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Call for Papers for the 17th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising (ICE)

The “International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising (ICE)” will take place in 2011 in Aachen, Germany. The conference is hosted by the Institute for Industrial Management (FIR) at RWTH Aachen, and aims at representatives from research, politics and industry to discuss about “Innovating Products and Services for Collaborative Networks”.

Call for Papers for the 17th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising (ICE)

ICE 2011

The ICE 2011 conference will take place in Aachen, Germany, 20 - 22 June 2011. This is the 17th in a series of Annual Conferences, which regularly attracts over 200 delegates from leading commercial, government and research organisations around the world to share knowledge and experience, lessons learnt and good practice.

This year the ICE conference will focus on “Innovating Products and Services for Collaborative Networks”. The programme will combine strategic keynote presentations, technical and policy papers, case studies, workshops, exhibition and social activities. The programme will showcase results from projects funded at national and regional level as well as those funded by European Commission Research Programmes.

Experts are invited to submit extended abstracts (min. 1,200 – max. 1,500 words) for technical papers, visionary papers, business and government case studies. Proposals to arrange 90 minute workshop sessions are also welcome. Related themes and suggestions for papers and sessions are outlined in the Call for Papers

All abstracts must be submitted online by February 1st for double blind peer review by the International Programme Committee. 

Important Deadlines

Submission deadline for Extended Abstracts: 01 February 2011
Notification of acceptance decision: 01 March 2011
Submission of final paper: 01 April 2011

Core Thematic Priorities for ICE conference 2011

Papers should focus on a research topic on which a case study, initial or final results can be published. General project descriptions are not appropriate. All papers must highlight the level of innovation and actual or expected impact.

  • Here an excerpt of the conference topics:
  • Concurrent Engineering: methods and processes
  • Co-creation, Co-Innovation and Open Innovation
  • Semantic Web technologies for collaboration and cooperation
  • Factory of the Future, Virtual Factories and digital manufacturing
  • Networked virtual organizations: production management, logistics and supply chains
  • Service Engineering, value creation and customer integration
  • Future of Internet and networked environments
  • Smart objects and smart systems integration
  • Simulation and games for Concurrent Engineering, collaboration & learning
  • Living Labs and user centric engineering

More topics and information are available at http://www.ice-conference.org

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