ICRM 2014 - 2nd International Conference on Ramp-Up Management (ICRM 2014)

Organization: RWTH Aachen

Venue: Logistics Cluster

Location: Aachen, Germany

Event Date/Time: Jun 12, 2014 End Date/Time: Jun 12, 2014
Early Registration Date: Apr 27, 2014
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 27, 2013
Paper Submission Date: Jan 12, 2014
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Bridging the gap between product development and series production, production ramp-up characterizes the phase where the success of a launch of new products and processes is decided. Hence, the management of ramp-up process is vital to the success for producing companies. Advanced methods, concepts and policies are required when its comes to the decision about new product launches, re-launches, and changes, the supervision of the work item integration from product, process development, and suppliers and escalation actions due to external or internal disturbances and organizational dynamics.

The 2nd International Conference on Ramp-Up Management will take place within the newly built logistics research cluster of the RWTH University in Aachen, Germany and will offer a special opportunity for the exchange of research results and experiences regarding the topic of Ramp-Up.

On behalf of the conference chair Prof. Dr. Robert Schmitt, we encourage interested researchers to submit a 400-500 word abstract in English, reporting research motivations, methods and results via the Elsevier Procedia System (see our webiste).

Dates and deadlines

Abstract submission: September 27th, 2013 Manuscript submission: March 3rd, 2014 Manuscript final upload: March 23rd, 2014 Conference early registration: April 27th, 2014 Conference date: June 12th - 13th, 2014

Relevant Topics:

Complexity management - Consumer integration - Economical and socio-technical impact - Manufacturing processes and start-up  - Manufacturing systems - Marketing interface and customer relationship - New product development - Organizational learning and knowledge management - Product innovation and evolution - Quality control and inspection - Quality management - Robotics and automation - Supply chain




RWTH Aachen

Conference Speakers

Prof. Robert Schmitt – CIRP Associate Member, WZL, RWTH Aachen University /DE

Prof. Sabrina Jeschke – IMA/ZLW & IfU, RWTH Aachen University /DE

Prof. Frank Piller – TIM, RWTH Aachen University /DE

Prof. Waguih ElMaraghy – CIRP Fellow, University of Windsor /CA