Guidelines for Final Paper Submission

Paper Format

To ensure a proper formatting of your paper, please use the style files for U.S. Letter Size available at (there are templates in both LaTeX and Word): IEEE Paper Tempaltes in Ms-Word & LaTeX.

Final accepted papers must be submitted and the corresponding registration fees must be paid by Sept 30th, 2018

PDF Instructions for Authors

Before Creating a PDF
  •    Please do not add a copyright notice because this will be added during the production of the proceedings.
  •    Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision.

Creating your PDF eXpress Account

Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpress, First-time users should do the following:
  •    Select the New Users – Click Here link.
  •    Enter the following:
    •          40388X for the Conference ID
    •          your email address
    •          a password
  •    Continue to enter information as prompted.

An online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

Note:Previous users of PDF eXpress or IEEE PDF eXpress Plus need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.

Copyright Form

After uploading the final version of your accepted paper, the website will take you to the IEEE Copyright Transfer website. The online electronic Copyright transfer form called eCF needs to be completed and submitted in order for your paper to be included in the proceedings.

Note:If you are not automatically directed to the online electronic copyright transfer form after uploading the final version of your paper, please have the completed IEEE Copyright Form, found here, and email it to:

Please don't forget to indicate your paper number as well as "copyright form" in the subject of your email message.

No paper can be published in the proceedings without being accompanied by a Completed IEEE Copyright Transfer Form. You must complete and submit this form to have your paper included in the conference proceedings.