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Call for Papers

The Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Quality Engineering and Management cordially invite you to submit a paper. All the papers, both theoretic and practical applications, are welcome. Relevant topics include, but not limited to:
Business Excellence Models
Customer Satisfaction
Management Systems
Quality Engineering
Quality Management and Innovation
Quality Management and Supply Chain Management Integration
Quality Management in different activity sectors (healthcare, higher education, …)
Quality Management Standards
Quality Tools
Reliability & Maintenance
Six Sigma / Lean-Six Sigma
- Taguchi Methods / Design of Experiments
Total Quality Management



Paper submission

Contributions in English containing original and unpublished work are encouraged to be submitted. Contributions for “After 5 Workshop” could be submitted in Portuguese or Spanish. The length of the abstract should be 500 words maximum. Abstracts should be sent to Paulo Sampaio (icqem@dps.uminho.pt) in MS Word.


The scientific committee will select high quality papers and invite the authors to contribute for a special issue that will be published by the International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management (SCImago indexed). All the accepted full papers will be published in the Techniques, Methodologies and Quality Journal (Latindex indexed) as conference proceedings.

Full Paper Submission Guidelines
Full Paper Template


Best Paper Award


Conference language

Official language of the conference is English.



Important dates

Abstracts submission deadline: March 23, 2014
Full papers submission deadline: May 23, 2014
Full papers acceptance notification: June 15, 2014
Early registration deadline: June 30, 2014
1st ICQEM: September 14-16, 2014