The 12th IFAC Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM 2024)

Hyatt Regency Toronto, July 14-17, 2024

The International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) is pleased to announce the 12th IFAC Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM 2024) that will be held in Toronto, July 14-17, 2024. The International Program Committee is preparing an exciting scientific program that explores recent advances in the control of chemical, biochemical and related process systems. Both academic and industrial control engineers will have the opportunity to present their work and exchange research ideas with colleagues from across the globe.

The ADCHEM Symposium is held every 3 years, with the most recent taking place in Venice (2021), Shenyang (2018), and Whistler (2015), with a typical attendance of approximately 250 attendees.

Main topics for the symposium include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Model-Based Control
  • Big Data Analytics and Process Monitoring
  • Modeling and Identification
  • Energy, Water and Sustainability
  • Scheduling and Optimization

Important Dates

Symposium details and dates:

Event Due Date
Submission Site Opens July 2023
Invited Session Proposal due November 24, 2023
Regular Papers, Invited Session Papers, and Industrial Extended Abstracts due December 2, 2023
Pre-Conference Workshop Proposals due December 2, 2023
Notification of Acceptance End of February 2024
Final Submission of all Contributions March 31, 2024
Conference July 14-17, 2024

Conference Location

The IFAC ADCHEM 2024 Symposium will be held in Toronto, 14-17 July 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto.

Toronto is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city, renowned for its international flavor and inspiring diversity. It is Canada’s largest city and a world leader in business, finance, technology, entertainment, and culture. One of the world’s top convention cities, there’s something for everyone. You’ll find a friendly population, worldfamous gastronomy, and an atmosphere of celebration!

Address: 370 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1J9

Registration Fees

Online registration is now open. The early bird rate is in effect until May 15, 2024.

IFAC Foundation Support for Young Authors from Developing Countries

The IFAC Foundation is providing funding to the IFAC ADCHEM 2024 Symposium to waive the registration fees of a number of young authors from developing countries. For further detail see the Developing Countries - Young Author Support page.


Hyatt Regency Toronto

The negotiated group rate at Hyatt Regency Toronto is 259$/night. Please note that there is only a limited number of rooms available at this rate. To book your accommodation, click here.

More information on other nearby options coming soon.

Discover the excitement of Downtown Toronto’s Entertainment District, steps from the business and financial district and all that makes the city a vibrant destination. With easy access to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, you can also explore the CN Tower, Rogers Centre, Royal Ontario Museum, and Princess of Wales Theatre. Enjoy the fashionable shopping and dining scene within walking distance of our hotel. At the Hyatt Regency, you are immersed in the creative urban energy of Toronto.

Toronto Hyatt Regency
Toronto Hyatt Regency


For questions and help during the conference, please see the contact page.

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