Important Announcements

  • Due to lot of requests from potential authors and given current situation, paper submission deadline has been extended to May 8, 2020. Please click here for more information. Announced on April 24th, 2020
  • Paper submission deadline extended, please click here for more information. Announced on March 30th, 2020
  • Paper submission is now available, please click here 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 5, 2020
Notification of acceptance (regular and special session) May 29, 2020
Notification of acceptance (Work-in-progress) July 3, 2020
Submission of final manuscripts (All papers) July 10, 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