Call for papers

Important submission dates

Draft paper submission deadline: March 20th 2018
Final Paper submission deadline: June 8th 2018
Early registration deadline: June 9th 2018
Conference dates: 10th – 12th September 2018

Submission procedure

All papers will be submitted via the Papercept Submission site. Submissions are limited to total of 6 pages and longer papers will not be considered. PDF files will be limited to 2MB in size and the a sample IFAC paper can be found here.

Authors are encouraged to follow IFAC guidelines for paper formatting.

Copyright conditions

All publication material submitted for presentation at an IFAC-sponsored meeting (Congress, Symposium, Conference, Workshop) must be original and hence cannot be already published, nor can it be under review elsewhere. The authors take responsibility for the material that has been submitted. IFAC-sponsored conferences will abide by the highest standard of ethical behavior in the review process as explained on the Elsevier webpage,

and the authors will abide by the IFAC publication ethics guideline.

Accepted papers that have been presented at an IFAC meeting will be published in the proceedings of the event using the open-access IFAC-PapersOnLine series hosted on ScienceDirect. To this end, the author(s) must confer the copyright to IFAC when they submit the final version of the paper through the paper submission process. The author(s) retain the right to use a copy of the paper for personal use, internal institutional use at the author(s)’ institution, or scholarly posting at an open web site operated by the author(s) or their institution, limited to noncommercial use. Any other use of the paper requires approval by IFAC.