Submission Guidelines

Full paper submission

  • Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers through the ICICI-BME 2017 paper submission page: EasyChair conference account
  • Only electronic submission through the above submission page will be reviewed
  • Prepare your manuscript in accordance to IEEE Conference template at or download directly from our website at
  • The format for the manuscripts follows the specifications:
    • Written in English
    • Formatted for standard A4-size paper
    • Submitted in Portable Document Format (.pdf)
    • The maximum length is six (6) pages including all figures, tables, references, and (if any) appendix. The minimum length is four (4) pages. (Do not add page numbers on the manuscript)
    • At least one author provides contact information (an email address) on the manuscript

Best practice:

  • Consider graphics in vector formats, e.g. .eps
  • The graphic resolution is between 150 and 300 dpi
  • The font size within graphic label is higher than 4 point

Camera-ready submission

  • The authors of the accepted papers must revise the paper following the review feedback
  • Proofread your paper thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision
  • Add the appropriate copyright notice to the bottom of the left column, on the first page only (see the instruction below):
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is:
      U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is:
      978-1-5386-3455-4/17/$31.00 ©2017 Crown
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is:
      978-1-5386-3455-4/17/$31.00 ©2017 European Union
    • For all other papers the copyright notice is:
      978-1-5386-3455-4/17/$31.00 ©2017 IEEE
  • Use the IEEE pdf eXpress tool for the final camera ready paper submission to convert your revised and copyright-added papers (.doc/.docx/.pdf) into IEEE Xplore®-compatible PDFs (see the instruction below)
  • Submit the IEEE Xplore®-compatible PDFs through the ICICI-BME 2017 paper submission page: EasyChair conference account

Instruction to insert copyright notice (The manuscript template at has already been inserted the copyright notice. Please edit if necessary following the above appropriate category):

  • MSWord users can use: ‘Insert’ -> ‘Text box’, insert the appropriate copyright notice above (10 pts. Times New Roman, boldface) in the textbox, and place the box (without border) at the bottom left on the first page. The copyright notice should appear about 0.5 cm below the left column, and should be aligned to the left with the same left margin as the column.
  • Latex users can add the following code just before \begin{document} for the copyright notice to show up.
    \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{\textbf{ 978-1-5386-3455-4/17/\$31.00~\copyright2017 IEEE} \hfill}
    \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}

Instruction to use the IEEE pdf eXpress tool :

  • Select the New Users – Click Here link
  • Enter the following:
    • 41755X for the Conference ID
    • your email address
    • a password
  • Continue to enter information as prompted
  • An online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying
    your account setup

Extended papers

Selected papers are encouraged to extend their content in order to be published in one of the following journals:

  • International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications (IJEHMC) (indexed by SCOPUS)
  • ITB Journal of ICT Research and Applications (JICTRA) (indexed by SCOPUS)
  • International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics (IJEEI) (indexed by SCOPUS)

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