2nd Call for Papers - ECEC'2011, April 18-20, 2011, BITE, London, United Kingdom


18th annual European Concurrent Engineering Conference

Achieving Competitive Excellence
April 18 - 20, 2011

British Institute of Technology and Ecommerce
London, United Kingdom

Dear Colleague,

This is a reminder that the submission deadline of JANUARY 20th for ECEC'2011 is in TWO WEEKS TIME.
Late papers can be sent in till FEBRUARY 5TH.

The conference will feature the following invited speakers:
Simulation approaches for optimization in business and service systems
Imed Kacem, Paul Verlaine University, Metz, France
Type and Limitations of Data Storage Hardware in Supporting Multimedia Platforms
Professor Des Mapps, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom
Information Security: Finding the right balance
Professor Fred Piper, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, United Kingdom
The socio-economic impact of ultra high bandwidth of the internet network by 2020
Professor Talib Alukaidey, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

The following pages have been updated:
Invited Speakers
Social Programme with a visit to the National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory

A quick reminder of the topics for the ECEC'2011
[] e-Business in CE
[] Organization and Management
[] Supporting Technologies
[] Formal Methods, Techniques and Design
[] Engineering of Embedded Systems
[] Engineering data management and information modeling
[] Engineering process management and simulation
[] Collaborative CE environments for virtual teams
[] CE Enhanced Lean Manufacturing
[] Practical applications and experiences
[] Factory Planning and Control for SME's
[] Digital Direct Manufacturing
[] Patient Centered Health Care with Meaningful Use of IT
[] Poster Session
[] Student Session
[] Tutorials
[] Exhibition

Conference Committee

General Conference Chair

Professor Les Hobson, the director of Higher Education and Research, BITE, UK

Past Conference Chair

Hendrik Van Landeghem, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Local Programme Committee

Professor Waheed Khan (Deputy Principal for research)
Professor Hasan Al-Saedy
Dr. Peter Robinson (Media Manager)
Mr.Syed Majid (IT Manager)
Mr. Asheesh Rajouria (Head of Facilities)
Dr Joy Joseph (HR and Accounting)

Honorary Chair

Uwe Baake, Daimler Buses, Evobus GmbH, Neu-Ulm, Germany

Track Chairs

1.E-Business in CE
Chimay J. Anumba, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
Heiko Duin, BIBA, Bremen, Germany
Yo-Ping Huang, Tatung University, Taipei, Taiwan

2.Organization and Management
Abdelmalek Benzekri, IRIT, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Iris Graessler, Robert Bosch GmbH, Automotive Electronics, Reutlingen, Germany .

3.Supporting Technologies
Ricardo Goncalves, Univ. Nova de Lisboa, UNINOVA, Caparica, Portugal .
Sarka Kvetonova, Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic

4.Engineering Process Management and Modelling
Antonio Carvalho Brito, FEUP, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Imed Kacem, University of Technology of Troyes, Troyes, France
Carlo Meloni, Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy
Roberto Montemanni, IDSIA, Manno, Switzerland
Maurizio Palesi, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Christian Andreas Schumann, University of Zwickau, Zwickau, Germany
Dan Stan, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

5.Embedded Systems
Petr Hanacek, Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
Jose Machado, University do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Stefano Marrone, Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy .
Michael G. Salloker, FH JOANNEUM Gesellschaft mbH, Kapfenberg, Kapfenberg, Austria .

6.Engineering Data Management and Information Modeling
Uwe Baake, Daimler Buses, Evobus GmbH, Neu-Ulm, Germany
Joachim Herbst, Daimler AG, Research and Technology, Ulm, Germany .
Jiri Vondrich, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic

7.Formal Methods, Design and Simulation
Mauro Iacono, Seconda Universita di Napoli, Caserta, Italy .
Yan Luo, NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
Rachel Moreau, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium

8.Collaborative CE environments for virtual teams
Khalil Drira, LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, Toulouse Cedex, France
Mei Si, Rensselaer Polytechnic, Troy, USA
Paul Stratil, Stuttgart, Germany
Roman V. Yampolskiy, University of Louisville, Louisville, USA

9.CE Enhanced Lean Manufacturing
Jose Antonio de Sousa Barros Basto, FEUP-University of Porto, Portugal
Jean-Claude Hochon, AIRBUS, Blagnac, France .
Rik Van Landeghem, Ghent University, Zwijnaarde, Belgium .
Rob Walker, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, United Kingdom

10.Practical Applications and Experiences
James Gao, University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, Kent, United Kingdom
Irfan Manarvi, Center of Advanced Studies in Engineering, Islamabad, Pakistan

11.Factory Planning and Control for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME’s)
Sílvio do Carmo Silva, University of Minho, Portugal
Luís António Nunes Lourenço, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Paulo J.S. Gonçalves, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
Nuno O. Fernandes, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
António M. Fernandes, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal

12.Digital Direct Manufacturing
Philippe Geril, ETI, Ostend, Belgium
Peter K. K. Loh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

13.Patient Centered Health Care with Meaningful Use of IT
Gurdev Singh, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, USA

Student Session
Prof Algirdas Pakstas, London Metropolitan University, London, United Kingdom


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