CFP: Case HISTORIES IN CE TRACK for CE97

BPRASAD@CMSA.gmr.com
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 09:12:46 +0100


To: INTERESTED IN CASE HISTORIES IN CE?

Subject: CFP: Case HISTORIES IN CE TRACK for CE97

SPECIAL SESSION TRACK INVITATION & CALL FOR PAPERS for
ISPE/CE97
FOURTH ISPE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONCURRENT ENGINEERING (CE)
RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS
Troy, Michigan, U.S.A
August 20-22, 1997

NEW SESSION TRACK: CASE HISTORIES & PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF CE
FEW SESSIONS ARE PLANNED FOR THIS SPECIAL TRACK
Abstract due: March 1, 1997.
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ISPE/CE97, Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications,
is a major forum for the international
scientific exchange of multi-disciplinary and inter-
organizational aspects of concurrent
engineering (CE). The focus is on the use of integrated
enterprise processes, collaborative work,
information sharing, co-locating resources, and integrated
frameworks and tools. This conference
addresses research and applications issues of CE. This
information is available at Web page:

http://www.secs.oakland.edu/SECS_prof_orgs/ISPE/CE97.htm

CE97 is sponsored by International Journal of Concurrent
Engineering: Research & Applications (CERA Journal), the
International Society for Productivity Enhancement (ISPE).
CE97 is hosted by Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309,
USA. Sponsorships from professional and
Industrial organizations are also being sought.

Topics of Interest for this TRACK:
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Submissions are invited on substantial, original and previously
unpublished research in all life-cycle areas of product design,
engineering and manufacturing describing case histories in CE.
Five Sessions are planned for this speciality track. Case Histories may
include Practical applications of CE :Practical solutions, systematic
guidelines, pitfalls and success stories, implementation methodologies,
Tiger Team studies, lessons learned, examples of metrics, etc.

Timetable:
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Authors should submit a full draft paper or extended abstract,
not exceeding 10 single spaced pages, to the
conference General Chair, no later than March 1, 1997
(preferably by E-mail in plain ASCII or
PostScript). Notification of acceptance or rejection will be
mailed to the first author (or designated author)
on or before March 30, 1997. Final camera-ready versions
of the papers must be received by April 15,
1997. The format is the same as the CERA Journal.

Conference Proceedings:
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Conference Proceedings will be published by Technomic Publishing
Corporation as a part of a CE series entitled " Advances in CE "
with official congress catalog (ISSN) number. Selected expanded
papers will be reviewed for inclusion in a special issue of the
international journal, Concurrent Engineering: Research and
Application (CERA). For Information about CERA Journal, write
to: CERA Managing Editor, Dr. Biren Prasad , Director,
CERA Institute, P.O. Box 250254, West Bloomfield, MI 48322, USA.
Tel: (810) 696-5487/ Fax: (810) 661-8333,
Email: bprasad@cmsa.gmr.com

Conference General Chair:

Dr. Subra Ganesan, Professor and Chair,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, U.S.A.
E-Mail: ganesan@oakland.edu,
Tel: (810) 370 2206, Fax: (810) 370 4625

International Co-chair

Dr. Pravir K. Chawdhry
School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, U K
E-Mail: P.K.Chawdhry@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (1225) 826956, Fax: +44 (1225) 826928

Conference Program Chair:
Dr. Shuichi Fukuda, Department of Production, Information
and System Engineering,
Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology,
6-6, Ashaigaoka, Hino, Tokyo, Japan,
Tel: +81-425-83-5111, Fax: +81 425 83-5119 ,
email: fukuda@mgbfu.tmit.ac.ip
Tutorial Chair:
Dr. Biren Prasad

Those, who would like to serve on the conference committee
as representative should contact Dr. Subra Ganesan at the
above address. The session organizing committee is being expanded.
Those interested to organize CE sessions related to one or more
of the above specialty areas and wish to chair or co-chair
sessions should contact Dr. George Dodd or Dr. Subra Ganesan.

A current version of a CE97call for papers is available at:

http://www.secs.oakland.edu/SECS_prof_orgs/ISPE/CE97.htm

BIREN PRASAD, PH.D.
CONCURRENT ENGINEERING
Phone Number: (810) 696-5487
Fax Number (810) 661-8333; Email: bprasad@cmsa.gmr.com