International program committee


  • Hector Budman (CAN), IPC chair
  • Ilse Smets (BEL), IPC co-chair
  • Krister Forsman (SWE), IPC industrial co-chair

Area Co-Chairs

  • Juergen Hahn (USA). Model based Control
  • Manabu Kano (JPN). Modelling and System Identification
  • Vinay Kariwala (IND). Process Optimization and Plantwide Control
  • Maria Klapa (GRE). Metabolic Engineering and Systems Biology
  • Ahmet Palazoglu (USA). Performance and Fault monitoring
  • Gabriele Pannocchia (ITA). Batch Processes
  • Marie-Noëlle Pons (FRA). Environmental and Energy biosystems
  • Udo Reichl (GER). Bioreactor Technology
  • Lakshminarayanan Samavedham (SGP). Process Planning and Scheduling

IPC Members

Dycops stream

  • Frank Allgöwer (GER)
  • Mazen Alamir (FRA)
  • Jesus Alvarez (MEX)
  • Jie Bao (AUS)
  • Don Bartusiak (USA)
  • Dominique Bonvin (CHE)
  • Wayne Bequette (USA)
  • Richard Braatz (USA)
  • Eduardo Camponogara (BRA)
  • Denis Dochain (BEL)
  • Sebastian Engell (GER)
  • Rolf Findeisen (GER)
  • Bjarne Foss (NOR)
  • Furong Gao (CHN)
  • Martin Guay (CAN)
  • Ravi Gudi (IND)
  • Biao Huang (CAN)
  • Lars Imsland (NOR)
  • Alf Isaksson (SWE)
  • Nitin Kaistha (IND)
  • Jay H. Lee (KOR)
  • Jong-Min Lee (KOR)
  • Tao Liu (CHN)
  • Cesar de Prada (ESP)
  • Stratos Pistikopoulos (USA)
  • S. Joe Qin (USA)
  • Claudio Scali (ITA)
  • Sirish Shah (CAN)
  • Sigurd Skogestad (NOR)
  • Moses Tade (AUS)

Biosystems stream

  • Julio Banga (ESP)
  • Nadi Bar (NOR)
  • Olivier Bernard (FRA)
  • Anton van Boxtel (NLD)
  • Eric Bullinger (GER)
  • Benoit Chachuat (GBR)
  • Francesco Corona (FIN)
  • Jakob K. Huusom (DEN)
  • Brian Ingalls (CAN)
  • Elling W. Jacobsen (SWE)
  • Jaime Moreno (MEX)
  • Michela Mulas (FIN)
  • Michel Perrier (CAN)
  • Jesús Picó (ESP)
  • Isabelle Queinnec (FRA)
  • Isabel Rocha (POR)
  • Ivan Simeonov (BGR)
  • Hong Yue (UK)

The two videos showed during the conference are available on youtube, here: Day 1 and 2, and Conference dinner and day 3.

The final program is now available at (PDF version).

The registration pages, including workshop registration, are now open.

Authors of papers accepted for poster presentation should prepare a 3 min oral presentation for the conference, in addition to the poster.


29 OCT 2015 (Extended!)
Submission of draft paper and invited session proposals

15 FEB 2016
Acceptance Notification

18 MAR 2016 (Extended!)
Submission of final papers

15 APR 2016
Final program available


Early bird registration deadline is April 1st. More information here.


Reserve your rooms before May 1st (subject to availability) to receive conference rates. More information here.

Gold sponsor: Gemini Center PROST – Advanced Process Control, at NTNU and SINTEF.

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