Important Announcements

  • Author instructions for preparing presentations, posters and videos is now available, please carefully read our author instructions. Announced on August 12th, 2020
  • Last date for author registration is July 28. Please register before this date for your paper to be included in the program. Announced on July 10th, 2020
  • Final camera ready paper submission deadline is changed to July 14. Announced on July 3rd, 2020
  • Notification of work-in-progress paper acceptance is changed to July 7. Announced on July 3rd, 2020
  • Suggested Hotel list is now published. Please check our Suggested Hotels. Announced on June 13th, 2020
  • Final paper submission intructions are now available. Instruction can be found at ETFA 2020 Final Paper Submission. Announced on June 12th, 2020
  • Work-in-progress and workshop papers submission deadlines extended to June 12. Announced on June 2nd, 2020
  • Notification of Paper acceptance is changed to June 4. Announced on June 2nd, 2020
  • Due to lot of requests from potential authors and given current situation, paper submission deadline has been extended to May 8, 2020. More info at ETFA 2020 Important Dates. Announced on April 24th, 2020
  • Paper submission deadline extended, please check the updated ETFA 2020 Important Dates for more information. Announced on March 30th, 2020
  • Paper submission is now available, Submit your papers now at ETFA 2020 paper submission for instructions and more information. Announced on March 13th, 2020


ETFA 2020 is the 25th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) focusing on the latest developments and new technologies in the field of industrial and factory automation. The conference aims to disseminate novel ideas and emerging trends, research results and practical achievements. ETFA 2020 will be held Tuesday through Friday, September 08-11, 2020 at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) in Vienna, Austria. The conference program will be preceded by technical workshops and by Industry Day on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

ETFA 2020 is a unique opportunity to network, build up partnerships and exchange ideas with both industry leaders and a variety of experienced researchers, developers and practitioners from several industries, research institutes, and academia. Join the exciting ETFA 2020 technical and social activities. The ETFA 2020 Organizing Committee looks forward to welcoming you to Vienna.

Important Dates

Submission of papers (regular, special sessions) May 8, 2020
Submission of work-in-progress papers June 12, 2020
Notification of acceptance (regular and special session) June 4, 2020
Notification of acceptance (Work-in-progress) July 3, 2020
Submission of final manuscripts (All papers) July 14, 2020

Topics of Interest

  • Information Technology in Automation
  • Industrial Communication Technologies and Systems
  • Real-Time and Networked Embedded Systems
  • Automated Manufacturing Systems
  • Industrial Control
  • Computer Vision and Human-Machine Interaction in Industrial and Factory Automation
  • Intelligent Robots & Systems
  • Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks, and Information Processing
  • Complex Automation Systems and Systems Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence for Cyber-Physical Systems in Automation