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Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
September 22-25, 2007

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Welcome to the third annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE CASE 2007. This conference provides a forum for researchers, academicians, and industry practitioners to discuss, provide broad coverage, and disseminate foundational research on automation.

CASE is an offspring of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE T-ASE, High quality CASE papers will be recommended for publication in this flagship automation journal. The latest news on T-ASE can be found in:

Keynote Speakers:

Sunday, September 23, 9-10 AM
Shankar Sastry, Dean, Berkeley College of Engineering. Director, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS). Former Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley. Member of the National Academy of Engineering (U.S.).

Sunday, September 23, 10:15-11:15 AM
Yu-Chi(Larry) Ho, Gordon McKay Research Professor of Systems Engineering and T. Jefferson Coolidge Research Professor of Applied Mathematics, Harvard University. Member of the National Academy of Engineering (U.S.). Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Monday, September 24, 8:30-9:30 AM
Devadas D. Pillai, Intel Fellow and Director, Enabling Technologies and Solutions, Intel Corporation

Attendees from industry include:

Eric Englhardt, Sr. Director, Systems Engineering & Automation Products, Applied Materials
John R. Behnke, Vice President, Process Development and Transfer, Spansion
Chen-Fu Chien, PhD, Deputy Director, Industrial Eng Division, TSMC
Stephan Biller, PhD, Lab Manager, Plant Floor Systems, Controls and Strategy, GM
Nawal Parwal, Senior Solution Architect, Manufacturing Practice, HP
Chandra Mouli, Director, Automated Manufacturing Technology, Intel
Dave Gross, Director, Global Manufacturing Systems Technology, AMD
Bin Sai, PhD, CTO, Enraf B.V. (Netherlands)
Toshihiro Fujita, PhD, VP, R&D and Strategic Marketing, IDEC Corp (Japan)

Attendees from academy include:

Michael Crow, President, Arizona State University
Rick Shangraw, VP Research, Arizona State University
Deirdre Meldrum, Dean, School of Engineering, Arizona State University
Richard Volz, President, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

The IEEE CASE 2007 Conference includes:

  • Plenary Speeches by prominent researchers/practitioners in automation fields.
  • Oral presentations of papers in parallel organized sessions.
  • Panel discussions by leaders in automation research and applications.
  • Workshops on fields of interest to the automation community.

Technical Program will consist of 13 technical tracks featuring:

Author(s) should submit full papers electronically in double column IEEE-compliant PDF format. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted ones will be invited for both oral and poster presentations, and published in CD-ROM.  Posters will be displayed throughout the conference and Poster Sessions will be scheduled for author/audience interaction.

The keynote speakers will be Yu-Chi (Larry) Ho (Harvard University), Shankar Sastry (University of California, Berkeley), and Devadas D. Pillai (Intel Corporation)


The venue for the conference is Scottsdale Plaza Resort . Scottsdale is one of the most attractive vacation destinations in North America. It is close to Grand Canyon and next to Phoenix, which is the fifth largest city in the U.S.A.


Paper Submission

May 18, 2007 Submission of full papers (closed)
June 30, 2007 Acceptance notification to authors
July 31, 2007 Final Camera-ready papers due

Tutorials and Workshops

May 31, 2007 Submission of proposals for Tutorials and Workshops
June 30, 2007 Notification of acceptance
August 15, 2007 Deadline for Tutorial and Workshop web pages
September 1, 2007 Deadline for Tutorial and Workshop lecture material
September 22, 2007 IEEE CASE 2007 tutorials and workshops

Conference Information

Advance Conference Program Available

Important notice: Initial submissions of full papers can be up to 8 pages in length. The page limit for final submissions is 6 Pages. For the final submission, up to 2 extra pages (maximum 8 pages) are permitted. A prepayment of USD 175 will be required at the time of final submission for each page in excess of 6. This LaTeX or MS-Word templates for US letter size papers MUST be used for formatting manuscripts. Otherwise, your paper will not be able to upload to the paper review system.

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IEEE CASE is sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

IEEE CASE 2005, IEEE CASE 2006, IEEE CASE 2007 and all subsequent CASE manuscripts are available for download through IEEE Xplore and all abstracts are available in the Elsevier databases Engineering Index (EI) and Compendex.

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