Camera-Ready Copy Guidelines

Congratulations on having your paper accepted for publication in the proceedings of the 2019 12th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM 2019). Please carefully consider and address the reviewers' comments when you prepare the camera-ready version of your paper. The camera-ready copy of your paper must conform to the Springer's conference paper templates, which can be find in the author's instruction page here:

  • Full papers are expected to be no longer than 12 pages, including all text, figures, references and appendices.
  • Short papers are expected to be within 6-8 pages, including all text, figures, references and appendices.
  • Poster papers are expected to be within 4-5 pages. Posters will be exhibited in a special poster session. Poster boards will be 110cmx92cm.
  • Any (full, short, poster) papers longer than their limit will be charged an extra publication fee of 80€ per page.
  • At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register (regular registration fee) and present at the conference.

Your final camera-ready paper is strictly due by midnight (GMT +3) June 05, 2019. Late submission will not be possible for the inclusion into the proceedings.

Including ORCID identifier

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) hosts a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities to their identifiers. Please see for more details. You may apply an individual ORCID at and include them with your address information in the headers of your papers.

Consent to Publish Form Preparation

Every accepted paper needs to be accompanied by the signed Springer Consent to Publish form before it can be included in the Springer proceedings. You can download and fill the form directly from KSEM2019CopyrightForm. One representative author of the paper needs to sign and scan the form and include it into your camera-ready submission. Note that Springer will not accept digital signatures, so please make sure that your form has been signed in ink and well scanned. In the form, you may consider the inclusion of the following information to address the relevant items:

  • Title of the book or conference name: Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM2019)
  • Volume editor(s): Christos Douligeris, Dimitris Karagiannis, Dimitris Apostolou

Camera Ready Submission

To submit the final version of your paper, please follow below procedures:

  • Create a folder named KSEM2019PXXX where XXX is your paper ID, and include the following files:
    • the LaTeX or Word source files of your paper, LaTex files should include all associated style files, special fonts, eps files, and references should be supplied as Bib files
    • the PDF file of your paper
    • authors.txt, which should contain full names of all authors (surnames marked by capital letters) and their email addresses. The corresponding author's name, postal mailing address, mobile number, and contact email address.
    • scanned signed Springer Consent to Publish Form
  • Zip the folder into file and
  • Submit the zip file by email to, the subject of the email should be KSEM2019PXXX
  • At least one author of the paper must register for the conference by June 05, 2019 for inclusion in the proceedings.
  • If you have any question about camera-ready copy preparation and submission, please contact us


Papers due: Apr 15, 2019 Friday, May 3rd, 2019
(firm deadline)

Notification due: May 06, 2019 May 27, 2019
(firm deadline)

Early registration due: June 03, 2019
Camera due: May 15, 2019 June 05, 2019
Conference date: Aug 28-30, 2019