Engineering Faculty of the University of Talca, Chile, ACCA and IEEE Chile have a privilege, a pride and joy to be the host of one of the more tradition in Chile and Latin America, how is the XXII Congress of the Chilean Association of Automatic Control ACCA, joint to IEEE International Conference on Automatica, IEEE ICA-ACCA2016,

Undoubtedly, IEEE ICA/ACCA2016 is an excellent opportunity to meet researchers, professional and enterprises involved; to be update important advances in science and technology issues for researchers, academics and professionals from the areas of electrical, electronics, computer science, biomedical engineering, industrial engineering; and to enhance knowledge, promotion and to share experiences and learning.

In this version, some of the topics of the agenda are Mining, especially those concerning sustainability issues, matters little even developed internationally as, for example, those problems associated with socio-environmental impacts on local communities. Also, Energy and its strategic disadvantages associated with the generation, distribution, efficiency and use of it; and others one important for ours countries.

As in the past, Conference will have international keynote speakers to share their views on the current global scenario of innovation, science and technology. It will be a valuable opportunity to project these matters short, medium and long term. In addition, they will be a useful instance to become increasingly important in the development of their fields.

You are welcome to attend, to share knowledge, to tie networks of friendship and cooperation between professionals, academics and students in the areas of the Conference.

Sincere,

IEEE ICA/ACCA2016 Conference Presidents:
Dr. Claudio Tenreiro Dean Engineering Faculty,
Gastón Lefranc IEEE, ACCA, IEEE Cono Sur Council Chair2015,
IEEE Chilean Control Systems Chair