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
    (special session organized by: Profs. Branislav Dragović and Stratos Papadimitriou)
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 Powder 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. Green Logistics
  29. Distribution Centers and Automation in Warehousing
  30. Ports and Logistics
  31. Transport Logistics
  32. Supply Chain Management
  33. Eco Design
  34. Educational Aspects of MHCL

Host city and venue

Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primate city, with a population of about 1.9 million (2.6 million within the metropolitan area, nearly one third of Austria's population), and its cultural, economic, and political centre. It is the 7th-largest city by population within city limits in the European Union.  Read more...

Latest news

We are pleased to announce that we have received first submissions of abstracts of the invited papers for the conference MHCL 2019. The following abstracts are in: Planning of large‐scale logistics...
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MHCL 2019 conference Day 1

Wednesday - September 18th, 2019
  • This will be announced later.

MHCL 2019 conference Day 2

Thursday - September 19th, 2019
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MHCL 2019 conference Day 3

Friday - September 20th, 2019
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