The organizing committee is pleased to invite you to participate in the 14th APCA International Conference on Automatic Control and Soft Computing (CONTROLO 2020), to be held in Bragança, Portugal, from 1 to 3 of July 2020.

Plenary Speakers

This year we are delighted to announce, as plenary speakers, a palette of five influential personalities in the automatic control systems design area. Their pioneer work has lay the foundations of the research ground that many of us is now following.

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Prof. André J. Preumont

Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics and Director of the Active Structures Laboratory at the Université Libre of Bruxelles (Belgium). Author of several books on Vibration Control.

Prof. Eduardo F. Camacho

Professor of Engineering of Systems and Automatics at Escuela Superior de Ingenieros in Sevilla (Spain). Author of several books on Model Predictive Control.

Prof. Karl H. Johansson

Director of the Stockholm Strategic Research Area and Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)

Prof. Kevin M. Passino

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Ohio State University (USA). Author of several books on Biomimicry and Adaptive Control.

Prof. Sebastián Dormido

Emeritus Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia – UNED, ES. Former president of the Spanish Association of Automatic Control.

The city of Bragança

We look forward to meet you in Bragança, Portugal!



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Important Dates
Submission February 29, 2020
NotificationMay 15, 2020
Registration (early)June 01, 2020
Camera ReadyJune 01, 2020
Registration (limit)June 06, 2020
ConferenceJuly 01, 2020
Announcement & News


Controlo2020 webpage goes online

We are pleased to announce that the CONTROLO2020 conference web site is officially online.


Plenary Speakers

This year we are honored to have the name of five persons who have defined research trends in their ... (click to read more)


IFAC agreed to sponsor the C'2020 conference

We are delighted to announce the news that IFAC has accepted to be technical sponsor of the CONTROLO... (click to read more)


Special Sessions

The CONTROLO'2020 organization would like to inform you that the conference has now seven special se... (click to read more)


Springer Proceedings

Today we had the confirmation of acceptance of the conference proceedings book for publication in "L... (click to read more)


Two more Special Sessions

Two additional sessions have been added to the special session set.


Deadline extended

Owing to the large number of requests, and after evaluating the possibility of extending the submiss... (click to read more)


Payment Information Available

Details regarding the payment procedure are already available in the "Registration" area. If require... (click to read more)


CONTROLO'2020 goes online

We have been waiting for as long as possible for the positive development of the pandemic condition.... (click to read more)

New fees

Due to the conference format change, the registration values have been updated. See the "Registratio... (click to read more)

New deadlines

Please take into consideration the new deadlines provided in the webpage.

Papers acceptance

Due to the disruption caused by the pandemic, many of our reviewers had difficulties in meeting the ... (click to read more)


Review process concluded

The review process was completed today and notifications were sent to all authors. If you have not r... (click to read more)


Preliminary program available

A preliminary version of the conference program is now available for consultation.


MATLAB course

In this edition of CONTROLO2020 we are honored to have the MathWorks seal. This company, which does ... (click to read more)

Technical Sponsors