THE CONGRESS
 
The VIII Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management – GCMM'2006, happened in Santos, Atlantic Coast Region in Brazil, on November 19 to 22, 2006.

The theme of the congress was: "Manufacturing and Management for Global Prosperity".

The official languages were English, Spanish and Portuguese.The host Institution was UNISANTOS – Catholic University of Santos.

Prof. Dr. Claudio da Rocha Brito
General Chair
 
COORDINATORS
         
CLAUDIO DA ROCHA BRITO
General Chair
MELANY M. CIAMPI
Technical Program Chair
KHALIL TARAMAN
Co-Chair
 
COMMITTEES
 
General Chair:
Claudio da Rocha Brito

Technical Program Chair:
Melany M. Ciampi

Co-Chair:
Khalil S. Taraman

GCMM Board

Claudio da Rocha Brito, Brazil
E. De Bruijn, Netherlands
S. Butdee, Thailand
N. RaviChandran, India
P. Ding, China
D. Dizon, Philippines
H. ElMaraghy, Canada
H. Elwany, Egypt
S. Fujii, Japan
Paul Gmpel, Germany
A.Y.C. Nee, Singapore
Traugott Schelker, Switzerland
Khalil S. Taraman, USA
S. Tichkiewitch, France
Edmundo Tovar, Spain
Prasad K.D.V. Yarlagadda, Australia

GCMM Honorary Board Members

T. Boonyasopon, Thailand
C. Chambers, USA
Jong-Seong Gim, South Korea
Hadiwaratama, Indonesia
J. Lee, Korea
H. Ohta, Japan
G. Viswanathan, India
  Technical Program Committee

Melany M. Ciampi, Chair of Committee
S. Arunachalam,
UK
S. K. Battacharya,
UK
Claudio da Rocha Brito,
Brazil
E. De Bruijn,
Netherlands
S. Butdee,
Thailand
Flávio Mrio de Alcantra Calazans, Brazil
R. Camenho,
Brazil
Perry W. Carter,
USA
M. Chandrasekharan,
Singapore
Dong Woo Cho,
Japan
Robert C. Creese,
USA
P. Ding,
China
D. Dizon,
Philippines
Raghu Echempati,
USA
H. Elwany,
Egypt
S. Fujii,
Japan
James Gao,
UK
K. Abdel Ghany,
Egypt
Jong Seong Gim,
Korea
Paul Gmpel,
Germany
Man Kyung Ha,
Japan
M.S.J. Hashmi,
Ireland
R. Mahalinga Iyer,
Australia
B.Y. Kang,
Japan
Ill Soo Kim,
Japan
Sung Chung Kim,
Japan
Tae Jo Ko,
Japan
L.C. Lee,
Singapore
H. El Maraghy,
Canada
S. Masood,
Australia
Joseph Mathew,
Australia
A.Y.C. Nee,
Singapore
Adekunle Oloyede,
Australia
Shantakumar Palanisamy,
USA
V. Radhakrishnan,
Singapore
R. Radharamanan,
USA
Venkitaswamy Raju,
USA
Maniam Ramkumar,
USA
Kamineni P. Rao,
Hong Kong
N. Ravichandran,
India
Ana Jlia Ferreira Rocha,
Brazil
Traugott Schelker,
Switzerland
Khalil S. Taraman,
USA
Sanaa Taraman,
USA
S. Tichkiewitch,
France
Edmundo Tovar,
Spain
R. Lal Tummala,
USA
V.M. Rao Tummala,
USA
Muthar Al-Ubaidi,
USA
Vellore C. Venkatesh,
Malaysia
W.C.K. Wong,
Papua New Guinea
Prasad K.D.V. Yarlagadda,
Australia
 
TOPICS OF CONGRESS
 
The topics of congress were:
  • Global Manufacturing Challenges
  • IT Applications in Manufacturing Enterprises
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems (CIMS), E-Manufacturing
  • Innovative Manufacturing Processes, Techniques & Practices
  • Issues in Flexible / Agile / Lean Manufacturing Systems
  • Modeling & Simulation of Manufacturing Systems
  • Flexible Automation, Mechatronics, Low Cost Automation
  • New Paradigms in Manufacturing, Virtual Manufacturing, Virtual Enterprises
  • Engineering and Technology Education
  • Environment and Manufacturing Innovations
  • Economics, Commerce, Marketing and Manufacturing
  • Challenges Ahead for manufacturing Industries
  • Flexibility, Integration and Automation in Manufacturing Enterprises
  • Advanced Manufacturing Systems: Education and Training (HRD)
  • Manufacturing Management & Knowledge Management
  • Web based Manufacturing Enterprises, e-Business, m-Commerce
  • New Paradigms for Technology Management, Business and Technological Strategies
  • Innovations in Technology Transfer, Acquisition and Exploitation of Technology
  • Rapid Prototype Manufacturing, Rapid Tooling and Rapid Product Development
  • Robotics Applications in Manufacturing
  • Mechatronics and Automation Internet Based Manufacturing
 
HOST
     
  UNISANTOS - Catholic University of Santos
 
BOOK OF ABSTRACTS (with detailed Program) and PROCEEDINGS
 
Book of Abstracts
 
Proceedings: online || downloadable
 
Covers
 
CONTACT US
 
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