Call for papers

The Dependency and Structure Modelling (DSM) International Conference 2020 invitation

Status info regarding COVID-19

Since it is not yet clear whether it will be possible to travel to the DSM Conference 2020 in Montreal due to COVID-19 regulations, the organizing committee has decided to make virtual participation and virtual presentation of accepted papers possible in any case. Furthermore, the submission deadline has been extended to Monday, June 01, 2020. You can submit your paper via the following link:

The 22nd International DSM Conference will take place on October, 13 – 15, 2020 in Montréal, Canada in collaboration with Polytechnique Montréal.

DSM 2020 invites papers on DSM research and applications as well as presentations on industrial applications.


  • Product Architecture and Modularity
  • Systems Engineering
  • Solution Space Engineering
  • Quantitative Dependency Analysis
  • Modelling and Organization of Complex Processes
  • Modelling of Socio-technical Systems
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Program/Project Management
  • Set-based Design
  • DSM Tools and Applications
  • Dependency Structure Modelling Using AI


Submission deadline: May 4th, 2020

Notification of acceptance: July 22nd, 2020

Final submission: August 10th, 2020


Prof. Fabiano Armellini, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Laurence Solar-Pelletier, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Prof. Steven Eppinger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. Tyson Browning, Texas Christian University, USA
Harold (Mike) Stowe, theP5DC, USA
Carlo Leardi, TetraPak, Italy

Prof. Oscar Nespoli, University of Waterloo, Canada
Prof. Markus Zimmermann, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Jakob Trauer, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Osmar Zozimo, The Journal of Modern Project Management, Brazil