Deadline: April 7th, 2008

Below is the information for you to prepare your final camera-ready manuscript and submit it. All of the following four steps should be successfully completed by April 7th for inclusion of your manuscript in the proceedings.

1. Verify your PDF file by using IEEE PDF eXpress
2. Submit your verified Paper to NAFIPS'08
3. Submit the IEEE Copyright Form to NAFIPS'08
4. Register for the conference

1. Verify your PDF file by using IEEE PDF eXpress

IEEE has imposed strict formatting standards for all conference proceedings, which must be adhered to in your final manuscript. Please carefully prepare your final camera-ready manuscript for the submission following the IEEE format guidelines:

- Word doc template
- PDF template
- Latex files: IEEE Style, Sample tex file, Sample PDF file
- PDF specification for IEEE Xplore

Note: Each paper is limited to six (6) pages, including figures. A maximum of two (2) extra pages per paper is permitted for an extra charge of US $100.00 per page.)

IEEE PDF eXpress is a free service to IEEE conferences, allowing their authors to make IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs (Conversion function) or to check PDFs that authors have made themselves for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF Check function).

NAFIPS'08 is registered to use an IEEE tool: IEEE PDF eXpress.
Our conference ID is nafips08x.

All authors must go to this site to check that their papers are IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs before submitting them.
Non-conforming papers will be returned for correction. Please visit our PDF eXpress page for more details.

IMPORTANT: IEEE PDF eXpress is not a conference submission system. Please proceed to Step 2 below to submit your paper to NAFIPS '08.

2. Submit your verified Paper to NAFIPS'08

Please submit your camera-ready paper using your EasyChair author account:
use final submission on the top menu at the EasyChair web page.
Please, remember that the page limit is 6.

Final papers must be submitted by April 7th, 2008. Any papers submitted after this date run the risk of not being included in the proceedings.

3. Submit the IEEE Copyright Form to NAFIPS'08

To be published in the conference proceedings all accepted papers must be accompanied by a signed IEEE Copyright Form.
You can download a blank form here (IEEE Copyright Form) or from IEEE Intellectual Property Rights web page.

Please print it out, complete it, and sign it. Then mail or fax the completed form to Dr. Mark Wierman as soon as possible (emailing of a scanned form is not acceptable):

Dr. Mark Wierman
Computer Science Department, Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska 68172, USA
phone: +1.402.280.1782
fax: +1.402.280.5758

IMPORTANT: No paper can be published in the proceedings without being accompanied by a completed IEEE Copyright Form.

4. Register for the conference

Register for the conference on our Conference Registration page.

Each paper must have a registered author in order for it to be included in the proceedings. One registration fee at the regular rate will cover publishing of up to two papers. The student rates cover only one paper. Papers that do not have an associated registered author will not be included in the proceedings.

At least one of the authors MUST physically attend the conference and present the paper.
The deadline for author registration is April 7th, 2008.
Registering late may mean that your paper may not appear in the proceedings.

Please, visit our Hotel Reservation page for information about New York hotels that provide some discount for NAFIPS 2008 attendees.