Instructions for Authors

Proposals can be based on empirical studies or practical experiences. We encourage proposals with the following formats:
1. Research working papers or posters
2. Round table discussions
3. Workshops
4. Demos
5. Company showcases

The Conference Executive Committee will base its acceptance decision on originality, quality, organization, reputation of proponents, and other relevant criteria.

Submissions should be made electronic form no later than November 1, 2013. All submissions must be sent electronically using the Paper Submission Form . No proposals will be accepted by email or other means.



To submit

1. If you are submitting a working paper or poster: Prepare 1 document with your manuscript (maximum 25 pages) and 1 separate page with the authors information including affiliation (do not include any author name(s) or contact information in the manuscript). All correspondence pertaining to the manuscript will be sent to the corresponding author.

2. If you are submitting a proposal for a panel: Prepare 1 document with your proposal with the panel's topic, a brief description including a discussion of its relevance, the list of the members of the panel and a brief bio for each member (maximum 25 pages). One separate page with the proponets name and affiliation (do not include the proponents' names or contact information in the proposal document). All correspondence pertaining to the proposal will be sent to the corresponding author.

3. If you are a company interested in being part of the program and having a slot of time to showcase your products and services: Prepare 1 document with your proposal (maximum 25 pages) describing your company, your products and services, and how you propose to showcase them.

The document(s) should be double-spaced, in English or Spanish, in 12-point font, Arial or Times New Roman with 1" margins. Maximum 25 pages (25 pages count exclude bibliography, graphs, diagrams).

REGISTRATION FEES MUST BE PAID AT DATE OF SUBMISSION OF ACCEPTED PAPER.