IEOM Society is organizing an Industrial Engineering and Operations Management International Conference (IEOM) in Detroit from September 23 – 25, 2016. The venue is Lawrence Technological University campus in Southfield, Michigan, USA. The theme of the conference is “Achieving and Sustaining Excellence in Quality, Reliability, Service and Operations”. The conference provides a forum for academics, researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and recent developments in the field of industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, systems engineering, service engineering, operations research, engineering management, operations management and operations excellence. The event will advance theory and practice by fostering networking, collaboration and joint effort among the conference participants.
Presentation can be given with an abstract. Full paper is optional. The IEOM Society encourages you to submit a full paper. Participants can present theoretical and applied research with an abstract. All full papers will be subjected to double peer review and will be published in the USB Proceedings and IEOM Publications. The length of the full paper is limited to 10 pages. Authors must follow the IEOM paper / abstract guidelines for submission. You can find details on the authors site: http://ieomsociety.org/ieomdetroit/authors/.
Selected Papers will be published in a special issue of International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IJIEOM).
ONLINE Submission: https://www.xcdsystem.com/IEOM/abstract/index.cfm?ID=SwIc2Rl
Opening Keynote: Carlo Materazzo, Head of World Class Manufacturing (WCM), FCA – Global, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Auburn Hills, Michigan (Friday, September 23 - 10:00 am)
Keynote: Dr. Helmuth Ludwig, Executive Vice President, Digital Enterprise Realization and Chief Manufacturing Officer, SIEMENS PLM, USA (Friday, September 23 - 11:15 am)
Lunch Keynote (Friday, September 23): Dr. Jeffrey Abell, GM Technical Fellow, Lab Group Manager, Manufacturing Systems Research, General Motors Global Research and Development, Warren, Michigan
Lunch Keynote (Saturday, September 24): Dr. Jay Lee, Ohio Eminent Scholar, L.W. Scott Alter Chair Professor and Distinguished University Professor, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and Founding director of National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) on Intelligent Maintenance Systems
Students will have opportunities to participate in the following Competitions. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive award certificates and a monetary prize based on the sponsorship for each competition. The details can be found in the website: http://ieomsociety.org/ieomdetroit/competitions/.
With the great success of Global Engineering Education Series in Bali, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur, 2016 IEOM Detroit Conference will have a dedicated session on Global Engineering Education. Distinguished speakers will discuss the readiness of engineering graduates for the workforce around the world. Featured speakers will be represent various countries of the world and will address engineering education challenges and opportunities. If you are interested in speaking at the global engineering education series, you should send the title of your talk, a short bio and photo that will be published in the online program, conference proceeding and in the color printed program booklet. You can visit GEE site for details: http://ieomsociety.org/ieomdetroit/global-engineering-education/.
Since Detroit is the global automotive manufacturing hub, Industry Solutions Series like previous IEOM conferences will add a great value. IEOM is expecting some outstanding speakers form the local automotive manufacturing companies. IEOM Industry Solutions will showcase industrial case studies and their impacts of the industrial solutions using IE / OM tools and echniques (lean, six sigma, FMEA, simulation, design of experiments, optimization, TOC, PLM, CAE, statistical analysis, etc.). Distinguished practitioners will provide their presentations including their experiences and journey to be successful in industry sectors and to address industrial challenges and opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability. Details from the industry solutions are available on this site: http://ieomsociety.org/ieomdetroit/industry-solutions/.
Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities:
IEOM 2016 Detroit Conference at LTU will have exhibition and sponsorship opportunities. We anticipate an increased number of conference attendees and guests; therefore, this event will provide an excellent opportunity to promote your organization on a global basis. Please visit exhibition site for details: http://ieomsociety.org/ieomdetroit/exhibitions/.
IEOM Women in Industry and Academia Forum will have a panel seesion at the 2016 IEOM Detroit Conference on September 25 as well as few dedicated sessions. If you would like to participate as a speaker or panel member, please contact us: http://ieomsociety.org/ieomdetroit/women-in-industry/.
Five workshops are being arranged with participation from industry practitioners: http://ieomsociety.org/ieomdetroit/workshops/
This event provides an opportunity to visit Detroit and Experience America’s Greatest Innovation in Automotive Manufacturing Center by joining our tours to the Ford Rouge Factory, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. We will arrange a boat tour for Detroit-Windsor (Canada) River Front. You can sign up for the tour on the website: http://ieomsociety.org/ieomdetroit/tours/.
You will see the IEOM Detroit event as a great value. Your participation is highly appreciated.
If you have any question, please contact Dr. Tafiq (Conference Secretariat) at firstname.lastname@example.org .
We look forward to seeing you in Detroit.
Dr. Ahad Ali (LTU) and Steven Sibrel, Harman International and Chair-Elect, ASQ Greater Detroit
Conference Chairs – IEOM2016 Detroit