September 20-23 – Novi Sad, Serbia

Workshop Goals

The DSW workshop aims to become one of the significant summits of young researchers in Europe establishing research trends in the areas of Mass Customization, Personalization, Co-Creation and Open Innovation, for the following reasons:

Trends & Novelties

To offer information on current research topics presented by the chairmen of the PhD workshop, renowned keynote speakers and other established members of the MCP-CE community.

 For the voice of the MCP-CE science – responsible: Scientific Committee

Feasibility & Implementation

 To offer support in the choice of the right research method for the given type of problem, as well as to connect young researchers with companies which can offer an opportunity of conducting research and checking the research hypothesis.

For the voice of the MCP-CE business – responsible: Business Committee

 Networking & Socializing

The workshop will be held within the framework of conference giving an excellent opportunity for young researchers to meet each other, as well as other participants, some of whom are leading world names, and to discuss relevant topics with them in both formal and informal environments.

For the voice of the MCP-CE community – responsible: Organizing Committee



20-23 September 2016.

To be added


Presentation Slides

Besides the submitted conference paper, DSW participants are invited to present themselves and their research in form of short presentation. PhD student needs to prepare presentation on four slides:

1. PhD student data, Affiliation, Mentor data

2. Accepted doctorate topic or outline of the doctoral topic, Area of research, Problem description, Keywords

3. Hypothesis and/or Research questions

4. Planned method and/or place of the conducting of the research hypothesis/questions


Conference Proceedings and Paper Presentation

All papers will be printed in the proceedings of the conference.


Topics of Interest

All topics related to MCP-CE 2016 are welcome.


Call for Papers



Possibility of Participation in 3 Joint Events in 2016!!!

PhD students who register for DSW workshop are eligible for participating in all MCP-CE 2016 conference sessions and IdeaLab. Fee for PhD students for four days (PhD Day + 3 MCP-CE Days) is 300€. This includes sessions for all 4 days of DSW, MCP-CE and iDEALab conference, workshop proceedings, coffee breaks, lunches and banquet (

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline:

31 March 2016

Notification to authors:

15 April 2016

Paper submission:

31 May 2016

Notification of paper  acceptance:

30 June 2016

Final paper submission deadline:

31 July 2016

Final notification:

15 August  2016

Registration and payment deadline:

09 Sept 2016


Workshop chairman

Cipriano Forza, UNI of Padova, Italy


Workshop Venue


City of Novi Sad


Travel Information




Tourist Information


Other Information

Please visit the MCP-CE conference main webpage for more information about the previous conferences, proceedings, photo galleries and other information about the conference and its Joint Events:

For additional information about participation in the 1st Configuration iDEALab Conference, 7th MCP-CE 2016 and 2nd Doctoral Student Workshop please contact us and we will answer all of your inquiries:

Nikola Suzić, University of Padova

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Zoran Anišić, University of Novi Sad 

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