53rd CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems 2020

July 1-3, Chicago, IL, U.S.

Conference Scope

The CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems is a unique and outstanding series of scientific conferences on manufacturing systems. It has been running for more than fifty years and has, over the years, been held on most continents. The CMS conference series has the longest tradition within the conferences of The International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP).

The Conference’s objective is to provide an international forum of researchers a place to share and discuss visions, state of the art and innovations in the field, to disseminate the recent advances, views and perspectives, and thus, to generate a significant impact on the future of manufacturing systems. CIRP membership is not required in order to participate in this conference. 

Registration Now Open!

Key Dates

Abstract Submissions:
October 1, 2019
Full Paper Submission (*)
February 14, 2020
Registration Opens:
February 1, 2020
Full Paper Acceptance:
March 30, 2020
Final Paper Submission:
April 15, 2020
Early Registration Ends:
April 15, 2020

(*) Full papers are used to provide enough information for reviewers to determine if the research is adequate for a presentation at the conference. Conference proceedings will be published in Procedia CIRP.


Registration Fees

Full registration and Student registration offered.

Discounts for early registration and staying at the conference hotel.

Registration fee includes access to proceedings, breakfasts, lunches, welcome reception and dinner boat cruise.

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Conference Topics

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manufacturing systems – design, modeling, process monitoring, planning, control, reconfiguration, networking, etc.
  • Artificial intelligence, predictive analytics
  • Cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity
  • Digital manufacturing, IoT, digital twins

Co-Located with

9th International Conference on Tribology in Manufacturing Processes (ICTMP)

In Conjunction with

ASME International Symposium on Flexible Automation
(ISFA) July 6-9