S2 Manufacturing International Conference 2019

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As part of the Industry 4.0 Academia Summit you are invited to participate in the second International Conference on Sustainable Smart Manufacturing (S2M 2019) taking place in April in Manchester. 

The main conference topics are: The Future of Manufacturing; Towards a Circular Economy; Design, Sustainability and Innovation; and Sustainable Healthcare for Aging. 

The City of Manchester, once the birthplace of the 1st Industrial Revolution, is today a world-leading hub of the 4th Industrial Revolution, offering Industry 4.0 solutions in engineering, healthcare and social sciences. This event, jointly organised by The University of Manchester, The University of Lisbon (Lisbon School of Architecture) and The Polytechnic of Leiria (School of Technology and Management), aims to bring together leading experts from academia, research & industry, keen to share knowledge and exchange experiences on smart, sustainable manufacturing and its societal and technological drivers and impact.

S2M - Industry 4.0 Academia Summit 2019 will provide a forum for stimulating, cross-disciplinary discussions on the most recent innovations, trends, and challenges on a variety of topics. Join in and get involved in this exciting event to network with your peers and inspiring keynotes coming from academia, business and industry worldwide.


Exclusive rates available for academic members and students of The University of Manchester - a discounted flat rate of £300 + VAT (note: non-promotional rates are between £400 - £500 + VAT).

To benefit from this exclusive rate, you need to obtain a promotional code by e-mailing S2M-Industry4.0@manchester.ac.uk using your institution e-mail address. You can then register for the conference via the Industry 4.0 Academia Ticketing website and inserting the promo code where appropriate.

Call for Papers

Applications on any of the conference topics are welcomed, submissions should be submitted by 22nd February.

All accepted peer-reviewed papers will be published in a Hardcover Book entitled Industry 4.0 – Shaping the Future of the Digital World (Taylor & Francis). This book will be publicised in leading databases of scientific and engineering literature. Selected papers will be put forward for publication in top journals such as Rapid Prototyping, International Journal of Bioprinting, Journal of Construction Innovation, Automation in Construction, Energy and Buildings Journal.

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