PaperPlaza Conference Manuscript Management System

Welcome to PaperPlaza, the International Federation of Automatic Control's Conference Submission and Review Management System
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Journal and ­Upcoming Conferences
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Automatica Automatica, the IFAC Journal
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Conferences in 2019
Joint CPDE CDPS 2019 3rd IFAC/IEEE CSS Workshop on Control of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equation, XI Workshop Control of Distributed Parameter Systems.
May 20-24, 2019, Oaxaca, Mexico
Last updated August 7, 2018. Submission deadline for manuscripts is Dec. 20, 2018
LSS 2019 15th IFAC Symposium on Large Scale Complex Systems: Theory and Applications.
May 26-28, 2019, Delft, The Netherlands
Last updated March 20, 2019. The final program is available!
CSGRES 2019 2019 IFAC Workshop on Control of Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Systems.
June 10-12, 2019, Jeju, Korea
Last updated April 24, 2018. Submission links will be available soon.
AAC 2019 9th IFAC International Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control.
June 23-27, 2019, Orléans, France
Last updated October 16, 2018.
WCTS 2019 1st IFAC Workshop on Control of Transportation Systems.
June 30 - July 1, 2019, Haifa, Israel
Last updated December 22, 2018. The paper submission deadline has been extended to  Jan 22, 2019.
IAV 2019 10th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles.
July 3-5, 2019, Gdansk, Poland
Last updated December 17, 2018. The final deadline for manuscript submissions has been extended to February 04, 2019.
TFMST 2019 3rd IFAC Workshop on Thermodynamic Foundations for a Mathematical Systems Theory.
July 3-5, 2019, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Last updated March 8, 2018. Conference is currently being configured. Please check back.
ACE 2019 12th IFAC Symposium on Advances in Control Education.
July 7-9, 2019, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Last updated February 17, 2019. The submission deadline is March 5, 2019
IMS 2019 13th IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.
August 12-14, 2019, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Last updated April 30, 2019.

Final Deadline Extension for Paper Submission: May 15th, 2019.

ICONS 2019 5th IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Sciences.
August 21-23, 2019, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Last updated September 27, 2018. Submission deadline for all manuscripts is Feb 4, 2019
ACA 2019 21st IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace.
August 27-30, 2019, Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK
Last updated December 7, 2018. Submission links will be available on Dec. 15. Deadline for submissions is Feb 1, 2019
MIM 2019 9th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control.
August 28-30, 2019, Berlin, Germany
Last updated April 5, 2017. Submission links will be available in June 2018
MMM 2019 18th IFAC Symposium on Control, Optimization and Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing.
August 28-20, 2019, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Last updated September 26, 2018. Submission to IFAC MMM 2019 opens on October 1, 2018. Further information concerning the conference and paper submission is available at:
Joint Mechatronics 2019 & NolCoS 2019 Joint 8th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems and 11th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems.
Sept. 4-6, 2019, Vienna, Austria
Last updated June 18, 2019. The conference program is currently in preparation (preliminary time schedule).
Joint SSSC, TDS 2019 Joint 7th Symposium on System Structure and Control and 15th Workshop on Time Delay Systems.
Sept. 9 ‐ 11, 2019, Palace Hotel, Sinaia, Romania
Last updated February 27, 2019. Submission deadline for manuscript is March 31, 2019
HMS 2019 14th IFAC Symposium on Analysis Design and Evaluation of Human Machine Systems.
Sept. 16-19, 2019, Tallinn, Estonia
Last updated February 4, 2019. Submission deadline is extended: Regular paper submissions are due by March 1, 2019.
NecSys 2019 8th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems.
Sept. 16-17, 2019, Chicago, IL, USA
Last updated April 26, 2019. The submission deadline has been extended to May 10, 2019.  This is a firm deadline.
Joint CAMS and WROCO 2019 Joint 12th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles 1st IFAC Workshop on Robot Control.
September 18-20, 2019, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea
Last updated April 24, 2019. Submission deadline for all drat manuscripts is May 7, 2019
CMWRS 2019 1st IFAC Workshop on Control Methods for Water Resource Systems.
September 19-20, 2019, Delft, Netherlands
Last updated October 15, 2018. Initial paper submission deadline is Dec 17, 2018.
TA 2019 5th IFAC Symposium on Telematics Applications.
September 25-27, 2019, Chengdu, China
Last updated January 6, 2019. Paper submission deadline is March 15, 2019.
TECIS 2019 19th IFAC Conference on Technology, Culture and International Stability.
Sept 26-28, 2019, Sozopol, Bulgaria
Last updated September 10, 2018. Regular Registration deadline ends on September 13th.
FOSBE2019 8th IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering.
October 15-18, 2019, Valencia, Spain
Last updated March 26, 2019. Submission deadline extended: The deadline has been extended to Apr 17, 2019.
PDeS 2019 16th IFAC Conference on Programmable Devices and Embedded Systems.
October 29-31, Tatra National Park, Slovak Republic
Last updated March 19, 2019. The submission deadline is April 29, 2019
LPVS 2019 3rd IFAC Workshop on Linear Parameter-Varying Systems.
November 4-6, 2019, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Last updated April 21, 2019. Decision on initial paper submissions: June 26.
AgriControl 2019 6th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation Technologies for Agriculture.
December 4-6, 2019, Sydney, Australia
Last updated February 9, 2019. Initial paper submission deadline is July, 15, 2019. Submission links will be available ON or BEFORE March 1st, 2019
ALCOS 2019 13th IFAC Workshop on Adaptive and Learning Control Systems.
December 4-6, 2019, Guildhall Winchester, Winchester, United Kingdom
Last updated April 8, 2019. Submission deadline is July 15, 2019
Conferences in 2020
ACODS 2020 2020 Advances in Control & Optimization of Dynamical Systems.
Feb. 17-20, 2020, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Last updated March 19, 2019. Deadline for initial submission is September 30, for full papers and October 31 for extended Abstracts.
IFAC Awards IFAC Awards to be Awarded during 2020 World Congress.
July 12-17, 2020, Berlin, Germany
Last updated October 22, 2018. Links for nominations and supporting letters are now available. Nomination forms are available at
IFAC 2020 21st IFAC World Congress, 2020.
July 12-17, 2020, Berlin, Germany
Last updated June 9, 2019. The IFAC 2020 submission site is now open.
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