2013 September 26-27, Trieste (I)

4th 2014 September 25-26, Lemgo (D)

5th 2015 October 1-2, Trieste (I)

6th 2016 September 29-30, Lemgo (D)

The Venue

The PEM Conference 2017 will take place at University Consortium of Pordenone, Italy.

University Consortium of Pordenone: Via Prasecco 3/a, 33170 Pordenone, Italy

Latitude: 45.952417, Longitude: 12.68086

Hospitality

The partecipants can choose where to stay in Pordenone during the period of the conference.

We recommend three accomodations: Hotel Santin and Hotel Best Western, both very close to the University where the conference will take part.

The cost of the stay is in charge of the partecipant.

Hotel Santin Pordenone

Hotel Santin ***

1.5 km from University

T  +39 0434 520443  | info@hotelsantin.it

www.hotelsantin.it

Best Western Park Hotel Pordenone

Hotel Best Western ****

3 km from University, in the city center

T   +39 0434 27901  | info@parkhotelpordenone.it

www.parkhotelpordenone.it

Hotel Naonis Cordenons

Hotel Naonis ***

5 km from University

T   +39 0434 541014  | info@hotelnaonis.it

www.hotelnaonis.it

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Contacts

Chair of the Organizing Committee
Prof. Ing. Mauro Reini
Department of Engineering and Architecture
University of Trieste
reini@units.it
phone: +39 040 558 3823

Organizing Committee Staff
Dr Simone Franzo
Consorzio Universitario di Pordenone
pem@unipordenone.it
phone: +39 0434 523072

Chairs of the Scientific Committee

Prof. Ing. Elio Padoano
University of Trieste (I)
padoano@units.it
phone: +39 040 558 7892

Prof. Dr Franz-Josef Villmer
OWL University of Applied Sciences – Lemgo (D)
franz-josef.villmer@hs-owl.de
phone: +49 5261 702 5422