Important Dates

Special Session Proposals:
January 8, 2016


Paper submission:
January 8, 21 January 28, 2016


Acceptance Notification:
March 15 March 20, 2016


Final Submission:
April 10 April 17, 2016


Date of Workshop:
May 30 - June 1, 2016


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June 10, 2016
Pictures of WODES' 16 can be found in Gallery.


March 29, 2016
The registration is now open.


January 20, 2016
Due to many requests, the initial submission deadline is January 8, 21 extended to January 28, 2016.


December 22, 2015
Due to the requests of authors, the deadline of the initial submission is now extended to January 21, 2016.


December 12, 2015
Plentary Speakers are now available.


December 5, 2015
Special Sessions are now available.


November 7, 2015
The submission site is now open.


April 1, 2015
The website is available.


The workshop will be held in Wyndham Grand Xian South Hotel


Pictures of WODES' 16 can be found in Gallery.

Best Student Paper Award Winner and Finalists

List of Volunteers


Welcome to WODES 2016, Xi'an, China
May 30– June 1, 2016

Xian, China

The 13th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems will be held at Wyndham Grand Hotel, Xi'an, China, May 30 – June 1, 2016.


It will provide researchers from different fields (control theoreticians and control engineers, software engineers and computer scientists, operations research specialists) with an opportunity to exchange information and new ideas, and to discuss new developments in the field of DES theory and application.


Xi'an is a beautiful city with a long history. Founded over 3,000 years ago, it is the oldest of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China. In particular, it was the capital for the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Qin, Han, and Tang. Xi'an is the eastern end point of the Silk Road and home to the world-famous Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Today it is a modern city, capital of the Shaanxi province with over 8 million inhabitants. Xi’an is one of the most important cities in China for higher education with over 40 universities and over 1 million students.


Wyndham Grand Xian South is a world-class hotel that opened on August 26th, 2014. It is situated at the key position of the famous tourism site ‘Great Tang All Day Mall’ in Xi'an, just minutes away from Dayan Pagoda, and many famous historic heritage sites. Designed with both contemporary style and traditional Chinese architectural influence, it provides elegant and functional meeting and pre-function space.