For authors


4th May 2020, 9pm (UTC+2): Start of the conference with Live Opening Session (see also here)

29th April 2020: Sending of access data to conference platform via e-mail to the conference participants

15th April 2020, 6pm (UTC+2): Upload of video presentations

15th March 2020: Payment Deadline for participants with accepted papers

31st January 2020: Final submission (after review process)

14th February 2020: Industrial Communication submission

15th December 2019: Paper submission

Due to the several requests, the deadline for the upload of the full paper on the ConfTool platform is extended to 08.01.2020. We kindly remind that, in order to have the paper accepted, the papers must be prepared following the guidelines provided in the paper template.

5th November 2019: Abstract submission (extended deadline)


Please download the template and prepare your full paper or “industrial communication” submission by editing the template file. The full papers are limited to 8 pages, while an “industrial communication” submission is limited to 4 pages. Authors are kindly requested to carefully follow the format provided in the templates.


The accepted papers will be published in Procedia Manufacturing (Elsevier).

Final papers (after review process) should be submitted before the deadline of 31st of January 2020.


"Industrial communication” papers should be submitted until the 14th of February 2020. Authors will need to create an user account with ConfTool if not already registered with that system and accept the Terms & Conditions.

“Industrial communication” papers are limited to 4 pages and will not be peer-reviewed.