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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Download Get Started manuals for authors and reviewers
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 2023
IFAC WC 2023 IFAC World Congress 2023.
July 9-14, 2023, Yokohama, Japan
Last updated April 7, 2023.
April 7, 2023  Final submission deadline change: April 14, 2023.
January 27, 2023  Initial submission deadline change: Contributed discussion paper February 8, 2023.
Deadline for Open invited track proposals is: Sept 15, 2022. For all full submissions, the deadline is Oct 15, 2022. Discussion papers can be submitted till later - deadlines can be seen on following the submission links.
October 14, 2022  Initial submission deadline change: Invited session proposal October 22, 2022
October 20, 2022  Initial submission deadline changes: Contributed paper November 11, 2022, Contributed survey paper November 11, 2022, Invited session survey paper November 11, 2022, Invited session paper November 11, 2022, Open invited track survey paper November 11, 2022, Open invited track paper November 11, 2022, Demonstrator paper November 11, 2022
October 20, 2022  Initial submission deadline change: Invited session proposal October 31, 2022
November 11, 2022  Initial submission deadline changes: Contributed paper November 18, 2022, Contributed survey paper November 18, 2022, Invited session survey paper November 18, 2022, Invited session paper November 18, 2022, Open invited track survey paper November 18, 2022, Open invited track paper November 18, 2022, Demonstrator paper November 18, 2022
MECC 2023 2023 Modeling, Estimation, and Control Conference .
October 2-5, 2023, Lake Tahoe, USA
Last updated January 26, 2023. Submission deadlines for all papers in April 37
Conferences in 2024
ACODS 2024 Advances in Control & Optimization of Dynamical Systems.
March 12-15, 2024, Shiv Nadar Institute of Eminence, Delhi, India
Last updated February 12, 2023. Submission deadline is August 31, 2023
NMPC 2024 8th IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control.
August 21-24, 2024, Kyoto, Japan
Last updated April 27, 2023. Submission deadline is december 18, 2023
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
  • To comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, the first time when you login to a new account, you will be directed to the required opt-in consent form before you can use your account in any capacity for products and services offered through this site
  • Each of our subdomains has its own people database. PINs are therefore only valid on the subdomain where they have been registered.
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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