3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on Complex Systems Design & Management
“Discover, learn and share about complex systems engineering.”


May 18, 2018 - May 25, 2018

The link EasyChair for submission CSDM Asia 2018: Easychair CSDM Asia 2018

Conference language

The official language of the conference will be English, which is also mandatory for the submitted papers for selection and final papers published in proceedings, according to the regulations of Springer Verlag, editor of the conference proceedings.

Submission Process

  • Scientific submissions

Scientific papers should present innovative methodological, technical or scientific results. These consists of a PDF (Word or LaTex) of 12 pages maximum. Scientific contributions can be accepted either for a 30-min Contributed Talk or for the Poster Workshop.

The scientific papers accepted for a 30-min Contributed Talk will be included in the conference proceedings. At this stage, the document must be re-submitted according to specific SpringerVerlag style (if not the style yet), which means a zip with a 12-page Latex file with separate images or a 12-page Word file including images (see more details here below).

  • Industrial & govermental submissions

The aim of industrial or governmental papers is to present good practices, project feedback or/and case studies. An industrial or governmental submission consists either of a 12-page (maximum) Latex or Word in PDF or of a 15-slide (maximum) PowerPoint in PDF. Papers of this category can also be accepted either for a 30-min Contributed Talk or for the Poster Workshop.

Accepted industrial or governmental submissions in Powerpoint will be made available in PDF on the conference website and they can be part of the conference proceedings only if the concerned authors transform their PowerPoint format into a 12-page Word or Latex version according to the Springer Verlag style.

Optional abstract pre-submission: 30 March 2018

Authors are invited to participate (on a voluntary basis) in a pre-submission scheme before the 30 March 2018. They can submit their names & affiliations with the topics, keywords & abstract of the contribution they intend to submit later in full paper under the same number.

Submission deadline of Full Paper for selection: May 18, 2018 May 25, 2018

All authors must submit their papers in PDF format through our electronic submission system EasyChair before the 18 May 2018. No other submission process will be accepted. They can, as mentionned previously, submit their paper as a 12-page Word or LaTex in PDF or as a 15-slide PowerPoint in PDF. Please respect the maximum number of pages.

Evaluation & Acceptance Processes

Two categories of submissions are available: scientific or industrial/governmental.

All papers have to be submitted through our electronic submission system "EasyChair". Each submission will be subject to at least two referee reports under the responsability of the co-chairs of the Program Committee.

Submitted papers will be accepted either for a 30-min Contributed Talk or for the Poster Workshop.

Re-submission of Camera-Ready Versions of Selected Papers: 31 July 2018

After the announcement of the results on the June 25, 2018, the selected authors will be called to re-submit a final version mandatorily before the 31 July 2018. Please take reviewers’ comments into consideration and re-submit :

  • the final version of your paper in LateX OR Word
  • the final version of your paper in PDF format (in addition of the LateX / Word version)
  • this copyright agreement that you have to fill in and sign

To help you to realize the final version of your paper for publication, the Manuscript Guidelines of Springer Verlag or Word Templates is available.

For authors of papers submitted in PowerPoint format (industrial contribution) and selected for the Poster Workshop or for a 30-min Contributed Talk, they are invited to transform their papers into Word or LaTex format (1 page abstract for paper of Poster Workshop and about 12 pages for Contributed talks). And to re-submit before the 31 July 2018. Please find templates below to respect very carefully :

Full Paper Template HERE
Abstract Template HERE

More information can be found on the Information for Authors at Springer Verlag’s website.

Publication of Proceedings

The conference proceedings will be edited by Springer Verlag in "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing" series book with an ISBN number, indexed in EI, ISI and referenced by DBLP and Compendex.