For Authors

Abstract Submission:
Deadline Extended

For Authors

Participation & Submission

ARENA2036 will host the Stuttgart Conference on Automotive Production in 2024 in collaboration with the Institute for Control Engineering of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Units (ISW) at the University of Stuttgart.

The SCAP forum invites scientists and researchers to present and discuss their work on advanced technologies in robotics, automation, logistics, and manufacturing innovations for future automotive production.

This year’s conference will focus on:

Advances in Automotive Production – Digital Product Development and Manufacturing.

All submissions must be made through Easy Chair.

Also consider the following requirements for submission:

  • Paper submission of accepted abstracts only.
  • All submissions will be made via EasyChair.
  • Please consider that only papers presented at the conference will be published.

Important Dates


31 Mar 2024

Abstract submission

15 Apr 2024

Notification of abstract acceptance

31 May 2024Paper submission
15 Jul 2024Notification of paper acceptance
31 Jul 2024Early Bird registration & Camera-ready submission of scientific contributions
15 Aug 2024Standard registration
15 Sep 2024Submission of concept papers and posters
20 Nov 2024Conference Opening & On-Site registration
22 Nov 2024Conference Closing


You are invited to submit a conference paper addressing one or more of the following scientific topics:

I Digital Methods and Models
Modeling of Material Processing
Simulation of Materials, Components, and Vehicles
Process Simulation
Digital Twin in Advanced Manufacturing

II Digitalization of the Industrial and Automotive Value Chain
Intelligent Value Chains and Data Transparency
Supply Chain Modeling
Information Modelling, Data Management and Software Engineering
Control and Optimization of Reconfigurable Production Systems

III Data-driven Technologies
Data-driven Production and Logistics
Smart Manufacturing Technologies
Connectivity and Interoperability

IV Sustainability and Circular Economy
Methods for Sustainability-driven Product Development
Sustainability-driven Production and Logistics
Circular Economy and Sustainable Products

Options for Participation

Scientific contribution

Short papers should be between 4 and 7 pages, while full papers should be between 8 and 15 pages. Scientific papers will undergo peer review by a scientific committee and will be published shortly after the conference by Springer Nature as part of the ARENA2036 series.

Presentation formats

Short papers, ranging from 2 to 4 pages, and concept papers such as project ideas and proposals will undergo review by the conference committee. Following the conference, they will be published on the ARENA2036 homepage.

Poster presentation


  • Digitalization for Sustainability (DigiTain) – digital product development of sustainable electric drive
  • Catena-X / Tractus-X – digitalization of the automotive value chain
  • Manufacturing-X – digitalization of supply chains in the industry


The on-site event will take place at the ARENA2036 Research Campus, Pfaffenwaldring 19, 70569 Stuttgart, which is situated on the University of Stuttgart Campus Vaihingen. It is approximately 20 minutes away from both Stuttgart Airport and the train station.

Presentation Formats

Accepted submissions must be presented at SCAP2024. The length of the presentation depends on your contributions:

  • Full papers presentation: 15 min (presentation) + 5 min (Q&A)
  • Short papers presentation: 13 min (presentation) + 2 min (Q&A)
  • Poster: Posters are to be presented and discussed in a special session.



In order to hand in your paper, please use the LaTeX-Template.


Alternatively, you can use the Word-Template and upload it as PDF-file.


In order to hand in your poster, please use our PowerPoint template.


Please use the template for your presentation: PowerPoint template.