Authors instructions

Guidelines for final, camera-ready papers

Paper preparation

  • Full papers should be minimum 12 pages and  maximum 35 pages (excluding references)
  • Short papers should be maximum 10 pages (excluding references)

The best papers, evaluated through a strict peer-review process, will be published by Springer in the CCIS series.

Authors should refer to these guidelines for producing full papers for peer-review and camera ready versions of their full papers.

All authors are kindly asked to follow the Springer CCIS author formatting guidelines for the preparation of their manuscripts. The Author Guidelines document summarizes how a paper should be structured, how elements (headings, figures, references) should be formatted using our predefined styles, etc. It also gives some insight on how a paper will be typeset by the publisher (in case accepted for publication in Springer).

Paper templates
Authors can download the following templates

Submission – for evaluation

Authors are required to submit their paper for peer-review evaluation via the Conference Management System by the full paper deadline set on this web-site.

Submission – camera ready (if accepted)

Authors of accepted papers are requested to submit their final, camera-ready papers, after the peer-review process, and after having addresses reviewers’ feedback, for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings, by the camera ready deadline set on this web-site. Note that only the best high-quality papers (as reviewed by the international programme committee) and that have followed the Springer template will be published in the planned Springer Volume.

The following camera ready documents must be sent to the Program Administration (

  • Final source files (MS Word in DOC or DOCX, or LaTeX, including figures) of their paper
  • Final PDF file corresponding exactly to the final source files
  • The name and e-mail address of the contact co-author who will check the proof of their paper.

Please contact the Program Administration for any further information or clarifications.