The submitted paper should not have been published or accepted for publication either in journals or conferences. All submitted papers will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, significance, soundness and clarity. Each paper will be reviewed by at least 3 prominent researchers who are conversant in Petri nets and Discrete Event Systems. Submission of a paper should be regarded as a commitment that, if the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference. Selected papers will be invited for publication, subject to peer review process in the SCIE-indexed open access journal /Applied Sciences/ (ISSN2076-3417) and the Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (JCIE, SCI indexed, (<http://r203-2.crt.ntust.edu.tw/index.php/JCIE/index>http://jcie.ntust.edu.tw/www/index.php/JCIE)).