The purpose of this seminar is to provide an opportunity for research scientists and practitioners to meet, present and develop their ideas on subjects within the field of Production Economics. Papers submitted will be distributed to all participants in the form of Pre-Print volumes when registering.
A discussant will be appointed for each paper. The intention is, that models and methods presented, and the discussion of them, will result in concrete ideas for future research and developments in this area.
Participants of the Seminar are expected to act as discussants within their fields of expertise.
Characteristics of the Seminar
Scope of Production Economics
- Melting pot between Theory & Practice
- Melting pot between Engineering/Technology and Management/Economics
Production Economics focuses on scientific topics treating the interface between engineering and economics/ management. The subject is interdisciplinary in nature.
The ultimate objective is to create and develop knowledge for improving industrial practice and to strengthen the theoretical base necessary for supporting sound decision making. Tracing economic and financial consequences in the analysis of the problem and solution reported, belongs to the central theme.
Papers presented will be reviewed after the seminar. Accepted papers will be printed in post-conference proceedings issues of the International Journal of Production Economics by Elsevier, Amsterdam.
The seminar sessions will be held beginning Tuesday, Feb. 25, and ending Friday, Feb. 28, in morning sessions 08.00-11.30 am and evening sessions (except Friday) 19.00-21.15 pm.
The sessions will cover the nine main areas:
- Production and Inventory Control
- Investment and Financial Planning in Production
- Manufacturing Strategy
- Supply Chain Management
- Productivity and Performance Analysis
- Workload Control
- Reverse Logistics
- Asset Management
- Innovation and Technology Management
Afternoons will be free for other activities. A reception will be held on Monday, Feb. 24, at 6 pm in the Kristall Foyer of Congress Innsbruck.
- Prof Marija Bogataj – University of Ljubljana
- Prof Attila Chikán – Corvinus University, Budapest
- Prof Dilay Çelebi – Istanbul Technical University
- Prof Huiping Ding – Beijing Jiaotong University
- Prof Günter Fandel – Fern-Universität Hagen
- Prof Ludo F. Gelders – Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven
- Prof Richard F. Hartl – Universität Wien
- Prof Jean-Claude Hennet – LSIS-CNRS, Marseille
- Prof Giovanna Lo Nigro – Università di Palermo
- Prof Hiroaki Matsukawa – Keio University, Tokyo
- Prof Stefan Minner – Technische Universität München
- Prof Christopher O'Brien – University of Nottingham
- Prof Costas Pappis – University of Piraeus
- Prof Lorenzo Peccati – Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan
- Prof John Rowcroft – University of New Brunswick
- Prof Mario T. Tabucanon – Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok
- Prof Ruud H. Teunter – Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
- Prof Markku Tuominen – Lappeenranta University of Technology
- Prof Stephan M. Wagner – Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich
- Prof D. Clay Whybark – Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill