Some conference photos can be downloaded here

General information

The international symposium A Celebration of the Field of Systems and Control will take place at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, on September 9-11, 2009.

There will be a single stream of invited presentations during the three days when the symposium is held. The symposium is being organized on the occasion of two milestones in the careers of Chris Byrnes and Anders Lindquist.

Symposium location

The symposium will be held in Hall E1, the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). A map of the KTH campus can be found here. KTH is located in the northeastern part of the Stockholm city area. It can conveniently be reached by the red subway line, at subway stop "Tekniska Högskolan". Detailed information on different ways to travel to Stockholm and to KTH can be found here.

List of speakers

The following distinguished researchers have accepted our invitation to give a speech.

Participation and registration

People in both academia and industry are welcome to attend the symposium. All participants (except the invited speakers) are requested to register for the conference first. A registration fee of SEK 2000 will be charged to cover partially the costs. The registration fee covers lunches during the conference dates and banquet dinner.

For registration please send an e-mail to malund at kth dot se with your registration information:

your full name, university/organization with full address, telephone number by August 15.

Please make a deposit of SEK 2 000 to the bank account of Royal Institute of Technology by September 1, 2009.

Travel and accommodation

All attendees should make their own travel and hotel arrangements. The only exception is that the organizers will take care of the hotel booking for the invited speakers. A listing of hotels near KTH can be found here. A more detailed information can be found here.


The program can be found here.


A Festschrift will be published by Springer as a hardcover independent book tentatively titled "Three Decades of Progress in Systems and Control". Our plan is to have it available by CDC 2009 in Shanghai.

Organizing committee