17th International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS2024)

We are happy to announce the 17th International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems will be held Monday October 21 through Thursday October 24, 2024 at the Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, UAE. It is the premier conference in variable structure and sliding mode control bringing together people from academia and industry. It will feature three plenary talks as well as regular and poster sessions.

Conference Program

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Khalifa University of Science and Technology

The internationally top-ranked Khalifa University of Science and Technology is the one university in the UAE with the research and academic programs that address the entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing the UAE’s knowledge economy transformation and our rapidly evolving world.


Theory of sliding mode control and observation 

▪ First order sliding mode 

▪ Higher order sliding mode 

▪ Chattering analysis 

▪ Discrete time sliding mode 

▪ Adaptive sliding mode 

▪ Sliding mode based fault detection Application

▪ Automotive systems 

▪ Hydraulic/pneumatic systems 

▪ Electric drives and actuators 

▪ Power electronics 

▪ Multi-agent systems 

▪ Mobile robots 

▪ Process industry

are highly welcome.

Registration Fees

full-nonIEEE       USD 550
full-IEEE       USD 500
student-nonIEEE       USD 275
student IEEE       USD 250

Other Reasons to Visit Abu Dhabi

VSS-2024 participants may also be interested in the participation in IROS-2024, which will be held in Abu Dhabi one week before VSS-2024. They can combine two conferences in one visit.

Financial Sponsors

Technical Co-Sponsor

Destination Partner