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ISFA International Symposium on Flexible Automation

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Conference: July 5 – 9, 2020

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The International Symposium on Flexible Automation (ISFA) will be held on July 5 - 9, 2020 at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown in Chicago, Illinois. The ISFA conference, a biennial summit on manufacturing automation and related technologies, was initiated in 1986 under co-sponsorship of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers (ISCIE) in Japan. It provides a focused and intimate setting for dissemination and discussion of advanced manufacturing technologies and other related fields such as dynamical systems and control, logistics and informatics, and design and optimization. It features synergistic blend of topics encompassing various aspects of manufacturing such as sensing and control, mechatronics, material design and synthesis, process modeling, lean manufacturing, diagnosis and prognosis, and emerging concepts including artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things (IoT), cloud computing, and environmental sustainability, etc.

The theme of ISFA 2020 is "Flexible Automation: Intelligent and Transformative" and aims to inspire research on empowering manufacturing system with intelligence and on transformative ideas.

Track: 1: Additive Manufacturing Sensing and Control
Track 2: Cutting and Machine Tools
Track 3: Digital Design and Manufacturing
Track 4: Flexible Automation in Manufacturing Systems
Track 5: Industrial Robotics
Track 6: Manufacturing Controls and Machine Automation
Track 7: Mechatronics and Precision Manufacturing
Track 8: Methodology for Manufacturing
Track 9: Nanomanufacturing and Nanoinformatics
Track 10: Precision Manufacturing
Track 11: Sensing and Information Extraction
Track 12: Smart/Sustainable Manufacturing
Track 13: Textile and/or Yarn Process Automation

Important Dates

  • New Web Tool Training Webinar 1 @ 11 AM EDT
    August 06, 2019
  • New Web Tool Training Webinar 2 @ 3 PM EDT
    August 15, 2019
  • New Web Tool Training Webinar 3 @ 11 AM EDT
    August 19, 2019
  • Submission of Full-Length Paper for Review
    January 20, 2020
  • Author Paper Review Complete
    February 17, 2020
  • Paper Acceptance Notification
    February 17, 2020
  • Electronic Copyright Form Submission Process Opens
    February 17, 2020
  • Submission of Revised Paper for Review (if required)
    February 24, 2020
  • Author Notification of Acceptance of Revised Paper
    March 02, 2020
  • Submission of Copyright Form
    March 13, 2020
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