Correspondence And SubmissionsPlease send all correspondence and paper to the Secretariat:
Submit the full paper in English, maximum 6 pages, double column format, using the following layout. The first page must contain the title of the paper, authorís name(s) and affiliation(s), complete address (e-mail, FAX, Phone), and an abstract (200-250 words).
Sample pages and styles
Detailed instructions on the formatting of the paper can also be found at the following link: http://www1.elsevier.com/homepage/saf/ifac/site/IPV%20instructions.htm
DeadlinesSubmission of draft papers: 1st April 2006 via e-mail in PDF files.
Notification of acceptance: 1st June 2006 via e-mail.
Submission of final papers: 1st August 2006.
Copyright ConditionsThe material submitted for presentation at an IFAC meeting (Congress, Symposium, Conference, Workshop) must be original, not published or being considered elsewhere.
All papers accepted for presentation will appear in the Preprints of the meeting and will be distributed to the participants. Papers duly presented at the Congress, Symposia and Conferences will be archived and offered for sale, in the form of Proceedings, by Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK. In the case of Workshops, papers duly presented will be archived by IFAC and may be offered for sale, in the form of Proceedings, by Workshop organizers.
The presented papers will be further screened for possible publication in the IFAC Journals (Automatica, Control Engineering Practice, Annual Reviews in Control, Journal of Process Control and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, and Mechatronics), or in IFAC affiliated journals.
All papers presented will be recorded as an IFAC Publication. Copyright of material presented at an IFAC meeting is held by IFAC. Authors will be sent a copyright transfer form.
The IFAC Journals and, after these, IFAC affiliated journals have priority access to all contributions presented. However, if the author is not contacted by an editor of these journals, within three months after the meeting, the author is free to re-submit the material for publication elsewhere. In this case, the paper must carry a reference to the IFAC meeting where it was originally presented.