IMCL2018 11-12 October 2018, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

IMCL2018 11-12 October 2018, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Current Phase

Submission of Abstracts and Proposals

What to submit

Abstracts for Full Papers and Short Papers:
Submit: anonymous structured abstract in PDF (2 pages for full papers, 1 page for short papers). Here is the abstract template.

WiP submissions are for reporting on work that is still in the process of study and/or implementation for which results will not be available by the time of draft paper submission; papers submitted in this category must have titles beginning with the phrase, “Work-in-Progress: Title”. Submit: anonymous complete paper (max 8 pages) in PDF. Here are the template kits for Word and LaTeX.

Write a description of the work presented on your poster. Submit: anonymous complete paper (max 6 pages) in PDF. Here are the template kits for Word and LaTeX.

Special Session Proposals:
Submit: a description of your special session in DOC format. More details in the special session proposal template.

Round Table Proposal:
Submit: a description of your round table in DOC format. More details in the round table proposal template.

Organization of a Panel Discussion:
Submit: a description of your round table in DOC format. More details in the panel discussion proposal template.

Organization of a Workshop/Tutorial:
Submit: a description of your Workshop/Tutorial in DOC format. More details in the Workshop/Tutorial proposal template.

Where to upload

All files must be uploaded to the ConfTool Submission Server. IMPORTANT: We work with the metadata that you submit along with your paper, so please:

  • Have the corresponding author submit the contribution (for Springer, the submitting author will be the corresponding author)
  • Submit correct data:
    • correct spelling of authors' names in paper and metadata,
    • coherent spelling of authors' names trough all your papers if you have more than one
    • do not inverse first name/last name etc.
  • Observe the deadlines: Reference time for deadlines is the time displayed in Conftool!

General Remark

All submissions will be peer reviewed (double-blind for Full and Short Paper).

Please note: "Full Paper" is a “review-to-publish” submission type. Each paper must have at least one author participating in the reviewing process. Please check with your co-authors to make sure that at least one of you has agreed to be a reviewer.

Types of Contributions

  • Full Paper (10-12 pages)
  • Short Paper (8-10 pages)
  • Work in Progress, Poster (6-8 pages)
  • Special Sessions
  • Round Table Discussions
  • Workshops, Tutorials


If you have any questions concerning the preparation of your presentation please contact us via email:

Important Dates

01 Jun 2018Submission of:
(i) structured 2-page abstracts (for full papers and short papersfor the main conference
(ii) Special Session proposals
18 Jun 2018Notification of acceptance for abstracts for the main conference
Special Sessions notification and announcement
08 Aug 2018Submission of complete papers for all submission types
31 Aug 2018Notification of acceptance
10 Sep 2018Author registration deadline
17 Sep 2018Camera-ready due
11 Oct 2018IMCL2018 Conference Opening


Konstantinos Apostolou, IMCL2018 Chair
Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos, IMCL General Chair
Michael E. Auer, Steering Committee Chair

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