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20–22 June 2022 9th International Symposium on Sensor Science - I3S 2022

Warsaw, Poland

Dear Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we announce the 9th International Symposium on Sensor Science, to be held in Warsaw, Poland, from 20 to 22 June 2022.

Sensor technology has been shown to be suitable for applications in many important fields, including industrial applications, security medical diagnostics, and environmental monitoring. This international conference, supported by the Photonics Society of Poland, Warsaw University of Technology as well MDPI Sensors, will bring together scientists from different areas to discuss important recent developments in sensor technology. It will represent a great opportunity for an in-person meeting of an interdisciplinary community aiming to discuss important breakthroughs in sensor technology and its related fields.

The main topics of the conference include:

  • Chemical sensors;
  • Biosensors;
  • Physical sensors;
  • Optical/photonic sensors;
  • Sensor applications;
  • Specialty optical fibers for sensing;
  • Materials, microfluidics, configurations and strategies for sensing;
  • Distributed sensing in optical fibers;
  • Amorphous materials for sensor applications.

We look forward to your participation in this exciting event.

Dr. Piotr Lesiak, Prof. Tomasz Woliński, Prof. Leszek Jaroszewicz
I3S2022 Conference Chairs

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15–30 September 2022 The 1st International Electronic Conference on Machines and Applications


We are pleased to announce that the 1st International Electronic Conference on Machines and Applications (IECMA 2022), chaired by Prof. Dr. Antonio J. Marques Cardoso, Prof. Dr. Dan Zhang and Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Carbone, will be held on from 15 to 30 September 2022.

The scope of this online conference is to get together renowned experts from around the world who are currently working on machinery and engineering and to provide an online forum for presenting and discussing new results.

Throughout this event, we aim to cover, among others, the following topics:

  • Machines testing and maintenance
  • Automation systems
  • Mechatronic and intelligent machines
  • Turbomachinery
  • Electrical machines and drives
  • Advanced manufacturing

There will be two special sessions:

  • Vehicle dynamics and control (Special Session S1)
  • Friction and tribology (Special Session S2)

and also a Poster session. Posters can be presented without an accompanying proceedings paper and will be available online on the conference website during and after the e-conference. However, they will not be added to the proceedings of the conference.

Participants will have the opportunity to examine, explore, and critically engage with issues and advances in these areas. We hope to facilitate discussions and exchanges within the community.

This event will solely be an online proceeding, which allows participation from all over the world with no concerns around travel and related expenditures. Participation as well as “attendance” of this online conference are free of charge.

The 1st International Electronic Conference on Machines and Applications (IECMA) will be held at, on a platform developed by MDPI to organize electronic conferences.

The 1st International Electronic Conference on Machines and Applications (IECMA) is sponsored by MDPI and the scientific journal Machines, an Open Access publication journal of MDPI on machinery and engineering. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of this e-conference, and selected papers will be published in Machines with a 20% discount of the APC.

We hope you will join us and present your work at IECMA to be part of this stimulating online experience.

Machines announces selected third-party conferences. In case you would like to announce your own event on the Machines website, please fill out the following form to apply for the announcement of a conference or other academic event (seminar, workshop).

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5–8 June 2022 2022 Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress (CSME)

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta is hosting the 2022 Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress (CSME) on 5–8 June 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. CSME 2022 will bring together over 300 researchers from across industry, government, and academia to discuss topics on Machines and Mechanisms, Advanced Manufacturing, Advanced and Future Energy Systems, Biomechanics and Biomedical Systems, and many more.

7–10 June 2022 5th International Conference on Design, Simulation, Manufacturing: The Innovation Exchange (DSMIE-2022)

Sumy, Ukraine

5th International Conference on Design, Simulation, Manufacturing: The Innovation Exchange (DSMIE-2022) focuses on a broad range of research challenges in the fields of manufacturing engineeringmaterials engineeringmechanical engineering, and chemical engineering. It also addresses current and future trends in design approaches, simulation techniques, computer-aided systems, software development, ICT tools, and Industry 4.0 strategy implementation for engineering tasks solving.

DSMIE-2022 brings together researchers from academic institutions, leading industrial companies, and government laboratories located around the world to promote and popularize the scientific fundamentals of manufacturing. The working language of the conference (including conference proceedings, presentations, and discussions) is English.

Authors are welcome to submit original and unpublished research articles and case studies, as well as review papers. All paper submissions to the DSMIE-2021 should be related to the conference topics and each paper will be peer-reviewed by at least two members of the program committee and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, originality, completeness, contributions, and readability.

Authors should submit their papers online using the EasyChair Conference Management System. Unregistered authors should first create an account on EasyChair to log in. The submission page for DSMIE-2022 is

The deadline for paper submission is 15 November 2021. After the careful reviewing process, all accepted papers will be published as conference proceedings and will be submitted to the databases Scopus, Web of Science Core Collection, and other indexing services.

19–23 June 2022 31st Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing International Conference

Detroit, USA

FAIM (Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing) is a renowned international forum for academia and industry to disseminate novel research, theories, and practices relevant to automation and manufacturing. The conference will be held on 19–23 June, 2022, at the Wayne State University Campus in Midtown Detroit. The program will facilitate high-quality paper presentations, high-caliber keynote speeches, and industrial visits, with various social programs focusing on the local cultures in Detroit area.

The theme of FAIM 2022 is ‘Human–Data–Technology Nexus in Intelligent Manufacturing and Next Generation Automation.’ Four thematic pillars in automation and intelligence streams underpin this theme:

Manufacturing processes:

  • new and innovative processes;
  • new and innovative processed materials;
  • precision engineering and manufacturing;
  • processing at the micro and nano scales.

Machine tools:

  • design and dynamics;
  • numerical control and mechatronics;
  • accuracy and metrology;
  • intelligent machine tools;
  • process and condition monitoring.

Manufacturing Systems:

  • new manufacturing paradigms;
  • flexible/intelligent automation incl. collaborative robots (RRC, HRC, etc.);
  • system lifecycle engineering;
  • process planning, production planning/scheduling/control;
  • quality control and inspection, TQM;
  • logistics and supply chain engineering;
  • ergonomics, health, and safety;
  • education and training.

Enabling technologies:

  • applied artificial intelligence;
  • machine learning;
  • virtual/augmented reality and digital twins;
  • computational geometry;
  • CAD/CAM;
  • manufacturing networks and security;
  • ontologies and information modelling.

9–11 July 2022 The IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (ICARM)

Guilin, China

The IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (ICARM) is the flagship conference of both IEEE-SMC TC on Bio-mechatronics and Bio-robotics Systems and IEEE-RAS TC on NeuroRobotics Systems. The ICARM 2022 will take place in the Guilin from July 9th to 11th, 2022. The conference will be organized by Guangxi University, China, and will provide an international forum for researchers, educators, and engineers in general areas of mechatronics, robotics, automation, and sensors to disseminate their latest research results and exchange views on the future research directions of these fields.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Intelligent mechatronics, automation, and control systems;
  • Bionic robotics and autonomous and evolutionary robotics;
  • Modelling of human sensory and motor systems;
  • Bionic robot navigation, task, and motion planning;
  • Locomotion and manipulation in biological and robot systems;
  • Teleoperation, telerobotics, haptics, and semi-autonomous systems;
  • Robotic systems modeling, optimization, simulation, and experiments;
  • Control system modeling and simulation techniques and methodologies;
  • AI, intelligent control, neuro-control, fuzzy control, and their applications;
  • Industrial automation, process control, and manufacturing processes.

The Machines journal sponsored the Best Conference Paper Award.

Selected papers will be recommended to be published in the Special Issue of Machines, “Intelligent Mechatronics, Automation, Control Systems”


14–16 July 2022 2022 7th International Conference on Automation, Control and Robotics Engineering (CACRE 2022)

Xi'an, China

The CACRE 2022 conference will provide a wonderful forum for you to update your knowledge base and explore the innovations in Automation, Control and Robotics Engineering. The conference will strive to offer you plenty of networking opportunities to meet and interact with the leading scientists, engineers and researchers, friends and colleagues as well as sponsors and exhibitors.

30 July–1 August 2022 2022 IFToMM China International Conference on Mechanism and Machine Science and Engineering

Yantai, China

The 2022 IFToMM China International Conference on Mechanism and Machine Science and Engineering (IFToMM CCMMS 2022) will be held on 30 July–1 August 2022 in Yantai, China. The conference, established in 1982, is the most important forum held in China for the exchange of research ideas, presentation of technical and scientific achievements, and discussion of future directions in the fields of mechanism/machine science and technology. IFToMM CCMMS 2022 welcomes international participants with great respect to join the Chinese community and share new ideas and visions on the related research.

24–27 August 2022 The 4th International Conference on Industrial Artificial Intelligence (IAI2022)

Shenyang, China

The 4th International Conference on Industrial Artificial Intelligence (IAI 2022) will be held Tuesday through Friday 24–27 August 2022 at Liaoning Friendship Hotel in Shenyang, China. The pre-conference will be held on 24–25 August 2022. The conference will bring together researchers and practitioners from all over the world to facilitate discussions of recent developments in artificial-intelligence-driven modeling, control, and optimization of industrial processes. The IAI 2022 will feature plenary lectures, contributed and invited sessions, pre-conference workshops, oral presentation sessions, and interactive sessions.

Covering both theory and applications, the conference will provide an ideal opportunity for presenting new results and developments in:

  • Industrial process intelligent sensing and modeling, including first principles modeling, data-based modeling, multimodal human–computer interaction, and system modeling;
  • Computational intelligence, including data mining and big data analytics, machine learning approaches such as neural networks, fuzzy logic, evolutionary computation;
  • AI-driven cooperative autonomous control, including new intelligent theory and methods, such as cooperative control, autonomous control, deep enhanced learning, and multi-agent collaborative sensing and optimization;
  • AI-driven industrial process operational optimization decision-making, including intelligent decision system architecture and methods, such as non-convex optimization, operation optimization control, dynamic intelligent optimization, intelligent control and optimization, feature extraction and knowledge acquisition, intelligent decision using incomplete information, data- and model-enabled operational optimization, and reinforcement learning for real-time optimization;
  • AI-driven abnormal situation monitoring, prediction, self-healing control, and self-optimization, including big-data-based remote visual monitoring, and virtual manufacturing;
  • Dynamic performance assessment, control performance monitoring and assessment, and predictive maintenance;
  • Applications for the visualization and remote monitoring of process industries such as smart grid, non-ferrous, petrochemical, sewage treatment, for automating robots, drones, aircraft, submersibles, unmanned vehicles and other sports systems, and AI-related applications in perception, cognition, decision making, control, and interaction.

19–21 September 2022 2nd Global Summit and Expo on Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Barcelona, Spain

It is a great pleasure to announce that The Scientist will host the 2nd Global Summit, and the Expo on Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (GSEIME2022) will be held in Barcelona, Spain, from 19 to 21 September 2022.

GSEIME2022 aims to unite renowned researchers, scientists, and scholars to exchange ideas, present sophisticated research works, and discuss hot topics in the field, as well as share their experiences on all aspects of industrial and manufacturing engineering.

The GSEIME2022 event will be held for 3 days, enabling key players of the industrial engineering and manufacturing engineering sectors, as well as related sectors, to gather and discuss their experiences. This event is launched with the aim to become an established event, attracting global participants, intent on sharing, exchanging, and exploring new avenues for technological developments and trends in industrial and manufacturing engineering-related fields.

23–27 October 2022 The 2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2022)

Kyoto, Japan

The IROS is one of the largest and most impacting robotics research conferences worldwide. It provides an international forum for the international robotics research community to explore the frontiers of science and technology in intelligent robots and smart machines. The theme of IROS 2022 is “Embodied AI for a Symbiotic Society”. In addition to technical sessions and multimedia presentations, IROS conferences also hold panel discussions, forums, workshops, tutorials, exhibits, and technical tours to encourage fruitful discussions among conference attendees.

7–9 December 2022 The 20th International Conference on Mechatronics – Mechatronika 2022

Pilsen, Czech Republic

The 20th International Conference on Mechatronics – Mechatronika 2022 will be held during December 7 – 9, 2022, Pilsen, Czech Republic. The program will consist of contributed papers, there will be no more than two parallel sessions, depending upon topic grouping. Themes will be drawn from, but not limited to the following: Modeling and Simulation, Robotics, Actuators and Control, Power Electronics, Information and Communication Technologies, Industrial Applications, Energy Harvesting, Sensors, Measurement and Diagnostics, Military Technologies, Biomechatronics, Industry 4.0, Education.

7–10 June 2023 8th International Workshop on New Trends in Medical and Service Robots

Craiova, Romania

Dear Colleagues,

It is our privilege and great pleasure to invite you to the eighth edition of the International Workshop on New Trends in Medical and Service Robots (MESROB 2023), 07–10 June 2023. Under the patronage of IFToMM, the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science, MESROB 2023 will be organized by the University of Craiova, Romania.

The aim of the MESROB Workshop is to provide an international platform for researchers, engineers, and PhD students involved in the general field of medical and service robotics to exchange their latest research results and exchange ideas on future research directions in these areas. From the point of view of research and applications, medical and service robotics is enjoying growing interest as well as the obvious growth of the market.

Since the first symposium in 2012 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, MESROB has attracted eminent experts and provided a forum for researchers working in the field of medical and service robots. Continuing with the editions MESROB 2013 in Belgrade, Serbia; MESROB 2014 in Lausanne, Switzerland; MESROB 2015 in Nantes, France; MESROB 2016 in Innsbruck and Graz, Austria; MESROB 2018 in Cassino, Italy; and MESROB 2021 in Basel, Switzerland, the Workshop has continued to grow in terms of the number of participants and its scientific impact.

MESROB is constantly encouraging interdisciplinary research in new and highly modern  directions, such as robotic solutions for rehabilitation, surgical treatment, human–robot interaction, and elderly assistance.

Welcome to MESROB 2023 in Craiova!

Kind regards on the behalf of the MESROB 2023 Steering Committee,

Daniela Tarnita
MESROB 2023 Chair

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