Q1.1) When will the conference program start and end?
A1.1) The scientific program of ICCS 2023 will start on July 3 and end on July 5, 2023.
Q1.2) ICCS Proceedings are indexed by …?
A1.2) The prodeedings are published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series and indexed by Scopus, EI Engineering Index, Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (included in ISI Web of Science), and several other indexing services. The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers.
Q1.3) Travel Visas to Czechia
A1.3) If you need a travel visa to Czechia, we will be glad to issue an invitation letter to support your visa application.
This will be possible only after your registration and payment have been completed..
All details will be available (once registration opens) 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 be included in the proceedings, provided you registered (incl. payment). Papers without an associated registration completed by the author registration deadline will not be included 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 will be invited to submit extended versions to a special issue of the Journal of Computational Science – JoCS. Each thematic track 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 2021 edition, as an example, we published 22 papers.
Q1.6) In which time zone are ICCS deadlines?
A1.6) Conference deadlines are in the CET (Central European Time) time zone.
2. Paper Submissions and Reviewing
Q2.1) Can I have more than 15 pages? Can I buy extra pages?
A2.1) You can neither exceed the 15-page limit nor buy extra pages. The page count includes everything, including affiliations, e-mail addresses, acknowledgements, references, figures and figure captions, and any appendices.
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 authors list for the proceedings as well as 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. Never submit two separate papers as a single submission entry.
Q2.5) Where do I find the paper templates?
A2.5) Please log into Easychair. Then go to the ICCS submission page and select “New submission”. The templates are available on the top right corner (“Submission templates” link). The templates are also available on the conference website.
Q2.6) My paper has supplementary files (e.g. video demo). Where do I upload these files?
A2.6) Please upload your supplementary files to an online storage service of your choice and provide a link to the files in the paper.
Q2.7) My submission is of the “abstract-only” type. How many pages can I have?
A2.7) Abstract-only submissions are limited to 2 (two) pages, including any references and appendices.
Q2.8) Which reviewing model does ICCS use? Single-blind, double-blind, or other?
A2.8) ICCS uses a single-blind reviewing model. When submitting your paper, you don’t need to remove any information pertaining to authors and affiliations.
Papers should be based on unpublished, original work and must be submitted to ICCS only.
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 up to two 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 for in-person participants, see the Registration page once registration opens.
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 Q&A) for a full oral presentation. For a short presentation, you have 10 minutes in total. This is for the Main Track. Presentation times for thematic tracks can vary. Please contact the chair of the relevant track 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, in portrait orientation. Other than this constraint, you are completely free to use your own poster template.
Q4.4) How do I find my paper in the schedule?
A4.4) The conference program will be published 3-4 weeks after the author registration deadline.