Charlotte NC, USA
October 06-09, 2019

author's instructions and paper submission

The submission and review of technical papers for 16th International Conference HONET-ICT 2019 will be handled by the conference's paper submission and review system (EDAS), accessible from the website. Submitted papers must contain original work that has not been previously published or presented elsewhere. All full-length reviewed papers accepted and presented at HONET-ICT 2019 will be published in the conference proceedings on CD and IEEE Xplore. At least one author must pre-register for the conference, paying the full registration fee, in order to have their paper included on conference USB and submitted to IEEE Xplore. During the acceptance process, the corresponding author should identify the presenter of the paper.
For Main Track, a total of 5 double-column printed pages are allowed for each full-length reviewed paper. A page charge of $100.00 will be applied for each extra page (up to 2 extra pages for full-length reviewed papers) exceeding the 5-page limit (7 pages maximum). Authors can submit multiple papers and one full registration covers 2 papers.
For Symposium and Workshop submissions paper limits may be different therefore follow their descriptions.
All submissions must comply with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations, and IEEE Standards and Policies. Papers failing to comply with these policies will be dropped from the conference and publication.

All paper submissions will be handled electronically.
The format should conform to the guidelines available below where you can download the paper writing templates.

It is the author's responsibility to make sure that the paper complies to prescribed IEEE format standards, and is free of technical/grammatical errors.

Camera ready submissions found not complying, will automatically be dropped out.

Complete the online copyright form as and when required during the process. (applicable to accepted and presented papers only)

IMPORTANT: You must upload the final version of your source file, complete and sign the copyright transfer no later than camera ready due date. Papers not complying will be dropped from the program. NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE GRANTED BEYOND THE DEADLINE.


step 1- templates

Use standard IEEE conference template

IEEE Paper Template (Word)
IEEE Paper Template (Tex)

Copyright forms will be signed electronically.

step 2- PDF eXpress

It is mandatory that the PDF versions are generated by the IEEE eXpress PDF generation system. The PDF eXpress can be accessed at

Use Conference ID: 48007X

NOTE: If you don't have a previous account with PDF eXpress, Click on the link "New Users - Click Here" and fill in your information. Once logged into the system, you can create PDF files complying to IEEE format from word or Tex templates. Remember: IEEE PDF eXpress is NOT a paper submission system.

step 3- submit to EDAS

Select appropriate track for submission:

Submit Full Length Paper to
16th IEEE HONET-ICT Main Track

Submit Short Paper to Symposium:
Photonics for Future Technologies

Submit Short Paper to Workshop:
Role of Smarts in IoT and Smart City Infrastructure

Submit Poster Summary to
Poster Session

or use main conference submission link and select appropriate track.