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2010 American Control Conference -- ACC2010
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
June 30 - July 2, 2010

The final submission deadline has been extended to March 22 at 11:59pm.

 

Key Dates

Deadline for all paper submissions and
proposals

October 6, 2009
-Closed-

Notification of acceptance/rejection:

January 31, 2010

Final manuscript submission deadline:

March 22, 2010

 


2010 American Control Conference Submission Instructions

NEW POLICY
Starting with 2010 American Control Conference, the following conference registration policy will be enforced at the time of final paper submissions:

 

•  Registration: A full "member" or "non-member" registration is required to be able to upload papers. Further, each full member or non-member registration allows you to uplod a maximum of four (4) manuscripts. Attendees may register under following registration categories, not all categories entitle you to upload papers.

•  Member: If you are a member of AIAA, AIChE, AIST, ASCE, IEEE, ASME, ISA, SCS, you are entitled to "Member" rate. This registration category entitles you to upload up to four (4) final papers. Additional paper uploads will require an amount equivalent to half the member registration fee.

•  Non-member: If you are not a member of any of the above organization(s), you should register at the non-member rate. This registration category entitles you to upload up to four (4) final papers. Additional paper uploads will require an amount equivalent to half the member registration fee.

•  Student: If at the time of registration or at the time of initial submission of paper for review you were a "full-time student" at a recognized institution, you may register at student rate. Please bring along evidence of full-time student status when you attend the conference. This registration category DOES NOT entitle you to upload final papers.

•  Retiree: If at the time of registration or at the time of initial submission of paper for review you had retired or did not hold a full time employment, you may register at Retiree rate. This registration category DOES NOT entitle you to upload final papers.

•  NOTE: Please note that life members of individual societies are not entitled to reduced conference registration rates at the American Control Conference.

 

Contributed Papers

Contributed papers may be submitted in regular or short paper categories.

  1. Regular papers are intended to be complete descriptions of finished work. Regular papers have a maximum length of 8 pages at submission, and of 6 pages in the proceedings.
  2. Short papers are intended to present novel ideas or preliminary results. Short papers have a maximum length of 3 pages at submission time, and of 2 pages in the proceedings.

The submission deadline for Contributed Papers is October 6, 2009, - Closed -

 

Invited Sessions

Invited session proposals should present a unified theme from diverse viewpoints.  Each proposal should consist of a summary statement and six regular papers (not abstracts).

  1. The organizer submits an electronic version .pdf file) of the session proposal (without participating papers). PaperPlaza returns an acknowledgement that contains an alpha-numeric code for the proposed session.
  2. The organizer notifies Contributing Authors (CAs) of their invited session code.
  3. The corresponding author of each paper submits the paper online .pdf format) as an invited paper. Submission as an invited paper requires the invited session code .

The submission deadline for Invited Sessions, including all session papers, is September 22, 2009 - Closed -.

 

Tutorial Sessions

Education/Tutorial session proposals should address state-of-the-art control theory and industrial applications. Tutorials are encouraged to have panel discussions.
A tutorial session addressing the state of the art on control theory and industrial applications consists of a maximum of six papers. The typical format is one long 40-60 min talk on the basic theory, which could be a "Lead Tutorial Paper" that if accepted, will be allowed an extended length in the proceedings, and 2-3 talks 20 min each on applications of the theory. A panel discussion could also be included. The exact format is flexible as long as it serves the educational- tutorial purpose of these sessions and the session length does not exceed the regular-session length.

  1. The organizer submits an electronic version .pdf file) of the session proposal (with titles, abstracts, participants of all the presentations involved and a summary with the rationale and structure of the tutorial session). PaperPlaza returns an acknowledgement that contains an alpha-numeric code for the proposed session.
  2. The organizer notifies Contributing Authors (CAs) of their tutorial session code.
  3. The corresponding author of each paper submits the paper online .pdf format) as an tutorial paper. Submission as a tutorial paper requires the tutorial session code.

The submission deadline for Tutorial Sessions, including all session abstracts and papers, is September 22, 2008. - Closed -

 

Preconference Workshops

Preconference workshop proposals addressing topics of current interest to the controls community are invited. Anybody interested in submitting an proposal for a preconference workshop should contact Michael R. Moan, at Michael_R_Moan@raytheon.com .

The workshop proposals should be submitted through Paperplaza with a deadline of September 22, 2009 - Closed -

 

Exhibits

Exhibit proposals related to control theory, practice, and education. The ACC exhibit area typically features booths by book publishers, local and national organizations, and suppliers of software and hardware systems. Anybody interested in submitting an exhibit proposal should contact the Exhibits Chair, Erik A. Johnson at, at JohnsonE@usc.edu .

 

Special Sessions

The special session proposals should be submitted through Paperplaza with a deadline of September 22, 2009 - Closed -

 

 

SUPPORT FOR AUTHORS

Author's Kits with style (.cls) files for LaTeX and templates (.dot) for MS-Word are available from the conference submission site.
Go to the paperplaza website (css.paperplaza.net) and select "Support" for these files and example files.
You can also go directly to http://css.paperplaza.net/conferences/support/support.php.

ACC Policy

•  Paper Submission Format: All papers submitted to the ACC for review must be prepared in the standard 2-column proceedings format. See the Author's Support at the conference website for Word and LaTeX style files. For the purposes of review, regular and invited papers are limited to 8 pages and short papers to 3 pages. Papers exceeding these limits will not be reviewed. All submissions for the conference technical program must be done through the paperplaza submission website ( http://css.paperplaza.net ) .

•  Paper Publication: Accepted short papers are limited to 2 pages; regular and all other papers are limited to 6 pages. Papers exceeding these limits will be published in the conference Proceedings only after payment for all extra pages is received.

•  Registration Fee: One regular registration fee at the advance registration rates must be paid by one of the authors before uploading the final version of the paper for inclusion in the conference.