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.
If you do not have a PIN then register one first
Conferences in 2020
AMEST 2020 4th IFAC Workshop on Advanced Maintenance Engineering, Services and Technologies.
Sept. 10-11, 2020, Cambridge, UK
Last updated January 31, 2020. Deadline for Industry Abstract submissions is 30 April 2020.
WODES 2020 15th IFAC Workshop on Discrete Event Systems.
November 11-13, 2020, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Last updated March 19, 2020. The submission deadline for the upload of the final papers has been extended to April 30th, 2020
June 30, 2020  Final submission deadline changes: Regular Paper July 1, 2020, Invited Paper July 1, 2020
CPHS 2020 3rd IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human-Systems.
Dec. 3-5., 2020, Shanghai, China
Last updated July 1, 2020.
July 01, 2020  Initial submission deadline changes: In response to author feedback we have extended the submission date for Contributed Papers and Invited Papers to 14 July 2020; please note this is the final deadline extension. 
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 September 28, 2020. The deadline for Special/Invited Session/Open Tracks proposals has been extended: 16th October 2020.
The deadline for manuscript submission is 31st October 2020.
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
ADCHEM 2021 11th IFAC International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes.
June 13-16, 2021, Venice, Italy
Last updated June 3, 2020. Deadline for all submissions is Oct. 1, 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. 
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.
BMS 2021 11th IFAC Symposium on Biological and Medical Systems.
September 19-22, 2021, Ghent, Belgium
Last updated April 8, 2020. Submission links will be available soon.
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!
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
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Pdf Compliance and On-Line Pdf Test
All papers submitted to conferences supported by this site need to be prepared as compliant pdf files
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