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Given the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the in-person co-located conference of MSEC, LEMP and NAMRC 2020 has been canceled. The decision has been reached to protect the health and wellness of our community. Any already registered attendees should contact The University of Cincinnati at Events.services@uc.edu in regards to their registrations.

NAMRC/MSEC 2021 will take place on June 21 – 25 at the University of Cincinnati.

Virtual offerings by MSEC (ASME) and LEMP (JSME) are under consideration. Please check back for updates.

  • As such, ASME will be moving forward with publication of MSEC and LEMP fully reviewed and accepted papers in a 2020 proceedings.
  • The Manufacturing Engineering Division of ASME is celebrating its Centennial in 2020. While the in-person celebration reception has been moved to 2021, many other activities will continue throughout the year, see details here: MED Centennial.


The International Conference on Leading Edge Manufacturing/Materials & Processing (LEM&P) is held at Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH, USA, co-located in MSEC (Manufacturing Science Engineering Conference)/ASME and NAMRC (North American Manufacturing Research Conference)/SME. LEM&P aims to provide an atmosphere for researchers and engineers to discuss, exchange and expose ideas, methods and results in conventional, contemporary and future topics related to a wide variety of manufacturing technologies.

LEM&P calls papers for oral and poster sessions. The papers for oral sessions will be presented in 30 min including discussions; and the posters will be presented in 90 min sessions with short presentations.

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