The CIAA conference concerns research on all aspects of implementation and application of automata and related structures, including theoretical aspects. It started in 1996 with a workshop on the topic and got its title Conference on Implementation and Application of Automata four years later in 2000. More information on the CIAA series can be found from

CIAA 2016 will be organized by the Department of Computer Science of Yonsei University. The event will take place on Yonsei campus. The scientific program will consist of invited lectures and presentations of papers selected by the international program committee.
A Best Paper Award (named after one of the conference founders, the late Sheng Yu) will be announced and presented during the conference.