Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing
3rd - 5th October, 2016
Stellenbosch, South Africa
14th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing
to be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa on 3rd - 5th October, 2016.
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Welcome Message

Technische Universität Berlin and Stellenbosch University will jointly organize the 14th GCSM in Stellenbosch, South Africa. This conference is sponsored by the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP, GCSM serves as a forum for academics, researchers, and practitioners from international universities, research institutes and industrial companies working on topics related to sustainable manufacturing. It offers keynote speeches, panel discussions and parallel session presentations.

You are cordially invited to submit a paper to the conference which is expected to attract representatives from academia and industry from all over the world. We are looking forward to welcoming you to Stellenbosch for the 14th GCSM.

Best regards,
Tiaan Oosthuizen, Holger Kohl, and Günther Seliger


Update on Conference Proceedings
The conference proceedings will be published via Elsevier Procedia Manufacturing (, which is also open accessible at Read more >

GCSM Full Programme
The 13 GCSM Programme We are pleased to announce that the programme for the 14th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing (GCSM) sponsored by the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP) is now available at the Programme >

Working Sessions for the 13th GCSM are now available!
We are pleased to announce that within this year’s conference different Working Sessions will be offered as part of the GCSM programme. The Working Sessions will be addressing specific topics in the field of Sustainable Manufacturing. Each Working Session aims for realizing a particular scientific outcome, dynamically developed by the participants of the session.... Please find an overview of the planned Working Sessions here: Programme page >

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Stellenbosch University (SUN)



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