1st SC4 Network Symposium

First International Symposium on Supply Chain 4.0:
Trends, Challenges and Opportunities from the 4th Industrial Revolution
August 28-29th, 2017, Limeira, Brazil
Organized by the SC4 (Collaborative Research Network on Supply Chain 4.0)


Industry 4.0;

Supply Chain Management & Emerging Technologies;

Smart Business, Smart Organizations and Smart Governments;


1) Promote research works in the area;

2) Foster collaboration;

3) Plan other collaborative activities among members and non-members of the SC4 Network.

Types of manuscripts 

We accept the following types of 2-page extended abstracts:

– Research works: ongoing studies or papers presenting results of theoretical or applied research covering one of the topics mentioned above;

– Chapter proposition: the SC4 Network will edit a book about “Industry and Supply Chain 4.0”. Selected manuscripts from the symposium will be invited to submit a full-paper document to compose the book. Targeted publication date: January 2018. More information can be found at the end of this document in the Section “Further Publication”.

Web diffusion

We will make use of videoconferences to allow participants to be virtually present, in case physical presence is not possible.


Unicamp – University of Campinas, Campus of Limeira, less than 2 hours driving from São Paulo, Brazil.

Important Dates

July 7th

Extended Abstract (2-page) Submission

July 24th

Notification of Acceptance

August 4th

Final Submission

August 28-29th


Accepted papers  (New)

Poster and presentation instruction


Remote connection

Remote connection for attendees outside Unicamp’s campus in Limeira

  • Presentations will be streamed online in real time through YouTube, account “FCA – Eventos”, at the following URL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcwRNC7Lt8lxkbkyiGCqLrQ
  • Authors presenting during thematic sessions must use Skype account, with a headphone to avoid microphone reverse sound. Please, connect to “reservasala” one hour before the presentation.
  • If you have any question, please contact Octavio through the following email: reservasala@fca.unicamp.br

Extended Abstracts Submission

Submission language: English

Please indicate the choice of paper type in the mail message during the submission process. Types: i) research paper or ii) chapter proposition.

Registration Fees

Registration is free!

Registration here

Further Publication

Selected manuscripts will be invited to submit a full-paper to compose a book about “Industry and Supply Chain 4.0”.

Targeted publication date: January 2018.

– Objective: to provide basic reference supporting undergraduate and graduate students to understand Industry 4.0 in general and its impact on supply chains.

– Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: fundamentals (origins and historical perspectives, definitions and concepts, principles, components and technologies from the physical, digital and biological worlds), applications (e.g. smart factories, smart logistics, smart farms, etc.), emerging and trending business models, challenges and opportunities (management structure, workforce, etc.), digital maturity, methodologies (e.g. where and how to start the transformation process), impacts on business models, distribution, consumption, successful cases and experiences, legal aspects, connection to traditional concepts in Operations Management (e.g. smart lean, international standards) and so forth.

Organizing Committee

Giocondo César, Paulo Ignacio, Ieda Kanashiro, Alessandro Silva, Antonio Carlos Pacagnella Júnior and Luis Antonio de Santa-Eulalia.

Scientific Committee

Elaine Mosconi, Anjali Awasthi, Rupy Sawhney, Rui Yoshino and Luis Antonio de Santa-Eulalia.

Local Organizing Committee

Fabiane Alves, Felipe Santana, Victor Machado, Juliana Camatti.