Vietnam International Conference and Exhibition on Control and Automation (VCCA) is held biennially by Vietnam Automation Association (VAA) aiming at promoting control engineering and automation technology in economic and social development. The 4th VCCA-2017 is co-organized by VAA, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology – Vietnam National University and Department of Science and Technology – Ho Chi Minh City and will be held in Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) on December 1st – 2nd 2017.


Conference Motto

Control Engineering and Automation Technology towards Industry 4.0


Topics of Interest

  1. Cybernetics: System theory; Control theory; Nonlinear systems; Discrete and hybrid systems; System identification; State filters and observers; Robust control; Smart control, fuzzy, expert, neural and genetic systems; Motion control; Control of power electronics; Model and control of industrial robots; Autonomous vehicles, mobile robot control; Bio system control; Visual based control; Language, posture and behavior based control; Control of micro and nano systems; Electrical machine control, electrical drives and control of energy systems.
  1. Automation: Sensors and actuators; Smart I/O; Totally integrated automation systems; SCADA/HMI, DCS, CAD/CAM/CIM/CNC; Embedded systems, PLC, PXI, IPC technology; Models and simulations of manufacturing process; Process control; Laboratory automation; Measurement and control networks; Smart measurement systems; Microprocessors, SOC, DSP, FPGA and ASIC in control; Power electronics; Internet of things; Big data; Sensor networks.
  1. Applications: Smart cities; Intelligent transportation systems; Process control in factories (paper, cement, materials etc.); Automation in ship industry; Automation in agriculture; forestry and aquaculture; Automation in drinking water and waste water treatment; Building management systems, smart home; Automation in mining, mineral extraction and metallurgy; Automation in machinery manufacturing; Automation in garment and shoemaking; Automation in energy sector, power systems and renewable energy; Control applications in aeronautics and space engineering, National security and defence applications; Education and training applications; Public health and medical applications; Natural calamity prevention and pollution treatment applications; Control and monitoring for city flood protection system; Other applications.


Manuscript Submission

Papers submitted to VCCA must be original, not previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere, written in Vietnamese or English and formatted in VCCA-2017 standard. Papers should be submitted to before 20/8/2017. If a paper is accepted, at least one of the authors listed on the paper must attend the conference and present the paper. No-show papers will not be included in CD proceedings.


Special Session Proposal

Sessions consist of papers presenting a unifying theme from a diversity of viewpoints of research and training organization in control engineering and automation technology. Proposals should be emailed to program chair via


Advertisement and Exhibition

Exhibitors are invited to showcase, demonstrate and market control-related publications, software tools, prototypes, educational products, and services.



The conference organizing committee highly appreciates and calls for financial support contributing to the success of the conference. Sponsors are advised to contact the Conference Organizing Committee. Sponsors will be announced at the conference.


Download VCCA 2017 Call for papers (pdf format)

Download VCCA 2017 Call for papers here.