Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing


The 1st International Conference on Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing ( will be held at Leiria, Portugal, on June 29  to July 2011 at Leiria, Portugal.

The International Conference on Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing (SIM2011) will be held by the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development at Leiria, Portugal, from June 29 to July 1, 2011. The venue will take place at an important industrial  and historical city of Portugal, distant around 1 hour from Lisbon.

This Conference aims to provide a major international forum for academics, researchers and industrial partners to exchange ideas in the field of sustainable intelligent manufacturing and related topics. The conference expects to foster networking and collaboration among participants to advance the knowledge and identify major trends in the field.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

·         Computer-aided green manufacturing

·         Eco-design and eco-innovation

·         e-Manufacturing

·         Green manufacturing

·         Sustainable construction for the built environment

·         Green supply chain management

·         Green transportation

·         Renewable energy

·         Sustainable power engineering and renewable energy technologies

·         Reuse, remanufacturing, disassembly and recycling techniques

·         Sustainable packaging solutions

·         Smart manufacturing

·         Reverse logistics and product recovery

·         Smart and sustainable materials

·         Life-cycle engineering and assessment

·         Energy efficiency in manufacturing

·         Smart design for sustainability

·         Sustainable technology innovation

·         Sustainable factory planning and scheduling

·         Sustainable business models

·         Zero-waste production

Papers will be blind peer-reviewed. Accepted and presented papers will be included in an ISBN conference proceedings book.

Important Dates

Submission of Abstracts: 20th of December 2010
Notification of acceptance: 10th of January 2011
Submission of preliminary papers: 7th of February 2011
Acceptance of papers with referee comments: 7th of March 2011
Submission of revised camera-ready paper: 4th of April 2011

Conference Chair

Professor Bártolo
Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development

Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
Tel.: +351 244 569 441
Fax.: +351 244 569 444
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