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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Conferences in 2018
ACODS 2018 Third IFAC International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems.
February 18-22, 2018, Leonia Holistic Resort, 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 October 7, 2017. Deadline Extended initial submission deadline for full contributions is October 16, 2017.
LHMNC18 6th IFAC Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control.
May 1-4, 2018, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile
Last updated October 12, 2017. Final extension for initial submissions: November 10, 2017
PID 2018 3rd IFAC Conference on Advances in Proportional-Integral-Derivative Control.
May 9-11, 2018, Ghent, Belgium
Last updated January 23, 2018. New! (Hard) deadline for initial submissions is January 31, 2018.
IAMES 2018 1st IFAC Workshop on Integrated Assessment Modelling for Environmental Systems.
May 10-11, 2018, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Last updated October 4, 2017. Deadline for initial submissions is January 15, 2018
PDeS 2018 15th IFAC Conference on Programmable Devices and Embedded Systems.
May 23-25, 2018, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Last updated September 20, 2017. The draft submission deadline has been set to October 15, 2017.
WODES 2018 14th IFAC Workshop on Discrete Event Systems.
May 30 - June 1, 2018, Sorrento Coast, Italy
Last updated November 11, 2017. Final submission deadline for all papers is December 15, 2017 (Firm deadline). 
OOGP 2018 3rd IFAC Workshop on Automatic Control in Offshore Oil and Gas Production.
May 30 - June 1, 2018, Esbjerg, Denmark
Last updated January 10, 2018. The paper submission deadline has been extended to: January 17, 2018 (firm deadline)
CTS 2018 15th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems.
June 6-8, 2018, Savona, Italy
Last updated October 12, 2017. The paper submission deadline has been extended to October 31, 2017.
CESCIT 2018 3rd IFAC Conference on Embedded Systems, Computational Intelligence and Telematics in Control.
June 6-8, 2018, University of Algarve, Gambelas Campus, Faro, Portugal
Last updated October 3, 2017. Submissions are open. Open Invited Sessions deadline is 21 October. Papers and Invited Sessions deadline is 22 January 2018.
INCOM 2018 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing.
June 11-13, 2018, Bergamo, Italy
Last updated February 16, 2018. The deadline for the camera-ready version of accepted papers is March 31, 2018
NAASS 2018 2018 IFAC Workshop on Networked & Autonomous Air & Space Systems.
June 13-15, 2018, Santa Fe, NM USA
Last updated January 8, 2018. Final submissions are open until 30 January 2018
MICNON 2018 Second IFAC Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems.
June 20-22, 2018, Guadalajara, Mexico
Last updated September 8, 2017. Submission deadline is December 23, 2017
TDS 2018 14th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems.
June 28-30, 2018, Pesti Vigadó, Budapest, Hungary
Last updated August 30, 2017. Submission deadline for manuscript is January 12, 2018
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. 
ADHS 2018 6th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems.
July 11-13, 2018, Oxford, UK
Last updated December 3, 2017.
Extended submission deadlines -- Invited Session Proposals: January 4, 2018 / Paper Submissions: January 6, 2018 
BIOROBOTICS 2018 6th IFAC Conference on Bio-Robotics.
July 13-15, 2018, Beijing, China
Last updated February 13, 2018. Initial paper submission deadline is March 20, 2018.
ADCHEM 2018 10th IFAC International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes.
July 25-27, 2018, Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Last updated July 19, 2017. Submission site opens in August. The initial submission deadline is Sept 30, 2017
FOSBE 2018 7th IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering.
August 5-8, 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Last updated February 9, 2018. Deadline for submissions has been extended to February 23, 2018.
NMPC 2018 6th IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control.
August 19-22, 2018, Madison, WI, USA
Last updated November 29, 2017. Deadline for regular and invited session papers is  March 15, 2018. Invited session proposals are due on March 1. Abstract submissions will close April 25.
MMM 2018 5th IFAC Workshop on Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing.
August 23-25, 2018, Shanghai, China
Last updated October 27, 2017. Initial submission deadline January 10, 2018.
NecSys 2018 7th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems.
August 27-28, 2018, Groningen, NL
Last updated November 8, 2017. Submission deadline for manuscripts is April 15, 2018
SYROCO 2018 12th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control.
August 27-30, 2018, Budapest, Hungary
Last updated February 5, 2018.

Manuscript submission deadline extended: 9 March, 2018

Invited session and open invited track proposal is possible, please contact.

Submission deadlines for invited session and open invited track proposals is January 12, 2018. All manuscripts must be submitted by February 9, 2018

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.
BMS 2018 10th IFAC Symposium on Biological and Medical Systems.
September 3-5, 2018, São Paulo, Brazil
Last updated June 29, 2017. Extension for submitting papers: March 2nd, 2018
Joint ROCOND18, LPVS18 Joint 9th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design and 2nd IFAC Workshop on Linear Parameter Varying Systems.
September 3-5, 2018, Florianópolis, Brazil
Last updated November 29, 2017. The deadline for manuscript submissions has been extended to March 1st,  2018
CPES 2018 10th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems.
September 4-6, 2018, Tokyo, Japan
Last updated February 20, 2018. Submission deadline for all contributed and invited papers was postponed until March 9, 2018
CAMS 2018 11th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles.
September 10-12, 2018, Opatija, Croatia
Last updated September 22, 2017. Submissions are open.
Deadline for Special Session proposals and Draft Papers is March 20, 2018.
TECIS 2018 18th IFAC Conference on Technology, Culture and International Stability.
Sept 13-15, 2018, Baku, Azerbaidschan
Last updated November 27, 2017. The submission page is open since 2017-10-15
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 September 10, 2017. Submission deadline is March 26, 2018.
CAO 2018 17th IFAC Workshop on Control Applications of Optimization.
October 15-19, 2018, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Last updated November 20, 2017. Submission links will be available soon.
CHAOS 2018 5th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Control of Chaotic Systems.
Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2018, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Last updated February 8, 2018. Deadline for initial submissions is April 15, 2018
CPHS'18 2nd IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human-Systems.
Dec. 14-15, 2018, Miami, FL, USA
Last updated June 8, 2016. Please, note the grace period for the final papers upload that will be until september 30.
Conferences in 2019
IAV 2019 10th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles.
July 3-5, 2019, Gdansk, Poland
Last updated July 10, 2017. Paper submission deadline is November 19, 2018
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
Joint Mechatronics 2019 NOLCOS 2019 Joint 8th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems and 15th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems.
September 4-6, 2019, Vienna, Austria
Last updated February 15, 2018. Submission links will be available soon.
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