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

together with

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

are going to organize the XXI Triennial International Conference on Material Handling, Constructions and Logistics, MHCL 2015, which will take place in Vienna 23-25 September 2015. The first Conference was established 39 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, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, The Netherlands, The UK, The USA and Ucraine, working in the field of Material Handling, Conveying Technologies, Constructions and Construction/Mining Machinery, and Technical and Transport Logistics.

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.

A 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, will be published in the following international journals:
  • FME Transactions (indexed by SCOPUS)
  • Technical Gazette (IF2013=0,615)
More details about Conference publications are shown on this page.

Host city and venue

Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primary city, with a population of about 1.757 million, and its cultural, economic, and political centre. The city lies in the east of Austria and is close to the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. In 2001, the city centre was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more...

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Agenda

MHCL 2015 conference Day 1

September 23rd, 2015
13-14
Registration of participants and welcome reception
Seminar room BD 02, 2nd floor
14-1430
Opening Session
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
1430-1545
Plenary Session I, 2 invited lectures (Furmans, Singhose)
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
1545-1615
Coffee brake
Seminar room BD 02, 2nd floor
1615-18
Plenary Session II, 3 invited lectures (Gerhard, Wimmer, Wroclaw University)
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
18-19
Welcome party
Seminar room BD 02, 2nd floor

MHCL 2015 conference Day 2

September 24rd, 2015
09-1030
Session C/1 – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
09-1030
Session D/1 – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 4 Knoller, 2nd floor
1030-11
Cofee break
Seminar room BD 02, 2nd floor
11-1230
Session C/2 – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
11-1230
Session D/2 – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 4 Knoller, 2nd floor
1230-1330
Lunch
Refectory, Freihaus yellow area 1st floor
1330-1430
Guided laboratory tours
/
1430-16
Session C/3 – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
1430-16
Session B – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 4 Knoller, 2nd floor
16-1630
Coffee break
Seminar room BD 02, 2nd floor
1630-18
Session A/1 – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
1930
Dinner
Restaurant “Augustinerkeller“

MHCL 2015 conference Day 3

September 25rd, 2015
0930-11
Session A/2 – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
0930-11
Session E/2 – Parallel Session (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 4 Knoller, 2nd floor
11-1130
Coffee break
Seminar room BD 02, 2nd floor
1130-13
Session A/3 (4 papers)
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor
13-14
Lunch
Refectory, Freihaus yellow area 1st floor
14-15
Guided laboratory tours
/
15-16
Closing Session
Lecture hall GM 2 Radinger, 1st floor