IFIP 18th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management
11-14 July 2021, Curitiba, Brazil


[:en]PLM16 was organized by UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA in Columbia, from 11 to 13 July 2016. Main organizers were Dr. Ramy Harik and Prof. Louis Rivest.


Some details about PLM16:

  • Booklet of the conference is here.
  • The presentation of the Closing Ceremony of the conference, with also the assigned award, is available here.
  • Some pictures and tweets from the conference are here.
  • The final version of the proceedings is available on line: here.


Topics of primary interest at PLM 16 were as follows (but not limited to) :

      • Lifecycle Cyber-Security issues
      • Lifecycle assessment and sustainability
      • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
      • Oil & Gas Plant lifecycle
      • Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
      • Product/Service/Systems (PSS)
      • Information Lifecycle Management (ILM)
      • Smart/intelligent/Meta/Hybrid products
      • PLM educational and training approaches
      • Simulation Lifecycle Management (SLM)
      • Interoperability and systems Integration
      • PLM and innovation
      • Ontologies and languages
      • Agile PLM
      • PLM tools: PDM, CAD, CAM, CAPP…
      • Traceability and performance
      • Configuration & change engineering/management
      • Cloud Computing and Mobile PLM
      • Knowledge sharing, re-use and preservation
      • Metrics, standards and regulation
      • BigData analytics and Business Intelligence
      • Infrastructure/implementation process
      • Supply Chain and Value Chain Integration
      • Collaborative development architectures
    • Social networks impact