WAC Logo

World Automation Congress 2021

August 1 - 5, 2021
The Congress will be virtual via EDAS
Papers will be included in the IEEE Xplore

Congress Theme:
Applied Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Automation in the 21st Century
Technical Sponsor: IEEE SMC Society


Paper Submission & Authors:

During the initial paper submission process via EDAS, the authors are required to make sure the pdf file and EDAS registration page of a paper have the same list of authors and the paper title, that is, please add all authors in EDAS during the submission process. Failure to comply with this rule, your paper may be withdrawn from the review process. On the other hand, the author list of an accepted paper can NOT be changed in the final manuscript.

Paper Length & Language:

All submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of six (6) printed pages (10-point font) including figures without incurring additional page charges (maximum 2 additional pages with overlength page charge if accepted). Note that the maximum number of pages for a paper is 8; 6 pages plus 2 additional pages allowed with a charge for each additional page of USD100 if accepted. Papers exceeding 6 pages will not be accepted at EDAS, nor reviewed at all.


Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats are found at: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/

You can also use the sample template for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter.

File Type & Submission Method:

Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done through EDAS.

Copyright Form:

PDF format of the copyright form can be found here. It must be signed, scanned, and uploaded via EDAS.


For any questions on the paper submission process or help with the EDAS system, please contact Ramin Sahba (ramin.sahba@gmail.com).


WAC 2021 is jointly in honor of

Professor Yutaka Hata

Professor Yutaka Hata, Professor, University of Hyogo, Japan, and

Professor Saeid Nahavandi

Professor Saeid Nahavandi, Alfred Deakin Professor, Deakin University, Australia

Important Deadlines for Paper Submission

  1. Special sessions & regular papers Due:
    May 10, 2021
  2. Special Sessions of 4 papers Due:
    May 10, 2021
  3. Acceptance:
    June 21, 2021
  4. Final manuscripts upload and early registration:
    July 1, 2021