Author Central

Call for Digests:

Digest proposals are now being accepted. For more information on the Call for Digests, please click here.
Digests must be submitted through the Digest Submission Portal by no later than 11:59 pm EST on January 15, 2019.

Digest Submission is here.
The digest template may be accessed here.

Digest Submission

Prospective authors are requested to submit a digest no longer than five (5) pages, single column, single spaced, that summarizes the proposed paper. The digest should include key equations, figures, tables and references as appropriate, but no author names or affiliations. Digests not conforming to these requirements will be rejected without review. The digests must clearly state the objectives of the work, its significance in advancing the state of the art, and the methods and specific results in sufficient detail. All digests will go through a double-blind peer review process to ensure confidentiality and fair review. Please refer to the conference website for a detailed list of technical topics and the digest submission method.

Paper, Poster and  Presentation Templates

Papers submitted to ECCE should follow the IEEE conference paper template.  Note that the maximum number of pages is eight (8). Papers exceeding eight (8) pages will be returned.

Poster presentation template – Coming Soon!
Oral presentation template – Coming Soon!

Instructions for Authors to Create a PDF File for Final Submission:

Step 1: Before Creating Your PDF File

  • Use the IEEE templates (MS Word or LATEX) to create your source document. These templates can be downloaded here.
  • Please Note: Do NOT add the copyright notice to the bottom of the first page of your source document. Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision.

Step 2: Create your PDF eXpress Account

  • Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpress site at:
    • First-time users should do the following:
      • Select the ‘New Users – Click Here’
      • Enter the following:
        • 35340XP for the Conference ID
        • Your email address
        • A password
      • Continue to enter information as prompted. An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.
      • Previous users of PDF eXpress or IEEE PDF eXpress Plus need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.
    • Upload your file, convert it, and check the status of conversion. Once the conversion is complete, a report will be generated for the file conversion. Check whether conversion was successful, or some changes are needed.

Contacting PDF eXpress Support

  • Access the Publications Support Center for IEEE PDF eXpress.
  • If you do not find an answer in the Find Answers tab, go to the “Ask A Question” tab.

Step 3: Paper Upload

After careful verification of your PDF, upload your final paper using the link and the code that were sent you in the acceptance e-mail. Please note that this code is valid for a SINGLE submission of your final paper ONLY. You will also need to include your registration number which you will receive after registering for the conference

Step 4: Copyright Form

In order to be published in the conference proceedings, all accepted papers MUST be accompanied by a signed IEEE Copyright Form. Don’t forget to click on the “Continue to copyright form submission button” after uploading your paper

Please visit IEEE 2019 for more information or contact the ECCE 2019 Technical Program Chairs at