2010 IEEE Multi-Conference
on Systems and Control

September 8-10, 2010
Yokohama, a port city on Tokyo Bay

Call for Papers

Background and scope

The 2010 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control (MSC) is comprised of three international conferences promoted by the IEEE Control Systems Society: the Conference on Control Applications (CCA), initiated in 1992, the International Symposium on Computer-Aided Control System Design (CACSD), initiated in 1992, and the International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC), initiated in 1985. The MSC provides a unique opportunity for researchers and practitioners from different areas to discuss the state-of-the-art and the future directions in advanced control technology, intelligent systems and computational methods for control systems design. The conference will feature several kinds of presentations including contributed and invited papers as well as workshops, covering a broad range of topics relevant to control applications, methods, and development tools.

Invitation and venue

The Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2010 MSC, to be held Wednesday through Friday, September 8 to 10, 2010, at the PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, one of the largest convention complexes in the world. The PACIFICO YOKOHAMA is located in the Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 (MM21) area on Tokyo Bay, a shopping and leisure area possessing beautiful seaside parks, a variety of museums, the red brick warehouse, and the Yokohama Landmark Tower, the tallest building in Japan. The Chinatown and Motomachi areas, full of the exotic charms of the port city, are within a few stops by train. There you will find many unique shops, cafes, and fine restaurants. The city of Yokohama, the second largest city in Japan, is literally connected to the Tokyo Metropolitan District, and the convenient train system will take you to the heart of Tokyo within forty minutes.

Call for papers

Contributed and invited session papers as well as invited session proposals need to be submitted electronically through the IEEE CSS conference management system PaperPlaza at http://css.paperplaza.net/. Note that the Program Committees reserve the right to assign accepted papers to oral or interactive presentations. Please refer to the conference website for the most up-to-date information about the conferences. The Organizing Committee also solicits proposals for preconference workshops within the technical scope of the conferences.

Industrial Papers (new paper category):

  • Definition of Industrial Paper

    The first author, the corresponding author, and the presenter (if the paper is accepted) must be from industry or nonacademic organization such as government institution. The paper is related to industrial application or R&D in industries, within the scope of the conferences. No product or company advertisements will be allowed.

  • Paper Submission and Review

    Industrial papers should be submitted as four-page papers. It should be peer reviewed, but, in the review, the contribution to industries is emphasized.

  • Presentation

    The paper will be presented in regular or invited sessions. Invited session proposals may include industrial papers.

  • Proceedings

    The standard length of the paper in the proceedings should be four pages, but the six-page paper will be allowed without overlength page charges. The paper will be included in the conference CD-ROM and IEEE Xplore.

Important dates (New submission deadlines!)

Contributed papers submission January 31, 2010
February 12, 2010
Invited session papers/proposals submission January 31, 2010
February 12, 2010
Workshop proposals submission January 31, 2010
February 12, 2010
Notification of acceptance April 30, 2010
mid May, 2010
Final paper submission June 10, 2010
June 14, 2010