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Paper Submission Template and Guidelines for Authors

The TAC 2016 Ottawa abstract submission phase is now complete and corresponding authors will be advised of their submission’s acceptance by e-mail. Over 75 abstracts were received and most have been selected to move on to the technical paper submission phase. The titles and corresponding authors of accepted abstracts will be posted at

Complete technical papers must be submitted by June 15, 2016 using the online submission feature of this website available at Corresponding authors are required to register as a delegate for the conference before they can submit their paper(s).

The Author's Release, Declaration and Understanding has been incorporated into the online submission process – all corresponding authors must select “Yes” in the Copyright Permission field or the paper will not be uploaded to the site.

The TAC 2016 Ottawa Technical Committee will review all papers for clarity, technical merit and relevance to the conference. Our goal is to inform corresponding authors of their paper’s acceptance by June 30, 2016 and possibly before. In cases where the reviewing team feels revisions are necessary, comments will be provided with revised papers being due by July 15, 2016.

All accepted papers, for which at least one author has registered for the conference, will appear in the published proceedings of the conference – each registrant will receive a digital version as part of their delegate registration.

To help authors ensure their paper meets the conference’s presentation requirements, we have prepared a Paper Submission Template and Guidelines for Authors. All authors must follow this template to help ensure presentation uniformity in the conference proceedings. Please take particular note of the page and abstract word count limits – submissions that do not follow the prescribed formatting guidelines may be returned.

Final decisions regarding paper acceptance and the assigned session for submitted papers will rest with the Technical Committee. Questions regarding the paper review process, sessions and the technical program may be directed to the TAC 2016 Ottawa Technical Chair:

Steve Skelhorn
Chair, Technical Program