The IPS2 2018 proceedings will be published in Procedia CIRP (ISSN: 2212-8271) by Elsevier. EES submission platform is in use. No abstract submission procedure, only the full paper submission.

  • To ensure that all manuscripts are correctly identified for inclusion into the IPS2 2018 proceedings, it is important that authors select “SI: IPS2 2018 when they reach the “Article Type” step in the submission process.

Important notes:

  • An author is highly recommended to read papers published in the previous years in the IPS2 conference series and learn the conference topics, if he/she has not attended an IPS2 conference before. Click to View Articles.
  • Download the template “” (both Word and Latex available). All authors must use this template for submitting their papers while strictly following the guidelines provided here
  • The authors are required to submit a PDF as well a source file copy of his/her paper. Doc/docx/latex are the only acceptable formats of source files. Other formats including ‘docm’ will NOT be used by the production team.


Important dates Full paper (6 pages) submission (firm deadline) 5th   January 2018
Notification of full paper acceptance, revision or rejection 25th   February 2018
Camera-ready full paper submission 15th   March 2018
CIRP IPS2 2018 Conference 29-31st   May 2018


A PDF with the invitation is available here.