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World Automation Congress 2018

June 3 - 6, 2018
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington, USA

Congress Theme: Machine Learning, Driver-Less Autonomous Vehicle Modeling and Control
Additional Theme: Bioinformatics, Cloud Computing and Cloud-Based Automation and Big Data
Technical Sponsor: IEEE SMC Society

Program Chairs

WAC 2018

Organizing Committee


ISORA 2018 -- 16th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications

Chair: Kazuo Kiguchi, Kyushu University, Japan (
Co-chairs: Manuel Crisostomo, University of Coimbra, Portugal (
Simon Yang, University of Guelph, CANADA, (

ISIAC 2018 -- 12th International Symposium on Intelligent Automation and Control

Chair: Bahram Shafai, Northeastern University, USA (
Co-Chairs: Edgar Sanchez, CINVESTAV, Guadalajara, Mexico (
Aly El-Osery, New Mexico Tech, USA (

ISOMSE 2018 -- 16th International Symposium on Manufacturing and Systems Engineering

Chair: Bernadetta Kwintiana Ane, The School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences, Bada Bangadda, Super Corridor, Indore 453112, India, (
Co-chair: Michael Packianather, Cardiff Univ., UK, (

ISSCI 2018 -- 11th International Symposium on Soft Computing for Industry

Chair: Ferat Sahin, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA (
Co-chair: Matthias Reuter, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany, (
Program Committee

IFMIP 2018 -- 11th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing

Chair: Syoji Kobashi, University of Hyogo, Japan, (


WAC 2018 is in memory of Professors Rudolf Kalman and Lotfi Zadeh and in honor of

Professor Pramod Khargonekar

Pramod Khargonekar, Vice Chancellor for Research, and

Professor Soroosh Sorooshian

Soroosh Sorooshian Distinguished Professor,
the University of California, Irvine, USA

Important Deadlines for Paper Submission

  1. Special sessions & regular papers Due:
    Extended to March 1, 2018
  2. Special Sessions of 4 papers Due:
    Extended to March 1, 2018
  3. Acceptance:
    March 20, 2018
  4. Final manuscripts upload and early registration:
    April 30, 2018