Dual Conference of Innovation and Automation 2016

Abstracts (limited to 500 words) are invited from prospective presenters for the Annual Dual Conference on INNOVATION and Automation

Dual Conference provides a great opportunity for local area professionals and students to present their work at this technical forum with a minimum financial and time burden.

Please submit your abstracts in the following areas of work (but not limited to):

  • Automation, Robotics, Fuzzy Logic, Neural-Networks, Autonomous Systems
  • Engineering in Biology and Medicine
  • Aerospace and Aeronautics Systems and Programs
  • Green Energy, Energy Transmission and the Smart Grid
  • Self-Drive Vehicular Technology and Smart Highways
  • Computer Networks, Communication and Wireless Systems
  • Programming Languages, Processors, Test and Development Systems
  • Serious Games, Simulations, Cinema and Innovative Technologies
  • Social Impact of Technology and Ethics and other
  • Emerging Technologies

Deadline for abstract submission by email: Friday October 21st , 2016

(Only abstracts are submitted and published. No paper manuscripts are published). It is the responsibility of the authors to procure clearance of the presentation from their organizations, if such clearance is needed

Send your abstract of maximum 400 words by email one of the following co-chairs: Dr Paul Frenger (pfrenger@alumni.rice.edu), Dr Liwen Shih(shih@uhcl.edu) or Dr Zafar Taqvi (ZTaqvi@gmail.com)

Dual Conference is organized by Clear Lake Council of Technical Societies (CLCTS), by IEEE Galveston Bay Section Society Chapters, and by the Robotics and Automation Technical Committee of AIAA Houston Section.

STUDENTS’ POSTER SESSION AWARD: IEEE has instituted three awards (one $200, two $100) for best judged poster paper/presentation. Abstracts for the poster session need to be emailed by Friday Oct 4th to Dr Paul Frenger (pfrenger@alumni.rice.edu). Number of posters will be limited to 15.

Registration Fee schedule
Full day program which includes luncheon is $20.00, Conference ONLY $15, Additional Luncheon tickets $10.00, All attendees to pay.

All registrants will be provided final program. Registration fee will be due at the event. All No SHOW registrants will be billed.

For additional inquiries please send emails to any of the above co-chairs.

2014 Annual Technical Symposium

See the Poster (MS PowerPoint), Early Warning Flyer (PDF), Call for Abstracts (PDF), and Short Program (PDF).


Registration Options

  • $15 for AIAA Student Members (lunch included)
  • $20 for AIAA  and INCOSE Members (lunch included)
  • $25 for Non-Members (lunch included)

Note: Civil servants need to contact their Organization’s Conference POC/Training Coordinator by April 10th to be registered to attend.


08:00 – Registration
08:15 – Keynote speaker
09:00 – Morning Sessions
12:00 – Luncheon
13:30 – Afternoon Sessions

See the 2014 program (PDF). Check back often as this program will grow.
(Current as of May 2, 2014)

Important Dates to Remember

Monday, April 21, 2014 – Abstracts due to planning committee (contact us sooner if possible)
Monday, April 28, 2014 – Abstract authors notified of abstract acceptance
Thursday, May 1, 2014 – Luncheon Reservations (pay online at time of RSVP)
Friday, May 9, 2014 – Registration (all day, starting at 8:00 AM)

More information and abstract information is available on the 2014 ATS page.


Walk-In Registration:

ATS Volunteer Sign Up: