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ICAMEFM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Flexible Manufacturing

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICAMEFM

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICAMEFM 2017: 19th International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Flexible Manufacturing aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Flexible Manufacturing. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Flexible Manufacturing.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Flexible Manufacturing are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICAMEFM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Flexible Manufacturing. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) An Analysis of Institutional Audits: Basis for Teaching, Learning and Assessment Framework and Principles
Nabil El Kadhi, Minerva M. Bunagan
2) A Review on Applications of Nanotechnology in Automotive Industry
Akshata S. Malani, Anagha D. Chaudhari, Rajeshkumar U. Sambhe
3) A Reference Framework Integrating Lean and Green Principles within Supply Chain Management
M. Bortolini, E. Ferrari, F. G. Galizia, C. Mora
4) Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Dissimilar Al/Cu Foil Single Lap Joints Made by Composite Metal Foil Manufacturing
Javaid Butt, Habtom Mebrahtu, Hassan Shirvani
5) Operational Guidelines for Six-Sigma Implementation: Survey of Indian Medium Scale Automotive Industries
Rajeshkumar U. Sambhe
6) Integrated Design in Additive Manufacturing Based on Design for Manufacturing
E. Asadollahi-Yazdi, J. Gardan, P. Lafon
7) Testing a Flexible Manufacturing System Facility Production Capacity through Discrete Event Simulation: Automotive Case Study
Justyna Rybicka, Ashutosh Tiwari, Shane Enticott
8) Efficient Design of Distribution Logistics by Using a Model-Based Decision Support System
J. Becker, R. Arnold
9) An Agile, Intelligent and Scalable Framework for Global Software Development
Raja Asad Zaheer, Aisha Tanveer, Hafza Mehreen Fatima
10) Quality Based Approach for Efficient Biologics Manufacturing
Takashi Kaminagayoshi, Shigeyuki Haruyama
11) Identifying the Barriers behind the Lack of Six Sigma Use in Libyan Manufacturing Companies
Osama Elgadi, Martin Birkett, Wai Ming Cheung
12) Supplier Selection Using Sustainable Criteria in Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Richa Grover, Rahul Grover, V. Balaji Rao, Kavish Kejriwal
13) Enhancing Students’ Performance in Basic Science and Technology in Nigeria Using Moodle LMS
Olugbade Damola, Adekomi Adebimbo, Sofowora Olaniyi Alaba
14) Analysis of Critical Success Factors of Six Sigma in Pakistani Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Zanjbeel Tabassum, Cahit Ali Bayraktar, Asfa Muhammad Din, Murat Durucu
15) A Sustainable Design Model by Integrated Evaluation of Closed-loop Design and Supply Chain Using a Mathematical Model
Yuan-Jye Tseng, Yi-Shiuan Chen