Call for Papers and important dates

The main theme of this edition is "Industrial Systems Engineering amid Change and Uncertainty in the Next Normal", and we expect to receive your valuable contributions reporting advances in the typical research topics of the Industrial Systems Engineering. We welcome submissions on all topics (click here to see the topics list) of the Summer School 2021.

All submissions will be double-blind reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance, and clarity. Accepted scientific contributions will be presented and discussed as oral presentations.
The papers accepted and presented at the School contributions will be published in the Summer School Web Proceedings (ISSN 2283-8996). The Proceedings will be indexed in Scopus.

Important dates:


Abstract submission (maximum 300 words, free template, no notification to authors will be provided, but abstract submission is required for full paper submission)

January 31, 2021

February 9, 2021

Full paper submission (max 7 pages, appendix included, according to the standard template)

February 28, 2021

 March 10, 2021

Notification to the authors (expected)

April 26, 2021

Full paper submission after review (expected)

May 23, 2021

June 16, 2021

Final notification (expected) July 1, 2021


Papers must be written in English and submitted online using the Open Conf platform (click here to access the submission platform).

Full papers must be submitted according to the School's template available at the end of this page. A maximum length of 7 pages (all included) is allowed for each paper. 

Paper Presentation in Absentia: Each paper requires at least an author regularly registered to the summer school. If an author is unable to attend the conference under extraneous circumstances his/her paper will not be considered for publication in the Proceedings.


Related documents:

Paper template (XXVI edition)