Submissions Guidelines

Full papers should be at most 16 pages (using 11-point font) including the bibliography. Position papers, as well as extended abstract and contributed talks, should be up to 8 pages (using 11-point font). Committee members are not required to read the appendices, so the paper should be intelligible without them. All submissions must be written in English. Authors must submit their papers by the deadline indicated below, using the EasyChair web site (using the link and following the requirements stated there. All papers will be refereed. The submitted contribution should be formatted according to Springer’s LNCS style. Submissions by PhD students as well as surveys and controversial ideas are encouraged. Case studies (successful or not) are also encouraged.

Authors should indicate whether their paper is a “position paper” to differentiate them from regular ones (you mention “Position paper” in the title).


Proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. At least one author of each accepted paper must register to the symposium, by the date indicated by the organizers, and present the paper.

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Symposium date/place:
3rd-5th November 2014, Montréal, Canada

Submission deadline:
August 11th, 2014,

Acceptance Notification:
September 7th, 2014

Camera ready:
September 15th, 2014