Submission Guidelines

Initial Submission (closed)

When you are ready with your paper, please submit your PDF-formatted paper through ICWT 2017 EasyChair paper submission.

Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers of 4 to 6 pages (including tables, figures and references) in the IEEE Conference template. All submissions should be written in English. Please prepare your A4 paper in accordance to IEEE guidelines at

Please be noted that the conference uses double-blind review process, so that author name(s) and affiliation(s) MUST NOT be written in the initial paper. This is required to ensure the fairness in reviewing process.


Camera-Ready Submission (closed)

  • The author(s) of accepted paper(s) MUST submit the revised paper(s) with author’s names and affiliations, in English, of 4-6 pages in standard IEEE two-column format only. Do not ADD any page numbering, header or footer (other than the copyright info below).
  • Please ADD the following copyright notice to the bottom of left column at the first page only:
    978-1-5090-6419-9/17/$31.00 ©2017 IEEE

    • MSWord users can use: ‘Insert’ -> ‘Text box’, insert the copyright notice above (10 pts. Times New Roman, boldface) in the textbox, and place the box (without border) at the bottom left on the first page.
    • Latex users can add the following code just before \begin{document} for the copyright notice to show up.
      \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{\textbf{ 978-1-5090-6419-9/17/\$31.00~\copyright2017 IEEE} \hfill}
      \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}
  • Before submitting papers, please use the IEEE pdf eXpress tool (Conference ID: 41399x) to convert your source file into IEEExplore compliant PDF File or to check if your own PDF file is IEEExplore compliant. It is important to note that submitting a file to IEEE PDF eXpress is only for creation of a compliant PDF file, you MUST still submit your final paper through your EasyChair account.
  • Your camera ready paper MUST be accompanied by a properly filled and signed IEEE Copyright Transfer Form which can be obtained from IEEE website: You can download the form, fill and sign it, then scan the signed form into a PDF file, name the PDF file with the paper number (for example, yy-copyrightform.PDF, yy is the number of paper). Please send the PDF file of scanned Copyright Transfer Form to icwt(dot)info(at)gmail(dot)com.


How to use the IEEE pdf eXpress tool

First-time users should do the following procedure:
1. Login into the IEEE pdf eXpress TM site.
2. Select the “New Users – Click Here” link
3. Enter the following data:
41399x for the conference ID
– your email address
– a password
4. Continue to enter information as prompted.
5. A confirmation will be displayed and a confirmation email will be sent verifying your account setup.

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