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Students paper competition


Latin American Conference on Automatic Control Students Paper Competition

Several worldwide organizations recognize students efforts for improve their work. The NOC and IPC encourage students and advisors to apply for the competition in order to improve the level of graduate/ undergraduate Control Engineering research and applications!!!!.
Students should submit their entry to the Conference as a Contributed Paper. Each student’s Faculty Advisor will be required to endorse their student’s submission by submitting a Nomination Form (download Word or PDF file of the Nomination Form) before submission. Failure to submit the accompanying Nomination Form within the submission window will invalidate the respective student paper submission for the student paper competition.
Submissions are evaluated on their originality, scientific merits, structure, and clarity of composition. All submissions will be peer-reviewed and finalists selected based on the merits of submissions and corresponding nominations.
Finalists must attend the Conference and present their papers as either a platform or poster presentation and also at a special session for the Student Paper Competition. Each Finalist will receive free conference registration. First, second and third place winners will be selected and these winners will receive partial travel support.
Information regarding the Students Competition may be obtained from the Chair of the conference (Contact)



  • ​​​Create a profile in the Conference Paper Management System or update an existing Profile
  • ​​​Submit their entry to the  Conference as a Contributed Paper 
  • ​​​​​​​Inform their advisor’s that they should also submit a Nomination form for their student’s entry. The advisor should verify student status.
  • ​​​​Upload the Nomination form. Your advisor should upload the form if he/she is a co-author on your paper. If he/she is not a co-author, you may upload the form on your advisor’s behalf. 
Papers describing either complete results of original research or a project containing a significant design element will be accepted as entries. The student should be listed as the first author and the student’s advisor as the second or the last author. Other individuals may be listed as co-authors, if appropriate. The first author will be considered the “corresponding author” and will be required to coordinate communication with the conference office and their co-authors.

A student may submit only ONE entry for the Student Paper Competition.​​​​​
Rules for manuscript preparation for the Paper must be followed as outlined on the conference web site. Please note that for a paper outlining a design project, the construction of the project, the accompanying design considerations, and verification of project success should be detailed in the paper. All papers must be within the 4 page limit.
Student Paper Competition paper submissions w​ithout a faculty advisor’s Nomination Form will not be considered in the competition. Log-in to the Paper Management System, select the link to upload the Nomination Form and complete the required fields (Note: Proposer = Advisor).  

The Review Process​

Submissions will be reviewed in the usual manner by the Conference Editorial Board for their suitability to be included in the technical program of the Conference. Those receiving high scores in the initial review will then be reviewed by the Committee to short-list the Finalists. The nomination by faculty advisors is a very important document here.
he finalists will be selected by the Committee based upon the review outcome. One (1) finalist will be selected from each of the countries participating.
Geographical units represented by fewer than five (5) authors may be combined with another group for the geographical Competition.
There will be a total of up to N finalists in the competition.

The Finalists

Each Finalist will receive complime​​​ntary Conference registration.
Each Finalist must attend the Conference and present his or her paper in the regular conference program, either as an oral or poster presentation – no substitutes will be permitted. A separate, special session for all student finalists to present their papers in slide format will be scheduled. The student finalist must present as part of the regular conference program and as part of the special SPC session. A panel of judges will carefully review each presentation. First, Second, and Third place winners will be selected based on the technical merits of the work, professionalism of the presentation, and verbal communication skills. All finalists will receive some recommendations by the SPC committee on how to best organize their presentations.
The three overall winners of the Student Paper Competition will receive an engraved plaque. All Finalists will receive Certificates of Merit and a present from Organizers.​

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