PaperPlaza Conference Manuscript Management System

Welcome to PaperPlaza, the International Federation of Automatic Control's Conference Submission and Review Management System
  • 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.
  • Login REQUIRED: For Administrative or Editorial activities; to submit a review or to update reupload your paper, or to see the reviews of your paper; and to submit the final version of your paper you MUST log in. Once logged in, kindly use "Access" link to switch your roles. Follow the link Log in
  • Personal Information: Two additional fields (Employment status and Experience) have been added to your personal profile. Kindly update your personal information and fill these two fields. This information is requested to assist in allocating papers to potential reviewers with an appropriate level of background experience.
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 2016
CTS 2016 14-th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems.
May 18-20, 2016, Istanbul Technical University, Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey
Last updated July 24, 2015. Initial paper submission deadline is on Oct. 30, 2015.
LSS 2016 14th IFAC Symposium on Large Scale Complex Systems: Theory and Applications.
May 26 - 28, 2016, Riverside, CA, USA
Last updated January 4, 2016. Deadline for Initial submissions is January 31, 2016
ACE 2016 11th IFAC Symposium on Advances in Control Education.
June 1-3, 2016, Bratislava, Slovakia
Last updated January 22, 2016. The submission deadline is moved to Monday, February 15, 2016.
ICONS 2016 4th IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Sciences.
June 1-3, 2016, Reims Convention Centre, Reims, France
Last updated January 15, 2016.
Important news: Upon several requests, the submission site will remain open until January 20, 2016. Submissions or paper uploads are still possible until this date.
DYCOPS-CAB 2016 11th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems.
June 6-8, 2016, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Last updated September 4, 2015. Extended deadline for initial submissions is October 29, 2015!
CPDE 2016 2nd IFAC Workshop on Control of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations.
June 13-15, 2016, Centro Residenziale Universitario, Bertinoro, Italy
Last updated April 30, 2015. Deadline for initial paper submissions is Nov. 30, 2015
AAC 2016 8th IFAC International Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control.
June 19-23, 2016, Kolmården Wildlife Resort, Norrköping, Sweden
Last updated November 13, 2015. After repeated enquiries the deadline for draft paper has been extended 5 more days so the submission is: November 20, 2015 (this is the last change).
SSSC2016 6th IFAC Symposium on System Structure and Control.
June 22-24, 2016, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Last updated July 17, 2015. Submission links will be available on September 15, 2015.
TDS 2016 13th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems.
June 22-24, 2016, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Last updated July 17, 2015. Submission links for TDS 2016 will be available on September 2015
MIM 2016 8th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control.
June 28-30, 2016, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Last updated May 11, 2015. Initial submission deadline for draft papers is: October 1, 2015. Invited session proposal deadline is : June 1, 2015
IAV 2016 9th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles.
June 29 - July 1, 2016, Messe Leipzig, Germany
Last updated October 26, 2015. Paper submission deadline is extended, NEW DL is November 15, 2015! IAV Web site gets an update soon. 
ALCOSP 2016 12th IFAC International Workshop on Adaptation and Learning in Control and Signal Processing.
June 29 - July 1, 2016, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Last updated October 9, 2015. Initial submission deadline is December 15, 2015
PSYCO 2016 6th IFAC International Workshop on Periodic Control Systems.
June 29 - July 1, 2016, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Last updated October 9, 2015. Submission deadline is December 15, 2015
AGRICONTROL 2016 5th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation for Agriculture.
August 14-17, 2016, Seattle, Washington, USA
Last updated September 24, 2015. Initial paper submission deadline is March 16, 2016. Submission links will be available ON or BEFORE Oct 10, 2015.
ACA 2016 20th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace.
August 21-25, 2016, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Last updated February 2, 2016. Registration is now opened, go to ACA 2016 Registration site:
NOLCOS 2016 10th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems.
August 23-25, 2016, Marriott Hotel Monterey, California, USA
Last updated April 22, 2016. Final submission deadline is May 25, 2016. If you have more than 6 pages in your final papers, to pay the overlength fee, first complete your final submission information, then register. The overlength fee will automatically appear in your registration cart.
HMS 2016 13th IFAC/IFIP/IFORS/IEA Symposium on Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of Human-Machine Systems.
August 30 - Sept 2, 2016, The Sodoh Higashiyama Kyoto, Japan
Last updated January 28, 2016. Extended deadlines for thematic topic session papers: February 29th 12:00(JST), 2016.
IFAC MMM 2016 17th IFAC Symposium on Control, Optimization and Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing.
August 31 - Sept 2, 2016, Vienna, Austria
Last updated January 8, 2016. Deadline extension: Initial submission deadline has been extended to February 8, 2016.
Mechatronics 2016 7th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems.
September 5-8, 2016, Loughborough University, UK
Last updated February 19, 2015. Submission for the conference is open. The final call for papers deadline is now 18th March 2016. 
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NecSys 2016 6th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems.
September 8-9, 2016, Tokyo, Japan
Last updated April 11, 2016. Submission deadline for manuscripts has been extended to May 2, 2016.
CAMS 2016 10th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems.
September 13-16, 2016, Trondheim, Norway
Last updated March 16, 2016.
The deadline for the submission of draft papers is extended to April 17, 2016. See website.
TFMST 2016 2nd IFAC Workshop on Thermodynamic Foundations of Mathematical Systems Theory.
September 28-30, 2016, Vigo, Spain
Last updated December 28, 2015. Submission deadline for all papers is March 15, 2016
PDES 2016 14th IFAC Conference on Programmable Devices and Embedded Systems.
October 5-7, 2016, Brno, Czech Republic
Last updated April 21, 2016. The submission deadline is July 5, 2016
FOSBE 2016 6th IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering.
October 9-12, 2016, Magdeburg, Germany
Last updated April 10, 2016. Grace period to upload draft brief and full papers May, 10 2016. 
CTDSG 2016 IFAC and CIGRE/CIRED Workshop on Control of Transmission and Distribution Smart Grids.
October 11-13, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic
Last updated April 22, 2016. Extended submission deadline for full draft papers May, 16 2016. No further extension!
WOCO 2016 1st IFAC/IFIP Workshop on Computers and Control.
October 18-20, 2016, Valencia, Spain
Last updated January 27, 2016. Submission deadline is April 30, 2016
AMEST'16 3rd IFAC Workshop on Advanced Maintenance Engineering, Service and Technology.
October 19-21, 2016, Radisson Blu Hotel, Biarritz, France
Last updated December 15, 2015. Initial submission deadline for all manuscripts is February 15, 2016
TECIS 2016 17th IFAC Conference on Technology, Culture and International Stability.
October 26-28, 2016, Durrës, Albania
Last updated November 23, 2015. Initial submission deadline is June 30, 2016.
TA 2016 4th IFAC Symposium on Telematics Applications.
November 6-9, 2016, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Last updated February 9, 2016. Invited session proposals are due on February 15th and all manuscripts are due on March 15th, 2016
IMS 2016 12th IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.
December 5-7, 2016, Austin, TX, USA
Last updated March 31, 2016. The conference is currently being configured. Submission links will be available soon.
CPHS'16 1st IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human-Systems.
December 7-9, 2016, Florianopolis, Brazil
Last updated April 4, 2016. All manuscripts are due on May 20, 2016
Conferences in 2017
IFAC WC 2017 20th IFAC World Congress.
July 9-14, 2017, Toulouse Convention Center, Toulouse, France
Last updated October 30, 2015. The submission deadline for session proposals is October 15, 2016, while the deadline for manuscripts is October 30, 2016. You may revise and resubmit your manuscript till the deadline.
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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