28-29 June 2018 | Sichuan Energy Internet Research Institute (SCEIRI), Tsinghua University, Chengdu, China 


How to submit

Key dates 

 Abstract submission deadline  06 November 2017  01 Dec. 2017
 Notification of abstract acceptance   27 November 2017  22 Dec. 2017
 Submission of full papers  12 January 2018  22 Jan. 2018
 Notification of full paper acceptanceŒ  05 March 2018
 Requested rework paper submission deadline  19 March 2018
 Early bird registration deadline  31 March 2018
 Paper modification deadlineŽ  16 April 2018
 Author registration deadline  30 April 2018
 Conference date   28~29 June 2018

Œ Author will receive notification by email or phone regardless of acceptance or rejection of your abstract/ full paper. If no email or phone call is received after the author notification date, please check your junk email inbox or contact the IET to confirm the status of your paper. 

 Papers requested to be reworked should be submitted in the method mentioned in the notification email by this deadline, in order to be reconsidered for acceptance.

Ž Modifications to the paper (author/title/presentation type etc.) must be made through the paper review system by 23:59 of this date (Beijing time). Any modifications made beyond this date CANNOT be guaranteed to be shown on the final event programme.

The organising committee encourages authors to submit abstracts focusing on real business case studies/scenarios, innovative tools and techniques and report on work completed or nearing final stages, or efforts that have concluded with an important unexpected outcome of interest. Any sales pitches will be rejected.

The submission process (Abstract)

Authors wishing to submit papers and present at ACDC 2018 Conference are required to submit an abstract for consideration by the Conference’s Technical Programme Committee.

Following a review of abstracts, authors of accepted paper will be invited to submit a full paper which will also be reviewed. Successful authors will be invited to attend and present their work at ACDC 2018 Conference.

Writing & Submitting an abstract 

  • Download abstract template  
  • Abstracts are required for all submissions. Abstracts must be submitted using the template form provided. Please ensure all text/diagrams fit within the template and use Times New Roman or Arial font, size 10 and the abstract shall not exceed 200 words
  • The working language of the conference is English, which will be used for all printed material, presentations and discussion 
  • When inserting special characters in text use the ‘Insert Symbol’ function from the top menu
  • If you are submitting more than one abstract you can use the same email address and password for each abstract 
  • Your preferred topic area is chosen from the conference technical scope (The technical programme committee reserves the right to change the authors' choice of topic area) 

The Step-by-step Guide 

Step 1 – Register as a new user

Step 2 – Submit your abstract

  • Access online submission system 
  • Log-in using your username and password 
  • Click on the link > “Click here to make a new submission” 
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and complete all fields in the three step process 
  • After completing all the steps, you will be directed to a summary screen and sent a confirmation email containing your submission reference number which will need to be used in any correspondence with the organizers 
  • Done! 

Where will your paper be published?

The successful authors will:

  • Present their papers at the ACDC 2018 Conference 
  • Have their final paper published in the official conference proceedings 
  • Have their final papers published on IET Digital Library and IEEE Xplore 
  • Have their papers indexed by IET Inspec and submitted to Ei Compendex for consideration for indexing 

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