Bratislava, Slovak Republic, June 1-3, 2016


The 11th Symposium on Advances in Control Education, ACE 2016, 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 sessions and software presentations.

The goal of the symposium is to bring together experts from the field of control and education that vwill 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
  • Enhancing control education in interdisciplinary areas
  • Evaluating historical contribution of Central Europe to the control engineering development and education

Topics of the Symposium

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 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