Submission deadline extension

We are pleased to announce that the deadline for full paper submission for both CARV 2021 and MCPC 2021 has been extended to the 17th of May 2021.

Please note that no further extensions will be considered. We encourage you to check the submissions page for details and guidelines.

We look forward to receiving your contributions!

CARV2021

8th Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable
and Virtual Production Conference

Towards Sustainable Customization:
Bridging Smart Products and Manufacturing Systems

Aalborg City University, Denmark

The CIRP Sponsored Conference on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable, and Virtual Production is arranged for the 8th time and is for the first time hosted by Aalborg University in Aalborg, Denmark. The conference offers a setting for experts from academia, industry and research institutes alike to discuss and exchange the latest scientific contributions related to manufacturing systems designed to meet the demands of a challenging, diverse, and global market.

The CARV2021 conference is co-located with the 10th World Conference Mass Customization, Personalization & Co-Creation (MCPC2021).

Key dates

Hosted by

Sponsored by

15 February 2021

Submission of abstract

22 February 2021

Notification of abstract acceptance

17 May 2021

Submission of full paper

8 June 2021

Notification of paper review

1 July 2021

Submission of revised paper

1 August 2021

Notification of final acceptance

15 August 2021

Submission of camera-ready papers

1-2 November 2021

Publication and conference

Conference topics

  • Manufacturing systems design, planning, operation and control
  • Changeability, flexibility and re-configurability
  • Sustainability, de-manufacturing and re-manufacturing
  • Global production systems and co-operation within global networks
  • Rapid product/process prototyping, development and ramp-up
  • Virtual, digital and smart factories
  • Innovating for smart production
  • Product/process co-evolution
  • Development of services and product service systems
  • Human-machine interaction and smart automation
  • Learning factories and smart labs

Sponsors