Papers are invited on the topics outlined below and others falling within the scope of the Conference. The major topics of the conference are corresponding to the main conference sessions:

  • A. Hoisting and Conveying Equipment and Technologies
    (responsible Co-chairman: Prof. Nenad Zrnić)
  • B. Construction and Mining Equipment and Technologies
    (responsible Co-chairman: Prof. Srđan Bošnjak)
  • C. Logistics and Intralogistics Systems
    (responsible Co-chairman: Profs. Georg Kartnig and Nenad Zrnić)
  • D. Constructions and Design Engineering
    (responsible Co-chairman: Profs. Georg Kartnig and Srđan Bošnjak)
  • E. Maritime and Port Logistics – Operations Modeling and Sustainable Development
    (responsible Co-chairman: Prof. Branislav Dragović)
The topics in the conference sections are related to:
  1. Material Handling Facilities and Systems
  2. Hoisting and Transport Machinery and Equipment
  3. Conveyor Technique and Conveyor Machines
  4. Elevators and Escalators
  5. Ropeways and Ropeway Technology
  6. Bulk and Powdered Material Handling Technology
  7. Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Capsule Conveying
  8. Industrial Vehicles, AGVS
  9. Inspection, Modification and Maintenance of Equipment
  10. Safety in Handling
  11. Container Units and Container Equipment
  12. Industrial Robots and Manipulators
  13. Assembly and Assembly Systems
  14. Modeling, Optimization and Simulations
  15. Control Techniques and Control Systems
  16. Mechatronics and Information Technologies
  17. Dynamics of Machines and Mechanisms
  18. Design and Analysis of Supporting Steel Structures
  19. Material Flow and Facilities Layout
  20. Intelligent Material Handling Systems and Machines
  21. History of Machinery and Equipment
  22. Construction and Urban Machinery and Equipment
  23. Mining Machinery and Equipment
  24. Forestry Machinery and Equipment
  25. Failure Analysis and Prevention
  26. Automation in Construction and of Earthmoving
  27. Logistics and Supply Chains
  28. Distribution Centers and Automation in Warehousing
  29. Ports and Logistics
  30. Intermodal Transport Systems and Logistics
  31. Supply Chain Management
  32. Educational Aspects of MHCL
  33. Eco Design
  34. Sustainability in Logistics
  35. Energy Efficiency in Logistics

Host city and venue

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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