Submissions

Call for Papers/Presentations

We gladly invite both Academic and Industrial community to submit top quality Research papers and Industrial case presentations related to engineering, operations, and management of Engineering assets and Public infrastructures.

This call for Research papers and Industry presentations aims at drawing diverse industry wide and top Research expertise that can stimulate fresh discussions and views, create innovative ideas, and explore smart solutions.

The WCEAM-2018 Congress will cover a range of Technical themes that has a direct connection to your passion, professional interest, and expertise. Those areas are of interest to Asset owners, Operators, Producers, Technology developers, Service providers, Public institutions, and the Academic & Research community.

We also cover a wide range of Industrial and Public sectors, inclusive of;  Oil & Gas, Refining industry, Nuclear, Hydropower, Renewable Energy, Ocean & Maritime sector, Mining, Public Infrastructures and Land transportation, Green Manufacturing, Process industry, Engineering structures and Buildings, Construction sector, Healthcare Systems, Aeronautics and Aerospace, Information and Telecommunication sector.

We actively encourage those who have top expertise on specific Technical themes to deliver a Workshop, Seminar, Training activity, or a Round table session at the Congress. If you are keen, we will be excited to hear from you.

All Abstracts, Papers, and Presentations will be reviewed by the International Scientific Committee of the Congress for inclusion in the Congress Proceedings.

Selected research and thought-leading industry papers will be peer reviewed, and if accepted will be published in the Springer ebook  after the event titled, “Engineering assets and Public infrastructures in the Age of Digitalization” and subtitled, “Proceedings of the 13th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management”. The Springer ebook series is indexed by Scopus and is also currently being assessed for inclusion in EI Compendex. Past proceedings are available on the Springerlink web site.

 

Industry Cases & Projects

We strongly encourage Industry presentations from the Public and Private sector based on real Industrial Projects and Business cases.

 

Submission of Industry Presentations

Congress organizers actively encourage Industry presentations from Asset owners, Service providers, Technology developers, Engineering Contractors, Authorities, and Public institutions. Those who have a good ‘Business story’ to share with others can submit a draft PDF of their presentations by 28th of February (no abstract or full paper is required). The Final ‘Camera ready’ Version has to be submitted by 30th June 2018.

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OR Contact: WCEAM-2018 Organisers

 

Submission of Abstracts and Full papers

Abstract submission is now OPEN. All Abstracts will go through a review by the Scientific Committee.   

Authors will be notified about the acceptance of their Abstracts in due time according to the Congress schedule. Once your Abstract has been accepted, you will need to upload the Full paper within the deadline given. All papers submitted will be peer-reviewed by 2-3 expert reviewers of the International Scientific Committee that comprises top global experts of the technical domain. If the paper is accepted, then the  final paper (in MS Word format) has to be submitted, after necessary modifications w.r.t. Review comments, using the Springer e-Book template together With the duly signed Consent to publish (in PDF format). The consent to publish is mandatory in order for your paper to be published.

Should you have any queries please direct them to the Scientific Committee.

SubmissionsEasyChair CFP and Submission page

For any queries Contact us: WCEAM-2018 Organisers

Template for papers:

Springer-eBook-WCEAM2018_template

Consent to publish:

WCEAM 2018 Contributors’ Consent to Publish

 

The Best paper and The Best Industrial Case Award(s)

The Best Paper and The Best Industrial Case of the Congress will be selected based on the Peer-review results. The Winners will be announced and rewarded with a prestigious Congress Award at the Gala dinner in front of a distinguished audience.

The selected nominees for the Best paper and the Best industrial case Awards and their pioneering work will be showcased in the Congress web under ‘Featured presentations’. Check this place continously to know if you are one of the top nominees for the Congress award.

 

Key Dates

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
November 15, 2017

REVIEW FEEDBACK ON SUBMITTED ABSTRACTS
December 30, 2017

PROPOSALS FOR SPECIAL WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, AND ROUND-TABLE SESSIONS
January 15, 2018

FULL PAPER SUBMISSION
February 28, 2018

REVIEW FEEDBACK ON FULL PAPERS AND INDUSTRIAL PRESENTATIONS
April  30, 2018

EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION
June 30, 2018

 

Congress Topics and Streams

  • ASSET MANAGEMENT IN INDUSTRY 4.0:

Smart Factory,Cyber-physical Systems, Virtual Factory,Virtual and Augmented Reality, Cloud-based solutions, Machine learning

  • MODERN DIGITAL APPLICATIONS:

Advanced ICTs, Big Data Analytics, Intelligent decision support, Algorithms for Performacne optimization, Industrial informatics, Signal processing, Robotics and Automation, Mechatronics, Smart sensors and Instruments

  • DYNAMIC MODELING, SIMULATION, AND VISUALIZATION:

Modelling of Business & Operational Processes, Multiagent tenhnologies, 3D technologies, Visualization techniques

  • SMARTER AND SAFER ASSETS:

Digital risk, Safety, Security, Reliability, Resilience Engineering, Barrier design and management, Human-Technology interface, Risk analysis and management, Data integration and Interoperability

  • ASSET ECONOMICS AND DECISION ANALYSIS:

Financial risks, Asset investments, Life cycle costing, Beyond budgeting, Decision analysis

  • CRITICAL ASSET PROCESSES:

Spare-parts and Warehousing, Innovative logistics, Supply chain optimization, Production planning, Quality control, Maitenance, Operations, Remote support, Collaborative work processess

  • ASSET HEALTH:

Tools and technologies for equipment and structural health assessment, Diagnostics and Prognostics,Technical and operational integrity, Pattern recognition, e-Maintenance, Inspection techniques, Fault and Failure analysis

  • CO-VALUE CREATION:

Service innovation, Service integration, Project engineering and management, Contract strategies and Contract management, B2B partnerships, Change management, Customer relationships

  • SUSTAINABLE ASSETS AND PROCESSES:

Energy efficiency, Regulations and Standards, Legal aspects, Environmental technologies, Eco-efficiency, Carbon foot-print, Managing stakeholders

  • HUMAN CAPITAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Competence management, Education and Training, Managing work place diversity, Modern leadership

  • PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT:

KPI design and implementation, Performance optimization methods and techniques, Benchmarking, Learning and Continuous improvement