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.
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Conferences in 2018
NecSys 2018 7th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems.
August 27-28, 2018, Groningen, NL
Last updated April 28, 2018. Submission deadline for manuscripts is May 4, 2018
SYROCO 2018 12th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control.
August 27-30, 2018, Budapest, Hungary
Last updated April 3, 2018. Deadline for full paper submission FINAL EXTENSION: 6 May, 2018
Invited session and open invited track proposal deadline: 29 April, 2018
Safeprocess 2018 10th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety for Technical Processes.
August 29-31, 2018, Warsaw, Poland
Last updated January 25, 2017. Initial paper submission deadline is on November 6, 2017.
BMS 2018 10th IFAC Symposium on Biological and Medical Systems.
September 3-5, 2018, São Paulo, Brazil
Last updated June 29, 2017. Final extension for submitting papers: March 15, 2018
Joint ROCOND18, LPVS18 Joint 9th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design and 2nd IFAC Workshop on Linear Parameter Varying Systems.
September 3-5, 2018, Florianópolis, Brazil
Last updated July 3, 2018.
Upload deadline of the final version of accepted papers  has been postponed to 10th July, 2018
CPES 2018 10th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems.
September 4-6, 2018, Tokyo, Japan
Last updated July 23, 2018. Submission deadline of all the final papers was postponed until July 31, 2018(Firm Deadline). 
CAMS 2018 11th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles.
September 10-12, 2018, Opatija, Croatia
Last updated July 15, 2018. CAMS'18 programme available online. Looking forward to meeting you in Croatia!
TECIS 2018 18th IFAC Conference on Technology, Culture and International Stability.
Sept 13-15, 2018, Baku, Azerbaidschan
Last updated September 10, 2018. Regular Registration deadline ends on September 13th.
CAO 2018 17th IFAC Workshop on Control Applications of Optimization.
October 15-19, 2018, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Last updated May 23, 2018. Due to multiple requests the deadline for manuscript submissions has been extended to June 5, 2018. This is a firm deadline.There will not be further extensions.  
CHAOS 2018 5th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Control of Chaotic Systems.
Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2018, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Last updated February 8, 2018. Deadline for initial submissions is April 15, 2018
CPHS'18 2nd IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human-Systems.
Dec. 14-15, 2018, Miami, FL, USA
Last updated April 11, 2018. Nomination deadline for IFAC CPHS 2018 Young Author Prize is May 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.
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 May 19, 2018. Submission deadlines for all manuscripts is October 19, 2018
IAV 2019 10th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles.
July 3-5, 2019, Gdansk, Poland
Last updated July 10, 2017. Paper submission deadline is November 19, 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.
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 January 8, 2016. Deadline extension: Initial submission deadline has been extended to February 8, 2016.
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.
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
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  • Use the on-line pdf test to validate your pdf file before trying to upload it
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