The aim of the EPPM Conferences is to bring together researchers, scientists, practitioners, students for a corporate scientific discussion about current and emerging research issues, problems, questions, findings, and new achievements in engineering management, project management and production management.

The EPPM2016 conference was hosted by the Faculty of Management, Bialystok University of Technology in cooperation with the Association of Engineering, Project, and Production Management, the Polish Academy of Sciences’ Committee on Production Engineering, IEEE Poland Section Technology Management Council Chapter, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, the International Society for Manufacturing, Service and Management Engineering and the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture with support of the Association of Engineers and Technicians of Forestry and Wood Industry.

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GALLERY

Before the Conference Welcome Reception Opening Session Eastern Economic Congress - New Silk Road discussion panel

THEMATIC SCOPE

Industrial Engineering


Agricultural Engineering


Service Science and Engineering

Project and Process Management


Operational Management and Decision Support Systems


Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Technology Management


Sustainable Technologies


Quality Management

COMMITTEE

Conference chairs

Dean of Faculty of Management
Bialystok University of Technology, Poland

Joanicjusz Nazarko, Chair

President of EPPM Association
University of Brighton, UK

Kassim Gidado, Co-Chair

Chair of Production Engineering Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Opole University of Technology, Poland

Ryszard Knosala, Co-Chair

President
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

Turki I. Obaidat, Co-Chair

Scientific chairs

Vice-Chair of Department of Business Informatics and Logistics
Bialystok University of Technology, Poland

Katarzyna Halicka, Chair

Co-Director of International China and Central-Eastern Europe Institute of Logistics and Service Science
Zhejiang University Ningbo Institute of Technology (ZJUNIT), China

Wang Hao, Co-Chair

Vice-President of EPPM Association
Griffith University, Australia

Kriengsak Panuwatwanich, Co-Chair

Dean of College of Engineering and Technology
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan

Subhi Bazlamit, Co-Chair

International scientific committee

Name University
Ernest Abbott National University of Singapore, Singapore
Hesham Ahmad Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
Shabbab Alotaibi Shaqra University, Saudi Arabia
Nicholas Chileshe University of South Australia, Australia
Thanwadee Chinda Thammasat University, Thailand
David Chua National University of Singapore, Singapore
Agata Czarnigowska Lublin University of Technology, Poland
Jeung-Hwan Doh Griffith University, Australia
Krzysztof Dziekoński Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Fidelis Emuze Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa
Józef Gawlik Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Romuladas Ginevicius Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Alicja Gudanowska Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Adam Hamrol Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Hsiang-Hsi Huang National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Ali Jaafari    Asia Pacific International College, Australia
Jerzy Jaroszewicz Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Krzysztof Jemielniak Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Arkadiusz Jurczuk Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Sittimont Kanjanabootra University of Newcastle, Australia
Oleg Kaplinski Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Ryszard Knosala Opole University of Technology, Poland
Anna Kononiuk Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Katarzyna Kuźmicz Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Jan Kaźmierczak Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Bazyli Krupicz Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Józef Kuczmaszewski Lublin University of Technology, Poland
Toma Lankauskienė Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Teresa Lis Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Andrzej Magruk Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Wiesław Matwiejczuk Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Sherif Mohamed Griffith University, Australia
Łukasz Nazarko Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Yiannis Nikolaidis University of Macedonia, Greece
Krzysztof Nowacki Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Aiyetan A Olatunji Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa
Cezary Orłowski Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
Noel Painting    University of Brighton, UK
Erwin Pesch University of Siegen, Germany
Poorang Piroozfar University of Brighton, UK
Waldemar Rakowski Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Rafał Rusinek Lublin University of Technology, Poland
Krzysztof Santarek Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Jonas Saparauskas Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Dariusz Siemieniako Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Miroslaw Skibniewski University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Adam Skorek University of Quebec, Canada
John Smallwood Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Jelena Stankevičienė Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Maciej Szymczak Poznań University of Economics, Poland
Jolanta Tamosaitiene Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Stefan Trzcieliński Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Wiesław Urban Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Leonas Uscinovicius Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Andrzej Wasiak Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Marek Wirkus Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
Magdalena Wyrwicka Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Ker-Wei Yeoh National University of Singapore, Singapore
Janusz Zawiła-Niedzwiecki Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Organizing committee

Name University
Joanna Ejdys (Chair) Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Chien-Ho Ko (Vice-Chair) National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Andrzej Daniluk Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Wioletta Czemiel-Grzybowska Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Sylwia Gierej Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Alicja Gudanowska Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Aleksandra Gulc Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Marta Jarocka Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Mateusz Kikolski Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Justyna Kozłowska Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Urszula Ryciuk Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Mohammad Shahin Griffith University, Australia
Julia Siderska Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Danuta Szpilko Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Tomasz Trochimczuk Bialystok University of Technology, Poland

ORGANIZERS

Organizers

Association of Engineering, Project, and Production Management (EPPM)

 

Faculty of Management, Bialystok University of Technology

Co-Organizers

International Society for Manufacturing, Service and Management Engineering (ISMSME)

 

Committee of Production Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences

 

Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture

PATRONAGE

Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Podlasie Voivode

Marshal of Podlaskie Voivodeship

President of Białystok

Rector of Bialystok University of Technology

7th International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management (EPPM2016) is financed in the framework of the contract no. 712/P-DUN/2016 by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education from the funds earmarked for the Public Understanding of Science initiatives.

Media Patronage

Wrota Podlasia

Polish Radio Białystok

Kurier Poranny

Strefa Biznesu

Platon TV


Radio Akadera

Partners

Adampol

National State Forests

Association of Forestry and Wood Industry Engineers and Technicians

IQ5 Conference

KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Dr. Tomasz KOŚMIDER, Ph.D., MBA

Technology Partners, Poland

Dr. Tomasz Kośmider is the President and founder of the TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS Foundation – a research organisation cooperating with large industrial companies (such as Airbus), participant in numerous research projects financed by the EU in aeronautics, transport and material technologies. He holds a Ph.D. from Warsaw University and MBA from INSEAD, France.

Dr. Kosmider’s previous functions include: Director at the Banking Computer Centre in the National Bank of Poland, Director of the MBA Program at International School of Commerce in Rynia, Managing Director of GEOKART International Consulting Engineers in Warsaw and Algiers, and Economic Attaché for EU relations in the Polish Embassy, Brussels. He served as a Leader or Expert in projects carried out by Arthur D. Little, relating to the R&D sector, R&D management, enterprise and infrastructure restructuring.

Speaker at many EU, OECD, EIRMA, ISPIM and other international conferences on S&T co-operation and R&D management. Member of EURAB 2, Member of the Board for European Association of Research and Technology Organisations and Knowledge4Innovation.

PAPER SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION

Download Book of Abstracts

Conference papers will be published as one page abstracts and short version of papers in Procedia Engineering (6-7 pages).
Selected full version of the papers will be published in scientific journals.

Guidelines for submission of abstracts (1 page)

Authors should register (REGISTRATION website) to the online system and then after receiving username and password, submit a short (not exceeding 250 words) abstract using iQ-Conference system, no later than March 15, 2016. Abstracts will be published in the book of abstracts with ISBN nunber.

An abstract should include the following information:

Guidelines for submission of short version of paper (6-7 pages)

Guidelines for submission of full articles (8-10 pages)

Selected high quality articles will be published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Authors of best papers will be invited to submit revised versions for fast-track review and possible publication in the journals:

PROGRAM

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  Wednesday
21 September, 2016

08:30-14:40 - Sightseeing Supraśl (optional, extra fee – see details)

15:15-17:00 - Sightseeing Białystok (optional, sponsored by the organisers)

18:00-21:00 - Welcome Reception - Main Library of Bialystok University of Technology (16 Zwierzyniecka Street)

  Thursday
22 September, 2016

08:30-09:00 - Registration (INNO-ECO-TECH Building, Hall)

09:00-09:45 - Opening session (INNO-ECO-TECH Building, Conference Room)

09:45-10:45 - Plenary session I
Keynote speaker: Tomasz Kośmider, Technology Partners Foundation
Evolution of research structures to improve research management effectiveness

10:45-11:00 - Coffee break

11:00-12:30 - Parallel sessions I - details (Main Library of Białystok University of Technology, 16 Zwierzyniecka Street)

12:30-13:00 - Transfer to Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic – European Art Centre (1 Odeska Street)

13:00-13:45 - Lunch

13:45-15:15 - Plenary Session II: New Silk Road (Chair: J. Nazarko)
J. Nazarko, K. Kuźmicz, Introduction to the STEEPVL analysis of the New Silk Road initiative
J. Ejdys, New Silk Road – weak or strong signal?
K. Czerewacz-Filipowicz, The Russian Federation RTAs in the light of global value chains

15:15-15:30 - Coffee break

15:30-15:50 - Transfer to the Main Library of Bialystok University of Technology (16 Zwierzyniecka Street)

16:00-17:30 - Parallel sessions II - details (Main Library of Białystok University of Technology, 16 Zwierzyniecka Street)

19:00-24:00 - Gala dinner (Aula Magna, Branicki Palace, 1 Kilińskiego Street, dress code: business casual)

  Friday
23 September, 2016

09:30-11:00 - Parallel sessions III details (Main Library of Białystok University of Technology, 16 Zwierzyniecka Street)

11:00-11:15 - Coffee break

11:15-12:45 - Parallel sessions IV details (Main Library of Białystok University of Technology, 16 Zwierzyniecka Street)

12:45-13:30 - Lunch

13:30-14:15 - EPPM Business Meeting (Main Library of Białystok University of Technology, 16 Zwierzyniecka Street)

14:15-15:15 - Closing session

17:00-24:00 - "Open-air Session" - Feast with traditional regional music (dress code: casual; outdoor event, warm sweater/jacket recommended)

Program of the conference may be also downloaded here.

VENUE

Conference location



Main Library of Bialystok University of Technology

Bialystok University of Technology
Bialystok, POLAND
16 Zwierzyniecka Street

GPS:
N53° 7' 8.2024"
E23° 9' 15.9719"



CONTACT US

For further information, please contact:

Prof. Joanna EJDYS

Organizing Committee Chair

Faculty of Management
Bialystok University of Technology,
Bialystok, POLAND

www.eppm2016.pb.edu.pl
Email: eppm2016@pb.edu.pl
j.ejdys@pb.edu.pl