Technical sponsor
1st IEEE International Conference
on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS-2018)
Saint‑Petersburg, RUSSIA, May 15‑18, 2018

Important Dates

  • November 19, 2017
    December 15, 2017
    Special Session proposals
  • December 22, 2017
    Paper submission
  • February 28, 2018
    Notification of acceptance
  • February 28, 2018
    Tutorial proposals
  • March 1, 2018
    Recommended date for visa support letter (invitation) request
  • March 31, 2018
    Final paper submission
  • May 15, 2018
    Tutorial day
  • May 15-18, 2018
    Conference dates
Call for papers

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Background

IEEE ICPS 2018 is going to be the first of a premier conference series presenting the state of the art and future perspectives of Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems. An international forum, where industry experts, researchers, and academics share ideas and experiences surrounding frontier technologies, breakthrough and innovative solutions and applications, pertaining to (i) how Industrial Cyber-Physical Components, Systems, and Services are designed, implemented, deployed and operated by the industry; (ii) how they communicate and cooperate with each other as well as humans in real time, and (iii) how they are in conjunction with the Internet-of-Services and real-time analytics on Big Data, enhancing internal and cross-organizational engineering, management, control and automation functionalities for all stakeholders across a digitized value-chain.

Aim

The aim of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, is to provide a platform to exchange research and innovation results, lessons learned from industrial practices associated with new paradigms and technologies.

Topics within the scope of the conference:

  • ICPS Architectures: Industry Architectures, Industry Standards, RAMI 4.0, Industrial IoT.
  • ICPS Technologies: Core Technologies, Interoperability, Communication Networks, Connectivity OT/IT, Semantics, Control, Security, IoT/IoS, Machine Learning, Autonomous Systems, Cloud-Fog Computing, Big/Smart Data, Security.
  • ICPS Engineering: Engineering Methods and Tools, Lifecycle Management, Integration, HMI, Safety, Engineering Systems of ICPS.
  • ICPS Applications: Smart Manufacturing, Robotics, Smart Cities, Energy / Smart Grid, Smart Living, Smart Framing, Mobility, Water Management, Mining, Oil & Gas, Intelligent Enterprise, Smart Transportation, Internet of Underwater Things, Smart Medical Systems.
  • ICPS Management and Ecosystems: Innovation Management, Innovation Ecosystems, Visions/Roadmaps, Industry Digitalization, Strategies & Markets, Entrepreneurship.
  • ICPS Education and Social Aspects: Digital Society, Education, Lifelong ICPS Learning, ICPS Curricula, Future of Work, Social Aspects, Sustainability, Machine Ethics.

Special Sessions

To enhance the technical program and focus on specific topics and areas, ICPS 2018 will include special sessions, in addition to regular ones, that cover subjects or cross-subjects belonging to the topics of interest, or new relevant novel topics. If you are interested in organizing one, please contact ss@icps2018.net. Accepted special session proposals for which papers can now be submitted are here.

Industry Forum

To support specific industry-focused discussions among participants, ICPS 2018 will include an Industry Forum consisting a set of technical sessions with the participation of leading companies and institutions. Please contact industry-forum@icps2018.net.

Tutorials

Several tutorials are planned on the latest trends pertaining to Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems taking place on May 15th, 2018. If you are interested in organizing a tutorial, please contact tutorials@icps2018.net.

Submission of Papers

The working language of the conference is English. Prospective participants are requested to electronically submit full papers of their work (6 pages) following the IEEE template and instructions on the conference website. Accepted papers will be published in IEEE proceedings to be included in IEEE-Xplore. Excellent papers may be invited to the IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics.

Paper Acceptance

Each accepted paper must be presented at the conference by one of the authors. Papers not presented will not be included in IEEE-Xplore. The final manuscript must be accompanied by a full registration fee payment. All conference attendees, including authors and session chairpersons, must pay the conference registration fee, and cover their own travel/lodging expenses.