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The International Conference on Industrial Logistics (ICIL) 2023 will take place in Croatia, from May 31st to June 2nd 2023, hosted by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb and International Centre for Innovation and Industrial Logistics (ICIIL).

International Centre for Innovation and Industrial Logistics (ICIIL) is a non-profit professional association which has been developing an integrated view of Industrial Logistics, sharing and exchanging ideas and research results among students, researchers, academics and industrialists. The International Conference on Industrial Logistics (ICIL) is the main mean to attain these objectives worldwide, moving from France 1993 to Brazil 1995, USA 1997, Russia 1999, Okinawa 2001, Finland 2003, Uruguay 2005, Lithuania 2006, Israel 2008, again Brazil 2010, Croatia 2012 and 20214, Poland 2016 and again Israel 2018. After a break caused by corona, Croatia will host researchers and practitioners once again in 2023. 

The conference will feature a multidisciplinary program that will include original research results and contributions to the fields of logistics and supply chain management. Organizing and Scientific Committees gladly invite professionals, academics, students and industrialists to send contributing papers to the Conference.  


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Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Inventory Management
  • In-plant Logistics
  • Material Handling
  • Plant Layout
  • Operations Management and Scheduling
  • Plant Location
  • Warehousing
  • Warehouse/DC Design and Layout
  • Storage Equipment and Systems
  • Warehouse Process Optimization
  • Warehouse Location
  • Distribution Design and Planning, Distribution Management
  • Transportation
  • Transportation Modes, Intermodal Transport
  • Transportation Management, Route Optimisation
  • Simulation Modelling of Logistics Systems and Processes
  • Logistics 4.0
  • Robotics in Logistics
  • Digital/Smart Logistics
  • Logistics Information Systems, Identification and Communication, e-logistics
  • Packaging and Labelling
  • Reverse Logistics, Recycling and Waste Management
  • Sustainable (Green) Logistics/SCM, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Reliability and Maintenance of Logistic Systems
  • Financial and Economic Modelling/Aspects of Logistics
  • Forecasting
  • Customer Service, After-sales Support
  • Logistic Outsourcing
  • Global Logistics
  • Ergonomics in Logistics


  • Axmann B. (Germany)
  • Bielecki M. (Poland)
  • Bortolini M. (Italy)
  • Božić D. (Croatia)
  • Brlek P. (Croatia)
  • Burinskiene A. (Lithuania)
  • Buntak K. (Croatia)
  • Cancela H. (Uruguay)
  • Cajner H. (Croatia)
  • Canen A. (Brasil)
  • Cohen Y. (Israel)
  • Ćosić P. (Croatia)
  • Ćurković P. (Croatia)
  • De Sinay M.C.F. (Brasil)
  • Dubreta N. (Croatia)
  • Dujak D. (Croatia)
  • Đukić G. (Croatia)
  • Fae M.I. (Brasil)
  • Fernandez I. (Spain)
  • Gajšek B. (Slovenia)
  • Hegedić M. (Croatia)
  • Helo P. (Finland)
  • Jacyna M. (Poland)
  • Jerbić B. (Croatia)
  • Jerman B. (Slovenia)
  • Klobučar Barišić A. (Croatia)
  • Kolar D. (Croatia)
  • Lerher T. (Slovenia)
  • Lisjak D. (Croatia)
  • Lovrin N. (Croatia)
  • Manzini R. (Italy)
  • Marie R. (France)
  • Menipaz E. (Israel)
  • Mrugalska B. (Poland)
  • Opetuk T. (Croatia)
  • Aytun Ozturk A. (Japan)
  • Rogić K. (Croatia)
  • Šafran M. (Croatia)
  • Sandhu M. (UAE)
  • Sawik T. (Poland)
  • Schmidt S. (Germany)
  • Sinuany-Stern Z. (Israel)
  • Soucie S. (Croatia)
  • Štefanić N. (Croatia)
  • Švaco M. (Croatia)
  • Tammela I. (Brasil)
  • Wellbrock W. (Germany)
  • Zrnić N. (Serbia)

  • Prof. Alberto G Canen
    COPPE, Federal University Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Prof. Goran Đukić
    FMENA, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Prof. Petri Helo
    University of Vaasa, Finland
  • Prof. Raymond A. Marie
    Rennes I University ESIR IRISA, France
  • Prof. Isabel Fernandez
    University of Oviedo, Gijon, Spain
  • Prof. Ehud Menipaz
    Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva Ira Center for Business Technology and Society, Israel
  • Prof. Aytun U. Ozturk
    Soka University Japan
  • Prof. Hector Cancela
    Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay

  • Goran Đukić, FSB – Zagreb, chairman
  • Tihomir Opetuk, FSB – Zagreb
  • Predrag Ćosić, FSB – Zagreb
  • Zdenka Keran, FSB – Zagreb
  • Miro Hegedić, FSB – Zagreb


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Miro Hegedić

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture University of Zagreb, Croatia

Deep Tech Ecosystem for Manufacturing and the Role of TLFs

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Matija Hoić

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture University of Zagreb, Croatia

Role of Mechanical Engineering in the Development of the European Fusion Project


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Early call for papers October 2022
Extended deadline for full paper submission April 15, 2023
Notification of acceptance of full papers May 1, 2023
Conference event May 31 – June 02 2023

Submissions of abstracts and papers using Conference Management System:


Instruction and Templates

Publication of papers: Submitted papers will be subject of reviews by at least two independent reviewers. All accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings to be distributed during the Conference, indexed by Curran Associates, Inc. in Scopus.

Paper template: According to the Scientific Committee recommendations and decision by the journal editorial board, selected papers will be published in the WOS journal Tehnički glasnik , with only the abstract published in the Proceedings.

For that reason, for papers use full paper template

Presentation: Oral presentations should take 15 minutes. The authors will have the possibility of using computers for the presentations (Power Point). There will be also an opportunity to present paper with poster in poster section.

Conference language: English 


Conference fee: EUR 450
Deadline for conference fee payment: May 15th, 2023

Payment bank details:
Recipient: Croatian Association for PLM
Address: Prilaz V. Brajkovića 12, 10020 Zagreb, Croatia
Bank: RBA AUSTRIA d.d., Magazinska cesta 69, Zagreb
Bank account: 2484008 1000000013
IBAN: HR3724840081106180020
Swift code: RZBHHR2X
Account holder: Croatian Association for PLM
Reason of payment: (Reason of payment must be written on transfer document) ID of paper, Last name, Conference fee for ICIL 2023


Bože Peričića 10, 23000 Zadar, Croatia
U: hotel-kolovare.com 

Mrs Maja Kardum
Sales department hotel Kolovare
Bože Peričića 14, 23000 Zadar
T: +385 23 203 184 T: +385 91 110 0297
E: maja.kolovare@hoteli-zadar.hr



Arriving by PLANE

The Zadar Airport – Zemunik (ZAD) is very well connected to bigger towns of Croatia and Europe and it is situated only 20 minutes by car far from Zadar. As an alternative, you can use Split Airport + bus to Zadar (cca 2 hrs) or Zagreb Airport + bus to Zadar (cca 3.5 hrs).

Arriving by CAR

You can come to Zadar from several directions and the highway A1, route Zagreb - Split, is the quickest and best of all. The best exit from the highway is at the knot Zadar east or Zadar west.

If you are coming from Rijeka, you can take the Adria road - route D8. 

Arriving by FERRY

If you are coming from the direction of Italy, the shortest possible route is through Ancona by ferry to Zadar. The journey lasts about 8 hours (departure is normally at 22:00 o'clock and arrival at 06:00 o'clock).

Arriving by BUS

Zadar is the centre of north Dalmatia and very well connected with other Croatian and bigger European towns.

Hotel reservation

Participants and accompanying persons of ICIL 2012 have a reserved number of single and double rooms with special discounted price. Please book your room on time.


Conference chairman:
Prof.dr.sc. Goran Đukić
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
University of Zagreb
Ivana Lučića 5, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
E: goran.dukic@fsb.hr
T: +385 91 5117 914

Organizing committee:
E: icil@fsb.hr

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