Paper sessions

  • Submission deadline: Paper must be submitted by January 15th, 2017.

  • EXTENDED Submission deadline: Paper must be submitted by January 29th, 2017.

  • Formatting requirement: submissions must be in English, letter-sized PDF and Times New Roman is strongly encouraged.

  • Length: Papers must be no longer than 6 pages, including all figures, text and references.

  • Formatting template: The following link point to the IEEE PES conference paper template. It is recommended to use this template to produce your document (Download LATEX, Download DOCX).

  • Submission site:

  • Review: Paper submissions are reviewed by experts selected by the EVIS-2018 committee

  • Presentation guarantee: By submitting the paper, the authors guarantee that the paper will be presented at the conference by one of the authors in case the paper is accepted. Further, the presenter must register for the EVIS-2018 at one of the non-student rates offered. Failure to register before the deadline will result in withdrawal of the paper from the conference proceedings and program. Failure to present the paper by an author in person will result in the paper not appearing in USB proceedings.

Instructions for oral presentations

  1. Oral presentations will be limited to 15 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for questions and discussion.

  2. The chair of the session will have the responsibility to ensure the session stays on time.

  3. Authors must identify themselves to the session chair in the meeting room at least 5 minutes before the start of the session. Authors who fail to do so may have their presentation cancelled.

  4. Each meeting room will be equipped with a laptop computer, a projector and a screen.

  5. The aim of the oral presentation is to expose the main ideas of your paper and share new knowledge to the assistant. Therefore, you can choose text, images, graphs and photos to illustrate your presentation.

  6. Authors should bring their presentations on a USB-memory. The suggested format is Power Point.

  7. There is no limit for the number of slides. However, keep in mind the time schedule for your presentation.

  8. Oral presentation can be done in English or Spanish.

Step by Step Instructions to Submit Your Paper

  1. Go to the paper submission web site: for regular track papers.

  2. Follow the instructions and fill the forms required in the paper submission system.