18th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control

 3 - 5 December 2021  Xiamen, China

T​heme:Industry 4.0 and AI  

Due to the impact of the COVID-19,the conference will be held online. 

Please follow the conference guidelines.

The 2021 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control(ICNSC) will be held in Xiamen.The seaside city of Xiamen is a modern and international hub with competitive economic strength and emerging industrial bases. Since being chosen as one of China's Special Economic Zones, the vice-provincial city has developed and expanded pillar industries including electronics,mechanics, shipping and logistics, tourism and exhibitions, finance and commerce as well as software and information services.

This conference brings together both academy and industry to address new challenges, share solutions and discuss future 

research directions. It will feature plenary speeches, panel sessions, tutorials, workshops, interactive sessions, and invited/special sessions. Contributions are expected from academia, industry, and management agencies. The conference theme is: Industry 

4.0 and AI.

December 3-5​​​
November 5-7

 Paper submission due

August 31
September 15
September 15

September 30

Notification of acceptance

September 15



October 20

Camera-ready copy due

October 15

 Workshop  proposals deadline

July 1

Technical topics

​​​Technical topics of the conference include but are not limited to:

Human factors

Human adaptive mechatronics 

Human/computer interface 

Industrial 4.0 system and practice

Information systems & infrastructure 

Intelligent vehicle highway systems 

Internet of things

Medical and patient monitoring 

Micro/nano, electro-mechanical sensor 


Multi-level multi-objective optimization 

Network security

Network-based computing systems 

Networked control systems

Quantum cybernetics

Quantum machine learning

Resilient control systems

Sensor design,integration and fusion 

Sensor networks

Smart car and vehicle control 

Smart city

Smart grids

Smart home environments

Smart vision and image processing 

Software engineering for the IoT

Social networking

Social simulation 

Space-based networking


Wearable computing and communications 

Wireless communications

Wireless sensor networks

Adaptive systems

Autonomous agents and multi-agent

Automobile control and sensor systems 

Big Data analytics

Collaborative systems 

Complex system management 

Control of networks

Cyber-physical systems

Discrete event systems

Distributed intelligent systems 

Emergency mitigation 

Emergency planning 

Emergency response

Fuzzy and neural systems 

Hazard mitigation

Heterogeneous wireless networks

Homeland security

 ​ Sponsors: IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society; Huaqiao University; Zhejiang University;Jiangxi University Of Science And Technology 
 ​       Co-Sponsors: Xiamen Association of Automation, Fujian Association of Automation, Jiangsu Association of Automation