Authors are encouraged to submit Contributed Papers and Panel Sessions as well as exhibitions/posters from academia, industrial companies or institutions.  


The scope of the conference will cover but is not limited to:
  • Control and Automation to Improve Stability
  • Young Engineers in Control
  • Automation and Control in Oil and Gas Industry
  • Social Aspects of Oil and Gas Engineering
  • Developments in Petrochemical Industry
  • Development of Region Countries
  • Social Networks
  • Managing the Introduction of Technological Change to Improve Stability
  • Technology in Post-conflict Regions
  • Innovation Management
  • Open Innovation and Applications
  • Enterprise Integration and Networking, Software
  • Cost Oriented Automation (COA)
  • SME-oriented Automation
  • Decision Support Systems for SME’s
  • Semi-Automated Assembly and Disassembly (EoL)
  • Intelligent Systems and Applications
  • Mechatronic Systems and Robotics
  • Robotics and Handling Devices
  • Artificial Intelligence and Applications
  • Retrofitting of Automation Devices
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Tele-medical Systems
  • Cross-cultural Aspects of Engineering (ex. TRIZ Theory and Applications end etc.)
  • Control & Political Stability
  • Models & Simulation
  • Sustainable Design and Control
  • Human aspects of safety and risk engineering
  • Biomedical Systems

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 guidelines (

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.”

Proceedings of IFAC meetings are published online in partnership with Elsevier in the IFAC-PapersOnline series, hosted on the ScienceDirect web service1: The web site provides open access to the full text of all reviewed papers accepted at IFAC events,  The whole proceeding series can be referred to by means of the ISSN. Each paper is uniquely identified by a DOI (Digital Object Identifier), the current standard for electronic papers citation.

IFAC proceedings are indexed by Scopus, the Web of Science (WoS), Google Scholar and etc.

All papers from IFAC meetings are published, in partnership with Elsevier, the IFAC Publisher, in theIFAC-PapersOnLine proceedings series hosted at the ScienceDirect web service and supports advanced searches based on paper attributes or content. 

The main features of the IFAC-PapersOnLine series are:

  • Online archive including papers from IFAC Symposia, Congresses, Conferences, and most Workshops.

  • All papers accepted at the meeting are published in PDF format – searchable and citable.

  • All papers published on the web site can be cited using the IFAC PapersOnLine ISSN and the individual paper DOI (Digital Object Identifier). The site is Open Access in nature – no charge is made to individuals for reading or downloading. 

All papers published in IFAC-PapersOnLine have undergone a peer review selection process according to the IFAC rules, thus publications are peer-reviewed. 

Paper Submissions

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers of four (4) pages but no more than six (6) pages including results, figures and references. All contributions must be in the form according to IFAC style. Papers must be submitted via the PaperPlaza Conference Manuscript Management System. The PDF file must be limited to 2MB in size. Authors are encouraged to follow IFAC guidelines for paper formatting. Submitted papers at TECIS2018 must be original and hence cannot be already published, nor can it be under review elsewhere. Prospective authors are expected to present their paper at the conference. For each accepted paper at least one of the authors should register before uploading the final version of the paper.

All papers submitted to IFAC technical meetings must be in English and must comply with the IFAC paper layout. The material submitted for presentation at IFAC meetings must be original, not published or being considered for publication elsewhere.The conference manuscript must meet IFAC’s requirements in order to achieve the suitable layout and manuscripts properties. 

In general, the authors should take into account the following:

  • All fonts must be embedded in the file.
  • Fonts that require non-English language support are not allowed.
  • Two-column format in the IFAC style is required for final submissions and recommended for initial submissions.
  • For IFAC conferences, the paper size for final submissions must be A4.
  • The document should not have any password protection.

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Call for papers

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Submission and Review Management System

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