International Conference on Production Research

The Department of Industrial Engineering at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia is pleased to announce the 5th International Conference on Production Research, ICPR – Americas 2010. The theme of the conference is “Technologies in Logistics and ManuInternational Conference on Production Researchfacturing for Small and Medium Enterprises”. ICPR is endorsed by the International Foundation for Production Research (IFPR), the founding body of the International Journal of Production Research.

The conference will feature leading researchers and practitioners that integrate areas of production, logistics and manufacturing and will provide networking opportunities with colleagues throughout Latin America. The conference also includes workshops designed for active professionals in the areas of project/ operations management, industrial production engineering, economics and business administration.

The main theme of the conference “Technologies in Logistics and Manufacturing for Small and Medium Enterprises” is perfectly aligned with the realities of the Latin–American countries. One of the goals of the conference is to create awareness on the needs of small and medium companies to be competitive in a global world.

The Conference venue will be in the new Mario Laserna building at the Universidad de los Andes. The Department of Industrial Engineering is recognized as a leader in industrial and production engineering in Latin America.

Bogotá is one of the most beautiful cities in the world – we look forward to seeing you here!

The following are the topics of interest of the conference, however they are not limited and any related theme is welcome:

Track 1: Supply chain and logistics management

Track 2: Product development and project management

Track 3: Operations Research

Track 4: Operations strategy and performance in manufacturing and service systems

Track 5: Technology, automation and information systems

Track 6: Work organization and ergonomics

Track 7: Quality engineering and management

Track 8: Organization of operations systems and technology management

Track 9: Global operations management

Track 10: Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement

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Leandro C. Coelho, Ph.D., é Professor de Logística e Gestão da Cadeia de Suprimentos na Université Laval, Québec, Canadá. Conheça mais no menu Sobre (acima).