Workshop Authors Guidelines


Deadline to register and upload final papers: March 10, 2016

Steps to register and upload final papers: 
  1. Register to the Tutorials and Workshops for the day of the Workshop (Monday 23 May 2016 or Friday 27 May 2016)   >> Click to register <<
  2. Upload the registration code and the copyright form
  3. Upload the final paper in EDAS

All final submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of six (6) printed pages (10-point font) including figures without incurring additional page charges (maximum 1 additional page with overlength page charge of USD100 if accepted). Papers exceeding 7 pages will not be accepted at EDAS.
When preparing your final manuscript, please pay also attention to the following:
  • If your paper has been prepared using Microsoft Word, please ensure that you have used the most current version which will help reduce word-to-pdf conversion issues such as embedded fonts, bookmarks, etc.
  • No page numbers and no headers/footers
  • Use non-zero PDF top and bottom margins (typically at least 0.5 inches/12.7 mm) to help indicate if there are any page numbers. 
Final papers upload via EDAS:
Authors would use the upload link (file folder icon) at "My papers" on EDAS. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid and the standard IEEE copyright transfer form must be completed and uploaded prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper. In order to upload your paper you are required to provide your registration confirmation number and adding "16ICC" at the end of it.
Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats are found here:
You can also use the sample template for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter.

Please contact Publication Chair Mahamod Ismail ( if you have any questions about submitting your manuscripts. 

If you need to request a substitute presenter for your paper other than one of the co-authors, please fill out the form.  All requests must be received by Friday, 13 May 2016.  After May 13, the substitute presenter will be imposed an additional US $100 and possible additional fees depending upon the new registrant's membership status for each request.  
CO AUTHOR TRANSFER   All requests for Co-author registration transfers must be submitted to  and received by Friday, 13 May 2016.   After May 13, there will be a US $100 transfer fee imposed and possible additional fees depending upon the new registrant's membership status for each request.
To be published in the IEEE ICC 2016 Conference Proceedings and to be eligible for publication in IEEE Xplore, an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the FULL or LIMITED (member or non-member) rate and the paper must be presented by an author of that paper at the conference unless the TPC Chair grants permission for a substitute presenter in advance of the event and who is qualified both to present and answer questions.