Call for Participation

The 17th International Conference on Automation Technology (Automation 2020) will be held on November 12 – 14, 2020 at Fullon Hotel, Hualien, Taiwan. Automation 2020 is jointly organized by the NDHU and Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers (CIAE). It provides an international platform for the Smart Automation research community to explore state-of-the-art of sciences and technologies within academic and industrial applications. Innovative/practical researches/solutions on topics (but not limited) related to the following are welcome: artificial intelligence and machine learning, embedded intelligence, sensor networks, signal and image processing, machine vision, internet of things, industrial Informatics, automatic optical inspection, autonomous vehicles (land, sea, and air), human machine/robot interaction, intelligent manufacturing systems, robots and systems, mechatronics, opto-mechatronics, industry 4.0 implementation, advanced process control, scheduling and dispatching, automated material handling systems, micro/nano systems, system integration, CAD/CAM/CIM, e-manufacturing, e-diagnostics, e-factory, service automation, intellectual property and knowledge management, biotechnology and biomedical engineering, smart grid, power system and renewable energy.

Special Session (SS)

Authors are encouraged to submit their contributions as special session(s). Special session organizer(s) are needed to submit SS by July 1, 2020. An SS should include at least 5 papers with an SS title, a short SS description, potential authors and papers’ titles.

Papers

Prospective authors are invited to submit their contributions before September 30(Hard Deadline), 2020. Authors are able to submit papers to either regular papers or special sessions and can choose the special issue on the journal of IJFS, AUSMT/Smart Science, Sensors, Machines, Inventions, Designs. The submission should contain 4-6 pages. Papers exceeding 6 pages will be charged extra page fee. Best Conference Papers and Best Student Papers will be awarded.

AUSMT/Smart Science Special Issues

High quality papers will be invited to the special issues of journals of AUSMT/Smart Science according to the reviewers’ recommendation. The papers need to be extended and revised according to the journal scope and format. These papers require the review process of the journal special issues.

IJFS Special Issue

High quality papers will be invited to the special issues of journals of Applied Sciences( https://www.mdpi.com/journal/applsci/special_issues/2021_smart_manufacturing ) according to the reviewers’ recommendation. The papers need to be extended and revised according to the journal scope and format. These papers require the review process of the journal special issues.

Sensors Special Issue

High quality papers will be invited to the special issues of journal of Sensors (IF: 2.475) according to the reviewers’ recommendation. The papers need to be extended and revised according to the journal scope and format. These papers require the review process of the journal special issues.

Machines Special Issue

High quality papers will be invited to the special issues of journal of Machines according to the reviewers’ recommendation. The papers need to be extended and revised according to the journal scope and format. These papers require the review process of the journal special issues.

Inventions Special Issue

High quality papers will be invited to the special issues of journal of Inventions according to the reviewers’ recommendation. The papers need to be extended and revised according to the journal scope and format. These papers require the review process of the journal special issues.

Exhibitions

Automation 2020 offers an exposure opportunity for automation related companies to showcase their products and services at the conference venue. Exhibition information can be found at our web site.