Important Information

The Conference Proceedings will be included in the IEEE Interactive Electronic Library (IEL) as part of IEEE Xplore. All authors who have been accepted must register for the conference and attend the conference to present their paper. Authors who do not attend the conference to present their papers, or arrange for a co-author or knowledgeable colleague to present their paper in the absence of the primary author, will not have their paper published in the IEEE IEL and IEEE Xplore, per IEEE policy.

IEEE reserves the right to exclude a submission from distribution after the conference, including exclusion from IEEE Xplore, if the submission does not meet IEEE standards for scope and/or quality. Articles excluded from further distribution shall be archived by IEEE but shall not be indexed or appear on IEEE Xplore.

Accepted Abstracts: Final Manuscript Submission (Posters)

1. Generate an IEEE Xplore compatible manuscript using PDF Xpress

All final manuscripts must be generated using the PDF Xpress tool.

To generate the IEEE Xplore compatible PDF file of your paper, follow these steps:

  1. Create your IEEE PDF eXpress account:
  2. Conference ID: 36433X
  3. The first time you access the system, please follow the link to new user. Please note that in order to access the service, you need to allow the use of cookies from the PDF eXpress web site. Once you have registered as a new user:
  4. Upload the source file (containing your paper) for conversion.
  5. Receive by e-mail the IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF of your paper.

2. Upload your Xplore compatible PDF manuscript to EDAS

  •  Log in at
  •  Hover over the "My..." tab, and select "My Papers."
  •  Select the paper title you wish to upload the manuscript for to be directed to the paper record
  •  Specify the presenter and complete the presenter's biography form

Please declare who will be presenting the paper at the conference. Once in your paper record, click the Change/Add icon in the Presenter row. Indicate who will present the paper and click Choose presenter. Presenters must fill out a short bio (50 word max) on EDAS by going to the ‘My Profile’ tab and filling in the information in the ‘Brief bio’ field. Information in this form will be used by the session chairperson to introduce the presenter.

  •  Complete the electronic copyright form via EDAS

IEEE is enforcing strict copyright rules. For your convenience, the copyright form is made available electronically through EDAS. To access the copyright form, select the icon in the copyright column within your paper record. Authors who are not authorized to sign a copyright transfer form, should download the paper version of a copyright transfer form, fill it in, and ask an authorized person to sign it. Then, send the completed form to the DASC 2017 Conference Manager by email.


  •  Upload your paper

Upload your paper directly to “Final Manuscript” by selecting the blue cloud upload icon. Submissions are due by August 7, 2017.

NOTE: Final Manuscript submission length will be 4 pages in IEEE Format. Paper Templates are provided below.


Full Paper Submission: August 7, 2017
Final Presentation, Copyright, and Conference Registration Deadline: August 7, 2017

Paper Templates

LaTeX Archive Contents (PDF, 63 KB)

 LateX Bibliography Files

*The length for full papers is 5-10 pages.

**All accepted papers will be submitted for publication to IEEE Xplore.

Registration information coming soon

You MUST register before uploading your final paper. Papers will be included in the proceedings only if at least one author has registered and paid the registration fee by August 7, 2017.

Papers that are not presented at the conference will not be included in the Xplore Proceedings.


Problems in preparing and submitting your Final Manuscript? Further Information?

Contact Casey Henshaw ([email protected])
Conference Catalysts, LLC