Welcome to the ISM!

International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing!

We’re in the midst of a significant transformation regarding the way we produce products or deliver services thanks to the intensive digitization of manufacturing and connected processes. This revolution will increase productivity, shift economics, foster industrial growth and modify the profile of the workforce – ultimately changing the competitiveness of companies and regions.

The International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing (ISM) represents a new platform for knowledge exchange, the review and discussion of theoretical advances, research results, and industrial experiences, among scientists, researchers, decision makers, practitioners and students dealing with the topics under the umbrella of Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing.

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ISM editions

Browse and visit the website of each conference edition for further information.

ISM 2024

6th International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing

Prague, Czech Republic
13-15 November 2024

ISM 2023

5th International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing
Lisbon, Portugal 22-24 November 2023

ISM 2022

4th International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing
Hagenberg-Linz, Austria
2-4 November 2022

ISM 2021

3rd International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing
Virtual Event
17-19 November 2021

ISM 2020

2nd International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing
Virtual Event
23-25 November 2020

ISM 2019

1st International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing
Rende (CS), Italy
20-22 November 2019

Awards & Awardees

Best Paper Award
Intelligent Assistant for Smart Factory Power Management
José Cação, Mário Antunes, José Santos, Diogo Gomes

Industrial Impact Paper Award
Digital Twin-based Predictive Maintenance for Sheet Metal Bending
Simon Mayr, Thomas Gross, Stefan Krenn, Wolfgang Kunze, Christian Zehetner

Best Service Innovation Paper Award
Enhancing Flexibility in Industry 4.0 Workflows: A Context-Aware Component for Dynamic Service Orchestration
William Ochoa, Felix Larrinaga, Alain Perez, Javier Cuenca

Best Student Paper Award
CAD-based Autonomous Vision Inspection Systems
Francesco Lupi, Antonio Maffei and Michele Lanzetta

Innovation Management Best Paper Award
Cross-Impact Analysis of Entrepreneurial Failure and Business Model Innovation: Navigating the Impact of Societal Perceptions
Nadine Bachmann, Shailesh Tripathi, Manuel Brunner, Herbert Jodlbauer, Alexander Piereder

Best Reviewer Awards
Andrey Kharitonov, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany)
Rui Pinto, University of Porto (Portugal)
Casper Schou, Aalborg University (Denmark)

Best Paper Award

Predictive maintenance on injection molds by generalized fault trees and anomaly detection

Pedro Nunesa,b, Eugénio Rochac,d, José Santosa,b, Ricardo Antunese

aDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal; bCentre for Mechanical Technology and Automation, Aveiro, Portugal; cDepartment of Mathematics, University of Aveiro, Portugal; dCenter for Research and Development in Mathematics and Applications (CIDMA), Aveiro, Portugal; eOLI – Sistemas Sanitários, Aveiro, Portugal

Industrial Impact Award

Lessons Learned from Human Pose Interaction in an Industrial Spatial Augmented Reality Application

Gernot Stübl, Christoph Heindl, Gerhard Ebenhofer, Harald Bauer, Andreas Pichler

Profactor GmbH, Austria

Best Service Innovation Paper Award

Towards a B2B integration framework for smart services in Industry 4.0

Viktor Schuberta, Steffen Kuehnera, Tobias Kraussa, Martin Tratb, Janek Benderb

aSEEBURGER AG, Edisonstr. 1, 75015 Bretten, Germany; bFZI Forschungszentrum Informatik, Haid-und-Neu-Str. 10-14, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

IDW Best Presentation Award

Machine Learning-based tools for Sustainable Production Planning and Control in SMEs

Valentina De Simone

University of Salerno, Italy

Best Paper Award

A cloud-based digital twin for monitoring of an adaptive clamping mechanism used for high performance composite machining

Sam Weckxa, Steven Robynsa, Jonathan Baakea, Edward Kikkena, Roeland De Geestb, Merwan Biremb, Davy Maesb

aCore Lab MotionS Flanders Make, Gaston Geenslaan 8, 3001 Leuven, Belgium; bCore Lab DecisionS Flanders Make, Gaston Geenslaan 8, 3001 Leuven, Belgium; cCore Lab CodesignS Flanders Make, Gaston Geenslaan 8, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

Industrial Impact Award

TRAINMAN-MAGOS: capture of dexterous assembly manufacturing know-how as a new efficient approach to support robotic automation

Angel Dacal-Nietoa, Greg Agriopoulosb, Teresa Méndeza, Julián D. Callea, Rubén Paz-Cibeiraa, Vasilapostolos Ouranisb, Carmen Fernández-Gonzáleza

aProcesses and FoF Dept., CTAG – Centro Tecnológico de Automoción de Galicia, Pol. Ind. A Granxa, O Porriño, Spain; bQuanta & Qualia, Pireos 160, Athina, Greece

Best Service Innovation Paper Award

Digital Transformation in Metrology: Building a Metrological Service Ecosystem

Alexander Oppermanna, Samuel Eickelberga, John Exnera, Thomas Bocka, Matthias Berniena, Rolf Niepraschka, Wiebke Heerenb, Oksana Baerb, Clifford Brownb

aPhysikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Abbestr. 2-12, 10587 Berlin, Germany; bPhysikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Bundesallee 100, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany

Best Paper Award

Human Aspects in Collaborative Order Picking – Letting Robotic Agents Learn About Human Discomfort

Yaxu Niua,b, Frederik Schulteb, Rudy R. Negenbornb

aBeijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China; bDelft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands

Industrial Impact Award

Classification-based Solution For Recommending Process Parameters of Production Processes Without Quality Measures

Zhengtian Aia, Ingo Heinlea, Christian Schelskea, Hao Wangb, Peter Krause c, Thomas Bäckd  

aBMW Group, Munich, Germany; bSorbonne Université, Paris, France; cDivis intelligent solutions GmbH, Dortmund, Germany; dLeiden University, Leiden, Netherlands

Best Service Innovation Paper Award

Explainability of AI-predictions based on psychological profiling

Simon Neugebauer a, Lukas Rippitsch a, Florian Sobieczky b, Manuela Geiß

aSpeed-invest heroes GmbH, Vienna, Austria; bSoftware Competence Center Hagenberg GmbH (SCCH), Hagenber, Austria

Best Paper Award

Middleware-based Cyber-Physical Production System Modeling for Operators

Daniel Stock, Daniel Schel, Thomas Bauernhansl

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, Germany


Industrial Impact Award

IN2Dig – Implementation of a Digital Manufacturing System in a Production Cell of the Metal Mold Industry: from Planning to Action

Fernando Piedade, Marcia Baptista, Paulo Chaves

INOV INESC Inovação, Instituto De Novas Tecnologias, Portugal


Best Service Innovation Paper Award

Bridging human and machine learning for the needs of collective intelligence development

Mariia Gavriushenko, Olena Kaikova, Vagan Terziyan

Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

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ISM 2023

5th International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing
Lisbon, Portugal 22-24 November 2023