The call for papers is open for the forthcoming 9th International Through-life Engineering Services Conference 2020 (TESConf 2020) on 3-4 November.
Invitations are open for full papers (6-8 pages) and extended abstracts (up to 2 pages) with a deadline of 1 June 2020.
The focus for this year’s conference is the asset lifecycle (from design to disposal) of complex long life assets (such as aircraft, ships, trains, nuclear, power, heavy engineering). A number of special sessions are planned in topics including digitally enabled asset management, AI-enabled data analytics, self-engineering, product-service systems, sustainability, and human factors, with an aim of bringing together engineering and business thinking across the life cycle.
It is currently planned to hold the conference at Cranfield University, but depending on how the Covid-19 situation evolves it will be decided in due course whether to run the conference online. Various options for participation in the conference are outlined on the website.
Authors of full papers will be notified of acceptance by 20 July and final camera ready submissions must be submitted by 16 August. Registration starts on 1 September.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Prof Andy Neely of Cambridge University; Prof Daniel Brissaud of Grenoble INP; Malcolm Lee of Babcock International Group; Martin Gastal of CERN; and Prof Sam Turner of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.