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The author provides an overview of the upcoming 2013 American Control Conference (ACC). ACC will be held in Washington, D.C. Monday through Wednesday, 17-19 June 2013, with workshops being planned for the Saturday and Sunday (15Â¿16 June 2013) beforehand. The ACC is the annual conference of the American Automatic Control Council [AACC, the United States national member organization of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)]. The eight national and international society cosponsors of the ACC include the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the IEEE, the International Society of Automation (ISA), the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS), and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). The technical program will feature theme tracks in sustainability, societal challenges for control, and smart healthcare systems. Each theme will include a semiplenary and special track, including tutorial and invited sessions. In addition to the special themes, the conference technical, (semi-)plenary, and special sessions will reflect the diversity of theory and applications of control that is one of the hallmarks of an ACC.