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Title of the International Conference: Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing (SIM 2011)
Type of the International conference: 1st International Conference
Organiser(s): Hosted by Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development at Leiria, Portugal and organized in cooperation with Polytechnic Institute of Leiria.
Main topics of the International Conference: 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.
Language: English
Date: June 29th to July 1st, 2011
Main deadlines:
  • 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.
Venue: The venue will take place at an important industrial and historical city of Portugal, distant around 1 hour from Lisbon (Leiria, Portugal). All other details will be announced soon in web site.
Contact: Professor Bártolo, Conference chair, Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development,, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, telephone: +351 244 569 441, fax: +351 244 569 444.
Mr. Danilo Guimaraes ( ) Conference Secretariat. Adress: Centro para o Desenvolvimento Rápido e Sustentado de Produto, Centro Empresarial da Marinha Grande, Rua de Portugal - Zona Industrial, 2430-028 Marinha Grande – PORTUGAL, telephone: +351 244 569 441; fax: +351 244 569 444.
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Title of the International Conference: Economics and Management (ICEM 2011)
Type of the International Conference: 16th International Conference
Organiser(s): Hosted by the Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Business and Management. The conference will be held cooperating with:
  • Faculty of Economics and Management of Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)
  • Lithuanian Operational Research Society within EURO (LitORS)
  • Economics Faculty of Kaliningrad State Technical University (Russian Federation)
  • Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management of Riga Technical University (Latvia)
  • Tallinn School of Economics and Business Administration of Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia).
Main topics of the International Conference:
  • Accounting Challenges in the Context of Economics Changes
  • Competitiveness of Nations and Global Economy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: the Interaction between Businesses, Society, and State
  • Management Trends in Changing Environment
  • Modelling and Simulation of Business Systems
  • New Challenges of Financial Economics within Global Area
  • Post - crisis Markets: Rethinking and Rediscovering Marketing.
Language: English
Date: 27 - 29th April, 2011
Main deadlines:
  • Registration - by December 20, 2010
  • Abstract submission – by December 20, 2010
  • Notification of abstract acceptance – by January 10, 2011
  • Paper submission – by February 10, 2011
  • Notification of paper acceptance – by March 1, 2011
  • Payment of the participation fee – by March 15, 2011
  • Announcement of an in-depth conference program in the internet – by April 15, 2011
  • Meeting at the conference – April 27-29, 2011
Venue: Brno University of Technology (BUT) Faculty of Business and Management, Kolení 2906/4, 612 00 Brno, Czech Republic.
Contact: Organizing Committee: 16th International Conference “Economics and Management” (ICEM 2011). Iveta Simberova, telephone: +420 54114 2678; fax: +420 54114 3751, E-mail:
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Title of the International Conference: Current Issues of Sustainable Development - Governance and Institutional Change
Type of the International Conference: 11th International Conference
Organiser(s): Hosted by Opole University, Poland. Selcuk University, Turkey. Hochschule Zittau/Goerlitz – University of Applied Sciences (Germany). Internationales Hochschlinstitut Zittau (IHI) – International Graduate School (Germany). PFH Gottingen (Germany). Hamburg university of Applied Sciences (Germany). Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) – Groningen university (The Netherlands). INYRSS (Lithuania) and The Polish Association of environmental and Sustainable Development Economists.
Main topics of the International Conference: The general aims of the conference are to discuss and analyse:
  • Institutions, Governance, and Sustainable Development at different levels of socio – economic development;
  • The challenge of global governance in the face of climate change and global poverty. Can Europe become sustainable without global sustainability?
  • Local governance’s capability to achieve sustainable development:
    • Socio – technological transitions to sustainable development (e.g., energy, sustainable production systems).
    • Challenges in creating sustainable transport systems.
    • Sustainable waste management.
    • Corporate Social Responsibility and the problem of climate change and energy efficiency.
  • Paradigms and the sustainability research agenda. Should research on eco-efficiency and eco-development, when social inequalities increase on a global scale? Do we need to focus on research eco-efficiency and environmental management strengthening the emphasis on increasing output and consumption, or a change in people’s mental models?
Language: English
Date: 10th - 12th April, 2011
Main deadlines:
  • Registration and abstract submission deadline: by 18 February, 2011
  • Full papers are expected by 21 March, 2011
  • The fee should be paid by 18 March, 2011
  • After 8 April, 2011, refund will not be possible in case of resignation
Venue: Opole University, Faculty of Economics, ul. Ozimska 46a, 45-058 Opole, Poland.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Joost Platje, Opole University, Faculty of Economics, ul. Ozimska 46a, 45-058 Opole, Poland. E-mail: ,
telephone: +480 600 521110.
Conference Web Site: Issues of Sustainable Development 2011- Call for Papers.pdf

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