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CALL FOR PAPERS

2014 American Control Conference (ACC2014)

June 4-6, 2014, Portland, Oregon

http://a2c2.org/conferences/acc2014/index.php



It is our pleasure to announce the 2014 American Control Conference that
will be held June 4 through 6 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower. The
ACC is the annual conference of the American Automatic Control Council
(AACC), the U.S. national member organization of the International
Federation for Automatic Control (IFAC). Member societies of the AACC
include AIAA, AIChE, ASCE, ASME, IEEE, ISA, SCS, and SIAM.





*Important Dates*:

-September 27, 2013 Submission Deadline for Papers

-October 18, 2013 Submission Deadline for Workshop Proposals



*Contributed Papers*: Papers on all aspects of the theory and application
of automatic control are invited in the form of regular manuscripts (6
pages). Papers must conform to the policy detailed on the conference web
page.



*Invited Sessions*: Invited sessions consist of 6 papers that collectively
present a unifying theme from diverse viewpoints.  Proposals must be
accompanied by full versions of each paper to be individually reviewed
along with the proposal itself.



*Tutorial Sessions*: Tutorial sessions are organized to provide an
introduction to a topic of interest. The format is structured around a main
tutorial paper (up to 18 pages) and talk (60 minutes) followed by three
presentations (with or without papers of up to 6 pages each) to give a
picture of the state of the art. Sessions involving strong
industry-academic collaboration are encouraged.



*Special Sessions*: Special sessions offer a venue for providing exposure
to emerging research areas, funding opportunities, and other topics of
broad interest to the conference attendees, including industry applications
or opportunities. Special sessions proposed do not require submitted papers
and are held over lunch breaks or in the evenings.



*Communities of Interest Micro-Sessions*: These Special-Sessions can be
proposed on any topic of interest to the conference attendees. The proposed
participants may be joined by general conference attendees, each presenting
1-2 slides on the topic of interest, followed by informal or moderated
discussion. Industry participants are especially invited to propose
micro-sessions.



*Pre-Conference Workshops*: Workshops will be held on June 3, 2014.
Proposals for workshops addressing novel control methodologies and
nonstandard control applications and workshops with strong tutorial value
are encouraged.



*Plenary Speakers:  *We are also excited to announce the following plenary
and semi-plenary speakers:**



[Plenary] Professor Keith Glover, University of Cambridge

"Symbiotic Relations: Control Theory and Practise"



[Semi-Plenary] Professor Anna Stefanopoulou, University of Michigan

"Control of Engines, Fuel Cells, and Batteries: Powering Vehicle Mobility"



[Semi-Plenary] Professor Bassam Bamieh, UC Santa Barbara

"Networked and Distributed Parameter Systems: New Directions,
Opportunities, and Challenges"



[Semi-Plenary] Dr. Juan de Bedout, GE Energy Management

"Unlocking Performance - How Controls Will Shape the Upcoming Business
Landscape"



[Semi-Plenary] Professor Vijay Gupta, University of Notre Dame

"Control of Cyber-Physical Systems: Old Issues and New Challenges"