IECON 2018 is the 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, focusing on industrial and manufacturing theory and applications of electronics, controls, communications, instrumentation and computational intelligence.

The objectives of the conference are to provide high quality research and professional interactions for the advancement of science, technology, and fellowship. Papers with new research results are encouraged for submission.

The world’s industry, research, and academia are cordially invited to participate in the wealth of presentations, tutorials, special sessions and social activities, and also enjoy Washington D.C. with numerous cultural events and venues including famous Smithsonian museums and Zoo (free access).

Topics of interest are grouped :

  • Energy
  • Control, Mechatronics, Robotics,
  • Information and Communication technologies

Call for paper



Power Systems and Smart Grids

Ramon Blasco-Gimenez (Spain), Peter Palensky (Netherlands), Josep Pou (Singapore), Hao Ma (China)

Electrical Machines and Industrial Drives

Leila Parsa (USA), Andrea Cavagnino (Italy), Chris Gerada (UK), Herb Hess (USA)

Power Electronics Converters

José Ignacio León Galván (Spain), Yen-Shin Lai (Taiwan), Marcos Alonso (Spain), Miguel Aguirre (Argentina), Brian Johnson (USA)

Resilient Control Architectures and Systems for Energy

Craig Rieger (USA), Ron Boring (USA), Todd Vollmer (USA), Tim McJunkin (USA), Anshul Rege (USA)

Smart Building Technologies

Gerhard Zucker (Austria), Jan Haase (Germany) 

Renewable Energy and Energy Storage Systems

Federico Baronti (Italy), Chengbin Ma (China), Nihal Kularatna (New Zealand), Ali Sari (France), Koh Leong Hai (Singapore)

Transportation Electrification and Automotive Technologies

Ritesh Keshri (India), Akshay Rathore (Canada)


Control Systems and Applications

Kanghyun Jo (Korea), Makoto Iwasaki (Japan)

Mechatronics and Robotics

Peter Korondi (Hungary), Roberto Oboe (Italy), Yasuharu Kunii (Japan)

Computational Intelligence & Signal and Image Processing

Shen Yin (China), Kim Fung Tsang (Hong Kong)

Sensors, Actuators and Micro-Nanotechnology

Stoyan Nihtianov (Netherlands), Ridha Ben Mrad (Canada), Yasutaka Fujimoto (Japan), Toshiyaki Tsuji (Japan)


Electronic Systems on Chip and Embedded Systems

Eric Monmasson (France), Marc Perron (Canada), Ray Cheung (Hong Kong)

Cyber Physical Systems and Internet of Things in Industry

Yang Shi (Canada), Paulo Leitao (Portugal), Stamatis Karnouskos (Germany), Armando W. Colombo (Germany)

Communications for Industrial and Factory Automation

Thilo Sauter (Austria), Lucia Lo Bello (Italy), Thomas Strasser (Austria)

Industrial Electronics and Education

Seta Bogosyan (USA), Óscar Lucía (Spain), Andreja Rojko (Slovenia), Ahmad Ibrahim (Canada)

Cloud Computing, Big Data, Industrial Informatics

Valeriy Vyatkin (Finland), Ligang Wu (China)


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Important dates

  • Conference Dates

    21 Oct.



    23 Oct.


  • 01 May.


    Draft paper submission deadline

  • 15 Jul.


    Draft paper acceptance notification

  • 07 Sep.


    Final paper deadline

Contact information

  • Lisa Boyd