This 24th International Conference on Implementation and Application of Automata is organized by the Košice branch of the Mathematical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Slovak Artificial Intelligence Society (SAIS).

The first Workshop on Implementing Automata, WIA'96, was held in London, Ontairo, Canada, in 1996. In 2000, the workshop WIA was changed to the conference CIAA. Some past editions are listed here:

The general home website of the conference:

Photos from CIAA 2019 are available here.

Proceedings of CIAA 2019 are available online at

CIAA 2020 was supposed to be held in Loughborough, UK. It was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The proceedings from CIAA are published in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series by Springer. Selected papers will be invited for consideration in a special issue of Theoretical Computer Science (TCS).

The poster of DCFS 2019 and CIAA 2019 can be downloaded as PDF for print in size A2 (95 MB) or as JPEG (0.4 MB).

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