Department of Material Handling, Constructions and Logistics (Katedra za mehanizaciju),
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia

together for the third time with the

Institute for Engineering Design and Logistics Engineering (Institut für Konstruktionswissenschaften und Technische Logistik, Der Forschungsbereich Konstruktionslehre und Fördertechnik),
Faculty of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria


are going to organize the XXII International Conference on Material Handling, Constructions and Logistics, MHCL 2017, which will take place in Belgrade 4-6 October 2017. The first Conference was established 40 years ago, in 1976. by professor Đorđe Zrnić and up to now it gathered together scientists and researchers from all republics (now independent states) of former SFR Yugoslavia (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia and Republic of Macedonia), as well as from Austria, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, The Netherlands, UK and USA, working in the field of Material Handling, Conveying Technologies, Constructions and Construction/Mining Machinery, and Technical and Transport Logistics.
The last conference MHCL 2015 was held in Vienna (Vienna University of Technology) on 23-25 September 2015. The published conference Proceedings contain 48 submitted and peer-reviewed papers by authors from 14 countries and 5 invited papers.

The main goal of the Conference is to make the scientific/research exchange between similar academic Departments and Institutes from different countries, as well as individual researcher in the field, in order for possible professional cooperation or to apply for international programs or bilateral research and scientific projects offered by EU or other institutions.

The Conference Proceedings book with ISBN and a CD will be available at the beginning of the Conference and distributed to all registered participants.

Selected papers presented during Conference, after peer review and corresponding upgrade, will be invited for publication in the following international journals indexed by Scopus:

More details about Conference publications are shown on this page.

Host city and venue

Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia and a city of very tumultuous history. Belgrade was the capital of Yugoslavia from 1918 to 1991. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and since ancient times it has been an important traffic focal point, an intersection of the roads of Eastern and Western Europe. Read more...

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Agenda

MHCL 2017 conference Day 1


Wednesday - October 4th, 2017
  • 13.00 – 14.00 Registration of participants
    Conference office, room 510, 5th floor
  • 14.00 – 14.30 Opening Session
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 14.30 – 16.00 Plenary Session I
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor, 3 invited lectures
  • 16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 16.30 – 18.00 Plenary Session II
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor, 3 invited lectures
  • 18.00 – 20.00 Welcome party
    Business club FME, 5th floor

MHCL 2017 conference Day 2


Thursday - October 5th, 2017
  • 09.00 – 10.30 Session A/1
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 11.00 – 13.00 Session A/2
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
    Business club FME, 5th floor
  • 14.00 – 16.15 Session C/1
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 16.15 – 16.45 Coffee break
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 16.45 – 18.15 Session C/2
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 20.00 – 23.00 Conference dinner
    Business club FME, 5th floor

MHCL 2017 conference Day 3

Friday - October 6th, 2017
  • 09.00 – 10.45 Session E
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 11.15 – 13.00 Session B and Session D
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor
  • 13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
    Business club FME, 5th floor
  • 14.00 – 15.00 Closing Session and announcement of the MHCL 2019 conference in Vienna
    Lecture hall 211, 2nd floor