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
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 2021
CCA 2021 2021 Control Conference Africa.
Dec. 7-8, 2021, Magaliesberg, South Africa
Last updated September 16, 2021. The submission of final papers is now closed. We look forward to welcoming you to the conference!
Conferences in 2022
MATHMOD 2022 10th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling.
Feb. 16-18, 2022, Vienna, Austria
Last updated April 13, 2021.
The 10th Mathmod will take place in Vienna, February 16-18, 2022. The submission is open starting from April 15th, 2021.
ACODS 2022 7th International Conference on Advances in Control & Optimization of Dynamical Systems.
Feb 22-25, 2022, NIT Silchar, Assam, India
Last updated April 1, 2021. Initial submission deadline extended: Contributed Paper September 15, October 15 2021, October 19 2021 (Hard Deadline) Discussion Paper Extended Abstract September 15 2021, October 15, 2021October 19 2021 (Hard Deadline) Tutorial Proposal September 15 2021October 15, 2021 October 19 2021 (Hard Deadline). Conference received grant from IFAC Foundation to support limited students from Developing Countries.
IMS 2022 14th IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.
March 28-30, 2022, Tel Aviv, Israel
Last updated October 16, 2021.

Last minute extension for Initial paper submissions: October 16, 2021,

Choose the link: "Submit a contribution to IMS 2022" and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Notification of paper acceptance/rejection -December 8 2021
Final papers submission  - January 10 2022
IMS-2022 Webpage:
LSS 2022 The 16th IFAC Symposium on Large Scale Complex Systems: Theory and Applications.
April 22-24, 2022, Xi'an, China
Last updated October 24, 2021.
Submission to IFAC LSS 2022 opens on November 1, 2021
Deadline for Manuscript Submission: December 31, 2021
Notification of Acceptance: February 28, 2022
Deadline for Early Registration: March 10, 2022
Deadline for Final Submission: March 15, 2022
IFAC LSS 2022 Webpage:

PDeS 2022 17th International Conference on Programmable Devices and Embedded Systems.
May 17-19, 2022, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Last updated June 29, 2021. The submission deadline is November 1, 2021

November 4, 2021  Initial submission deadline changes: Contributed Paper November 30, 2021, Invited Session Proposal November 30, 2021, Invited Paper November 30, 2021
IAMES 2022 2nd IFAC Workshop on Integrated Assessment Modelling for Environmental Systems.
June 1-3, 2022, Tarbes, France
Last updated September 20, 2021. Deadline for initial submissions is January 15, 2022
Safeprocess 2022 11th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety for Technical Processes.
June 7-10, 2022, Pafos, Cyprus
Last updated November 5, 2021.
Submission deadline extension. The submission deadline as been extended to November 29, 2021
DYCOPS 2022 13th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems.
June 14-17, 2022, Busan, Republic of Korea
Last updated October 13, 2021. New Manuscript Submission Deadline: Nov 05, 2021
November 4, 2021  Initial submission deadline changes: Regular Paper November 9, 2021, Invited Session Proposal November 9, 2021, Invited Paper November 9, 2021, Pre-Symposium Workshop November 9, 2021
November 10, 2021  Initial submission deadline changes: Regular Paper November 25, 2021, Invited Session Proposal November 25, 2021, Invited Paper November 25, 2021, Pre-Symposium Workshop November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021  Initial submission deadline changes: Regular Paper December 19, 2021, Invited Session Proposal December 19, 2021, Invited Paper December 19, 2021, Pre-Symposium Workshop December 19, 2021
TA 2022 6th IFAC Symposium on Telematics Applications.
June 15-17, 2022, Nancy, France
Last updated October 28, 2021. Submission deadline is Jan 15, 2022
CPES 2022 11th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems.
June 21-23, 2022, Moscow, Russia
Last updated October 18, 2021.
The submission site is open again
Invited session and open invited track proposals (postponed) deadline is October  17 24, 2021
Submission deadline for regular and invited papers is December 5, 2021
MIM 2022 10th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control.
June 22-24, 2022 , Nantes, France
Last updated November 10, 2021. Submission deadline is Dec. 25, 2021
November 27, 2021  Initial submission deadline change: Invited Session Proposal December 10, 2021
CSC 2022 IFAC Workshop Control for Smart Cities.
June 27-30, 2022, Sozopol, Bulgaria
Last updated October 19, 2021. Submissions are due on Feb. 14, 2022
ALCOS 2022 14th IFAC International Workshop on Adaptation and Learning in Control and Signal Processing.
June 29 - July 1, 2022, Casablanca, Morocco
Last updated June 26, 2021.
Invited session proposals December 10, 2021;     Regular paper submission December 20, 2021;
Invited paper submission December 20, 2021;      Paper acceptance notification February 28, 2022;
                                       Early Registration, final paper submission March 31, 2022
NECSYS 2022 9th IFAC Workshop on Networked Systems.
5-7 July 2022 , Zurich, Switzerland
Last updated October 19, 2021. Submissions are due on Feb. 14, 2022
ICONS 2022 6th IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Sciences.
July 13-15, 2022, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Last updated October 5, 2021. Submission deadline for all manuscripts is December 15, 2021
CAO 2022 18th IFAC Workshop on Control Applications of Optimization.
July 18-22, 2022, Gif sur Yvette, France
Last updated July 15, 2021.
Submission to IFAC CAO'22 opens on September 1, 2021
Invited session proposals are welcome until: December 10, 2021
The paper submission deadline: December 15, 2021
ACE 2022 13th Symposium on Advances in Control Education.
24-27 July, 2022, Hamburg Bergedorf, Germany
Last updated September 7, 2021. Submission links will be available in early November 2021
AMEST 2022 5th IFAC Workshop on Advanced Maintenance Engineering.
July 26-29, 2022, Bogotá, Colombia
Last updated October 26, 2021. Submission deadline for invited sessions is postponed to November 21, 2021
MMM 2022 19th IFAC Symposium on Control, Optimization and Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing.
August 15-18, 2022, Montreal, Canada
Last updated July 20, 2021. Submission to IFAC MMM 2022 opens on August 15, 2021. Further information concerning the conference and paper submission is available at:
FOSBE 2022 9th IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering.
August 28-31, 2022, Boston, USA
Last updated October 13, 2021. Submission links will be available soon.
AAC 2022 10th IFAC International Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control.
August 28-30, 2022, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Last updated October 26, 2021. Submission deadline for full manuscripts is January 18, 2022.
ROCOND 2022 10th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design.
Aug 30-Sept 2, 2022, Kyoto, Japan
Last updated October 15, 2021.
Submission site is NOW OPEN! Deadline for Open Invited Track Proposal is Dec 24, 2021.
Deadline for Regular/Open Invited Track (Survey) Contributions is Jan 7, 2022.
Deadline for (Open Invited Track) Discussion Contribution and Dissemination Contribution is Feb 25, 2022.
CPDE 2022 4th IFAC Workshop on Control of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations.
September 5-7, 2022, Kiel, Germany
Last updated November 16, 2021. Deadline for initial paper submissions is January 31, 2022
NOLCOS 2022 12th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems.
6-8 September 2022, Canberra, Australia
Last updated November 12, 2021. Submission deadline for all manuscripts is Feb. 25, 2022
WODES 2022 16th IFAC Workshop on Discrete Event Systems.
September 7-9, 2022, Prague, Czechia
Last updated November 4, 2021. Submission deadlines for Session proposals is February 20, 2022 and for manuscripts is March 15, 2022.
MTNS 2022 25th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems.
September 12-16, 2022, Bayreuth, Germany
Last updated July 14, 2021. Deadline for papers: Feb. 7, 2022, Deadline for Minicourses and Invited Session Proposals: Jan. 31, 2022
AGRICONTROL 2022 7th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation Technologies for Agriculture.
14-16 September 2022, Munich, Germany
Last updated November 15, 2021. Initial paper submission is January 16, 2022
COSY 2022 1st IFAC Workshop on Control of Complex Systems.
Nov. 24-25, 2022, Bologna, Italy
Last updated July 31, 2021.

Submission deadline in April 1, 2022

Conferences in 2023
IFAC Awards 2023 IFAC Awards to be Awarded during 2023 World Congress.
July 9-14, 2023, Yokohama, Japan
Last updated September 24, 2021. Links for nominations for IFAC 2023 awards are now available. Nomination forms are available at Note that nominators will invite colleagues to submit letters of support. A link for submitting such a letter will appear in letter writers' workspace AFTER the nominator has invited them to upload a letter of support.
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