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.
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Conferences in 2020
WODES 2020 15th IFAC Workshop on Discrete Event Systems.
Nov 11-13, 2020, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Last updated October 3, 2020. Nominations for the Best Student paper award can be submission during Oct 5-12, 2020. You will need to download, fill, convert to PDF and upload the nomination form available on WODES website.
CPHS 2020 3rd IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human-Systems.
Dec. 3-5., 2020, Shanghai, China
Last updated October 6, 2020. Decisions are now available. Please monitor the conference website for details of registration and updates on virtual participation in what will be a distributed hybrid conference format
Conferences in 2021
PDeS 2021 17th International Conference on Programmable Devices and Embedded Systems.
May 18-20, 2021, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Last updated July 1, 2020. The submission deadline is November 1, 2020
INCOM 2021 17th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing.
June 7-9, 2021, Budapest, Hungary
Last updated October 26, 2020.
Session proposal submission: CLOSED
Deadline for draft papers: 13th November 2020 (last extension)
Safeprocess 2021 11th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety for Technical Processes.
June 8-11, 2021, Pafos, Cyprus
Last updated September 22, 2020. The site is open for submissions. The deadline for submission is set to November 16, 2020
CTS 2021 16th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems.
June 8-10 2021, Lille, France
Last updated October 21, 2020. Submission deadline is Oct. 31, 2020 --> Extended to the 10th of November 2020
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
CPES 2021 11th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems.
June 22-24, 2021, Moscow, Russia
Last updated September 2, 2020. Submission deadline of all the papers is Oct. 30, 2020
ADHS 2021 7th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems.
July 7-9, 2021, Brussels, Belgium
Last updated April 14, 2018.

Deadline for final submissions newly set to April 25, 2018.

NMPC 2021 7th IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control.
July 11-14, 2021, Bratislava, Slovakia
Last updated August 9, 2020. Submission links will be available soon.
SYSID 21 19th IFAC Symposium on System Identification.
July 14-16, 2021, Padova, Italy
Last updated July 29, 2020. The submission link will be active in September 15, 2020. The deadline for initial manuscript submission is November 20, 2020. 
LPVS 2021 4th IFAC Workshop on Linear Parameter-Varying Systems.
July 19-20, 2021, Milano, Itly
Last updated October 27, 2020. Draft paper submission deadline is Jan 19, 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 to IFAC MMM 2021 opens on November 1, 2020. Further information concerning the conference and paper submission is available at:
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.
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
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. Deadline OIT proposals 01 December 2020. See more details on event website. 
Conferences in 2022
MATHMOD 2022 10th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling.
Feb. 16-18, 2022, Vienna, Austria
Last updated April 29, 2020.
Due to the uncertain situation with respect to COVID-19, the 10th MATHMOD is postponed by one year to Feb. 16.-18., 2022!
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