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Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

Møller Centre, Cambridge: 27 and 28 September 2018

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Call for Papers

Supply chain transformation enabled by advanced technologies: implications for producers, consumers and society

PAPER SUBMISSION

Prospective authors are invited to submit abstracts or papers electronically via the website on any of the research themes

Abstracts should be submitted by 2 July.  Alternatively, you can submit a full paper, for review, by 6 August. Information on submitting abstracts or full papers is below.

Abstract Submission

The abstract should be no more than 1000 words and should be submitted as a .pdf using the template.

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Your abstract should cover the following:

Purpose

What are the reason(s) for writing the paper or the aims of the research?

Design/methodology/approach

How are the objectives achieved? Include the main method(s) used for the research. What is the approach to the topic and what is the theoretical or subject scope of the paper? 

Findings

What was found in the course of the work? This will refer to analysis, discussion, or results.

Research limitations/implications (if applicable)

If research is reported on in the paper this section must be completed and should include suggestions for future research and any identified limitations in the research process. Not all papers will have research implications.

Practical implications (if applicable)

What outcomes and implications for practice, applications and consequences are identified? How will the research impact upon the business or enterprise? What changes to practice should be made as a result of this research? What is the commercial or economic impact? Not all papers will have practical implications.

Social implications (if applicable)

How will it influence (corporate) social responsibility or environmental issues? How could it inform public or industry policy? How might it affect quality of life? Not all papers will have social implications.

Original/value

What is new in the paper? State the value of the paper and to whom.

Keywords       

Keyword 1, Keyword 2, ……… 5 keywords as a minimum.

Full papers should be no more than eight pages in length. All papers must be approved for public release prior to submission and use the template provided. 

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IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Monday 2 July: submission of abstracts (1000 words)
Monday 16 July: notification of abstract acceptance
Monday 20 August: full paper final submission for accepted abstracts

Alternatively:

Monday 6 August: direct full paper submission (max eight pages)

Monday 20 August: acceptance notification for presentation

NB Acceptance is conditional on at least one author booking to attend the Symposium by Friday 24 August 2018.

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Key Dates

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Monday 2 July: submission of abstracts (1000 words)

Monday 16 July: notification of abstract acceptance

Monday 20 August: full paper final submission for accepted abstracts

Alternatively:

Monday 6 August: direct full paper submission (max eight pages)

Monday 20 August: acceptance notification for presentation

NB Acceptance is conditional on at least one author booking to attend the Symposium by Friday 24 August 2018.