Paper submission system is now opened!

IEEE ETFA 2024 will use the new IES submission system Confcomm.

Please review the submission instructions below. You can also find the submission guidelines and templates below.

Initial Author Instructions - Full Paper Preparation
Technical Tracks, Special Session and Workshop Papers

Authors are invited to submit full regular papers (6-8 pages) of their work, reporting original research using the online submission system. The working language of the conference is English. Regular papers are typically 6-8 pages long, and are anyway limited to maximum eight (8) pages. Submissions of papers shorter than 5 pages may be automatically rejected.

The author must submit the draft version of the paper for review before the due submission deadline (Important Dates). Authors of accepted papers must submit the final paper version according to the deadline, register for the conference, and attend to present their paper(s). The maximum length for final papers is 8 pages without exceptions.

IEEE is strict about the requirements for PDF files for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library. We strongly recommend to use the set of templates in MS Word and LaTeX provided by IEEE. Please use them to create your paper, without modifying the style or format under any circumstances. A4 page size is preferred, and letter size can also be used. To learn more about formatting of papers for IEEE IES conferences, please visit this page. We will be checking pdf compliance internally through our software.

Please ensure that you submit only original work that has not been previously published or copyrighted. As a prospective author, you are expected to submit only your own original work. The Conference will be using the CrossCheck automated screening system to verify the originality of papers. Submitted works may be compared to over 20 million articles in databases worldwide. Papers that violate IEEE's publication principles may be summarily rejected. If the violation is deemed severe, disciplinary actions may also be taken by IEEE.

Initial Author Instructions - Work-In-Progress Papers
Technical Tracks and Special Session Papers

The submissions in the Work in Progress papers category describe research that have not yet produced the results required for a regular paper, but that due to its novelty and potential impact deserves to be shared with the community at an early stage. These submissions need to follow the guidelines for the regular and special session but limited to four (4) pages (total length including references).

WiP contributors are expected to give a short presentation of their work and to prepare a poster for the discussion forum that will take place after the presentations. More specifically, each WiP paper shall be presented by one of the authors in a very short oral presentation of 3 minutes, without any ensuing discussion, in its respective session.

Accepted and presented papers will be copyrighted to IEEE and published in conference proceedings and in the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library.

Submission System Instructions

In the case you are using the new IES submission system for the first time, you will need to register at the ConfComm Login page.
After registering, wait for the confirmation email and verify your email address.
If you don't get the confirmation email or have some problem with your submission, please contact us.

When submitting papers in the submission system, please select the correct track:

  • TT01 ... TT11 – technical tracks (regular papers)
  • SS01 … SS12 – special sessions (regular papers)
  • WS01, WS02, WS03 – workshops based on solicited papers (regular papers)
  • WIP TT01 … WIP TT11 – technical tracks (work-in-progress papers)
  • WIP SS01 … WIP SS12 – special sessions (work-in-progress papers)

Papers are solicited for regular Technical Tracks and Special Session tracks both as Regular papers and Work in progress (WIP) papers. Workshops based on solicited papers are instead accepting only regular papers (no WiP submissions will be accepted).

PDF eXpress Compatibility

The authors are required to submit camera ready versions of the accepted papers that are PDF eXpress compatible. Please do not change the ID provided the PDF eXpress while submitting the camera ready version.

Creating your PDF eXpress Account

Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpress TM site ( First-time users should do the following:

  1. Select the New Users - Click here link (
  2. Enter the following:
    1. 61755X for the Conference ID
    2. your email address
    3. a password
  3. 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 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.

Contacting PDF eXpress Support

Access the Publications Support Center ( for IEEE PDF eXpress. If you do not find an answer in the Find Answers tab, go to the Ask A Question tab. Your question will be forwarded to IEEE PDF Support and answered within 3 business days.

IEEE Support Center

Where to find Paper Templates

Click here to download paper templates in word and LaTeX. (Opens in new Window/Tab)

To know more about how to create papers for IEEE IES conferences, please visit: (Opens in new Window/Tab)