2013 International Joint Conference on
Awareness Science and Technology & Ubi-Media Computing (iCAST 2013 & UMEDIA 2013)


The following information is provided to help you in the preparation and submission of your final paper for the iCAST & UMedia 2013 conference and workshops. Please follow all STEPs before clicking the next button in this page to insure the submission process is completed successfully.

STEP 1: Paper Specifications

STEP 2: Important Information about Preparing your Paper
After carefully amending your manuscript according to the reviewers' recommendations, please print out your paper and proofread it. The final manuscript must be submitted as an IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file.
ICAST & UMedia 2013 through IEEE offer conferences free access to PDF eXpress, the IEEE's online file conversion/PDF validation tool, to assist authors in preparing suitable electronic files of their final papers.

STEP 3: Formatting your Paper
Your final papers MUST be formatted to IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscript Formatting Guidelines.

STEP 4: PDF eXpress Online File Conversion/PDF Validation Tool

4.1) If you would like to create your own PDF file, please change the setting on your PDF distiller to insure your paper meets IEEE PDF specifications.
IMPORTANT: Authors must check their final PDF files before submission to verify that all fonts have been properly embedded and subset. Some font manufacturers now flag their fonts to not embed. These fonts must be avoided.

4.2) If you would like to submit your source file to PDF eXpress for conversion and validation, PDF eXpress converts the following file types to PDF: Postscript, Microsoft Word, Freelance, PageMaker, FrameMaker, Word Pro, WordPerfect, QuarkXpress, Rich Text Format, (La)TeX

4.3) PDF eXpress will be available for use on August 20, 2013 until the end of October, 2013.
1.     Go to the PDF eXPress
2.     Click button: "First time logging in PDF eXpress click here"
3.     Enter Conference ID: 30868x
4.     Enter your email address
5.     Choose a password
6.     Continue to enter information as prompted (You will receive an email confirming the successful creation of your account).
7.     Upload either your source file or PDF file for Conversion; and/or PDF Checking
8.     Use PDF eXpress to obtain an IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your editor or the IEEE PDF help desk at PDFsupport@ieee.org or our Publication Chairs.

STEP 5: Submitting a Copyright Release Form
Please visit the "Copyright Release Form Submission" site to get the copyright form with sign.
Make sure download the copyright file.

STEP 6: Submission of Your Final Camera Ready Paper PDF File and Copyright Release to the Conference Submission Site.
1. Login to the Conference Submission Site with your e-mail account
2. Visit the link the "Author" Role --> "Manage Submissions" --> "Edit" link of the "Camera-Ready | Presentations" field.
3. Submit your two files (Copyright and Camera-ready paper) to follow the guide in the page.