Areas of Focus
Nov 4, 2015 | Atlanta, GA
The 11th International Industrial Engineering Conference (CIGI2015) that was held on October 26-28, 2015 at Laval University in Quebec City, whose theme was “integrative engineering for responsible innovation and sustainable performance,” provided a timely opportunity to explore the synergetic interaction of two revolutionary concepts, i.e., the Internet of Things and the Physical Internet. What follows is a short summary of the highlights of the related discussions at the conference.
While the Internet of Things is getting increased attention among stakeholders in industry and government across all markets and countries, the Physical Internet is progressively considered as an approach worthy of consideration in rethinking the global supply chain (Science, June 6, 2014).
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