Call for Workshop Proposals

Call for Workshops



We solicit proposals for workshops that will be held together with the 3rd EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems that will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia from November 6 to November 8, 2018.

In addition to the main conference, MMS 2018 will feature conference workshops (8 to 10 presentations) and invites the submission of workshop proposals. The aim of the conference workshops is to emphasize emerging topics not fully or not specifically covered in the main conference. Workshops should highlight current topics related to the conference scope:

Industry 4.0

  • ICT Support for Industry 4.0
  • Case Studies with RFID Applications
  • Case Studies in e-Logistics
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Systems and Applications
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Manufacturing Cell Concepts in Manufacturing Systems
  • RFID in Manufacturing
  • RFID Technologies in Material Handling System
  • Supply Chain Approaches
  • Tools and Methods for Management Systems
  • SMART Technologies, Workplaces, Products
  • Modern methods of automatic control
  • AI in automation and control
  • HW a SW for machine and processes automation


  • Clusters in SME
  • Complexity of Supply Chain Management
  • Decision-making processes
  • Innovation and Knowledge Management
  • Lean Management and Manufacturing
  • Modeling and Simulation of Manufacturing Companies
  • New Trends in Entrepreneurship
  • New Trends in Crisis Management
  • Process Management
  • Production Management Approaches
  • Production Planning and Scheduling
  • Quality Control and Management TPM
  • Sequencing solutions for Lean Manufacturing

New Trends in Materials and Technologies

  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Material Mechanics
  • Durability of materials
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Destructive and non-destructive testing
  • Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials
  • Simulation analysis
  • Composite materials
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Dynamics
  • Standard ISO
  • Machine and Equipment Safety others

Traffic/transport systems

  • Information and Communication Networks and Innovative Services
  • Communication Security/e-Forensics
  • Policy of Innovative Communication Networks and Services
  • Travel and traffic information
  • Industrial and Smart Logistics
  • SMART Transportations
  • SMART City
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
  • Traffic management and intelligent infrastructure (road, freight, public transport)
  • Safe and secure ITS
  • Traffic modeling and simulation
  • Sensors, Detectors, and Actuators

Presentations delivered during the workshops are based on original papers that have been selected through peer-review process and that have not been previously published. Accepted workshop papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings.

Workshop proposal format

A workshop proposal (maximum 5 pages) should contain (please follow the following order in your proposal):

  • Title of the workshop
  • Workshop organizers (names, affiliations and contact information), limiting up to 2 workshops chairs
  • Tentative composition of the organizing and program committees
  • A brief description of the scope and topics of the workshop (max 1 page)
  • A draft call for papers, including the workshop submission deadlines (max 1 page)
  • Names of potential invited speakers (indication that speakers accepted to participate is a plus) – optional
  • Any special space or equipment requests – optional

Workshop proposal submission guidelines

Proposal submissions should be submitted as a PDF file to [email protected]. The subject of the e-mail must be “MMS 2018 – workshop proposal”.

Important dates

  • Proposal submission deadline: July 31, 2018.
  • Notification of selection: August 31, 2018.