[robotics-worldwide] IEEE ICAL 2008: Important reminder about IEEE ICAL 2008 paper submission

jgu jgu at dal.ca
Fri Apr 11 17:44:46 PDT 2008

Dear Colleagues, Professors and Friends,

This email is just a friendly reminder about the deadline for IEEE ICAL 2008
paper submission. May 1st 2008.
Conference website: http://www.ieee-ical.org or

Paper submission site: https://www.softconf.com/s08/ical2008/submit.html

(Please neglect this email if you have already done the paper submission)

The deadlines is just three weeks from now. Please make your submission
before the deadline!

IEEE ICAL 2008 organization committee

IEEE ICAL 2008 Submission Deadline: May 1st 2008 
The IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics
    Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, September 1-3, 2008
  http://www.ieee-ical.org or http://myweb.dal.ca/jgu/ical08/ 

Author's Schedule: 

Deadline for paper submission:  May 1,  2008 
Acceptance notification:        July 1, 2008 
Camera ready due:               July 15,2008 

It is our pleasure to announce The IEEE 2008 International Conference on
Automation and Logistics (IEEE ICAL 2008) http://www.ieee-ical.org to be
held from September 1 to 4 at the Shangri-La Hotel in the beautiful coast
city of Qingdao, China, where the world-famous Tsingtao Beer is brewed.

The theme of IEEE ICAL 2008 is "Automation and Logistics for the Advancement
of Humanity", reflecting the fast growing interests in research, development
and applications in the dynamic and exciting areas of advanced intelligent
automation and logistics. 

All information about the conference (Call for Papers, special sessions,
venue, etc.) is available at http://www.ieee-ical.org/. 

The papers will be peer reviewed and all accepted papers will be EI indexed
and published on IEEE Xplore: 

We would like to invite all the scholars and experts around the world to
attend the conference to be hosted at the wonderful city of China. The
conference is open to researchers from all regions of the world. 

Proposals for special sessions are welcome. Papers with original work in all
aspects of Automation and Logistics are invited. 

Topics include, but not limited to, the followings: 

--Modeling, identification and simulation; 
--Evaluation and optimization; 
--Planning, scheduling and coordination; 
--Strategy and planning on logistics; 
--Supply chain management; 
--Intelligent transportation system theory and application; 
--Transportation systems and third part logistics; 
--Distribution systems; 
--Vehicle routing planning and advanced planning system (VRP & APS); 
--Management information systems on logistics; 
--Technology and equipments on logistics; 
--EPC & RFID technology and application; 
--Automatic control; 
--Intelligent control and automation; 
--Computer vision; 
--Man-machine interactions; 
--Process automation; 
--Home, laboratory and service automation; 
--Network-based systems; 
--Nano-scale automation and assembly; 
--Instrumentation systems; 
--Biomedical instrumentation and applications; 

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS ( https://www.softconf.com/s08/ical2008/submit.html)

Prospective authors are invited to submit original papers in IEEE double
column format with 10p font. Detailed information about submission process
and guidelines for preparing paper can be found on http://www.ieee-ical.org/

We look forward to meeting you in Qingdao, China in September 2008. 

Kindest regards, 

General Chair: 

Clarence W. de Silva, Univ. of BC, Canada

General co-Chaira: 

Ben Chen, National U. of Singapore, Singapore 
Guangye Liu, Qingdao U.S.T., China 
Fakhri Karray, University of Waterloo, Canada
 Kazuhiro Kosuge, Tohoku University, Japan
 Stefan Vobb, University of Hamburg, Germany

Organizing Chair:
Max Q.-H. Meng, Chinese Univ. of HK, China

Organizing Co-Chairs:

Maoyong Cao, Shandong U.S.T., China
George Chiu, Purdue University, USA
Saman Halgamuge, U. of Melbourne, Australia
 Yibin Li, Shandong University, China 
Shulin Sui, Qingdao U.S.T., China 
Peishan Wang, Qingdao U.S.T., China 
Yaohua Wu, Shandong University, China
Simon X. Yang, University of Guelph, Canada

Program Chairs:

Jason J. Gu, Dalhousie University, Canada

Program Co-Chairs:

Shuxiang Guo, Kagawa University, Japan
W. Kersten, Tech. U. of Hamburg, Germany
Vlado Keselj, Dalhousie University, Canada
K.-K. Tan, National U. of Singapore, Singapore
Chen Zhou, Georgia Institute of Tech., USA

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