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Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

26 and 27 September 2019: Cambridge, UK

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Full Paper Submission

Shaping the future of global manufacturing supply networks: Delivering sustainable value for producers and consumers through digital platforms

The second day of the Symposium will comprise a mixture of keynote academic presentations and research papers in several parallel interest streams. The scope for papers is broad, building on recent issues in the management of international manufacturing and supply networks, and the areas of interest identified in previous Symposia. Selected themes are listed here, but submissions are encouraged in any discipline or subject area related to the Symposium topic.


The deadline for the submission of abstracts and papers has now passed.  

  • Monday 24 June 2019 - deadline now passed
  • Tuesday 20 August 2019 - Manuscript final submission for accepted abstracts.  Please use the template here.


  • Tuesday 6 August - deadline now passed
  • Tuesday 20 August - acceptance notification for presentation

NB Acceptance is conditional on at least one author booking to attend the Symposium by Friday 23 August 2019.



NB Acceptance is conditional on at least one author booking to attend the Symposium by Friday 23 August 2019.

Registration fees for participants from academic organisations.  Please see the Registration page for information on accommodation options and the Symposium Dinner.


(by 27 August 2019)


Academic Registration

£441.00 + VAT

£490.00 + VAT

PhD Student Registration*

£265.50 + VAT

£295.00 + VAT


*PhD Students are required to send a copy of their student card to

Papers accepted for inclusion in the Symposium will be published electronically in the University of Cambridge online repository with a DOI.  They will also be provided to participants electronically on a USB.

Selected papers will be invited for submission to the Special Issue of the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (JMTM) under the title “Rethinking international manufacturing in times of global turbulence: convergent perspectives of international business and international operations management” 

Key Dates



Tuesday 6 August 2019-Submission of full paper for review

Tuesday 20 August 2019-Manuscript final submission for accepted abstracts and for full paper submissions