The IFAC-CSS Corona Control Community Project

IFAC has partnered with IEEE CSS to create a resource for members of the control community to work and collaborate on Coronavirus/Covid-19 issues. To quote IFAC President Frank Allgöwer: “The envisioned idea of such an interactive website is to provide a hub for information exchange, to share ideas and to find potential collabora-tion partners.” Check out the resources available at:

May 06, 2020 04:10 PM

VIRTUAL Council- and Related Meetings 2020

Due to the World Congress not taking place in a traditional fashion all IFAC Council- and Related meetings will be held virtually – using ZOOM.

The 21st IFAC World Congress in Berlin is approaching, and so are the administrative meetings of IFAC.

All the meetings are scheduled during those hours of the day when most participants all over the world are awake: between 1 pm and 4 pm Berlin time (GMT+2, CEST). Mostly in the week before the Congress and in the week afterwards.

Monday, July 6, 2020
Outgoing Administrative & Finance Committee meeting (H. Asama) 13:00-14:00
TC/CC Chair Training Session (C.E. Pereira) 13:00-15:00
Outgoing Policy Committee meeting (L. Pao) 14:30-16:00

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Outgoing Executive Board meeting (P. Van den Hof) 13:00-16:00
Outgoing Technical Board meeting (D. Cho) 13:00-16:00

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Outgoing Council meeting (part 1) (F. Allgöwer) 13:00-16:00

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Outgoing Council meeting (part 2) (F. Allgöwer) 13:00-16:00

Friday, July 10, 2020
Outgoing Council meeting (part 3) (F. Allgöwer) 13:00-16:00


Friday, July 17, 2020
IFAC General Assembly (GA) (F. Allgöwer) 13:00-15:00


Monday, July 20, 2020
Distinguished Lecture Program Committee meeting (I. Petersen) 13:00-14:30
Activity Funds Committee meeting (M. Bauer) 14:30-16:00

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Awards Committee meeting (KH Johansson, J. Zaytoon) 13:00-14:30
Membership Committee meeting (F. Allgöwer) 13:00-14:30
Industry Committee meeting (T. Samad) 14:30-16:00
Diversity & Inclusion Committee meeting (tbd) 14:30-16:00

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Incoming Conference Board meeting (M. Prandini) 13:00-15:00
Publications Board meeting (I. K. Craig, S. Spurgeon) 13:00-15:30

Thursday, July 23, 2020
Incoming Technical Board meeting (C.E. Pereira) 13:00-15:00
Publications Management Board meeting (T. Basar) 13:00-16:00

Friday, July 24, 2020
Incoming Council meeting (H. Asama) 13:00-16:00

Have a look at the latest IFAC meeting schedule here.

May 28, 2020 08:15 AM

2020 EECI International Graduate School on Control

co-sponsored by IFAC and IEEE CSS

Early registration!

EECI-IGSC-2020: the summaries of the courses of the IFAC and IEEE CSS co-sponsored  2020 EECI International Graduate School on Control, a series of 25 independent graduate week modules, are here and the registration will open on October 2019 is here. Deadlines for early registration to the modules M01 to M09 is 12/01/2020 and to the modules M10 to M25 is 08/03/2020.

Aug 02, 2019 08:54 AM

President's columns online available

The bimonthly President's columns about diverse IFAC topics are published online.

You can read them all under "About".

Jun 06, 2018 03:23 PM

The IFAC Story now available online

The IFAC Story is now available online on the IFAC Webpage ISBN 978-3-902823-73-1. Check out the history folder, and read more about the 60th Anniversary celebration in Toulouse.

Jul 10, 2017 10:10 AM