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2020 International Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL 2020) will be postponed to July 22 to July 24, 2020 in Beijing, China Due to recent coronavirus outbreak. (由于近期疫情发展, 2020年自动化与物流国际会议大会即将延期至7月22-24日在京举行。该会议由IACT和中国地质大学联合举办,欢迎业内人士踊跃投稿。) It is sponsored by International Academy of Computing Technology (IACT) and co-sponsored by China University of Geosciences, China. It is one of the leading international conferences dealing with all aspects of automation and logistics. It offers an opportunity for professionals and users to investigate innovative ideas and outcomes, and to exchange experiences on various aspects of related fields. Novel research in all practical areas of automation is sought. Submissions from academia, government, and industry are encouraged.

Submission & Publication

Proceedings (ACM ICPS)

ISBN: 978-1-4503-7726-3


All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, contributions, readability and relevance to conference. The proceedings of ICAL2020 will be published in the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series. The ISBN number assigned to ICAL 2020 is 978-1-4503-7726-3. All papers will be archived in the ACM Digital Library, and submitted to Ei Compendex and Scopus for index and submitted to be reviewed by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science).


Multiple Submission Policy

ICAL will not accept any paper which, at the time of submission, is under reviewing, is accepted for publication, or has already been published in another conference or journal. Authors are also expected not to submit their papers elsewhere during the reviewing period. Submitted papers are expected to contain original work executed by the authors with adequate, proper and scholarly citations to the work of others. It is the job of the authors to clearly identify both their own contribution(s) and also published results / techniques on which they depend or build. Reviewers are charged to ensure these standards are met.

Submission Guideline

The official language is English. The submitted paper should be no less than full 4 pages and prepared carefully according to the conference template. Welcome you to submit full paper or abstract by Electronic Submission System. (http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ical2020).

  • Abstract/ Presentation: Abstract submission required; oral presentation only; will not be published.

  • Full Paper/Publication: Full paper submission required; presentation required; will be published.


Key Information

Important Deadline

  • Submission Deadline: Before June 23, 2020
  • Notification Date: on July 6, 2020
  • Author's Registration: Before July 12, 2020
  • Final Paper Submission: Before July 12, 2020
  • Conference Dates: July 22-24, 2020

Call for Speakers

If you are interested in being an invited speaker, to share your ideas in the feild of Automation and Logistics, you are welcome to join us! Please email your CV to us at ical@iact.net.

Conference Venue

ICAL 2020 will be held in BUPT Hotel (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications Hotel), Beijing, China.
Co-located Workshop:
CTCE 2020: www.ctce.net.

Program Preview

  • July 22, 2020:
    Registration and Conference kits collection
  • July 23, 2020:
    Keynote Speeches, plenary speeches and Technical Sessions
  • July 24, 2020:
    Academic Visit / Tour

Call for Reviewers

Experts in the area of Automation and Logistics are welcome to join the conference as reviewer. Send your CV to: ical@iact.net.

Contact us

For any queries, please mail to Conference coordinator Ms. Gretchen Liu
E-mail: ical@iact.net
Tel: +86-18081079313



Please submit your completed Listener Registration Form to ical@iact.net for registration status checking after online registration.

Latest News

20 September 2019

Prof. Ling Wang, from Tsinghua University has graciously agreed to share a keynote talk with us in ICAL2020!

18 August 2019

Prof. Hamid Reza Karimi, from Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy has agreed to make a plenary speech in ICAL2020!

13 August 2019

Welcome Prof. Yanqiong Fei, from Research Institute of Robotics, Shanghai Jiaotong University to make a plenary speech in ICAL2020!

5 August 2019

Prof. Amrik Sohal, from Monash University, Australia has graciously agreed to give a keynote talk in ICAL2020!