Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished work. Manuscripts should respect Springer template (here for more information), including figures, tables, and references.The paper must be prepared by using the Springer template in MS Word or LaTeX (12-15 pages) as PDF files through Easychair. The direct link for paper submission is 

Each paper will be reviewed by three PC members . The acceptance decisions will take into account the originality, practical & theoretical impact, and the paper presentation.

All accepted papers will be published by Springer LNITI Series and included in SpringerLink digital library.


1.    Authors can present their contributions in different modalities: 

  • In person As Oral presentation
  • As Poster Presentation
  • As in Workshop Sessions
  • Presenting paper as Virtual Authors  (not attending authors)
  • As Listener only

 2.Attending Conference in Person for Oral Presentation: 

Each regular paper presentation will least  15 – 20 minutes. Presentation will be presented in parallel thematic sessions. Author will be informed about the reference of his/her session and the time of his/her presentation about 2 weeks before the event. If author have any personal restriction to present his/her paper in a specific date, please send us an email with his/her request as soon as possible.

3.  Attending Conference in person for Poster presentation

The poster will be exhibited during the conference poster session. Poster sessions will provide an opportunity for authors to display the results and conclusions of their papers. Authors are offered to present their works face to face to individuals and small groups.

4.  Not-attending Authors (Virtual presentation)

Those authors who are interested to present their papers in SCA18 but could not present their paper in person (i.e. orally), they can facilitated for Virtual Presentation Session.  If the author papers to be published in Conference Publications, but author are not able to attend Conference in personally, author can register for a “virtual presentation”. Registered virtual authors will receive: a copy of the Abstracts CDs,   Conference Proceedings, a participation and author certificate and registration invoices via Currier services.