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 2021
INCOM 2021 17th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing.
June 7-9, 2021, Budapest, Hungary
Last updated February 15, 2021.
The conference will be held in a virtual form. Registration deadline for authors: 30th April 2021
Notification of paper acceptance: 7th March 2021
Final Paper submission deadline: 31st March 2021

CTS 2021 16th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems.
June 8-10 2021, Lille, France
Last updated October 21, 2020. Submission deadline --> Extended to the 15th of December 2020 (Last extension)

ADCHEM 2021 11th IFAC International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes.
June 13-16, 2021, Venice, Italy
Last updated October 26, 2020. Deadline for all submissions is November 20, 2020
CESCIT 2021 4th IFAC Conference on Embedded Systems, Computational Intelligence and Telematics in Control.
July 5-7, 2021, Valenciennes, France
Last updated November 26, 2020. Session proposal deadline is Dec. 15, 2020. All manuscripts should be submitted by Jan. 24, 2021
January 12, 2021  Initial submission deadline change: Open Invited Track Proposal January 17, 2021
January 20, 2021  Initial submission deadline changes: Regular Paper February 15, 2021, Application Extended Abstract February 15, 2021, Open Invited Track Proposal February 1, 2021, Open Invited Track Paper February 15, 2021
February 8, 2021  Initial submission deadline change: Open Invited Track Proposal February 15, 2021
February 15, 2021  Initial submission deadline changes: Regular Paper March 1, 2021, Application Extended Abstract March 1, 2021, Open Invited Track Paper March 1, 2021
February 22, 2021  Initial submission deadline change: Open Invited Track Proposal February 24, 2021
March 1, 2021  Initial submission deadline change: Regular Paper March 3, 2021
March 3, 2021  Initial submission deadline changes: Regular Paper March 7, 2021, Application Extended Abstract March 7, 2021, Open Invited Track Paper March 7, 2021
ADHS 2021 7th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems.
July 7-9, 2021, Brussels, Belgium
Last updated November 3, 2020.

ADHS 2021 is accepting submissions now. The submission deadline (firm) is extended to January 13, 2021, PT.

NMPC 2021 7th IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control.
July 11-14, 2021, Bratislava, Slovakia
Last updated February 10, 2021. Grace period until February 14th, 2021.
SYSID 2021 19th IFAC Symposium on System Identification.
July 14-16, 2021, (Virtual) Padova, Italy
Last updated December 4, 2020. *** Deadline extended ***  The deadline for initial manuscript submission is November 20, 2020 December 10, 2020.  The new deadline is firm and the submission link is currently active. The conference will be virtual with online question and answer sessions.

LPVS 2021 4th IFAC Workshop on Linear Parameter-Varying Systems.
July 19-20, 2021, Milano, Italy
Last updated October 27, 2020. Submission deadline: January 19, 2021 extended to February 15, 2021
MTNS 2020 24th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems.
August 23-27, 2021, Cambridge, UK
Last updated January 23, 2020. Submission deadline : January 26, 2020. Extended to February 3, 2020. 
Submission of invited sessions and minicourse proposals : closed.
E-COSM 2021 6th IFAC Workshop on Engine and Powertrain Control, Simulation and Modeling.
August 23-25, 2021, Tokyo, Japan
Last updated October 28, 2020. Submission deadline is March 12, 2021
MMM 2021 6th IFAC Workshop on Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing.
Sept 1-3, 2021, Nancy, France
Last updated October 18, 2020. Submission Deadline extended to MARCH 1, 2021.
TECIS 2021 20th IFAC Conference on Technology, Culture and International Stability.
Sept 14-17, 2021, ICS RAS, Moscow, Russia
Last updated October 13, 2020. Draft papers must be submitted by March 31, 2021. Open invited track proposals by Jan 10.
February 24, 2021  Initial submission deadline changes: Regular Paper April 15, 2021, Open Invited Track Proposal March 31, 2021
MICNON 2021 Third IFAC Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems.
Sept 15-17, 2021, Tokyo, Japan
Last updated October 2, 2020. Submission deadline is February 15, 2021
CAMS 2021 13th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles.
Sept 15 to 17, 2021, Online Conference, Oldenburg, Germany
Last updated January 21, 2021. Draft papers must be submitted by March 31, 2021. Invited session proposals by March 01, 2021.
BMS 2021 11th IFAC Symposium on Biological and Medical Systems.
Sept 19-22, 2021, Ghent, Belgium
Last updated October 12, 2020. Submission Open. Deadline draft papers 30 April 2021. See more details on event website. 
November 19, 2020  Initial submission deadline change: Open Invited Track Proposal January 6, 2021
CHAOS 2021 6th IFAC Hybrid Conference on Analysis and Control of Chaotic Systems.
Sept 27-29, 2021, Catania, Italy
Last updated January 20, 2021. Submission deadline is April 15.
TDS 2021 16th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems.
Sept 29 - Oct 1, 2021, Guangzhou, China
Last updated January 20, 2021. Submission deadline for manuscript is April 10, 2021
LHMNC 2021 7th IFAC Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control.
October 11-13, 2021, Berlin Germany
Last updated January 27, 2021. Deadline for all submissions is April 12, 2021
MECC 2021 2021 Modeling, Estimation and Control Conference.
October 24-27, 2021, Online and UT Austin, USA
Last updated January 26, 2021. Submission deadline is April 2, 2021
CCA 2021 2021 Control Conference Africa.
Dec. 7-8, 2021, Magaliesberg, South Africa
Last updated December 29, 2020. Submission links will be available on February 1, 2021.
Initial submission deadline: Full Paper April 25, 2021, Extended Abstract April 25, 2021
Conferences in 2022
MATHMOD 2022 10th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling.
Feb. 16-18, 2022, Vienna, Austria
Last updated February 23, 2021.
The 10th MATHMOD will be held on Feb. 16.-18., 2022 in Vienna. The submission system will open at March 15, 2021.
IMS 2022 14th IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.
March 28-30, 2022, Tel Aviv, Israel
Last updated March 1, 2021.

All submissions will be opened from March 31, 2021

PDeS 2021 17th International Conference on Programmable Devices and Embedded Systems.
May 17-19, 2022, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Last updated July 1, 2020. The submission deadline is November 1, 2020
Safeprocess 2022 11th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety for Technical Processes.
June 7-10, 2022, Pafos, Cyprus
Last updated November 21, 2020.
The Symposium has been moved to June 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Authors of submitted papers are given the option to either withdraw their submission and submit it to another conference or to leave their submission for consideration for SAFEPROCESS 2022 with the opportunity to update it before the new final submission deadline that will be announced later.
CPES 2021 11th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems.
June 21-23, 2022, Moscow, Russia
Last updated September 2, 2020. Submission deadline of all the papers is Oct. 30, 2020
November 2, 2020  Initial submission deadline changes: Regular Paper November 30, 2020, Invited Paper November 30, 2020, Open Invited Track Paper November 30, 2020, Open Invited Track Abstract November 30, 2020
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