[robotics-worldwide] IEEE ICAL 2012 CFP: April 15 Paper Due, sponsored by IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

Jason Gu Jason.Gu at Dal.Ca
Tue Mar 13 01:01:36 PDT 2012


Dear Robotics Researchers,

It is our pleasure to announce The 2012 International Conference on  
Automation and Logistics (IEEE ICAL 2012),  sponsored by IEEE Robotics  
and Automation Society,  http://2012.ieee-ical.org to be held from  
August 15-17 at the Shangri-La Hotel in the capital city of Henan  
province, Zhengzhou, China.

The theme of IEEE ICAL 2012 is Automation and Logistics for the  
Advancement of Green Energy Challenges, 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://2012.ieee-ical.org/.

The papers will be peer reviewed and all accepted papers will be EI  
indexed and published on IEEE Xplore: Highly ranked papers will be  
invited to extend their work and submit the paper to Journal of  
control and intelligent system --Special Issue on Control and  
Automation for review and possible publications.  
http://www.actapress.com/Content_of_Journal.aspx?journalID=58
Highly ranked papers in Logistics will be invited to extend their work  
and submit the paper to International Journal of Automation and  
Logistics for review and possible publications.  
http://www.inderscience.com/ijal

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;
--Robotics;
--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 (Paper submission site is here  
https://www.softconf.com/c/ical2012/)

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://2012.ieee-ical.org/

Best Paper Competition:

IEEE ICAL 2012 conference has the following four categories of  
conference awards:

   1) Best Conference Paper Award
   2) Best Paper in Automation
   3) Best Paper in Logistics
   4) Best Student Paper Award

Author's Schedule:

Deadline for paper submission:  April 15, 2012
Acceptance notification:        June  10, 2012
Camera ready due:               June  25, 2012

We look forward to meeting you in Zhengzhou, China in August 2012.


Kindest regards,


Secretariat of IEEE ICAL 2012
Email: ieee.ical12 at gmail.com




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