• The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2012) provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners to report the latest innovations, summarize the state-of-the-art, and exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems engineering, human-machine systems, and emerging cybernetics.
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    October 14, 2012: Tutorials/Workshop & Reception
    October 15, 2012: Opening Ceremony, Sessions & Keynote Speeches
    October 16, 2012: Sessions & Banquet
    October 17, 2012: Sessions

    The Certificate of Attendance is uploaded for your information. If you want it issued, please email to the smc2012secretariat@gmail.com. It will be ready at the On-site registration desk.

    The Instruction for Taxi-driver to Conference Venue has been uploaded.

    The COEX Layout for Conference Venue has been announced.

    The SMC2012 Conference Digest has been uploaded.

    The official receipt (invoice) will be provided at the registration desk when you pick up your material for the conference. If you have any other inquiries, please email to SMC2012 Secretariat.

    Upon request, the invitation letter will arrive soon. Those who have requested have received the email from SMC2012 Secretariat that the letter is sent out. E-letter also works. For more information on the travel in Korea, please go to Travel.

    The Social Program has been uploaded.

    On Sept. 5th, Preliminary Technical Program announced.

    From Aug. 6th, send your wire-transfer form to: smc2012reception@gmail.com for the registration.

    Announcement on Submission: The Camera-Ready Paper Submission has been extended to Aug. 6th.

    Announcement on Registration: The early registration has been extended to August 8 (5pm Korean time). If you have completed registration, please send an email request for visa issuance letter For the wire-transfer issue, please contact to

    Important Announcement on Registration: The early registration now open (by Aug.3, Friday) Regarding VISA ISSUANCE LETTER, please register first and ask us the letter between the request window, from August 6 (Mon.) to August 17 (Fri.) Korean Standard Time. Registration is mandatory to get your paper published.

    Important Announcement on Invitation letter for VISA: Regarding the visa issuance letter, the SMC2012 secretariat will send out all letters to those request after the early registration. Please do note that SMC2012 Secretariat will receive the request and send out all visa issuance letter requests from August 6 (Mon.) to August 17 (Fri.) Korean Standard Time. For more information on the visa assistance, please visit the Travel or contact SMC2012 Secretariat at smc2012secretariat@gmail.com.

    Acceptance/Rejection Notification has been sent out to all authors

    Important Announcement on Acceptance/Rejection Notification: Due to further organizational work, the technical committee will send out notifications for paper submissions on Wednesday, July 11th late afternoon Korean Standard Time. We apologize for the further, small delay and hope for your understanding.

    Important Announcement on Notification for Paper Submissions: The notification for Paper Submissions has been shifted to July 9th due to some technical issues with the reviewing systems. We apologize for the delay and hope for your understanding.

    Important Announcement on Full Paper Submission Deadline: The exact time for the paper submission deadline is May 13th, 23:59:59 UTC-12, corresponding to May 14th, 20:59:59 Korean Time.

    Early September, 2012 Preliminary Technical Program announced
    Early August, 2012 Early Registration and Camera-ready Paper Submission extended
    Early July, 2012 Early Registration Open
    Early July, 2012 Notification of Paper Acceptance/Rejection made to authors
    Mid May, 2012 Full paper submission deadline
    Early April, 2012 Special Sessions and Important Dates updated (Full paper submission extended)
    Late March, 2012 Paper Submission updated
    Early March, 2012 Special session submission guideline and Keynote Speeches updated
    Late February, 2012 SMC2012 website renewed
    Early January, 2012 Paper Submission for Special Sessions updated
    Mid December, 2011 Paper Submission for Workshop updated
    Early December, 2011 Student activities updated
    Mid November, 2011 General Information and Accommodation
    Early November, 2011 Important Dates updated
    Mid October, 2011 Committees updated
    Early October, 2011SMC2012 Website launched with Call for Papers
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    Room 202, Int'l Center for Converging Technology bldg.,
    Anam-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, 136-713
    Tel: +82 2 3290 5920, Fax: +82 2 926 2168
    Office Hours: 9:00-17:00 (weekdays only in Korean Time)

    * Any questions on the SMC2012, please contact smc2012secretariat@gmail.com

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