Call for Papers, IAPCT 2020

Call for Papers

Meeting of the

International Association for Perceptual Control Theory

July 30- August 2, 2020

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

The 30th meeting of the International Association for Perceptual Control Theory (IAPCT), formerly known as the Control Systems Group (CSG), will be held Thursday, July 30th through Sunday, August 2nd at Northwestern University, Chicago, USA. We are currently soliciting proposals for papers and panels to be presented at the meeting. This is a call for papers to be presented at the meeting.

We encourage proposals that deal with the relationship of Perceptual Control Theory (PCT) to the sciences of life in each presenter’s domain (psychology, biology, sociology, etc). Preference will be given to proposals that put some special effort into relating how ideas prevalent in the field and previously accepted by the presenter had changed subsequent to finding out about control theory. The idea is to show others where PCT impacts different parts of the life sciences. Also, since almost every presenter is likely to have been active in the life sciences prior to adopting PCT, it will be helpful to others to discuss the personal changes that were involved – the conflicts with prior understandings and how they were resolved, and the redefinition of the basic phenomena considered to be important.

The deadline for initial submission of proposals is March 30, 2020.

The submissions should include the following information about the proposed presentation:



Time requested (30 min, 20 min):

Discipline or professional area:

Description of intended content:

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