The 2020 IFAC World Congress will be hosting a number of exciting competitions. Whether racing an autonomous car, flying a minidrone, or detecting faults in an industrial benchmark - challenge yourself and compete against other international teams at the World Congress. The competitions typically pose a challenging problem, which needs to be worked on and solved as a team before the IFAC World Congress. At the congress, the actual competitions will be performed at a dedicated, public competition "ring." The winners of each competition will be selected and announced during the congress in Berlin.

The following competitions will take place:

Please find information on how to participate under the links above.  Questions specific to the competitions should be directed to the respective organizers.  If you have general questions regarding the competitions at IFAC World Congress, please contact the Competitions Chair, Sebastian Trimpe at