ACE 2013

Advances in Control Education (August 28-30 2013)

ACE2013 - the 10th IFAC Symposium on Advances in Control Education - will provide an innovative forum at which researchers and practitioners in control education will present  their latest research, results and ideas. ACE2013  also aims to spread new knowledge and alternative approaches in education. International cooperation, especially between academia and industry, in control engineering education will be emphasized. The official language of the symposium will be English.

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NEWS: Hallam Football Club (the 2nd oldest club in the world) are allowing us a brief visit early evening on August 28th. Please let Anthony know if you are interested in this so he can make arrangements.

Special themes and topics

We would like to encourage special sessions and papers in the areas of independent learning, web laboratories, the use of the internet in learning and teaching and sharing learning and teaching resources. We are also encouraging delegates to think beyond the normal 20 min presentation format and contact us to discuss alternatives that would be more appropriate for their proposed contribution.

Other topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following: Teaching aids for control engineering, Virtual and remote labs, Open educational resources, E-learning in control engineering, Tele-operation, Independent learning, Centralized Internet repository for control education, Virtual reality in control education, Continuing control education in industry, University-industry co-operation in control engineering education, International programs in control engineering education, Teacher and student exchange programs between control labs, Cultural and social issues of control education, Challenges for control engineering curricula, Internet-based control systems materials, Embedded systems, Control education using laboratory equipment.

Conference flyer (PDF format)

Venue and programme

The symposium will be hosted at The University of Sheffield, August 28th -30th, 2013 which is cited right next to the city centre of Sheffield. The programme will be a usual mix of invited and contributed papers, posters, plenary speakers, laboratory exhibitions and social activities.