Full papers (5-6 pages) or short papers (1-3 pages) can be submitted. All papers must be written in English and submitted electronically in PDF format. Authors must prepare their full papers based on IEEE Templates (Word / LaTeX). Submissions have to be done via the MARSS2020 Paper Management system (Easy Chair). All full papers will be peer-reviewed.
Full papers have to be submitted by February 16, 2020 (no extension possible). The full paper submission will be closed on February 17, at 09:00 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). Notification of full paper status (accepted or rejected) will be sent to authors by March 15, 2020.
Short papers can be submitted any time until May 15, 2020. The short paper submission will be closed on May 16, at 09:00 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). Notification of short paper status (accepted or rejected) will be sent to authors 4-5 days after the submission.
Accepted full papers will have to be revised according to the reviewers‘ comments. The final paper (IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file) must be uploaded via the MARSS2020 Paper Management system by April 15, 2020. Detailed instructions will be available on MARSS2020 website. Two additional pages are permitted for the final full paper (up to 8 pages in total) at an extra page charge. Presented full papers will be submitted to the IEEE Xplore® digital library.
Accepted full papers will be presented in the technical sessions (oral presentation, 20 min). Accepted short papers (regular submissions, no invitation to a Special session) will normally be allocated to the poster session. If there are free presentation slots in the technical sessions, some of high-quality short papers will be recommended for an oral presentation (20 min). The authors of short papers will be informed on the final paper allocation (poster session or oral presentation) by May 20, at the latest. All accepted papers (full papers and short papers) will be included into the conference proceedings (USB drive).
Note that the registration fee (Early Bird fee by April 15, 2020, or the regular fee after April 15, 2020) covers only one accepted paper to be presented at the conference OR only one presentation without submitted paper (by invitation only, e.g. in a Special session or as a Plenary talk), an extra fee is due for each additional presentation (maximal three presentations in total by the same attendee).
Note that MARSS2020 registration fee cannot be waived or discounted for anybody. This includes all Chairs, Plenary speakers, Organizers of Special sessions, Invited speakers in Special sessions, members of the conference committees, and other attendees.