PICC camera ready instructions


PICC 2020: Technically co-sponsored by IEEE Kerala Section, IEEE Industry Applications Society and IEEE Power Electronics Society.

Step 1: Final Camera-ready paper preparation

  • Follow IEEE two column A4 size standard conference format for preparing your final manuscript also. For more details please visit: IEEE template page.

  • https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html

  • Revise your paper based on reviewers/Chair’s comments/suggestions. The comments are available in the Ivyleague paper management site: https://icetest2020.ivyleaguesystems.com/

  • The maximum page limit is six pages including references. No author biography is permitted

  • Put the correct copyright notice at the footer (at centre) of the first page:

    • 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: 978-1-7281-7590-4/20/$31.00 ©2020 Crown

    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-7590-4/20/$31.00©2020 European Union

    • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-7590-4/20/$31.00 ©2020 IEEE

  • Similarity with other papers should be low (An overall similarity index below 30% is acceptable for publication). Maximum file size allowed is 3 MB and the file format is Adobe PDF (.pdf) without any encryption and/or passwords

Step 2. PDF-Express check:

After you have appropriately revised your paper, pass your revised paper through PDF eXpress using conference ID: 51425xp by going to the URL (https://www.pdf-express.org). If you do not have an account in Pdf eXpress, click on the link “New Users – Click here” and fill in your information (email address and password).

Then follow the instructions to upload the source file. You may get a email stating “Congratulations! The following PDF has passed the PDF Check”.

Send the pdf of this mail to the following email with EMAIL SUBJECT as PICCxxx_ pdfexpress confirmation(Email: chair_ieeepicc2020@gectcr.ac.in) (where xxx is your paper ID in Ivyleague, Eg. Paper id 10 : use the name PICC010)

Step 3. Paper Submission:

Submit the final version of the paper (after passing it through PDF express check) through the author console in Ivyleague. Please change the file name of the pdf Express checked camera ready paper to PICCxxx (where xxx is your paper ID in Ivyleague, Eg. Paper id 10 : use the name PICC010) before submission to Ivyleague. Please note that authors are expected to retain the title of the original paper in the final paper. Also, the author list in the original paper cannot be changed in the final manuscript.

Step 4. Submission of the copyright form:

After uploading the final camera-ready paper, click on ‘PICC: IEEE e copyright’ link to enter the IEEE Copyright Form Submission Ivyleague page. Click on the IEEE copyright website link. Now, the author will be redirected to IEEE eCF site to submit copyright form. After filling out the IEEE copyright form and copyright agreements, there is an option to download the completed IEEE Copyright Form in PDF (The corresponding author would have received the copyright form through email also). Please upload it on the same page of Ivyleague in the link “PICC :submit copyright”. Please note that the corresponding author can submit the copyright form for all the authors.

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