The CIRP ICME ‘20 will be presented as a Virtual Conference,
taking place from the 15 to the 17 July 2020.


COVID-19 Actions


Due to the current global situation, the status of CIRP ICME '20 conference is pending and the registration procedure opening has been postponed. Adjustments to the CIRP ICME '20 event organisation will be made as necessary, in line with a generally agreed policy within the CIRP, and all participants will be notified of any development as soon as possible.

The submission and publication of papers is going on as planned.





According to the new CIRP Conference rules, the CIRP ICME '20 Proceedings will be published on the WoS and SCOPUS indexed Elsevier PROCEDIA System, dedicated to International Conference Proceedings, to provide a full worldwide dimension to CIRP Conference Proceedings.


Selected papers in an enhanced form will be considered for publication in the

CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology (JMST).





Fraunhofer Joint Laboratory of Excellence on Advanced Production Technology (Fh-J_LEAPT UniNaples),

Dept. of Chemical, Materials and Industrial Production Engineering, University of Naples Federico II



The International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP)


Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)

Regional Government of Campania (RGC)


The 14th edition of the CIRP ICME Conference will examine the applications of innovative and cognitive production technologies and systems and related methodologies for decision making implementation, including expert systems, fuzzy logic, neural networks, multi agents, etc., as well as hybrid systems combining one or more of these techniques as applied to manufacturing engineering problems.


The main scope of the Conference is to provide an international forum for the exchange of the knowledge, information, experience and results as well as the review of progress and discussion on the state-of-the-art and future trends in intelligent computation methods and tools applied to manufacturing processes and systems.


The following Symposia/Special Sessions will be organised within the Conference with reference to running joint research projects and international working groups:

- International Workshop on Emergent Synthesis - IWES 2020

- Biological Transformation in Manufacturing

- Fraunhofer Joint Laboratory of Excellence on Advanced Production Technology - Fh-J_LEAPT UniNaples




Important dates:

 Submission of abstracts:         15 December 2019

 Notification of acceptance:     24 January 2020

 Submission of full papers:      30 April 2020

 14th CIRP Conf. on ICME:    15 - 17 July 2020

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