Information for Authors


Please note that an author of an accepted paper MUST register  for and attend the conference AND present the paper for it to be published in the proceedings. Papers that do not meet these requirements will not be published. No exceptions.

Abstract Preparation

Submit your abstract through EDAS

Prospective authors are invited to submit Extended Abstracts (3-4 pages) reporting on original research results of theoretical or applied nature and should explain the significance of the contribution to the research field. Manuscripts must be prepared according to guidelines provided on the I2MTC website. Extended Abstracts will be reviewed by the Technical Program Committee. All papers accepted and presented at the conference will be published in the Conference Proceedings and the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

*To submit your paper to a Special Session, be sure to select the Special Session track through EDAS. Visit the Special Sessions page for more information.
Manuscripts will be reviewed by the Technical Program Committee. Authors of accepted extended abstracts, must submit the full paper version according to the deadline, register for the workshop, and attend to present their papers. The maximum length for final papers is 6 pages without exceptions.

For your convenience, the Style Manual and Conference Paper templates in various formats are available through the following links:
Style Manual

Paper Templates

*The maximum length for final papers is 6 pages without exceptions.

**Accepted Papers will be included in the IEEE Xplore digital library and indexed by EI/Compendex.


Paper Submission: October 15, 2013
Acceptance Notification:
 January 15, 2014
Final Manuscript Submission and Author Registration:
 March 15, 2014

Author Registration

Each lead author must visit the EDAS web site and establish an account with a username and password. *It is very important that your name and affiliation associated with your EDAS account are correct and match the name and affiliation listed on your paper. The lead author then logs in to the EDAS system to actually submit the abstract, and later, the paper via the following steps:

1.    Visit and click the New User button.
2.  Create your profile. Only the five fields with the red asterisk are required. These fields are first & last name, affiliation (company or organization), country, e-mail address, and status. When the fields are filled in, check the Privacy Policies box and click the Add Person button.    [note: if you select USA as the country, you will get a message asking for your state]
3.  You will receive an e-mail containing your password. Your email address and the given password must later be used to access the system during the following steps, so be careful to remember it.
4.  You can then return to the EDAS log-in page ( and change your assigned password to one that is easier to remember. To do this, click on the My Profile tab, and then click onchange your password. Be sure to record your user name, password and ID number for later reference.

Submission of Extended Abstract

Please login at and follow the following steps:
1.  Type in the title of the paper in the block and give a five line description of your paper. Then select the topic area(s) your paper falls under best.[note: This will help in choosing the reviewers. The abstract will be uploaded later]
2.  Click the Submit button.
3.   The next page you see will have a large green check mark and a statement that the paper was registered. The last row says Manuscript, and has an icon of a yellow folder next to it. Click on this icon, and then you can upload your manuscript on the next page. Manuscript is used to refer to the PDF form of your extended abstract. You can also upload the paper by clicking the My Papers tab at the top of the screen, and then select the upload icon on the same row as the name of your paper. The upload icon (third column from the right) will open a dialog box that will enable you to select and upload the abstract file via the web or via FTP.

Problems in preparing and submitting your paper? Further Information?
Contact the I2MTC 2014 Administrator:
Judy Scharmann
Conference Catalysts, LLC