Remote Participation – Zoom Access

If you participate remotely in the workshop, you will find the access data for the two sessions in the IFAC app (mobile or web version). The virtural rooms are

  • Zoom Room 1 = EW 201
  • Zoom Room 2 = H 3007.

Please make sure that you have a recent Zoom version installed on your device (5.8.0 or higher).

Covid-19 Information

2G rule: In the federal state of Berlin, restaurants and other facilities are allowed to limit entrance to people who are either vaccinated or recovered from a Covid-19 infection (2G = “geimpft” or “genesen”).

They can, however, also apply the 3G rule (3G = “geimpft” or “genesen” or “getestet”), which allows entrance also if you can provide a recent negative test certificate. There is a testing station close to TU Berlin.

In any case, a corresponding proof (e.g., the EU digital Covid certificate) must be provided.

No Organized Conference Dinner on Tuesday

Due to the current regulations it is not possible to organize the conference dinner in the desired way. The corresponding fees will be refunded after the workshop.

In any case, the neighborhood of TU Berlin with plenty of restaurants will allows us to spend the evening in a pleasant atmosphere with good food and drinks!

This does not affect the birthday dinner on Thursday, for which is still scheduled.

Workshop in Hybrid Format – Important Information

Due to the current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic and in order to comply with any coming changes in regulations, we will hold the workshop in a hybrid format. In principle, in order to join in presence you have to be vaccinated, recovered from Covid-19 or have a negative test not older than 24 hours.

Concerning traveling to Germany, please consult the website of the Federal Foreign Office to check the precise regulations.

For purposes of on-site organization, pleased let us know (e-mail to by September 20, 2021 whether you plan to join in presence or virtually and if the latter is the case indicate your time zone so that we can try to accomodate for this.

Registration and Final Paper Submission

Registration is open here.

Before the final submission authors must register and pay the upload fee if their manuscript exceeds 6 pages (maximum length 8 pages).

Please choose on the registration website if you take part in the workshop on the occassion of Bernhard Maschke’s 60th birthday and the 30th anniversary of Port-Hamiltonian systems. The workshop will take place in the same location on Thursday and Friday 14-15 October. Tickets for the birthday dinner on 14 October can be purchased on the registration website.

Registration fees:

The table shows the reduced rates. As no catering could be offered at the conference, these rates are also valid for online participants. Participants will obtain a corrected invoice and overpaid fees will be refunded.

Registration (incl. banquet ticket)350 € 280 €
Late registration (Oct 9 and later)400 € 320 €
Student registration (w/o banqet ticket)250 € 230€
Banquet ticket80 €
Extra page (max. 2)90 €
Birthday dinner ticket (Oct 14)100 €

Important Dates

Submission of invited session proposals
and draft papers (regular and invited)
April 12, 2021
April 26, 2021
May 3, 2021
Author notificationJune 30, 2021
July 7, 2021
Final papers dueJuly 31, 2021


The submission via the PaperPlaza conference manuscript management system is now open!

Invited Session Proposals

Proposals for invited sessions must contain the title of the proposed session, plus the list of contributors with the tentative titles of the papers

Call for Papers

Copyright Conditions

ll 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 grant exclusive publishing rights to IFAC under a Creative Commons license when they submit the final version of the paper. The copyright belongs to the authors, who have the right to share the paper in the same terms allowed by the end user license, and retain all patent, trademark and other intellectual property rights (including research data).