International Conference in Vigo (Spain), welcomes contributions on the following -but not limited to- wide Manufacturing research topics:

a. Moulding Processes
b. Forming Processes
c. Material removal Processes
d. Non-Traditional Manufacturing Processes
e. Welding, Joining and Assembly Processes
f. Additive Manufacturing Processes
g. Equipment and Tooling: Tools, Rapid Tooling, Fixture and Clamping Systems
h. Emerging Manufacturing Processes
a. Integrated development of products and processes
b. Design thinking and Manufacturing decision-making,
c. Adaptive and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
d. Rapid Product Development and Manufacturing
e. Holonic Systems
f. Energy efficiency and sustainability in Manufacturing
g. Zero-defects and zero-accidents approaches
h. Work environments adaptation in evolving production systems
a. Inspection and Testing
b. Laser and Optical Measurement Systems
c. Industrial Quality
d. Monitoring, Sensing and Control for Manufacturing and Inspection
e. Virtual Metrology
d. Automation and Robot Applications in Manufacturing
e. Sensors, Actuators, Equipment Design, Tooling and Control/Automation for Enhancing Manufacturing Processes
f. Simulation Technologies and MES
g. Digital, Virtual and Augmented Manufacturing
h. AI Systems, Intelligent Manufacturing Systems and Processes (Monitoring, Diagnostics, Feed Drive Modeling and Optimization, Control Systems, Control Strategies and Mechatronics)
a. Methodologies and Techniques for moving from current manufacturing production to Industry 4.0
b. Basic technologies needed for the integration of 4.0 systems.
c. Services, organization, training, HR management, assests management, etc. for implementing Industry 4.0.
d. Return on Equity (ROE) of manufacturing in the Industry 4.0 paradigm.
e. End-to-end digital integration of engineering activities across the entire value chain.
f. Vertical integration and networked manufacturing systems
g. Methods and tools for managing manufacturing complex systems in Industry 4.0
h. Adaptation of basic technologies and experience to the specific requirements of Manufacturing Engineering and innovative solutions for Industry 4.0
i. Sustainability of manufacturing in Industry 4.0
a. Training and Education in Manufacturing Engineering: Curricula and Professional Development
b. Design of Manufacturing Engineering Learning Environments
c. New Trends and Training Strategies in Education in Manufacturing
d. History and Evolution of Manufacturing Technologies
e. Industrial Heritage in Manufacturing
f. Social Impact of Manufacturing
g. Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare in Manufacturing