The 14th United Kingdom Automatic Control Council (UKACC) International Conference on Control (CONTROL 2024) will be held from Wednesday through Friday, April 10-12, 2024 as an in-person only event at Winchester School of Art, part of the University of Southampton, in Winchester.

UKACC International Conference on Control is the biannual conference of the UK Automatic Control Council, the UK national member organisation of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). CONTROL 2024 will include keynote presentations by internationally renowned researchers, mini-symposiums by UK based institutions, and contributed and invited papers from academia and industry covering all core areas of control systems engineering. It will also feature tutorial sessions, special sessions as well as posters for early career researchers.

CONTROL 2024 is hosted by University of Southampton, and co-sponsored by IEEE UKRI Control Systems Chapter, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC), and Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).

Winchester is a historic city in Hampshire, England, known for its ancient charm, stunning architecture, and vibrant cultural scene. With a rich history as the former capital of England, it offers magnificent landmarks like Winchester Cathedral. You can explore narrow streets, enjoy a thriving arts community, and discover the natural beauty of the South Downs National Park. With excellent dining options and local markets, Winchester is a captivating destination for history enthusiasts, art lovers, and those seeking a picturesque getaway. It is well connected to the rest of the country by road, rail, and air (one hour away from London, 11 miles from Southampton Airport and a short walk from Winchester Train Station).

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  • Artificial intelligence methods for control
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Distributed and decentralised control
  • Hybrid systems
  • Multi-scale modelling and control
  • Network science
  • Stochastic systems
  • System identification and modelling
  • Systems engineering
  • Systems of systems
  • Linear control design
  • Nonlinear control
  • Predictive control
  • Fault detection and diagnosis
  • Health monitoring
  • Estimation and filtering
  • Linear control theory
  • Multi-agent methods and distributed control
  • Sliding mode control
  • Classical and optimal control methods
  • Multi-objective methods and optimisation


  • Autonomous systems
  • Control education
  • Iterative learning control
  • Big data systems
  • Future cities
  • Human-machine systems
  • Intelligent manufacturing and production
  • Medical and biological systems
  • Renewable energy and smart grids
  • Robotics and autonomous systems
  • Social systems
  • Transportation and vehicle systems
  • Emerging applications
  • Bio-systems and the environment
  • Process control systems
  • Active noise and vibration control
  • Communication systems
  • Energy and Power systems
  • Economic and finance systems
  • Aerospace and space systems
  • Teaching laboratories
  • Embedded systems
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  • Conference Date

    Apr 10



    Apr 12


  • Sep 15 2023

    Draft paper submission deadline

Sponsored By
United Kingdom & Ireland Section CS Chapter
United Kingdom & Ireland Section RA Chapter
United Kingdom & Ireland Section SP Chapter
United Kingdom Automatic Control Council
University of Southampton - Electronics and Computer Science