Submission Guidelines

Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline:
Notification of Acceptance:
Camera-ready Manuscripts due:
December 20, 2007 (updated)
February 8, 2008 (updated)

1. Prepare your paper

2. Upload the paper in Cocus

(download instructions in PDF format HERE)

Register for a Cocus account

  1. Visit to register. Upon registering, a password will be emailed to you.


  1. Once registered, you can login at: .

Submit Paper

  1. Upon a successful login, you will see the Main Interface. Click on 'Submit paper'.
  2. You will see the list of current conferences in Cocus that are still open for submissions. Click on 'Submit a paper', next to the conference to which you wish to submit your paper.
  3. On the next screen, you will see the conference information and a link to submit your paper. Click on this link.
  4. Select the paper type you wish to submit.
  5. Enter the title, abstract and topic information for your paper, and click 'Next'.
  6. On the next screen you will see the information you have just entered. Verify it, and if correct, click on 'Submit'. If the information is not correct, click on the Back button of your browser and go back to the previous screen.
  7. The next screen will show you information about the abstract you uploaded, its status, and more. From this screen, you can modify the details of your submission, add or remove authors, and more.
  8. On the same screen, click on 'Submit', next to Manuscript on the right side, to upload your paper.
  9. Click on 'Browse' and find your document on the computer, then click 'Submit'.
  10. You will be taken back to the main page of your paper upload status. From here, you can upload an updated version of manuscript at any time.

3. Register for the Conference

If your paper was accepted, you will be asked to Register.

4. Final Paper Submission