Preparing your submission

(3MT, paper and poster)

Submission templates

Download: Word Submission template doc 41kb

Download: LaTeX Submission template zip 135kb

Download: Submission guidelines pdf 86kb

Style and writing instructions for 3-minute track

  • Submit a 150-word abstract detailing the summary of your research idea.
  • Submit a one-slide presentation in PDF format.

Style and writing instructions for paper

  •  Use the templates provided in the .zip file for paper submission, which contain Latex style files and word files.
  •  The paper length is no more than two pages, including references.

Tips for preparing your manuscript

Please keep the major construction of the paper and do not miss any of these sections.

  •  Title
  •  [Extended Abstract]. Please do not remove this statement, as it should appear in your paper.
  •  Authors’ names, affiliations, and email addresses
  •  Abstract
  •  Keywords: Put your own keyword that best relate to your paper.
  •  Main body of the paper.
  •  Acknowledgement: This is an optional part to acknowledge any external support received.
  •  References
  •  The only accepted format is PDF. If you use the word template provided, convert it to PDF format and submit the PDF version.
  •  Submissions will be accepted until Tuesday 14 August 2018, 23:59 AEST (Melbourne). Early submission is encouraged.

Style and author instructions for poster

There is no specific template for posters. However, please take the following guidelines into consideration or your submission may not be accepted:

  •  The size of the poster is required to be in a standard A1. The A1 paper size is 84.1 cm x 59.4 cm (33.11 in × 23.39 in).
  •  The only accepted file format is PDF. Use high quality converter and make sure you set the paper size as specified above.
  •  Use high-resolution images that appear in a good shape with the 100% screen view.
  •  Include author(s) name(s) and author(s) affiliation(s).
  •  We will send the poster for printing as is and will not receive any extra adjustment for printing.
  •  Submissions will be accepted until Tuesday 14 August 2018, 23:59 AEST (Melbourne). Early submission is encouraged.

Download: Poster sample zip 809kb

Make a submission

Submit your 3-minute (150-word abstract), paper, or poster:

Make a submission

  • You are required to log in with your EasyChair account in order to make submission; create an account if you do not have one. You are required to use your UniMelb student email account for registration.
  • You will need to put an abstract of your work on the EasyChair system before uploading your paper or poster. The maximum length for the abstract is 200 words.
  • Please select only ONE topic that is most relevant to your paper/poster, when completing the new submission form. Selecting the relevant topic will help us to categorise your paper and schedule your presentation under the right theme. The list of themes and topics of the School of Computing and Information Systems in 2018 are as follows:
Theme Topic (Research Group)
Data and Knowledge Computational health
Data mining and machine learning
Information processing
Natural language processing
Platforms and Systems Extreme distributed research
Sensing, ubiquity and mobility
Programming languages
People and Organisations e-Science
Complex and intelligent systems
Interaction design
Business information systems
Health IT
Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces

Important dates

Tuesday 26 June 2018

Call for papers

Friday 24 August 2018
23:59 AEST

Paper and poster submission deadline

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Notification of acceptance

Thursday 27 September 2018

Doctoral Colloquium

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