Papers must be submitted electronically by January 22, 2019. The paper format must follow IFAC paper submission rules. IFAC templates and guidelines are provided on the IFAC website (
All submissions must be electronically submitted through the PaperPlaza Conference Manuscript Management System (

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline:  January 22, 2019

Notification of acceptance: March 25, 2019

Final paper submission and early registration deadline: April 30, 2019

Please note: submitting a paper via Papercept does not register you for the workshop. Workshop registration details will be announced in due course.

Technical topics and areas include (but are not limited to):

  • Control of connected and automated vehicles
  • Modeling and control of mixed autonomous and conventional traffic
  • Large-scale urban traffic management
  • Planning and management of public transportation
  • Safety and security in future transportation systems
  • Vehicle automation and communication systems
  • Multimodal transport modeling, monitoring, and control
  • Simulation tools and commercial software
  • Future automated highway systems
  • Ramp metering and speed limit control
  • Urban mobility systems
  • New technologies for control in transportation
  • Energy control in transportation
  •  Human factors in traffic and transportation control
  • Freight transportation
  • Rail transportation modeling and control systems
  • Maritime transportation planning and control
  • Control and scheduling of air transportation
  • Modeling and control of road traffic networks

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.