Final paper submission

Peer Review & Conference Management System is available here

 

Guidelines for Final Paper Preparation and Submission

34th International Conference on Lightning Protection – ICLP 2018

 

Conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

The submitted final paper shall be in pdf format compliant with the IEEE PDF eXpress (at least 4 pages and not exceeded 8 pages including title, author’s affiliation, abstract, figures, tables and references).

The format of the paper must comply with the last updated IEEE conference template.

The appropriate copyright notice shall be added to the bottom of the first page of your source document.

Deadline for uploading of the final paper to OpenConf platform and completing an electronic IEEE Copyright Form is July 5, 2018.

Only the papers presented at ICLP2018 by registered author (co – author) will be included into ICLP2018 proceedings and IEEE Xplore!

Note:
If you do not add the appropriate copyright notice to the bottom of the first page of the final paper and do not submit an electronic IEEE Copyright Form by July 5, 2018, your paper will not be able to be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore! The final paper without appropriate copyright notice will be added to ICLP2018 proceedings, only!

 

I. Instructions for creating the IEEE PDF eXpress

Before Creating a PDF of a final paper

  1. All reviewers’ comments shall be taken into account in the final version of the paper.
  2. The format of the paper must comply with the last updated IEEE conference template

click here to download a recently updated IEEE conference template

Note:
A new template with a place for a copyright notice has been updated by IEEE in May 2018

  1. Add the following appropriate copyright notice to the bottom of the first page of your source document:

– For papers in which all authors ARE NOT EMPLOYED by the US government or by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia) or by the European Union, the copyright notice is:
978-1-5386-6635-7/18/$31.00 ©2018 IEEE

– For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is:
U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright

– For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is:
978-1-5386-6635-7/18/$31.00 ©2018 Crown

– For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is:
978-1-5386-6635-7/18/$31.00©2018 European Union

If necessary, contact Grzegorz Maslowski at maslowski@prz.edu.pl for the appropriate copyright notice information.

  1. Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision.

Creating your IEEE PDF eXpress

You shall create an account as follows:

Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpressTM site

First-time users should do the following:

  1. Select the New Users – Click Here link
  2. Enter the following:

– Conference ID: 44356X
– Your email address
– A password

Note:
Conference ID was also sent to you by email message together with the information about the acceptance of the paper

  1. Continue to enter information as prompted.

An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

Note:
Previous users of PDF eXpress 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.

  1. Create your IEEE PDF eXpress with the final version of the paper using a new account.

 

II. Upload the final paper to OpenConf platform using your OpenConf account

 

III. Complete an electronic IEEE Copyright Form (one form per paper, not per author)

Click the tab eCopyright Form at the home site of the OpenConf platform and continue to enter information as prompted.