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Sensor-Based Sorting & Control Conference

The first conference Sensor-Based Sorting & Control took place in 2004. Since then it was organized every two years and stands out because of its internationality. In 2018, 150 people from 24 different countries participated.

RWTH Aachen University


 the deadline for abstract submission is on October 11th, 2021.



The ninth expert conference Sensor-Based Sorting & Control takes place from April 13 to 14, 2022 in Aachen. 

Next year’s conference will be addressing new developments and applications in the field of automated separation and sensor-based control for primary and secondary raw materials. The conference provides a networking platform for scientists, developers, manufacturers and plant operators to exchange know-how and experience.

Stakeholder and Scientists from the field are invited to give presentations in English covering one of the following topics, but not limited to:
•Sensor-based characterization and sorting
•Sensor-based material flow monitoring,
•Sensor-based process control,
•Data processing and application of machine learning algorithms,
•Development of sensor technologies,
•Peripherals of sensor-based technologies.

Topics may refer to theoretical and practical aspects, methodological and empirical approaches as well as case studies and research activities. Application-oriented contributions are welcome. Please use the provided template for your abstract.

The following schedule applies:

    Submission of abstracts: October 11, 2021,
    Notification of acceptance: October 25, 2021,
    Submission of full papers: January 11, 2021.

Participation will be complimentary for presenting authors. List of participation fees is available on the website, registration form will be linked there in October 2021.

Here you can find more details about the conference.

For all further questions, please contact the Organizing Team.

Professor Dr. Kathrin Greiff,
Professor Dr.-Ing. Hermann Wotruba, and
Dr.-Ing. Alexander Feil

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