• Online Paper Submission

    All submissions are handled via the PaperCept platform at This requires that every author has an account with the platform. Accounts can be registered with the PIN Wizard.

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    Important Dates

    Papers must be submitted electronically no later than  March 29, 2019  April 17, 2019 (Deadline Extended), via the web upload only. Submitted papers will undergo a peer review process, coordinated by the Program Chairs and the IPC. Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection by June 28, 2019. Accepted papers in final form must be received by the Publication Chair no later than July 26, 2019.

    Submission site opening January 20, 2019
    NEW Submission site closing April 17, 2019
    Decision notification June 28, 2019
    Final Paper submission July 26, 2019
    Conference opening October 15, 2019



    Regular and invited session papers
    Papers need to be formatted according to the IFAC Author Guide. It is recommended to use the LaTeX or Word template files available from the Author Guide. Up to two additional pages will be permitted for a charge of 30 Euro per additional page. Illustrations and references are included in the page count.

    Invited session proposals
    An invited session can consist of 4 to 6 papers submitted for oral presentation. A short description of the session scope and outline should be submitted with the session proposal. All invited submissions will be reviewed individually and may be accepted or rejected independently of the overall session proposal.

    Proposals for workshops
    Proposals for workshops to be held on 15th October 2019 can be submitted by email to They should contain the workshop title, list of contributors, and a short description of the workshop content and format.

    We’re looking for abstract submissions in the form of camera-ready extended abstracts. Abstracts can include figures, should give literature references as appropriate, and should be formatted according to the IFAC Author Guide. Please use the paper template provided there also for the abstract. For the submission please use the Brief Paper link. The abstract length should usually be one page but can be up to two pages.
    Abstracts should state briefly and clearly the purpose, methods, results, and conclusions of the work.

      • Introduction: Clearly state the purpose of the abstract


      • Methods: Describe your selection of methods clearly


      • Results: Present your results in a logical sequence in text


    • Discussion: Emphasize new and important aspects of the study and conclusions that are drawn from them