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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  • Login NOT required: During initial submission cycle you "do not" need to login to the system to submit a paper, session proposal, or other contribution . To submit a paper to the conferences listed below, you may follow the "Submit a contribution" link.
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Journal and ­Upcoming Conferences
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Automatica Automatica, the IFAC Journal
To submit a paper to Automatica, log in to access your workspace. To submit a paper to a conference, follow the link "Submit a contribution" for the conference.
If you do not have a PIN then register one first
Conferences in 2018
CPHS'18 2nd IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human-Systems.
Dec. 14-15, 2018, Miami, FL, USA
Last updated April 11, 2018. The advance registration deadline for IFAC CPHS 2018 is extended to October 22, 2018.
Conferences in 2019
DYCOPS 2019 12th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems.
April 23-26, 2019, Florianópolis - SC, Brazil
Last updated September 24, 2018.
Final Extension of Paper Submission Deadline: September 29, 2018
Joint CPDE CDPS 2019 3rd IFAC 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 October 26, 2018. Deadline for Initial Submissions extended to January 12, 2019.
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. Submission deadlines for all manuscripts and session's proposals has been extended to November 15, 2018. Final extension.
WCTS 2019 1st IFAC Workshop on Control of Transportation Systems.
June 30 - July 1, 2019, Haifa, Israel
Last updated October 10, 2018. Initial paper submission deadline is Dec 23, 2018.
IAV 2019 10th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles.
July 3-5, 2019, Gdansk, Poland
Last updated November 5, 2018. The deadline for manuscript submissions has been extended to December 24, 2018.
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 October 27, 2018. The submission deadline is January 22, 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.
September 4-6, 2019, Vienna, Austria
Last updated February 15, 2018. Submission links will be available soon.
Joint SSSC, TDS 2019 Joint 7th Symposium on System Structure and Control and 15th Workshop on Time Delay Systems.
September 9 ‐ 11, 2019, Palace Hotel, Sinai, Romania
Last updated August 30, 2017. Submission deadline for manuscript is January 12, 2018
HMS 2019 14th IFAC Symposium on Analysis Design and Evaluation of Human Machine Systems.
Sept. 16-19, 2019, Tallinn, Estonia
Last updated November 29, 2018. Submission deadline is extended: Regular paper submissions are due by January 20, 2019.
NecSys 2019 8th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems.
Sept. 16-17, 2019, Chicago, IL, USA
Last updated November 9, 2018. Submissions open: Jan 2nd, 2019.  Submission deadline for manuscripts is April 30, 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.
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.
FOSBE 2019 8th IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering.
October 14-19, 2019, Valencia, Spain
Last updated October 10, 2018. Submission links will be available in January 2019
Conferences in 2020
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
Every participant in a conference served by this site, "in any capacity," must maintain a single PIN and password. The same PIN must be used for all conferences
  • Follow the link PIN to register a PIN, to check and update your personal information, or to retrieve your password. You may also look up your co-authors' PINs or register PINs for them
Pdf Compliance and On-Line Pdf Test
All papers submitted to conferences supported by this site need to be prepared as compliant pdf files
  • Follow the link Support for MS Word templates and LaTeX style files, and for information about the correct settings to convert your MS Word or LaTeX file to compliant pdf
  • Use the on-line pdf test to validate your pdf file before trying to upload it
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