Information for Authors

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited to be considered for the conference on topics relating to Innovation Horizons and the conference scope.

All contributions should be of high quality, original and not published elsewhere or under consideration for publication during the review period.

Contributions are sought from those wishing to give a presentation at the workshop, accompanied by a one-page abstract or a paper with a maximum length of 10 pages.

Abstracts and papers, and optionally the Powerpoint slides of the presentation, will be published as a special edition of the KES online journal InImpact: the Journal of Innovation Impact ( in the KES Open Access Library (KOALA).

Additionally, if there are sufficient contributions selected authors may be invited to extend their contributions to chapters to be included in a book in the Springer series Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies.

Paper Format

A description of the paper format is available as a PDF file .. here ..

A template can be downloaded as a Microsoft Word .dot file .. here ..

A template can be downloaded as a Microsoft word .doc file .. here ..

There is no requirement to complete a copyright form, as papers are published under the KOALA copyright agreement, with authors keeping the rights to their papers.

Papers should be submitted as PDF documents through the PROSE online submission and review system which will be available here.


All oral and poster papers must be presented by one of the authors who must register for the conference and pay the fee. By submitting a paper you undertake that you will attend the conference and present the paper if it is accepted. By submitting a paper you also indicate that you accept the conference Terms and Conditions, available by request or on the conference web site, and that you agree to abide by them. -->