Authors of accepted papers must follow the steps described below for inclusion of the paper in the conference proceedings. Note that the conference proceedings will be published in the IFIP Open Digital Library, with open access.

I – Revise your Paper

Revise your paper following carefully reviewers’ comments and do a thorough proofread to ensure that no further revision will be required. Final versions must not exceed 8 pages in IEEE 2-column style, references and acknowledgements DO NOT count. If the paper is typeset in LaTeX, please use an unmodified version of the LaTeX template IEEEtran.cls (latest version, available at, and use the preamble:

documentclass[10pt, conference, letterpaper]{IEEEtran}

Do not use additional LaTeX commands or packages to override and change the default typesetting choices in the template, including line spacing, font sizes, margins, space between the columns, and font types. This implies that the manuscript must use 10 point Times font, two-column formatting, as well as all default margins and line spacing requirements as dictated by the original version of IEEEtran.cls. DO NOT include page numbers.

See for IEEE templates and formatting requirements.

II – Include the ISBN and the IFIP copyright

The appropriate copyright clearance code notice is to appear on the bottom of the first page of each paper.

– 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: 978-3-903176-40-9 © 2021 Crown

– For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-3-903176-40-9 © 2021 European Union

– For all other papers, the copyright notice is: 978-3-903176-40-9 © 2021 IFIP

Latex users should add following lines just before begin{document} for the copyright notice to show up (shown below as an example):

IEEEoverridecommandlockouts IEEEpubid{makebox[columnwidth]{978-3-903176-40-9~copyright2021 IFIP hfill} hspace{columnsep}makebox[columnwidth]{ }}


MSWord users can use: ‘Insert’ -> ‘Text box’, insert the appropriate copyright notice in the textbox, and place the box (without border) at the bottom left on the first page.


III – IFIP Copyright Form

Fill in and sign a IFIP copyright transfer form, see

IV – Include Paper Sources and Figures to Final Submission

Prepare a .zip file named (X is your paper’s number) containing thesigned copyright form, and the full sources of the paper, including figures and any additional files needed for paper generation. Please verify that the submitted paper sources are exactly those generating the final pdf version of your paper.

V – Submit your Files

Submit the corresponding zip file by email to Cristel Pelsser  <> and Stefano Secci <stefano.secci@cnam.frusing “tma2021-camera-paperX” as email subject. Note that your attachment size must be limited to 25MB.

Submission deadline is Monday, July 16th, 2021. No extensions will be granted, so please plan accordingly.

VI – Register for the Conference

To be published in the TMA 2021 Conference Proceedings and to be eligible for presentation and publication in IFIP ODL, an author of an accepted paper/poster is required to register for the conference. Note that this requirement is compulsory.

Policies on Presenters and No-Shows

Each paper must be presented by an author of the paper. Presentations must be pre-recorded  (details on how to submit your recordings will follow shortly, including the deadline). At least one author must be online during the presentation to answer questions. Permission to have the paper presented by a substitute presenter may be granted by the TPC Chairs under certain extraordinary circumstances. A paper not presented will be removed from the final conference proceedings.