Call for Papers

The 13th Symposium on Advances in Control Education, ACE 2022, is an international forum on recent developments and advances in control education. Academic researchers and lecturers in control, R&D specialists in instrumentation, control and industrial automation, and practicing control engineers from a variety of industrial sectors will find it especially rewarding. As in earlier symposia, the program will include plenary lectures, technical sessions, interactive and panel sessions, and educational tool demonstrations.

The goal of the symposium is to bring together experts from the field of control and education that will contribute to:

  • Demonstrating, discussing, evaluating and linking existing resources in the control education area
  • Increasing awareness of the automatic control importance in our society
  • Linking different sources and authors active in development and provision of open educational resources
  • Teaching aids for control engineering
  • Virtual and remote labs
  • Open educational resources
  • E-learning & blended 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
  • Teaching the first and only control course in non-control engineering programs
  • Integrating research and teaching
  • Interactive control education tools
  • Changes in control due to the CoVid19 pandemic

Copyright conditions

“All publication material submitted for presentation at an IFAC-sponsored meeting (Congress, Symposium, Conference, Workshop) must be original and hence cannot be already published, nor can it be under review elsewhere. The authors take responsibility for the material that has been submitted. IFAC-sponsored conferences will abide by the highest standard of ethical behavior in the review process as explained on the Elsevier webpage (, and the authors will abide by the IFAC publication ethics guidelines (

Accepted papers that have been presented at an IFAC meeting will be published in the proceedings of the event using the open-access IFAC-PapersOnLine series hosted on ScienceDirect ( To this end, the author(s) must grant exclusive publishing rights to IFAC under a Creative Commons license when they submit the final version of the paper. The copyright belongs to the authors, who have the right to share the paper in the same terms allowed by the end user license, and retain all patent, trademark and other intellectual property rights (including research data).”