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Call for Papers and Abstract - First African International Conference on IE and OM at Pretoria/Johannesburg, South Africa, Oct 29 – Nov 1, 2018

  • 1.  Call for Papers and Abstract - First African International Conference on IE and OM at Pretoria/Johannesburg, South Africa, Oct 29 – Nov 1, 2018

    Posted 06-12-2018 12:11
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    International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

    Pretoria/Johannesburg, South Africa

    October 29 – November 1, 2018

    Venue: Saint George Hotel, 58 Mkhatshlua Ave, Doornkloof, Pretoria, South Africa


    Submission Link:


    IEOM Society International is organizing the 1st African International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Pretoria South Africa, October 30 – November 1, 2018. Venue is Saint George Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa. Authors can submit full paper(s) or abstract(s) only for presentations. Abstracts without full academic paper submissions should give opportunities for projects and industrial representatives to share their knowledge and experiences. IEOM Society encourages submission of full paper(s). All full papers will be subjected to double peer review. Accepted papers will be published in Proceedings and indexed by SCOPUS. 

    Venue is Saint George Hotel which is between Pretoria and Johannesburg with a beautiful setting and it is close to airport. Many airlines have direct flights to Johannesburg. Airport to hotel transportation will be arranged. Hotel room rate is approx. $70 per night. See conference website for details. 

    You will enjoy your visit to South Africa including: 

    • Big Five game safaris and how lions, leopards, rhinoceros (both black and white species), elephants, zebras, giraffe, Cape buffalo and other animals are living together in African jungles.
    • Nearest safari is in Sun City (Pilanesberg National Park) which is only 2 hours driving distance from hotel venue.
    • Kruger National Park is one of Africa's largest game reserves.
    • South Africa's iconic landmarks (mountains) in magnificent style.
    • Nelson Mandela Bridge and learn more about Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela.
    • The Union Buildings
    • Cape Town Mountain National Park and magnificent view of Atlantic and Indian Oceans
    • Tours will be arranged. 

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

    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Automation and Control
    • Business Management
    • Case Studies
    • Computers and Computing
    • Construction Management
    • Cybersecurity
    • Data Analytics and Big Data
    • Decision Sciences
    • Design and Analysis
    • E-Business and E-Commerce
    • Energy
    • Engineering Economy
    • Engineering Education
    • Engineering Management
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Facilities Planning and Management
    • Financial Engineering
    • Healthcare Systems
    • Human Factors and Ergonomics
    • IE / OM in Africa, Asia & Europe
    • Industrial Management
    • Information Technology/Information Systems
    • Inventory Management
    • Lean and Six Sigma
    • Logistics Management
    • Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA)
    • Modeling and Simulation
    • Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)
    • Operations Management
    • Operations Research
    • Product Design and Development
    • Product Lifecycle Management
    • Production Planning and Management
    • Project Management
    • Quality Control and Management
    • Reliability and Maintenance
    • Sensors and Sensing Systems
    • Service Systems and Service Management
    • Simulation
    • Software Testing and Quality Assurance
    • Statistics and Empirical Research
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Sustainability and Green Systems
    • Sustainable Manufacturing
    • Systems Dynamics
    • Systems Engineering
    • Technology Management
    • Total Quality Management
    • Transportation and Traffic
    • Waste Management
    • Work Design, Measurement and ISO 

    Special Tracks

    • Global Engineering Education
    • Appropriate Technology
    • System dynamics
    • Women in Industry & Academia 


    • Lean Manufacturing
    • Six Sigma
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation 


    • Undergraduate Student Paper Competition
    • Graduate Student Paper Competition
    • Doctoral Dissertation Presentation
    • Master Thesis Competition
    • Undergraduate Research Presentation
    • High School and Middle School STEM Competition
    • Senior Capstone Design Project Competition
    • Lean Six Sigma Competition
    • Supply Chain and Logistics Competition
    • Poster Competition  

    Conference Chairs

    • Dr. Bolanle Tolulope Abe, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
    • Prof. Mukondeleli Grace Kanakana, University of South Africa (UNISA)
    • Prof. Charles Mbohwa, University of Johannesburg (UJ)
    • Prof. Khumbulani Mpofu, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
    • Prof. Thomas Tengen, Vaal University of Technology (VUT)
    • Prof. John Alfred Trimble, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
    • Prof. Sarma Yadavalli, University of Pretoria (UP) 

    University Partners

    • Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa
    • University of Johannesburg, South Africa
    • University of South Africa
    • University of Pretoria, South Africa
    • Vaal University of Technology
    • Lawrence Technological University, Michigan, USA
    • University of New Brunswick at Fredericton, Canada 

    Corporate Partners

    • Eaton Corporation
    • EFR Certification 

    Organization Partners

    • African Engineering Education Association (AEES)
    • BKSTI: Agency for Cooperation of Higher Education of Industrial Engineering, Indonesia
    • Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE)
    • International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES)
    • Pakistan Society of Industrial Engineers (PSIE)
    • Society of Cost and Quality Engineers (SCQE) 

    Phone: 1-248-450-5660


    SA Conference Website –

    Mohammad Khadem
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department
    Sultan Qaboos University
    Muscat, Oman