Program

The ICPR Americas 2024 Conference will go from Sunday, July 21 to Tuesday, July 25, 2024. There are events planned for each day of the conference, with two days of keynote speakers. Find the keynote information and full agenda below.

Industrial tours are being organized and are an option part of the conference experience.

Conference Schedule

The schedule is subject to change as we approach the closer to the event.

Hours  Sunday 7/21/2024  Monday 7/22/2024  Tuesday 7/23/2024  Wednesday 7/24/2024  Thursday 7/25/2024 
8:00 AM           
8:30 AM           
9:00 AM    Opening Ceremony    Sessions  Industrial Tours 
9:30 AM    Keynote  Keynote     
10:00 AM           
10:30 AM    Coffee Break  Coffee Break  Coffee Break   
11:00 AM    Keynote  Keynote  Keynote   
11:30 AM           
12:00 PM           
12:30 PM    Lunch  Lunch  Lunch (on your own)   
1:00 PM           
1:30 PM           
2:00 PM    Sessions  Sessions  Sessions   
2:30 PM           
3:00 PM           
3:30 PM    Coffee Break  Coffee Break  Coffee Break   
4:00 PM        Closing Session   
4:30 PM    Sessions  Sessions     
5:00 PM           
5:30 PM           
6:00 PM           
6:30 PM  Welcome Reception  Dinner  Banquet     
7:00 PM           
7:30 PM           
8:00 PM           

Keynote Sessions and Speakers

Sustainable Production Research on the Policy Implications of the Global Resources Outlook 2024

Portrait of Dr. Anthony Chiu

Dr. Anthony Chiu

  • President, International Foundation for Production Research
  • University Fellow and Adviser to the University President on Sustainability, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines
  • Board Member, DENR Pollution Adjudication Board, Republic of the Philippines 
  • Panel Member, United Nations International Resource Panel 

Meta-Manufacturing Systems Architectures with Large Natural Language Models and AI Algorithms

Portrait of Dr. Cihan Dagli

Dr. Cihan Dagli 

  • Professor of Engineering Management and System Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, USA
  • Founder and Director of Systems Engineering Graduate Program

Energy 4.0: The Role of Digitalization and AI to Transform Energy Management Practices

Sergio E. Gouvea da Costa

  • Professor, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Brazil, Industrial and Systems Engineering Graduate Programa
  • Senior Investigator at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development

Scheduling in Batch Process Industries: Achievements, Emerging Challenges and Opportunities

Portrait of Gabriela Henning

Dr. Gabriela Henning

  • Professor, Institute for Technological Development of the Chemical Industry, Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina

Fostering manufacturing competitiveness by complementing human skills and emerging digital technologies: an Industry 5.0 perspective

Portrait of Dr. Djerdj Horvat

Dr. Djerdj Horvat

  • Researcher and Project Manager, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe, Germany

AirForce Challenges in Production Research (or, “I’ll never run out of things to do.”)

Brench Boden

  • Sr. Technical Advisor, Digital Enterprise, Manufacturing & Industrial Technologies Division, AFRL Materials & Mfg Technology Directorate

Recent Announcements

Tutorials and Workshops

Tutorial
Advances in Intelligent Techniques for Robot-based Assembly Line and Scheduling Problems

Portrait of Dr. Mitsuo Gen

Dr. Mitsuo Gen

  • Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute and Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Workshop
Digital Twinning for Advanced and Conventional Manufacturing Processes: Digital Transformation to Unlock Supply Chain Potentials

Jianzhi (James) Li

  • America’s Additive Foundry, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Zhaohui Geng

  • Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University

Workshop
Semantic Interoperability of Industrial Data using Ontologies

Boonserm Kulvatunyou

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology, Engineering Laboratory, Systems Engineering Division
Portrait of Gabriela Henning

Dr. Gabriela Henning

  • Professor, Institute for Technological Development of the Chemical Industry, Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina

Dusan Sormaz

  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, OH