Invited/Special Sessions

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CONTROL 2010 invites individuals or teams who wish to propose a special session to submit an expression of interest before 22 January 2010. Workshops, tutorials, interactive sessions and shorter individual papers and discussion forums may be proposed as special/invited sessions.

The expression of interest should contain:

• Title of the session and a brief half page description of the aim

• Titles of the papers together with the authors and their affiliations

• A brief statement for each individual paper

• An overall statement which justifies why these papers should be presented as a group

• The names of the proposed chair and co-chair for the session should be given. It is normal but not mandatory that one of the session organisers will act as either chair or co-chair

Proposed invited sessions to-date include:

Automotive Mechatronics organised by F. Assadian (Cranfield University, UK)

Control Education organised by Anthony Rossiter (University of Sheffield, UK)

Hyperfast Switching Peltier Cooling System Benchmark organised by Ai Hui Tan (Multimedia University, Malaysia)

Modelling, Prediction and Robotics for Motion Compensation in Medicine organised by Alexander Schlaefer (Medical Robotics Group, University of Luebeck, Germany) and Olivier Haas (Medical Technology group, Coventry University, UK)

Robust and Stochastic Predictive Control organised by Basil Kouvaritakis, Mark Cannon and Sasa Rakovic (Oxford University, UK)

Biomedical Control: Clinical Applications, Systems and Methods organised by Chris Hann (Canterbury University), Dale Seborg (University of California), Roman Hovorka (University of Cambridge), Geoffrey Chase (University of Canterbury) and Thomas Desaive (University of Liege)

Advances in Control Systems using MATLAB and Simulink organised by The MathWorks with four presentations.

Model-based FDI / FTC strategies for aerospace missions organised by David Henry (University of Bordeaux).

NEW-ACE, A Network for New Academics in Control Engineering organised by Prashant Pillai (University of Bradford) and Dr Qing-Chang Zhong (University of Liverpool)

• Humanoid Robotics organised by John Gray (University of Manchester)