Paper submission deadline extended

Due to multiple requests, we have decided to extend the deadline for contributed papers, as well as proposals for invited sessions, workshops and tutorials. The new deadline is: Monday, February 26th, 2018.

The submission deadline has expired, but the submission server will remain open 1 week more for delayed submissions.

If you intend to submit a paper for MED’18, please do it by Monday, March 5, 2018.


Keynote talks

The MED’18 committee is proud to announce the following keynote speakers (in alphabetical order):

For more details, follow the links to talk titles!

Industrial challenges

Industrial challenges, dedicated to students, represent one of the innovative aspects of the MED conference series. For more information, see general rules and timeline.

The MED’18 industrial challenges include (in alphabtical order, by title):

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

Have the name of your company associated with the highest-quality technical content and relevant themes covered by MED’18 by becoming a conference patron!

Learn about the conference sponsorship opportunities available. Exhibit spaces (included in Diamond Patronage) allow you to build your brand awareness, present your products and services at the conference, and attract top talent for your company. There are also alternative sponsorship types available which can be tailored to your specific objectives.

Paper submission is now open

All papers must be submitted and uploaded electronically through the PaperCept conference management system. To submit a paper, point your browser to, click on the link “Submit a Contribution to MED’18” and follow the instructions.

Important dates and deadlines

Mark your calendars for the following (updated!) important dates for MED’18:

  • February 26 [Extended!] February 12, 2018: Full Papers / Invited Sessions / Tutorial Proposals Due
  • April 16, 2018: Acceptance / Rejection Notification
  • May, 7 2018: Upload Final, Camera Ready Papers
  • May, 7 2018: Early Registration


Kick-off of the MED’18 web site

The 26th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED’18, will take place at the town of Zadar, Croatia. The theme of MED’18 centers on the growing societal and economic challenges, as well as possible solutions brought by the control, automation and robotics technologies and systems. A broad range of topics is proposed, following current trends of combining control/systems theory with software/communication technologies, as well as new developments in robotics and mechatronics, autonomous systems, unmanned systems, cyber physical systems, network controlled systems, with the goal of strengthening cooperation of control and automation scientists with industry.

The town of Zadar has exceptional history and rich cultural heritage, spanning over 2,000 years. The Old Town, located on a natural peninsula, is surrounded by historical ramparts, within which one can find a mix of archaeological and monumental treasures from ancient and medieval times to Renaissance and contemporary architectural achievements such as the first Sea Organ in the world. In the year 2016, Zadar received the prestigious “Best European Destination 2016” award.