September 30 - October 2, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
FINAL SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The authors will receive the copyright information after their final submission is made.
Submit your FINAL document by August 31, 2018 to the IISWC-2018 submission site:
At least one author must pre-register for the symposium, and at least one author must attend the symposium to present the paper. Papers for which no
author is pre-registered will be pulled from the proceedings.
Both full papers and poster abstracts have the same requirements, with the exception of page limits.
Please use a template from the same source as the original paper submission:
2-column IEEE Proceedings style, conference version,
ensuring the following:
The submission should be in PDF format viewable by Adobe Reader.
Paper size: US Letter - 8.5 x 11.0 inches. The A4 size may NOT be used. Be sure to check the final size of the PDF from within
Adobe Reader (for example) by looking at the info in: "File>Properties>Description".
Margins: top - 0.75", bottom - 1.00", both sides - 5/8" (0.625")
Font sizes: no smaller than 10pt.
Line spacing for body text: single-spaced.
The submission must be formatted for black-and-white printers. Please make sure your figures are readable when printed in black-and-white.
Do NOT number the pages. The submission should not contain headers or footers of any type.
Page limits, total, including figures, tables, references, and appendices:
For poster abstracts: 2 pages.
For full papers: 10 pages.
First 10 pages: no charge.
Total of 11 pages: $100 due.
Total of 12 pages: $200 due.
Payment method: please be sure one author pays for the additional pages while registering for the conference.
IEEE requires authors to use a tool: https://www.pdf-express.org/ to ensure the compatibility of their documents. The steps are:
Click on "New Users - Click here" to create a new account.
Enter conference ID: 45017X and enter your email address and a new password.
Log in, enter the paper title and the pdf for checking
If the check passes, you can then submit camera-ready pdf to:
Otherwise, follow generated instructions on fixing problematic areas.
Copyright release. Before a submission can be included in the proceedings a copyright release must be created for the submission.
In the near future one or more of the authors will receive an email directly from the IEEE automated copyright release system, eCF.
Follow the directions given in that email. Note that a submission has to have a copyright release on file in order to be published
in the proceedings. Please finish the copyright release process by August 31, 2018.
No hardcopy of the release form should be sent to either IISWC or the IEEE unless otherwise requested.
Questions? Feel free to contact the Publications Chair, Luwa Matthews, via email: