Shandong Hotel, Jinan, China. The eighth WCICA is one of the 110th anniversary celebration events of Shandong University. Visitors can attend plenary lectures given by various university scholars from all over the world. Panel sessions will be presented on how to publish papers in international journals, control science and engineering: the present and the future, and frontiers in robotics and automation. Eight free tutorial workshops are part of the schedule. The workshops topics include stability and control of time-delay systems, fractional order dynamic systems and controls, nonlinear control based on input-to-state stability and small gain, as well as deterministic learning and pattern-based intelligent control.