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.
If you do not have a PIN then register one first
Conferences in 2017
IFAC WC 2017 20th IFAC World Congress.
July 9-14, 2017, Toulouse Convention Center, Toulouse, France
Last updated April 21, 2017. The IFAC program has now been finalized - please follow the link to the right to check the scheduled time/date of your presentations.
CCA 2017 Control Conference Africa, 2017.
December 7-8, 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa
Last updated April 25, 2017. The deadline for all submissions is has been extended to 15th of May, 2017. The server will close down one second after the hour 23:59:59 on May 15 - the time on server is US West Coast time.
Conferences in 2018
ACODS 2018 Third IFAC International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems.
February 18-22, 2018, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex, Hyderabad, India
Last updated April 19, 2017. Deadline for initial submission is August 31, 2017.
MATHMOD 2018 9th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling.
February 21-23, 2018, Vienna, Austria
Last updated January 16, 2017. Deadline Initial submission deadline is September 17, 2017
PID 2018 3rd IFAC Conference on Advances in Proportional-Integral-Derivative Control.
May 9-11, 2018, Ghent, Belgium
Last updated January 28, 2016. Extended deadlines for thematic topic session papers: February 29th 12:00(JST), 2016.
NAASS 2018 2018 IFAC Workshop on Networked & Autonomous Air & Space Systems.
June 13-15, 2018, Santa Fe, NM USA
Last updated December 15, 2014. Final submissions are open until April 1st, 2015.
SYSID 2018 18th IFAC Symposium on System Identification.
July 9-11, 2018, Stockholm, Sweden
Last updated March 22, 2017. Submission link will be active in Sept 8, 2017. Deadline for initial manuscript submission is December 8, 2017. 
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.
E-CoSM 2018 5th IFAC Workshop on Engine and Powertrain Control, Simulation and Modeling.
September 20-22, 2018, South Lake Hotel, Changchun, China
Last updated January 8, 2015. Submission link will be available soon.
Conferences in 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
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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E-mail and Spam
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  • Owing to sheer large numbers we are unable to follow up on the many e-mails sent by the system that are returned because of invalid e-mail addresses or overfull mailboxes
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