Call for Papers

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As in previous years, SBSC 2024 will be addressing new developments and applications in the field of automated separation and sensor-based control for primary and secondary raw materials. The conference provides a networking platform for scientists, developers, manufacturers and plant operators to exchange know-how and experience.

We hereby invite you to give presentations in English covering one of the following topics, but not limited to:

  • Sensor-based characterization and sorting,
  • Sensor-based material flow monitoring,
  • Sensor-based process control,
  • Data processing and application of machine learning algorithms,
  • Development of sensor technologies,
  • Peripherals of sensor-based technologies.

Topics may refer to theoretical and practical aspects, methodological and empirical approaches as well as case studies and research activities. Application-oriented contributions are welcome.

Scope of contribution

  • Presentation: in English, max. 15 minutes presentation + 5 minutes discussion.
  • Contribution in the conference proceedings:
    • as full paper: 6 - 18 DIN A5 pages (excluding bibliography), or
    • as extended abstract: 2 - 5 DIN A5 pages (excluding bibliography).


  • Submission of abstracts: October 15, 2023
  • Notification of acceptance: October 29, 2023
  • Submission of full papers: December 4, 2023

Please use our template for your abstract. The following conditions apply.

  • Title and author(s), including contact information and institution
  • English language only
  • 250 - 500 words
  • Maximum one figure and one table
  • Submission via

Participation will be complimentary for presenting authors.

We look forward to welcoming you at Sensor-Based Sorting & Control 2024 in Aachen. For all questions, please contact our Organizing Team.