The 13th IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications ~CA 2011~ (CA 2011)

Venue: Vancouver

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Event Date/Time: Jun 01, 2011 End Date/Time: Jun 03, 2011
Registration Date: Apr 01, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Dec 15, 2010
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The 13th IASTED International Conference on
Control and Applications
~CA 2011~
June 1 – 3, 2011
Vancouver, BC, Canada


The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)


Vancouver, BC is the home to the reputable University of British Columbia and is well known for its temperate beaches, eco-friendly vibe, and diverse culture. It is an ideal spot for everybody, because, in Vancouver, there is always something to do.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing day around town or an adventurous escape from daily routine, Vancouver has lots to offer. Spend an entire day walking through the famous Stanley Park or take in the breath-taking beauty found at the VanDusen Botanical Garden. Check out trendy Granville Island or go for a shopping trip through the underground network of connected malls in Vancouver's downtown core. If you are looking for a bite to eat, it will not take you long to find something even for the pickiest eater among Vancouver's many selections of restaurants. No matter what, you can be sure that you will leave Vancouver with a handful of memorable moments and experiences.

The 13th IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (CA 2011) will be a major forum for international researchers and practitioners interested in all areas of control and applications. This conference will offer the opportunity to both present and to observe the latest research, results, and ideas in these areas.

The topics of interest to be covered by CA 2011 include, but are not limited to:

* Adaptive Control

* Applications of Control in Health

* Bio-Engineering

* Control Education

* Control of Distributed Parameter Systems

* Control Theory

* Control using Neural Networks

* Cooperative Control Systems

* Decision

* Digital Control

* Discrete Events and Hybrid Systems

* Environmental Systems

* Fault Detection

* Fuzzy Control

* Genetic Algorithms

* Green and Sustainable Energy applications

* Heuristics in Control Applications

* Identification and Estimation

* Intelligent Control

* Linear Control

* Mechatronics

* Modelling and Simulation

* Non-Linear Control

* Optimization

* Power Systems Applications

* Predictive Control

* Process Control

* Real Time Systems

* Re-Configurable Control Systems

* Robotics

* Robust Control

* Stability

* Stochastic Control

* UAV/UGV/UUV Control

* Variable Structure Control

* Vehicles and Transportation Systems

* Virtual Reality in Control


Submit your paper via our website at: All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) format.

The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by December 15, 2010. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Initial Paper Requirements
All papers submitted to IASTED conferences must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during IASTED's review period. Authors are limited to a maximum of three paper submissions.

Initial paper submissions should be full papers. Papers of up to 6 pages in length are included in the conference registration fee. An extra charge will apply for every additional page for papers longer than 6 pages. Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar before submitting to IASTED. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory.

When submitting a paper, complete the online initial paper submission form, designating an author who will attend the conference, and provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. At least one of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope, above.

Formatting instructions for initial papers are available at

All papers submitted to this conference will be double-blind peer reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee and related technical committees. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance, technical soundness, presentation, and references. The conference chair makes the final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

Acceptance and Registration
Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by February 15, 2011. Final manuscripts are due by March 15, 2011. Registration and final payment are due by April 1, 2011. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Only one paper of up to eight pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

Final Paper Requirements
Email your final manuscripts to The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number.

The formatting instructions can be found at: and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is eight single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font.


Proposals for three-hour tutorials must be submitted online by December 15, 2010. Submit tutorial proposals via the following web site address:

Proposal Format

A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate:

* The topic.
* Background knowledge expected of the participants.
* Objectives.
* Time allocations for the major course topics.
* The qualifications of the instructor(s).


Special session proposals must be emailed to by December 15, 2010. Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s).

Papers submitted to the special session must be received by December 15, 2010, unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program.

More information on special sessions is available at

Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for inclusion in one of the IASTED journals. Information on the submission of papers to journals is available at:

Whole proceedings as well as single papers can now be purchased online. Please visit ACTA Press:

The proceedings will be sent for indexing in the following:

* Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
* Conference Proceedings Citation Index
* EI Compendex
* FIZ Karlsruhe

Submissions Due December 15, 2010
Notification of Acceptance February 15, 2011
Final Manuscripts Due March 15, 2011
Registration Deadline April 1, 2011

Concurrent Conferences

CA 2011 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:

* Wireless Communications (WC 2011)


For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:

IASTED Secretariat – CA 2011
B6, Suite 101, Dieppe Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 7J9
Tel: +1 403-288-1195
Fax: +1 403-247-6851
Web site:


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