Papers in the area of industrial management are welcome. Suggested topics include, but need not be limited to:

1.Production Management

▲ Scheduling and Line Balancing

▲ Production Planning and Inventory Strategy

▲ Total Quality Control and its Perspective

▲ Process Design and Facility Layout Planning

▲ Human Factors

2. Advanced Production Management Methodologies

▲ Lean Production

▲ Computer Integrated Manufacturing

▲ Logistics and Supply Chain Management

▲ Green Manufacturing

▲ Reengineering in Industrial Management

▲ Internet of Things

3. Project Management

▲ Network Techniques in Large Scale Project Management

▲ Cost/Resource Control in Project Management

▲ Theory and Practice of Project Management

4. Research and Development

▲ Management of Science and Technology

▲ Technology Transfer

▲ Innovation and Diffusion of Technology

▲ Three Dimension Printing Related Issues

5. Quantitative Analysis in Industrial Management

▲ Decision Analysis and Decision Making

▲ Applications of Mathematical Programming in Industrial Management

▲ Fuzzy Set and its Applications in Industrial Management

6. Artificial Intelligence and Information Technology in Industrial Management

▲ Factory Automation and Industrial Robots

▲ Knowledge-based Systems in Industrial Management

▲ Decision Support Systems (DSS)

▲ Management Information Systems (MIS)

▲ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

▲ Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

7. Practice and Experiences in Industrial Management

▲ Joint Venture Management

▲ Comparative Studies on Industrial Management among China, Japan and other Countries

▲ Servitization

8. Digital Factory

▲ Management over Internet

▲ Manufacturing System Supported by Image Processing

▲ Electric Commerce

▲ System Simulation and its Applications in Management

9. Energy and Environment Management

▲ Energy system optimization

▲ Energy and environmental policy simulation

▲ Low carbon economics

Paper Submission Requirements

1 Only electronic submission in MS Word 2007 document is acceptable.

2 All these elements must be had in this order: title; authors with institutional affiliations, full mailing address; abstract; keyword list; body; references; and endnotes (if any).

3 At most 6 printed pages with 11-point font size and single line spacing.

4 Format of final paper submission is downloaded from the Website.

Awards and Special Issue

Selected papers presented at the conference will be considered for Best Papers Award and/or publication in a special issue of Asia-Pacific Journal of Industrial Management.

Schedule / Deadlines

March 15, 2016: Deadline for extended abstract submission

June 5, 2016: Deadline for paper submission

June 25, 2016: Notification of preliminary acceptance

June 30, 2016: Deadline for camera-ready paper submission

July 1, 2016: Notification of formal acceptance and registration to conference

July 31, 2016: Deadline for registration

September 21-23, 2016: ICIM2016 in Hiroshima(广岛)


All fees are listed in RMB (¥) and include VAT (where applicable) for one paper.

Note: Lunch and hotel expense are not included in any registration fee.

Category Fee
Publication ¥2500
First registration Free
More registrations ¥1600 per author