Abstract Preparation

Prospective authors should submit the full paper, including figures, tables and references. Shorter submissions may be automatically rejected. The paper must include a scope or introduction of the paper and the results and findings, emphasizing new advances, theories and/or applications so that the program committee will be able to understand the originality and the value of the work. The paper must be formatted as follows:

  • Paper: US-letter or A4 paper
  • Margins: 1 inch (2.5 cm) on top, bottom, left and right sides

For your convenience, the Style Manual and Conference Paper templates in various formats are available through the following links:

Style Manual

Paper Templates

The Conference Proceedings will be included in the IEEE Interactive Electronic Library (IEL) as part of IEEE Xplore. All authors who have been accepted must register for the conference and attend the conference to present their paper. Authors who do not attend the conference to present their papers, or arrange for a co-author or knowledgeable colleague to present their paper in the absence of the primary author, will not have their paper published in the IEEE IEL and IEEE Xplore, per latest IEEE policy.


Deadline for submission of papers: Extended to May 8, 2011 April 11, 2011
Acceptance notice and WiP paper submission deadline: June 20, 2011 May 24, 2011
Final written materials to be published in proceedings: July 31, 2011 July 18, 2011

Author Registration

Each lead author must visit the EDAS web site and establish an account with a username and password. The lead author then logs in to the EDAS system to actually submit the paper via the following steps:

  1. Visit edas.info and click the New User button.
  2. Create your profile. Only the five fields with the red asterisk are required. These fields are first & last name, affiliation (company or organization), country, e-mail address, and status. When the fields are filled in, check the Privacy Policies box and click the Add Person button. (note: if you select USA as the country, you will get a message asking for your state)
  3. You will receive an e-mail containing your password. Your email address and the given password must later be used to access the system during the following steps, so be careful to remember it.
  4. You can then return to the EDAS log-in page and change your assigned password to one that is easier to remember. To do this, click on the My Profile tab, and then click on change your password. Be sure to record your user name, password and ID number for later reference.

Submission of Papers

Please login at the eads.info login page and follow the following steps:

  1. Type in the title of the paper in the block and give a five line description of your paper. Then select the topic area(s) your paper falls under best. (note: This will help in choosing the reviewers. The paper will be uploaded later)
  2. Click the Submit button.
  3. The next page you see will have a large green check mark and a statement that the paper was registered. The last row says Manuscript, and has an icon of a yellow folder next to it. You can upload the paper by clicking the My Papers tab at the top of the screen, and then select the upload icon on the same row as the name of your paper. The upload icon (third column from the right) will open a dialog box that will enable you to select and upload the paper file via the web or via FTP.
Problems in preparing and submitting your paper? Further Information?
Contact the ISPCS Administrator:
Rachel Edmunds
Conference Catalysts, LLC