Frequently Asked Questions

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1. General

Q1.1) When will the conference program start and end?
A1.1) The scientific program of ICCS 2017 will start on June 12 and end on June 14, 2017.

Q1.2) ICCS 2017 Proceedings are indexed by … ?
A1.2) The prodeedings are published by Elsevier in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series and indexed by Scopus, ScienceDirect, and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation (former ISI Proceedings) – an integrated index within Web of Science. The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers.
Procedia Computer Science is hosted at and at the ScienceDirect content platform , and will be freely available worldwide.

Q1.3) Travel Visas to Switzerland
A1.3) If you need a travel visa to Switzerland, we will be glad to issue an invitation letter to support your visa application.
This will only be done when your registration to ICCS 2017 has been completed (included payment).
All details will be available on the Invitation Letters & Visas webpage.

Q1.4) Will my paper be published if I don’t attend the conference?
A1.4) In order for a paper to be published it must have one conference registration associated with it. We strongly recommend that you also attend the conference, but if due to unforeseen circumstances you are unable to attend, your paper will still appear in the proceedings if you have registered (incl. payment). Papers without an associated registration completed before or on the author registration deadline will not appear in the proceedings.

Q1.5) How does the selection process for the Journal of Computational Science (JoCS) work?
A1.5) After the conference, the top conference papers are invited to submit extended versions to the special issue of the Journal of Computational Science – JoCS. Each workshop nominates one paper for this special issue; additionally, the top 10% of the Main Track papers are pre-selected based on the reviewers’ reports and recommendations. Then the conference organizers together with the JoCS Editorial Board select the papers that best fit the journal. For the 2015 edition we have published 25 papers:

2. Paper Submissions

Q2.1) Can I have more than 10 pages? Can I buy extra pages?
A2.1) No, you cannot. The page count includes everything, including affiliations, e-mail addresses, acknowledgements, references, figures and figure captions.

Q2.2) Must I really complete all the information on my paper on the upload page?
A2.2) Yes, please do, and make sure it is correct and complete. This information will also be used directly in creating the Author list for the proceedings and the information on the conference schedule.

Q2.3) What is my paper number?
A2.3) You will be able to obtain your paper number by logging into Easychair.

Q2.4) I want to submit more than one paper to ICCS – how should I do it?
A2.4) For each paper go to the Easychair submission page and create a new submission entry for the appropriate track or workshop. Never submit two separate papers as one submission entry.

Q2.5) Where do I find the paper templates?
A2.5) Please register and log into Easychair. Then go to the ICCS submission page and select “New submission”.
The templates are available in the top right corner (“Submission templates” link).

Papers should be based on unpublished, original work and must be submitted to ICCS only.

3. Registration

Q3.1) I have two or more papers in ICCS – how do I register them?
A3.1) The basic author registration includes one paper. When you register, you will be able to include extra papers at a discount rate. The Registration page will have everything you need to know when we get closer to the notification deadline.

Q3.2) I am a student – do I get a reduced registration fee?
A3.2) We do have a student rate, see the Registration page once registrations open.

Q3.3) When will registration information be available?
A3.3) Registration will open immediately after the notification of acceptance.

4. Presentations and Posters

Q4.1) How much time do I have for my presentation?
A4.1) Normally you have 20 minutes (including questions) for a full oral presentation. For a short presentation, you have 10 minutes in total. This is for the Main Track. Presentation times for workshops can vary. Please contact the chair of the relevant workshop for confirmation.

Q4.2) Are there any format requirements for presentations?
A4.2) Please use powerpoint or pdf slide formats. We do not have any specific templates.
We do not have facilities for multiple screen presentations, video tapes etc.

Q4.3) What are the requirements for posters?
A4.3) The maximum size is A0 paper format (portrait).

Q4.4) How do I find my paper in the schedule?
A4.4) A conference program will be published after the author registration deadline.