The 2012 19th IEEE (the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IE&EM 2012) was held in Changsha on October 28, bringing together over 400 industrial engineering experts from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan as well as other countries like America and Australia.
For the first time such conference focusing on Hunan and embodying Hunan elements is being held in the province, thus themed “Building a green Hunan and a Two-Oriented lotus realm”..
At the conference, experts delivered reports on production planning and control, supply chain and logistics management, operations research, specialized production systems, and business administration. They reviewed, communicated, and summarized the achievements made in industrial engineering and engineering management over last year, and disseminated world’s latest techniques and methods in the area.
IE& EM is an annual academic event in the field of industrial engineering and engineering management, targeting people, scientific developments, cost reduction and efficiency improvement in production and circulation.