Student scholarships are available to help PhD students attend the conference. Scholarships will cover the conference registration fee and two nights accommodation. Presentation of a talk or poster is a pre-requisite of gaining a scholarship. To apply please email: admin@cpact.com

Call for Papers

Please click here to view the full Call for Papers document.

Abstracts (maximum 500 words) should be preferably submitted on-line (using link below) or e-mailed to admin@cpact.com by 30th January 2024. If sending via email, please indicate if an oral or poster presentation is preferred and submit using the following format:

Title – Arial 14 pt, bold, centered, 1.5 line space

Author details – Authors (please underline the presenting author), Organisation, Country, Email address

Main text – Arial 12 pt, fully justified, 1.5 line space


Themes selected for APACT USA in 2024 are: 

  • Advances in process analysis technologies
  • New methodologies in data analysis and modeling
  • Advances in process engineering modeling and control
  • Digitalization in process manufacturing
  • Sustainability and the circular economy

Papers may be submitted for oral or poster presentation on any topic relevant to process analysis and control, in-process measurements, data analysis and process modeling.

Some example topics for each theme are given below, although the list is not exhaustive.

Advances in process analysis technologies - Example topics include:

  • Advances in sampling technologies
  • Optimization of sampling protocols
  • In-line/on-line/non-invasive analysis techniques
  • Imaging and image analysis
  • Miniaturisation of analysers/sensors and sensor networks
  • Process analytical aspects of robotics
  • Real-time monitoring of bioprocesses

New methodologies in data analysis and modeling - Example topics include:

  • Advances in process statistics
  • Chemometrics
  • Calibration-free methods
  • Calibration model maintenance and transfer
  • Data mining

Advances in process engineering modeling and control - Example topics include:

  • Digital twins
  • Process performance monitoring
  • Predictive and hybrid modeling
  • Process control and optimization
  • Soft Sensors

Digitalization in process manufacturing - Example topics include:

  • AI and cyber security
  • Data systems and standards for assured manufacturing quality
  • Impact of AI/ML on process analysis and control
  • Integration of analytics for autonomous process control
  • On-line process diagnostics

Sustainability and the circular economy - Example topics include:

  • Analytical challenges in alternative fuels
  • Advances in measurements supporting net zero
  • Role of process measurements and process modeling in waste reduction and re-use
  • Whole systems modelling - from supply chains to customer

The deadline for submitting abstracts is 30th January 2024.


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