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IADAT-ac2007 Conference  is organized by the International Association for the Development of Advances in Technology - IADAT. In order to achieve IADAT main objectives, namely "to bring together Universities, Research Institution and Industry, and also to promote collaboration and foster cooperation", IADAT announces its First Conference  on Automatic Control. This Conference will be held in Catania (Sicily Island - ITALY) from September 27th to September 29th ,2007; at the Sheraton Conference Center.

Main purpose

The main purpose of the Conference is to provide an international scientific forum for presentation of new trends,  practical experience, and the latest innovations and advances in the field of  Automatic Control. The IADAT-ac2007 Conference will be focused on "Innovation, Technology and Research" applied to Theoretical and Practical Teaching and Industry.

Important Dates

   Submission Deadline 

     June 30, 2007  

   Author Notification       July 20, 2007  
   Final Paper Submission September 10, 2007  
   Registration Deadline     September 10, 2007  
   Conference Dates      Catania (Sicily-ITALY) , September 27-29, 2007  

Notification of  acceptance/rejection of submitted abstract papers will be sent via e-mail before July 20, 2007.


Authors are invited to submit a  summary or  extended paper  abstract to  the scientific committee.  The maximum length of the summary or extended abstract should be 3, A4 size pages long, including figures and diagrams. The official language of the conference will be English. Submissions will be made online at the Conference Web Site 


Authors are invited to submit  original  papers  for Conference presentations on either of the  following categories: academic papers, poster presentations, research projects and  industrial applications. All accepted papers will be published in the printed  proceedings book and included in the Conference Proceedings on CD-ROM.


Selected papers from IADAT-ac2007 will appear in an Issue of the IADAT Journal of Advanced Technology (ISSN 1698-1073).

Scope & Topics

The scope of the Conference includes, but is not limited to the followings topics: 

   ● Actuators, Sensors and Transducers

   Intelligent Robots 

   Adaptive, Robust  and Optimal Control 

   Linear/Nonlinear Control 

   Automatic Control Research  

   Measure and Instrumentation

   Autonomous Traffic and Transport Systems 

   Modeling and Simulations

  Control Devices and Instruments

   Neural Networks 

   Control/Automation Laboratory

   PLC, Microcontrollers and Microsystems

   Control: Fundamental Theory 

   Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems

   Data Acquisition

   Process Control

   Distributed/Decentralized Control

   Real-Time Systems

   Education in Automatic Control 

   Remote Control

   Embedded Systems

   Robotics and Applications

   Environmental Monitoring and Control

   Safety, Maintenance and Protection Systems


   SCADA and Supervisión Systems 

   Fuzzy Systems 

   Servo Control

   Guidance, Navegation and Flight Control

   Software Tools 

   Human Interfaces 

   Stochastic Systems 

   Hybrid Systems

   System Identification 

   Industrial Applications

   System Integration

   Industrial Automation

   University-Industry Collaboration 

   Industrial Communication Systems

   Web-based control 

   Industrial Networks

   Wireless comunications 

   Intelligent Control Systems  

   Other Topics related

   Contribution to the below topics will be given higher priority 

Instructions For Authors

Abstracts shall be structured according to the Formatting Guidelines for Authors available in the Author Site option. The Author_Site document contains a complete help for the Authors, which includes  the formatting guidelines for paper submission and a detailed description in order to improve the presentation of papers at the Conference.


The registration fees include:

  • Admission to all sessions

  • A printed copy of the Conference Programme

  • A printed copy of the Conference Proceedings Book

  • A CD-ROM copy of the proceedings

  • Coffee breaks

  • Conference Banquet dinner

In order to receive a copy of the Conference Proceedings,  authors are requested to personally attend the conference  and present the accepted paper or poster.

 Registration Fees

    Before August 25, 2007       500 €
    From August 25  to  August 31, 2007      530 €
    From September 1 to September 10, 2007      560 €
    IADAT Members ( Before January 1 , 2007)      300 €

Tourism in Catania and Sicily

IADAT-ac2007 International Conference provide  an unique opportunity to  the delegates  for  visiting Catania and discovering  Sicily. 


Further Information

Should you require any further information or clarification on any of the points mentioned in the Web page, please contact:

Conference Secretariat


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