Information for authors

Manuscript Submissions

We will use Papercept/Paperplaza for ITSC2021 submissions HERE.

To submit a manuscript, you must have the following items readily available:

  • Type of Submission: You can select Regular Paper, Special Session Paper, or Workshop Paper (code for Special Session and Workshop papers will be available soon).
  • Title of the manuscript.
  • Short 200 words text-only abstract of the manuscript.
  • PINs of “ALL” co-authors (you can locate your co-authors’ PIN by following PIN link HERE).
  • Keywords: you will be prompted for 1-3 conference specific keywords during the submission process.
  • Manuscript file should be a PDF file (version 1.4 or higher), have all fonts embedded, in A4 page size, searchable, non-password protected document. Final papers sent to be part of the program of the conference MUST be format compliant according to the instructions provided HERE (shortcuts to preparing manuscript: LaTEX support and MS-Word support).

Page Limit

For the initial submission, a manuscript in US Letter format can be of 6-8 pages (including references).

For the final submission, a manuscript should be of 6 pages (including references), with 2 additional pages allowed but at an extra charge.


Every accepted paper will need one associated full registration (even for a student-authored paper) for inclusion in the conference technical program and proceedings.


All the papers submitted through Papercept (Workshops Papers, Special Sessions Papers, and Regular Session Papers) will be peer-reviewed. All the accepted papers, if they are presented at ITSC2021 (virtually or in-person), will be published in IEEE Xplore.