Technical Committee on Factory Automation

TCFA Elections

Elections for the Chair of the TCFA for the term 2014-2015.



                            CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are sought for the 2014 ABB    Lifetime Contribution to Factory Automation Award.













ETFA 2013  ETFA 2013  Keynotes   4DIAC Workshop


SIES 2013  SIES 2013 Keynotes


Welcome to the official pages of the Technical Committee on Factory Automation (see our scope).  This site is aimed to provide essential information to those interested in the field of industrial automation.

Here, you will find information on recent and upcoming technical events and presentations; calls for papers; copies of important presentations by industry leaders; details of special sections and issues in the IEEE journals; information on books; downloadable copies of papers awarded best paper title; and many other resources.

Your material can be posted on this site. We will be glad to hear from you. Contact us at







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WFCS 2014, Toulouse, France
WFCS workshop series is the largest IEEE event dedicated to industrial communication systems

SIES 2014, Pisa, Italy
Focus on methodology and applications of embedded systems in industrial, automotive, aircraft, and building automation

ETFA 2014, Barcelona, Spain
ETFA conference series is the largest IEEE event dedicated to emerging trends in factory and industrial automation




Jacek M. Zurada , ETFA 2012 Keynote speaker, elected IEEE Vice President-Technical Activities for 2014.


People Who Made Difference to the Profession

 Adriano Valenzano recipient of the 2013 ABB Lifetime Contribution to Factory Automation Award














Ronald Schoop Vice-President for Consistency and Platforms in the Industry Business and one out of four Schneider Electric Group Master Experts passed away in June 2013.