Symposium on Systems Theory in Data and Optimization

University of Stuttgart, Germany, Sep 30 – Oct 2, 2024​

Developing Countries - Young Author Support.

The IFAC Foundation invites young authors who are giving papers at SysDO to  apply for Developing Countries – Young Author Support consisting of waive of registration fees.

A person is eligible for support if the person meets all of the following criteria:

  • The person must be an author of a technical paper which has been accepted at the Symposium.
  • The person must be younger than 30 years during the Symposium.
  • The person must not be a citizen of a high-income country/region and must not be affiliated to or supported by an institution in a high-income country/region. High-income countries are those included in the attached list.

Please Note

  • A funding is provided by the IFAC Foundation to the SysDO to waive the registration fees of a number of applications that can be supported.
  • Submission of an application represents no guarantee that funding will be given.
  • Only one author per paper can be supported.
  • Recipients must register in advance for the symposium. Travel, accommodation, visa and insurance costs remain the responsibility of the recipient.
  • Presentation of the paper at the congress by the successful applicant is a requisite for support.
  • Award recipients must write a short report (a few lines) about their work, paper title, and stating what the attendance meant to them, and what they learnt. The recipients give their consent that the report together with their picture and a brief bio will be uploaded on the Foundation website.

Important Dates

Deadline for Applications: May 12, 2024

Applicants notified: August 12, 2024

Application Instructions

Complete the application form, and send it via e-mail to Julian Berberich (by May 12, 2024), with proof of citizenship (i.e. copy of passport).

Application Form