Authors are required to submit an extended abstract in order to check if the proposed topic fits within the scope of the Conference. Abstracts should be written in English.

The extended abstract is strictly limited to two pages and it should highlight the novel aspects of the work, indicating the relevance of the paper to the Conference topics. You can prepare your extended abstract using the template provided below and submit it in pdf or word format.

In order to classify your work, ONLY ONE conference topic should be introduced when preparing the extended abstract.

Abstract template: abstract_jcm2018ct.doc


Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to prepare a full paper, which will undergo a double blind review.

Papers must be written in English, must contain between six (6) and ten (10) pages and should be prepared using the template provided (see below). Maximum four (4) extra pages will be allowed with an extra fee of 10€ per page. Please, do not alter the formatting and style layouts, which have been set up in the template document.

Full paper template: fullpaper_jcm2018ct.doc

All papers must be submitted electronically in Word format using the conference management system Easy Chair. Please leave out names and affiliations of the authors as well as the contact details in this version.

Please use the following EasyChair JCM2018 link to create an account and register as Author:  https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=jcm2018


Once the revision is received, please, prepare the final version of your manuscript by using the same fullpaper_JCM2018.doc template that was previously used. The paper must continue being BLIND (with no authors or affiliations). This is mandatory in order to warranty anonymity during the journal selection process.

It should be uploaded into the Easychair platform up to May 18th 2018 (included) according to the instructions provided in the following link: Upload-Revised-Paper-JCM18.pdf


Authors, when upload the full version of manuscript, must fill the form ‘Consent to Publish’ by Springer, that can be found below. The form must be downloaded, compiled in all fields and signed in original by corresponding author. Finally it must be scanned and returned together with the manuscript through Easy Chair.

Consent to Publish: Consent-to-Publish_JCM2018 (NEW).doc