Welcome to PALM 2018

The doctoral workshop on Product and Asset Lifecycle Management will be held in Lastra a Signa  – Firenze (Italy), June 14th-17th 2018. PALM is an initiative promoted by IFIP WG 5.7  together with IFAC TC 5.1 - SIG A-MEST to enhance cooperation on different themes among PhD students. This event is organized by Prof. Mario Tucci and Prof. Rinaldo Rinaldi (Department of Industrial Engineering – University of Florence) and Prof. Marco Macchi (Politecnico di Milano). To encourage links between communities dealing with topics of common interest, PALM is planned after the 16th IFAC INCOM Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, an event which will be held in Bergamo (Italy), June 11th-13th 2018.


Key topics

  • Product Lifecycle Management, architectural and managerial issues
  • Product-Service Systems
  • Asset lifecycle management and maintenance for sustainable manufacturing
  • Diagnostic and Prognostic
  • Cyber Physical Systems and Digital Twins
  • Digitalization of Companies
  • Ontologies and ICT tools


Take note of the new submissione closure date.

  • abstract submission closure: January the 24th, 2018
  • abstract notification of acceptance: January the 30th, 2018
  • full paper submission closure: February the 28th, 2018
  • Early bird registration and Hotel reservation: March the 15th, 2018

Registration informations

Early bird registration: starting from about 500€

For more informations please see "Instructions"

Workshop organization

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Prof. Mario Tucci  mario.tucci@unifi.it

Prof. Rinaldo Rinaldi rinaldo.rinaldi@unifi.it

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale

Università di Firenze


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Prof.Marco Macchi marco.macchi@polimi.it

DIpartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale

Politecnico di Milano

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