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Instructions for Paper Submission 

Instructions for Paper Submission 

The Technical Programme Committee (TPC) welcomes and encourages the submission of original, unpublished, clear, accurate and relevant papers in any of the 7 topic areas listed in the technical scope page.  

The ECOC or other associated societies cannot meet any travelling or subsistence expenses for authors, either prior to or during the conference.


Important Dates
  • Deadline for paper submission: April 22, 2016
  • Notification of acceptance: June 10, 2016
  • Registration deadline accepted authors: July 30, 2016
  • Submission Deadline for Post Deadline Papers: September 6, 2016


Successful authors and accepted papers: general rules
  • Successful authors have to register for the conference with at least one author's registration (non-refundable registration fee) on or before 30 July 2016 in order to have their paper included in the conference proceedings.
  • The accepted papers will be published as part of the Technical Digest, complete with ISBN reference number and available to all conference delegates. After the conference, the accepted papers will be referenced on widely-distributed scientific databases (IEEE Xplore) and can be downloaded from there.
  • Authors will present their paper(s) by an oral or poster presentation. Papers that are not presented will not be indexed on IEEE Xplore.
  • Authors from the most highly-ranked papers will be invited to publish an extended version of their work into a special issue of Journal of Lightwave Technology after the conference.


Paper Submission Guidelines

During upload authors are asked to choose one of the following paper Topic: 

1) Fibres, Fibre Devices and Fibre Amplifiers
2) Waveguide and Optoelectronic Devices
3) Digital and Optical Signal Processing
4) Subsystems for Optical Networking and Datacoms
5) Point-to-Point Transmission Systems
6) Core, Metro and Data Center Networks
7) Access, Local Area and Home Networks


Prospective authors should submit a three-page summary


Paper submission procedure using EDAS
  • Logging in to EDAS
    Using EDAS requires logging in first. If you already have an account, enter your email address (or your numeric EDAS ID#) and password in the fields on the form on the EDAS home page.
    If you do not know whether you have an account on this EDAS system, try entering your email address or name. EDAS will check for your account and let you know whether it knows about you.
    If you have an account but have forgotten your password, you can reset your Password
    If you do not yet have an account on the EDAS system, click on the link there to "create your new user account". Fill in the resulting form and then click on the "New User" button there. Mandatory fields are listed in red; optional fields are listed in black. The password for accessing the EDAS system will be sent to you via email. Once you receive your password, you should return to EDAS and log in.


  • Registering your Paper
    After logging in to EDAS, you should see the web form for registering your paper submission. Fill in the form:
    Enter the name of the first author, then later on you will have to add all the co-authors.
    Enter each author using either their EDAS identifier or their last name.
    Each author must be registered in EDAS; if an author is not yet registered in EDAS, you will be prompted for the information to register them.
    You must also select one of the authors to be the correspondence author.
    Enter the title and abstract of the paper.
    Select the topic from the list of paper topics that best classify your paper. 
    Once you have filled in all information for your paper, click on the "Submit" button at the bottom of that page. This will show you a page that acknowledges your paper's registration.


  • Uploading your Paper
    After registering your paper submission, you must upload your actual paper. 
    To upload your paper right after registering your submission, simply  follow EDAS instructions on the acknowledgement page.
    After you return to your ECOC 2016 EDAS homepage, you will see your uploaded paper. If you click on the paper number, you will see the paper details. If you click on the paper under "Manuscript", you will see the PostScript or PDF version that you uploaded.  

  • Revising your Paper or Account
    After you have submitted your paper, you can revise your submission at any time before the paper submission deadline. The system is then closed for Review. 
    You can also revise your own EDAS account information from your ECOC 2016 EDAS Homepage. To do so, click on the link at the top to edit your profile.




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