October 17-18, 2019
Baltimore, MD USA

The Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering will be holding its Eighth Annual World Conference on October 17-18, 2019. The conference will be held at the Homewood Suites Baltimore-BWI Airport in Baltimore, Maryland.

Call for Papers

Individuals interested in presenting their research/case study must submit an abstract of no more than 300-words in English before August 19, 2019 be submitted via email to All abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Advisory Committee and authors will be notified via email before August 21, 2019. Full paper in electronic format will be due by September 10, 2019. Download a copy of the call for papers for the 2019 Conference.

Conference Milestones

Abstracts due: August 19, 2019
Final Papers due: September 10, 2019
Early Registration deadline: September 10, 2019
Hotel Room Reservation deadline: September 21, 2019

Topics of Interest

The conference emphasizes the use of engineering design and analysis and would strive to maintain a balance between research and application. The conference will cover:

  • Applied Operations Research
  • Quality Engineering
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Manufacturing Automation
  • Industrial Automation
  • Information Systems
  • Production Systems Design, Planning and Control
  • System Simulation
  • Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Engineering
  • Human Resource Management
  • Safety Management
  • System Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Project Management
  • Technology Management
  • Productivity and Business Strategies
  • Human Factors
  • Industrial Ergonomics and Safety
  • Facilities Design and Location
  • Work Measurement and Methods Engineering
  • Other Topics of Interest in Industrial Engineering

Conference Chairs

Daryl Santos - State University of New York at Binghamton
Jeffrey Fernandez - JFAssociates, Inc.
Anand Subramanian - JFAssociates, Inc.
Salvador Noriega - Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez

Conference Proceedings

This year's conference will feature the new process of publishing peer-reviewed conference articles/papers. All submitted full papers/articles will be peer-reviewed by the society's technical committee before publication in the conference proceedings in external media. The conference program with brief abstract for each article will be available before and at the conference. Revised and expanded versions of selected papers registered and presented at the conference will be considered for publication in future issues of Industrial and Systems Engineering Review (ISER) - the society's journal.

Student Paper Award

Interested students are encouraged to submit their abstracts with a cover letter indicating their interests in the student paper award, letter from advisor/professor indicating contribution towards the research, and proof of student status (undergraduate or graduate) to a Conference ChairPapers with the student as the sole author or with only one faculty advisor as the registered co-author will be considered for the Student Award.