Submission of Papers

The technical program of the conference will feature Regular Papers and Special Session Papers. Please submit Full Draft Papers in PDF format directly through the link below by the indicated deadline for consideration for inclusion in the relevant category (special/regular paper). Please note that you should first register to create an account on the system, if not done so yet, before submitting your contribution.

Submit Paper


All papers will be peer reviewed before acceptance, and all accepted papers (subject to registration) will be published in the conference proceedings. Final accepted papers will be limited to 8 pages in length in the prescribed style and format given in the paper submission web page.

A selection of presented papers will also be recommended for possible publication in reputable international journals.


Authors should follow these templates for their contributions: LaTeX and MS Word

Presentation guidelines and time plan:

Format of Oral Presentations:

Regular presentations: A 20-minutes slot is allocated to each regular oral presentation, of which 15 minutes are assigned to the presentation, 3 minutes to discussion and 2 minutes to changing sessions.

Plenary presentations: A 50-minutes slot is allocated to plenary presentations, of which 40 minutes are assigned to the presentation, up to 8 minutes for discussion and 2 minutes for changing sessions.

Presenters and sessions chairs are advised to observe the above format strictly.

Important Dates

Proposals for Workshops / special sessions 21 December 2016
Submission of full draft Papers / Posters (extended) 01 20 February 2017
Notification of Paper / Poster Acceptance 01 April 2017
Submission of Final (accepted) Papers / Posters 01 May 2017
Early Bird Registration (reduced fee) 03 May 2017
Preliminary Program 05 July 2017
Conference 11-13 September 2017