International Conference on Design and Concurrent Engineering 2017

& Manufacturing Systems Conference 2017

September 7 – 8, 2017, I-site Namba, Osaka, JAPAN

iDECON/MS 2017



Program_at_a_Glance_(Tentative revision1)

Parallel Session Schedules (Tentative revision1)

1st Preliminary Call For Paper

What’s new

  • August 18, 2017: Parallel Session Schedules is now updated. Venue is now updated.
  • August 1, 2017: Parallel Session Schedules is now available. Program at a Glance is now updated.
  • July 24, 2017: Cooperative Organizations are updated.
  • July 7, 2017: The deadlines of copyright transfer submission has been extended to July 28, 2017.
  • July 1, 2017: Notification of Paper Acceptance and Final Paper Submission Deadline have been extended to July 13 and July 28, 2017.
  • June 30, 2017: Program at a Glance is now available.
  • June 14, 2017: Registration is now open.
  • May 24, 2017: Information about Invited Talks is updated.
  • April 24, 2017: Full Paper Submission Deadline, Notification of Paper Acceptance and Final Paper Submission Deadline have been extended to May 29, June 29 and July 15, 2017.
  • April 24, 2017: Templates for papers and copyright transfer form have been uploaded in submission page.
  • April 13, 2017: The abstract submission deadline has been extended to April 30, 2017.

Organized by

Japan Society of Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturing Systems Division

Japan Society of Mechanical Engineer, Design & Systems Division

JSME    ManufacturingSystems    Design&Systems

Co-organized by

Osaka Prefecture University

TokushimaU-UTeM Academic Centre (TMAC)


Cooperative Organizations

The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers

The Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers

The Japan Society for Precision Engineering

The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan

Japan Industrial Management Association

Japan Society for Production Management

Scheduling Society of Japan


Bilateral collaboration between Malaysia and Japan has become increasingly important in academia as well as in industry. Originated in Malaysia, iDECON 2017 will be held the second time in Japan, jointly with MS2017, to provide an international forum for researchers, engineers, industrial practitioners of these two countries. A wide variety of topics related to design, concurrent engineering and manufacturing systems are accepted in iDECON/MS 2017 to facilitate sharing recent research results/trend among the participants and to explore the future directions.


Topics of interests (but not limited to)

Whole themes of design, concurrent engineering, and manufacturing systems, which include CAD/CAM, CAE, Reliability in Design, Ergonomics in Design, Virtual Engineering, Concurrent Engineering, Rapid Prototyping, Reverse Engineering, Automation and Intelligent Systems, Mechatronics Systems, Manufacturing Systems, Machining systems, Features Based Technology, Green Design, Sustainable design, Sustainable Materials in Design, Composite Product Design, Operation Management, Lean manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Material Handling, Warehousing, Global Manufacturing Management, etc.