About IACC

The Industrial Automation and Control Committee is an officially constituted body of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Industrial Applications Society (IAS). 
 
Scope
The scope of the Industrial Automation and Control Committee shall be the treatment of all matters within the scope of IAS in which the emphasis or dominant factor specifically relates to manufacturing and factory automation, including the application of industrial electrical and electronic devices, systems and methods to the conversion, regulation, and utilization of electricity for the control of industrial processes, machinery, and heating. Included are applications of transducers, sensors, power electronics, motor control, drive systems, programmable logic controllers, distributed control systems, computers, robotic, vision systems, and control systems software to machines and manufacturing processes. 
 
Objective 
The objective of the Committee shall be to strive for the advancement of the theory, standards, and practice of industrial control as related to the design, operation, and installation of equipment within the defined scope of the Committee, in consonance with the Constitution and Bylaws of the IEEE and the IAS. As the means of achieving the stated objective, the Committee shall promote close cooperation and exchange of technical information among its members and those of other committees and groups within the IAS, shall hold meetings for the presentation and discussion of technical papers within its scope, shall provide for the needs of its members by stimulating research, initiating and developing voluntary engineering standards and recommended practices, and shall sponsor tutorials and panel discussions as deemed appropriate.