[robotics-worldwide] IEEE ICAL 2008 Last Call for Paper

jgu jgu at dal.ca
Wed Apr 23 10:52:53 PDT 2008

Dear Colleagues, Professors and Friends,

This email is just a friendly reminder about the deadline for IEEE ICAL =
paper submission. May 1st 2008.
Conference website: http://myweb.dal.ca/jgu/ical08/

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

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

The deadlines is just one week from now. Please make your submission =
the deadline!

IEEE ICAL 2008 organization committee

      IEEE ICAL 2008 Submission Deadline: May 1st 2008=20
The IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics
    Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, September 1-3, 2008

It is our pleasure to announce The IEEE 2008 International Conference on
Automation and Logistics (IEEE ICAL 2008) =
http://myweb.dal.ca/jgu/ical08/ to
be held from September 1 to 4 at the Shangri-La Hotel in the beautiful =
city of Qingdao, China, where the world-famous Tsingtao Beer is brewed.

The theme of IEEE ICAL 2008 is "Automation and Logistics for the =
of Humanity", reflecting the fast growing interests in research, =
and applications in the dynamic and exciting areas of advanced =
automation and logistics.=20

All information about the conference (Call for Papers, special sessions,
venue, etc.) is available at http://myweb.dal.ca/jgu/ical08/.=20

The papers will be peer reviewed and all accepted papers will be EI =
and published on IEEE Xplore.=20

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.=20

Proposals for special sessions are welcome. Papers with original work in =
aspects of Automation and Logistics are invited.=20

Topics include, but not limited to, the followings:=20

--Modeling, identification and simulation; --Evaluation and =
--Planning, scheduling and coordination; --Strategy and planning on
logistics; --Supply chain management; --Intelligent transportation =
theory and application; --Transportation systems and third part =
--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;
--Robotics; --Computer vision; --Man-machine interactions; --Process
automation; --Home, laboratory and service automation; --Network-based
systems; --Nano-scale automation and assembly; --Instrumentation =
--Biomedical instrumentation and applications; --Other


Prospective authors are invited to submit original papers in IEEE double
column format with 10p font. Detailed information about submission =
and guidelines for preparing paper can be found on

Author's Schedule:=20

Deadline for paper submission:	May 1,  2008=20
Acceptance notification:        July 1, 2008=20
Camera ready due:               July 15,2008=20

We look forward to meeting you in Qingdao, China in September 2008.=20

Kindest regards,=20

General Chair:=20

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

General co-Chaira:=20

Ben Chen, National U. of Singapore, Singapore Guangye Liu, Qingdao =
China Fakhri Karray, University of Waterloo, Canada Kazuhiro Kosuge, =
University, Japan Stefan Vo=C3=9F, 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 =
China Shulin Sui, Qingdao U.S.T., China Peishan Wang, Qingdao U.S.T., =
Yaohua Wu, Shandong University, China Simon X. Yang, University of =

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 =
Canada K.-K. Tan, National U. of Singapore, Singapore Chen Zhou, Georgia
Institute of Tech., USA

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