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Call for Papers - International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (Virtual), Zimbabwe, December 6-8, 2020

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    International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

    Harare, Zimbabwe, December 6-8, 2020

    A Virtual Conference – Submission Deadline – September 30, 2020

    Host: University of Zimbabwe

    http://ieomsociety.org/harare2020/ 

    Submission Link: https://www.xcdsystem.com/IEOM/abstract/index.cfm?ID=ITx8cpK 

    IEOM Society is organizing an International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Harare, Zimbabwe during December 6-8, 2020. Due to the global pandemic, the conference will be virtual. If situation permits, there will be some onsite sessions at the University of Zimbabwe campus. The conference aims to provide a forum for academics, researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and recent developments in the field of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. The conference is also expected to foster networking, collaboration and joint effort among the conference participants to advance the theory and practice as well as to identify major trends in Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. 

    IEOM Society International is a nonprofit professional organization. IEOM Society's core purpose is to globally foster critical thinking and its effective utilization in the field of Industrial Engineering (IE) and Operations Management (OM) by providing means to communicate and network among diversified people, especially in emerging countries, motivated by similar interests. IEOM has successfully organized previous international conferences in Dhaka (2010), Kuala Lumpur (2011), Istanbul (2012), Bali (2014), Dubai (2015), Orlando (2015), Kuala Lumpur (2016), Detroit (2016), Rabat (2017), Bristol, UK (2017), Bogota (2017), Bandung (2018), Paris (2018), Washington DC (2018), Pretoria (2018), Bangkok (2019), Toronto (2019), Riyadh (2019), Dubai (2020) and Detroit (2020). 

    Authors can submit full paper(s) or abstract(s) only. Authors MUST use the conference template to prepare papers or abstracts. IEOM Society encourages to submit full paper(s). All full papers will be subjected to double peer review. Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings and indexed in SCOPUS, EBSCO and IEOM Forefront. Any submission implies that an author will deliver a virtual or oral presentation of the paper or abstract. Selected papers will be published in IJIEOM (International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management). 

    Keynote Speakers

    • Esther T. Akinlabi, Full Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, South Africa and Appointed as the Director of the Pan African University for Life and Earth Sciences Institute (PAULESI), Ibadan, Nigeria
    • Professor Mqhele Dlodlo, Vice-Chancellor, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Ascot, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – "Innovative Industrialisation – the Impact of Education 5.0 on University Operations in COVID-19 Times"

    SPECIAL TRACKS

    • Global Engineering Education (GEE)
    • Global Business Management Education
    • Industry 4.0
    • Industry Solutions
    • Women in Industry and Academia (WIIA)
    • Panel Sessions on GEE and WIIA

    Registration Fees

    • Professional (member): US$ 200
    • Professional (Non-Member): US$ 250
    • Student (member): US$ 100
    • Student (Non-member): US$ 125
    • Each Additional Paper: US$ 50

    TOPICS: Topics covering industrial issues/applications and academic research include, but are not limited to:

    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Automation
    • Business Management
    • Case Studies
    • Computers and Computing
    • Construction Management
    • Cyber Security
    • Data Analytics
    • Decision Sciences
    • Defense Management Science
    • E-Business and E-Commerce
    • Energy
    • Engineering Economy
    • Engineering Education
    • Engineering Management
    • Environmental Systems Engineering
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Facilities Planning and Management
    • Financial Engineering
    • Healthcare Systems
    • Human Factors and Ergonomics
    • Humanitarian Supply Chain Management for COVID-19
    • iCloud
    • IE / OM in Africa
    • Industry 4.0 in African Context
    • Information Technology and Information Systems
    • Inventory Management
    • IoT
    • Lean and Six Sigma
    • Logistics Management
    • Manufacturing and Design
    • Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA)
    • Robotics
    • Mechatronics
    • Modeling and Simulation
    • Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)
    • Operations Management
    • Operations Research
    • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
    • Production Planning and Management
    • Project Management
    • Quality 4.0
    • Quality Control and Management
    • Reliability and Maintenance
    • Sensors and Sensing Systems
    • Service Systems and Service Management
    • Software Testing and Quality Assurance
    • Statistics and Optimization
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Sustainability and Green Systems
    • Sustainability in Supply Chain, Enterprise Operations and Strategies including Food Supply Chain
    • Sustainable Manufacturing
    • Systems Dynamics
    • Systems Engineering
    • Technology Management
    • Total Quality Management
    • Transportation and Traffic
    • Waste Management
    • Work Design, Measurement, Standardization and ISO

     

    COMPETITIONS

    • Undergraduate Student Paper Competition Sponsored by SIEMENS
    • Graduate Student Paper Competition Sponsored by EATON Corporation
    • Master Thesis Competition
    • Doctoral Dissertation Competition
    • Senior Capstone Design Project Competition sponsored by Tooling Tech Group
    • Undergraduate Research Competition
    • High School and Middle School STEM Competition
    • Lean Six Sigma Competition sponsored by Tooling Tech Group
    • Simulation Competition
    • Supply Chain and Logistics Competition

    CONFERENCE CHAIR

    • Professor Charles Mbohwa, Pro-Vice Chancellor Strategic Partnerships and Industrialisation, University of Zimbabwe, Mt Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe

    CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

    • Professor Mqhele Dlodlo, Vice-Chancellor, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Ascot, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

    ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

    • Tawanda Mushiri, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zimbabwe
    • Loice K Gudukeya, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zimbabwe
    • Ignatio Madanhire, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zimbabwe
    • Wilson R. Nyemba, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zimbabwe
    • Michael Mutingi, Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering, Department, Mechanical and Marine Engineering, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia

    International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Harare, Zimbabwe, December 8-10, 2020 - http://ieomsociety.org/harare2020/

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