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									  Pioneering research
  and skills

  1st International Conference on
  Through-life Engineering Services
  (TESConf 2012) Call for Papers
  5 - 6 November 2012

Hosted by

Core Partners
   Call for Papers
   Enduring and Cost-Effective
   Engineering Support Solutions
   for the 21st Century
Successful high technology UK
manufacturing companies are offering a         TESConf 2012                                 Contributions
range of interlinked high value products
and through-life engineering services.         Important dates                              Full Papers
                                                                                            To present significant scientific results.
High value products are typically              •	   Submission of session/tutorial and      Peer reviews of the full paper. If accepted,
technology intensive, expensive                     paper abstract proposals (max 500       an oral presentation is scheduled at the
and reliability critical requiring cost-            words with title, full details of the   conference and the full paper will be
effective and value led services (such              authors and their contact details):     published in the conference proceedings.
as maintenance, repair and overhaul)                15th February 2012
throughout the life cycle.                     •	   Review of abstract and session          Work in Progress
                                                    proposals: 29th February 2012           To present ongoing work. Review
The newly formed EPSRC Centre for
Innovative Manufacturing in Through-
                                               •	   Camera ready full paper submission:     of extended abstract (500 words).
                                                    30th April 2012                         If accepted, an oral presentation is
life Engineering Services is delighted
                                               •	   Review and acceptance of the full       scheduled at the conference and
to announce the first International
                                                    papers and start of early Conference    the abstract will be published in the
Conference in this vital area. Through-
                                                    Registration: 30th June 2012            conference proceedings.
life Engineering Services typically now
generates 50 - 60% of the revenue in           •	   Final camera ready full paper           Session Proposals
many companies and the opportunities                submission: 30th July 2012
                                                                                            Workshops, tutorials, live presentations of
for industry in the future are set to          •	   Late conference registration:           industrial products and developments.
expand and become a major part of                   30th September 2012                     Please contact us for individual
those that want to survive in the 21st
Century. The service that is needed will
involve manufacturers taking more whole
                                               Call for Industrial
life service responsibilities than they have
in the past as users seek to find solutions    Exhibition          Areas of Focus
to smooth their in-year costs and reduce                                                    All accepted full papers and work in
                                               Organisations around the world are invited
overheads.                                                                                  progress abstracts will be published
                                               to book a stand to exhibit their products
                                                                                            by Cranfield University Press in a pre-
The Conference will bring experts and          and services in through-life engineering
                                                                                            conference bound volume and a CD
researchers in this area together to           services. The conference will allow the
                                                                                            with an ISBN number. Selected papers
exchange ideas and progress in providing       organisations to showcase their exhibits
                                                                                            will be published after further extensive
solutions to provide world-class capability    in front of their potential customers and
                                                                                            improvement as a special issue in Journals.
to enable industry to deliver high value       network with world-class academics for
products with outstanding availability,        future collaboration.                        •	   Fundamentals of system sustainment
predictability and reliability with the                                                          and service design and delivery
lowest life cycle cost.
•	   Fundamentals of complex engineering
     systems’ maintenance, repair and            Submission                                      TESConf 2012 Committee
     overhaul                                    The submission of abstracts, papers and         General Chairs
•	   Design and Manufacture for Service          session proposals has to contain the            Professor Rajkumar Roy
•	   Service Design, Planning and Delivery       following items:                      

•	   Service and Support Engineering             •	   Your contact details                       Professor Alan Purvis
•	   Service Cost Engineering                    •	   The title of your abstract/session
•	   Service Informatics                              proposal                                   Programme Chair
•	   Service Attribute Modelling and             •	   Keywords/topics                            Chris Hockley
     Simulation                                  •	   Name and organisation of all
•	   Service Performance and Quality                  co-presenters and co-authors               Publishing Chair
     Management                                  •	   Your completed abstract/session            Dr Essam Shehab
•	   Service Network Analysis and Modelling           proposal
                                                                                                 Local Organising Chair
•	   Service Uncertainty and Risk Analysis       Please note. the invitation to submit an        Dr Ken McNaught
     and Management                              abstract does not constitute an offer to
•	   Service Operations Management               pay travel, accommodation or registration
                                                 costs associated with the conference.           TESConf 2012 Steering Committee
•	   Human Performance in Service
                                                 Similarly, no speaker fee is paid to            Professor Bill Bardo
•	   Integrated Maintenance Systems
                                                 successful participants. All speakers must      Chairman EPSRC Centre
•	   Life Cycle Engineering                      register for the conference and forward
•	   Degradation Analysis                        the appropriate registration fee. In specific   Professor Ian Jennions
                                                                                                 Cranfield University
•	   Diagnostics and Prognostics                 cases the organisation preserves the right
•	   Advanced Sensor Technologies                to deviate from the foregoing.                  Professor Andrew Starr
                                                                                                 Cranfield University
•	   Repair Technologies
•	   Obsolescence Management                     Please submit at                                Andy Shaw
•	   Counterfeit Component Detection
                                                                                                 National Centre Manager, EPSRC Centre

•	   Design and Manufacture to Protect           org/TESConf/
     Against Counterfeits                                                                        Contact
•	   Maintenance Management                                                                      Chris Hockley
•	   Self-healing and Self-repair Technologies                                                   EPSRC Centre for Through-life
     to Improve Robustness of Systems                                                            Engineering Services

•	   Intelligent Maintenance                                                                     Tel: +44 (0)1793 785337
•	   e-Maintenance                                                                               Email:
The conference is organised by the:
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-life Engineering Services
and will be held at:
Cranfield University, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham, UK, SN6 8LA

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