Paper Submission for Review

Prospective authors are invited to submit original contributions (standard two column IEEE format, up to six pages, in PDF) to EDAS (under the symposium tracks of "SmartGridComm 2015" - click here) on all aspects of smart grid communications covered by the symposia below:

S1. Communications and Networks to Enable the Smart Grid

S2. Cyber Security and Privacy

S3. Architectures, Control and Operation for Smart Grids and Microgrids

S4. Data Management, Grid Analytics, and Dynamic Pricing

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline: 19 April 2015 10 May 2015 28 May 2015
​Earlier registraton of paper data in EDAS is recommended
  • Notification of acceptance: 11 July 2015 17July 2015
  • Camera ready paper due: 3 August 2015 10 August 2015 15 August 2015
  • Author registration deadline: 3 August 2015 10 August 2015

>> Down​load the (pdf) Call for Papers

>> View the Technical Symposia of SmartGridComm 2015

>> Check the Instructions for Authors and Paper Format

>> Submit to EDAS for review here (link to EDAS)

Special Session Proposal Submission

The conference will include special sessions on highly specialized topic reporting technical trends and breakthroughs within the scope of IEEE SmartGridComm 2015. Special sessions will be part of each symposium technical program. Special sessions are organized at the initiative of one or more individuals, who must adhere to specific procedures published in the Call for Special Sessions.
Prospective organizers are invited to submit special session proposals to EDAS (under the track "SmartGridComm 2015 Special Session Proposals").

Important Dates

  • Deadline for special session proposal: 25 March 2015 6 April 2015
  • Notification of proposal acceptance: 30 March 2015 10 April 2015
  • Submission deadline for special session papers: 19 April 2015
  • Final notification of session and papers acceptance: 11 July 2015
  • Camera ready paper submission: 3 August 2015 10 August 15  15 August 2015
  • Author registration: 3 August 2015 10 August 2015
The papers of the Special Sessions must follow the same guidelines of the regular papers (see Instruction for Authors and Paper Format).

Final Manuscript Upload

To upload the final manuscript (in EDAS) please complete the following steps by August 3, 2015 August 10, 2015 15 August 2015:

  1. Revise your paper taking into account the review comments. Use the IEEE paper templates and prepare a PDF file according to the guidelines provided in the Manuscript Format Section (see here).
  2. Generate an IEEE Xplore compliant PDF paper by using PDF eXpress (link to PDF eXpress). The conference ID is: 36157XP. The PDF eXpress service will be enabled from July 11, 2015 and it emails the converted PDF that is compatible to IEEE Xplore. To login to PDF eXpress, follow the instructions:
    • New users: Click on "New Users - Click here", enter 36157XP for conference ID, the email address, a password, and continue to enter information as prompted. An online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.
    • Previous users: As for new users, but the password should be the same that was used for previous conferences. Verify that the contact information is valid. 
  3. Register to the conference by August 3 August 10. Conference registration is required to upload the final manuscript. See the Registration page (link here) for information about registration.
  4. After registration, you will receive, via email, a paper upload code that will be used to upload your final manuscript in EDAS. According to the ComSoc policy, full registration is required to upload final manuscripts and each full registration can cover up to 3 papers. 
  5. Log into EDAS and go to your accepted paper where you should see an upload icon beside "Final manuscript". Click on the upload button. On the next screen, follow the link "IEEE Copyright Submission" to complete the IEEE online copyright transfer form. Do NOT try to upload a scanned copyright transfer form. At the end of the IEEE online copyright process you will be returned to the EDAS paper upload page. Enter the paper upload code and check the boxes confirming that the author(s) and abstract match the registered paper. Upload your IEEE Xplore compatible PDF file. For help, see the EDAS support documentation (link here).
  6. You may revise your submission by uploading replacement files until the upload deadline on August 3  August 10 15 August 2015
PLEASE NOTE: The author list of an accepted paper can NOT be changed in the final manuscript.