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2014 International Conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing Systems

Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
May 28-30, 2014

Sponsored by the International Society of Agile Manufacturing (ISAM), International Society for Productivity Enhancement (ISPE) and Oakland University, USA.

Click to view CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers should be submitted at

Conference Highlight:
Book Signing of: "Transitioning Embedded Systems to Intelligent Environments" by Dr. Satwant Kaur, First Lady of Emerging Technologies
(Paid registrants get a complimentary copy of this book)
 Key Note Speakers:  
 May 29th, Morning Session:  
 1) Mr. Kevin T. Kerrigan, VP,MEDC
2) Dr. Phares Noel - "Industrial Ethernet: Getting the kinks out of the data pipeline in manufacturing"
 3) Dr. Hans Raj Kondikonda, Dean, Dalbagh Engineering, - "Soft Computing Approaches to Agile Manufacturing" 
4) Dr. Michael Sobolewski, United States Airforce Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio - "Integrated Product Development and Context-aware Multi-idelity Domain-specific Models and True Services"
5) Dr. Suren Diwedi - " Integrated Product and Process Development: A systems approach"

  May 30th, Morning Session:  
 1) Dr. Gopalan Mukundan, IT Director Fiat Chrysler Automotive, FCA - "Enterprise Product Information at FCA"
 2) Dr. Biren Prasad -President, Knowledge Solutions,  "Why Companies embracing Online web-enabled Product Development Strategies for Manufacturing?"

 3) Dr. Satwant Kaur - "Next Gen Manufacturing for Life Sciences"
 4) Dr. Satyendra Rana - "Enabling Manufacturing Processes with Big Data Intelligence"
 5) Dr. Shyam Maheshwari, General Motors - "Theory of Constraints and quality go hand-in-hand"
 6) Dr. Ashok Prajapati, FANUC Robotics - "Advances in Condition Based Maintenance and Applications"

To submit your abstract/full paper, you need to create an account as author at You need to submit at least 3 keywords, one per line in the keyword box. Identify the paper as “abstract” or “first draft” or “final paper." If you experience any problem in submitting at, please contact Professor Subra Ganesan at:

To pay registration fee by Check (Cheque) contact Professor Subra Ganesan

Paper Template to be used for submission is available at this link - Click to download


Click here to get Tentative Program

Important Dates:
  • Abstract deadline:   Extended to April 30, 2014
  • Acceptance of Notification is done by May 2, 2014
  • Submit the first draft of the paper for review by  May 8, 2014
  • Reviewers comments and acceptance done by May 10, 2014
  • Submit the final paper by May 15, 2014

TO LEARN MORE CONTACT  Professor Subra Ganesan, Oakland University

Phone: (248) 370-2206(248) 370-2206 (office) or (248) 635-5890(248) 635-5890 (cell),

Registration Information

U.S.A. Authors and Delegates                              
Foreign Delegates                   
 Early Registration
 April 15
 $350  $300  $200
 Next Registration
 May 22
 $400  $350  $225
 Registration at the event
 May 28-30
 $425  $375  $225
     Registration Link for USA  Registration Link for Non US  Registration Link for Students