Control and Automation panel (photo)

Control and Automation Conference

Uniting problems and solutions

4 - 5 June 2013 | Conference Aston Lakeside Centre, Birmingham




Key dates

Submission of presentation slides for oral presenters
Tuesday 14 May 2013


Conference commences
Tuesday 4 June 2013


Industrial applications deadlines



Call for papers


The IET Control and Automation Conference aims to unite problems faced by industry with available and potential solutions.


This call for paper conference focuses on the challenges faced by engineers in delivering effective control systems on time and to budget. It will aim to identify innovative solutions already in the supply chain and targets for new research.


Technical papers will be delivered over two days as oral presentations and poster displays in the following sessions:


Network technology

Process control and optimisation

Power systems

Control techniques

Instrumentation and asset management



View the conference programme.

Join participants including:


Atkins, UK
Cranfield University, UK
Emerson, UK
Plymouth University, UK
University of the Basque Country, Spain
Siemens Industry Automation, UK
ABB, Norway
University of Sheffield, UK
Honeywell, UK
University of Strathclyde, UK
Politechnico di Torino, Italy
Network Rail, UK
Concrodia University, Canada
ITER Organization, France


Find out more about registration

Control and Automation 2013 offers a superb opportunity to raise the profile of your company through direct contact with key people working with control and automation techniques across a range of industries.


For more details please contact:


Tanya Coxshall, Senior Sponsorship Sales Executive
Tel: +44 (0)1438 765 676
Fax: +44 (0)1438 765 515




Find out more about sponsoring the conference.

Keynote speakers

Steve Pavlosky (photo)

Steve Pavlosky, Product General Manager Control and Communication Systems, GE Intelligent Platforms, USA

Cloud and the rise of the industrial Internet


Mike Grimble (photo)

Professor Mike J Grimble, Technical Director of Industrial Systems and Control Limited and Research Professor at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Benefits and problems arising from the use of advanced control methods in industrial applications


The IET’s inaugural Control and Automation Conference complements the IET’s Control and Automation Network and the IET’s journal Control Theory and Applications.

Supporters and media partners

Automation Federation (logo) BARA (logo) IET Design and Production Sector (logo) Gambica (logo) InstMC logo Intellect (logo)