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IFAC MCPL 2013 : IFAC International Conference on Management and Control of Production and Logistics


When Sep 11, 2013 - Sep 13, 2013
Where Fortaleza/CE - Brazil
Submission Deadline Apr 30, 2013
Notification Due May 31, 2013
Final Version Due Jun 30, 2013
Categories    production management   production control   logistics

Call For Papers

The Conference

The IFAC/MCPL2013 conference aims to bring together researchers and engineers from different areas, to promote a synergy among different disciplines, in order to explore new solutions for complex scientific and technological challenges.
The objectives of the conference are to provide high quality research and professional interactions for the advancement of science, technology and fellowship. It also intends to provide to the participants an opportunity to present their research papers and experience reports, and to take part in open discussions.


Relevant topics include (but are not limited to):
- Decision-Support Systems: Concepts, Methods and Algorithms
- Discrete Event Systems: Modeling and Simulation
- Factory Automation, Robotics and Man-Machine Interaction
- Industrial Engineering, Process Control and Applied Mathematics
- Information Technology in Control, Production, Logistics and Management
- Intelligent Manufacturing Systems: Modeling and Applications
- Production Planning and Scheduling, ERP, Inventory Control and Lean Manufacturing
- Management of Organizations and Operational Research Applications
- Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling
- Modeling and Control of Manufacturing and Logistics
- Passenger Transportation, Urban Freight Distribution and City Logistics
- Quality Management Systems and Performance Indicators
- Socio-technical and Cognitive aspects in Manufacturing and Logistics
- Supply Chain and Green Supply Chain
- Web Service, Workflow and Wireless Automation
- New technologies: 3D models, physical and virtual prototyping

The IFAC/MCPL 2013 is the 6th in a very successful series of events, previously held in Campinas (Brazil), Grenoble (France), Santiago (Chile), Sibiu (Romania) and Coimbra (Portugal). This sixth edition will be organized by the Center for Information Technology Renato Archer – CTI (, one of the most important research centers in Information Technology in South America. The conference will be held in Fortaleza, the capital city of the State of Ceará. Located in the northeastern corner of Brazil, Ceará is the Brazilian State nearest to Europe and North America. See

Important Dates:

- Paper submissions: May 30, 2013
- Notification of acceptance: May 30, 2013
- Camera ready copies: June 30, 2013
- Conference: September 12-14, 2013


General Chair: Carlos Alberto dos Santos Passos, CTI, Brazil
Honorific Chair: Prof. Zdnek Binder, France
General Co-Chairs: Marcius Fabius Henriques de Carvalho, PUC Campinas, Brazil and
Florin Filip, Academy of Science of Romania, Romania
IPC Chair: Oscar Salviano Silva Filho, CTI, Brazil
IPC Vice-Chair: António Dourado, University of Coimbra, Portugal
IPC Vice-Chair for Industry: Victor Fernandes Cavalcante, IBM Research, Brazil
Logistic Track Chairs: Prof. Orlando Fontes Lima Jr, Unicamp, Brazil and
Prof. Antonio Galvão Naclério Novaes, UFSC, Brazil


MCPL 2013 Conference Secretariat
Center for Information Technology Renato Archer – CTI
Rod. D. Pedro I, km 143,6, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, CEP (Zip Code) 13069-901
Phone: +55.19.3746-6118 / Fax: +55.19.3746-6028

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