[robotics-worldwide] [Final CFP & Deadline Extension] IEEE Robotics & Automation Society sponsored ICIA 2013 in Yinchuan, Ningxia, China: August 26-28 2013

Hongliang Ren ren at nus.edu.sg
Thu May 30 09:44:38 PDT 2013

Dear Robotics Researchers,

Due to multiple requests, the deadline for submissions of ICIA 2013 has
been extended to 10 June 2013!

Call For Papers (apologies for multiple postings)

2013 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation
August 26-28, 2013, Yinchuan, China

IEEE ICIA is the premier conference series presenting the state of the art
and future perspectives of information, robotics and automation
technologies, and it has been an event for researchers, industry experts,
and academics to share ideas and experiences surrounding frontier
technologies, breakthroughs and innovative solutions and applications. The
IEEE ICIA 2013 Conference will be held from August 26 to 28, 2013 in
Yinchuan, China, which is known for its glorious Western Xia culture since
Song Dynasty (1000 years ago). Resting beside Yellow River and HelanMountain,
Yinchuan is a fantastic destination with all the best aspects of travel,
including deserts, plains, forests, gullies and canyons as well as a unique
mixed culture of Chinese, Islamic and remains of the Silk Road. The IEEE
ICIA 2013 conference promises to be a great platform for researchers and
scholars in the broad areas of information and automation from all over the
world, with excellent technical and social programs. The IEEE ICIA 2013
conference invites high quality original research papers in broad areas of
information and automation.

Contributed Papers: Papers are solicited in all areas of information,
robotics and automation science and engineering. All papers must be
submitted in PDF format consistent with the IEEE PDF Requirements for IEEE
Xplore. The standard number of pages is 6 and the maximum page limit is 8
pages with extra charge for the 2 extra pages beyond the 6 pages. Please
visit the website for more information. All papers accepted by ICIA 2013
will be indexed by EI and included in IEEE Xplore. Upon acceptance, authors
will be required to register and present their papers. In addition to the
technical sessions, specially invited Keynote Addresses from world class
leading researchers and Special Invited Lectures on the state of the art in
the emerging topics in information, robotics and automation will be
included in the conference program.

Best Paper Competition: All submitted papers will be automatically
considered and evaluated by the conference for the following conference
best paper competitions:
- Best Conference Paper Award
 - Best Conference Paper in Automation Award
- Best Conference Paper in Information Award
- Best Conference Paper in Integration Technology Award
 - Best Student Paper Award

The best paper finalists will be invited to publish their revised papers in
the IEEE ICIA special issues of related leading international journals.

Important Dates:

- May 31, 2013 (*Extended to June 10, 2013*): Deadline for submission of
full papers (regular, invited/special sessions)
 - July 15, 2013: Notification of acceptance
 - July 31, 2013: Deadline for submission of final manuscripts

For further information, please access the website
http://www.bioeng.nus.edu.sg/biomm/icia2013.html .

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