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Industrial Track

The Industrial Track is an excellent vehicle for companies to advertise and promote their innovative products and services, connect with other companies and researchers and engage in discussions about research and development initiatives. It is also a great platform for enabling the communication of researchers focusing on industry-oriented research with industry.

The Industrial Track to be held in Funchal, Madeira is focused on on Model-based Engineering (MBE) and its applications in various industrial domains such as tele-communication, maritime, automotive, and logistics. The Industrial Track would also like to address other important aspects of applying MBE in practice, including, but not limited to, MBE tools and tool chains, industrial practices, training, technology transfer, standardization, and open source vs. commercial.

This event is held in parallel with a set of related conferences, namely MODELSWARD, ICISSP, SENSORNETS and ICORES, attracting more than 1200 researchers from more than 60 countries in all continents, creating opportunities for knowledge and technology sharing, and facilitating future collaboration networks involving industrial project partners and interested conference delegates.

Furthermore, a parallel satellite event is being organized to attract European Projects and to stimulate discussions around the new European Framework for supporting R&D, Horizon 2020, which will include the participation of representatives from the European Commission.

The Industrial Track will include the following forms of participation:

  • Lease of a booth (2x2m with a table and chair) for distributing information or for demonstration purposes, which will be free of charge with the registration at the conference of at least one representative of the Company
  • Poster Display
  • Presentation/Demonstration of project results either orally or in other formats
  • Organization of a special session, workshop or a panel/round-table, focused on the company projects and topics of research
  • Tutorial
  • Company Presentation


Tao Yue
Simula Research Lab
Brief Bio
Tao Yue is a chief research scientist of Simula Research Laboratory, Oslo, Norway and she is also affiliated to University of Oslo. She has received the PhD degree in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada in 2010. Before that, she was an aviation engineer and system engineer for seven years. She has nearly 20 years of experience of conducting industry-oriented research with a focus on Model-Based Engineering (MBE) in various application domains such as Avionics, Maritime and Energy, Communications, Automated Industry, and Healthcare in several countries including Canada, Norway, and China. Her present research area is software engineering, with specific interests in Requirements Engineering, MBE, Model-based Testing, Uncertainty-wise Testing, Uncertainty Modeling, Search-based Software Engineering, Empirical Software Engineering, and Product Line Engineering, with a particular focus on large-scale software systems such as Cyber-Physical Systems. Dr. Yue has been on the program and organization committees of several international conferences (e.g., MODELS, MODELSWARD, RE, SPLC). She is also on the editorial board of Empirical Software Engineering. Dr. Yue is also actively participating in defining international standards in Object Management Group (OMG), including Uncertainty Modeling, SysML and UTP.


Shaukat Ali, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Deepak Dhungana, Siemens, Austria
Gerald Stieglbauer, AVL List, Austria
Aitor Urbieta, IK4-IKERLAN, Spain


Paper Submission: November 16, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification: November 23, 2017
Camera Ready and Registration: December 1, 2017


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the tracks listed above. Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers should be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system at:


After thorough reviewing by the Industrial Track advisory board, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on CD-ROM support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus. SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).

All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library


MODELSWARD Industrial Track Secretariat