Instructions for Authors

Call for Papers

Contributions are invited for review on topics lying within the scope of the conference and also on other relevant subjects. All submissions must be of high quality, original, should not have been published elsewhere and should not be intended for publication elsewhere during the review period or time of the conference.

Papers will be reviewed by members of the International Programme Committee and depending on their standard, attributes, and reviewer recommendations, may be selected for oral or poster presentation, and publication in an appropriate medium.

Full Papers

Full Papers (not abstracts) may be submitted for consideration for --

The Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare -- Full Paper General Track
The Smart Medical and Healthcare Systems Track, or
One of the conference Invited Sessions.

Full papers will be peer reviewed, and if accepted and presented, they will appear the the proceedings. The proceedings will be published in the IOS Press series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 'The series has been accepted by MEDLINE/PubMed, Scopus, EMCare, Book Citation Index - Science and Thomson Reutersí Conference Proceedings Citation Index' (publishers information).

Alternatively, authors preferring their papers to appear in an open access publication may request that they are published in a special edition of InImpact: The Journal of Innovation Impact (ISSN 2051-6002) - contact us for more details.

The guide length for Full Papers is 10 pages in publisher format pages. Longer papers will incur an additional charge. Papers much shorter than the guide length should be submitted as Short Papers.

Authors of selected papers may be invited to submit extended versions of their papers for publication in one of a number of journal post-conference publications

Short Papers

Authors may choose to submit a contribution for presentation without the submission of a full paper. In this case, a Short Paper in the form of an abstract, guidelength one to six pages, summarising the subject and content of the talk, should be submitted.

Short papers will be published on an internet open access platform, but not in the IOS procedings.

Submit short papers to the Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare -- Short Paper Track.

Preparation and Submission of Papers

Submissions must be formatted according to the instructions to be found on the IOS Press website .. here ..

Papers are required in PDF format for review purposes, but authors are required to upload editable word-processor files (LaTeX or MS Word) at the end of the review process.

Submissions must be uploaded onto the PROSE online submission and review system.

Publication Files

Once a paper (Short of Full) has been accepted for the conference it is necessary to upload onto the PROSE review system the set of files to enable it to be published. Authors will receive an email from the PROSE review system asking for the upload of these publication files.

The publication files required are specified .. 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.

Presentation at the Conference

All papers (Full and Short tracks) will be accompanied by an oral presentation (15 minutes presentation time and 5 minutes for questions) or a poster presentation.

  • San Sebastian, Spain
  • 9-11 July 2014