Participants in the doctoral symposium are subject to the same rules and evaluation criteria as those submitting to the general call for papers. All their submissions are eligible as one of the top papers of the conference to be published in the conference journals (CEJOR, DyO, IJPME, LNMIE, EBL, AA). If this threshold is not reached, they will be published in the conference proceedings together with the rest of accepted papers of the conference.
In addition, participants of the doctoral symposium are the only candidates eligible for CIO2019 best PhD paper award, which involves:
[*] if the quality of the paper fulfills the criteria to be published in one of the conference journals, the author(s) will be asked about their preference.
Requirements to participate in the doctoral symposium and the CIO2019 best PhD paper award:
Submissions to the doctoral symposium should contain the following documents (in English):
1. Manuscript: (full paper): 8 pages as a maximum, they should follow the formatting instructions of the general call for papers. Word templates.
2. Recommendation Letter: to be signed by the PhD advisor(s) and including the following information:
NOTICE: Submission process phase 1 (blinded review), the recommendation letter must not include any personal data such as name of the author (PhD student) or PhD supervisor. To simplify the submission process, the recommendation letter must be included at the end of the paper, all in the same document. Recommendation letter will not be considered as part of the 8 pages limit.
Please check the doctoral symposium case (PhD track) when submitting your paper through the CIO2019 Conference Management System.
For the paper submission, click on the following link: