Accepted oral and poster presenters may provide an OPTIONAL 4-page paper for publication in the annual TechConnect World Conference Technical Proceedings that are distributed as the TechConnect Briefs. Inclusion in this publication is at the discretion of the TechConnect Briefs editors.
Print the TechConnect.pdf file, and follow the instructions contained therein in preparing your manuscript. Your paper will appear in the published volume in exactly the submitted format. Please adhere strictly to the 2-column 10-point font format. Papers must not exceed 4 pages in length.
Download the Microsoft Word© or LaTeX2e sample documents provided below if you have these programs. The files will assist you in preparing your manuscript.
Please compare you final paper copy to the sample provided, to ensure that your paper has the same format (fonts, margins, styles). Use the following guidelines when preparing electronic PDF manuscripts:
If you do not have a PDF converter, please visit the PS2PDF site. Please print your PDF file on another computer to ensure that it includes all of the fonts required for printing.
You may only upload your paper once, so proof-read it carefully. Instructions for upload of papers will be e-mailed to authors in early March. Use the link included in your e-mail to upload the PDF of your paper to the conference web server. If you have not received your instructions, please contact the conference secretariat: .
A signed copyright form in PDF format must be uploaded to the conference web site no later than August 20, 2021 . Manuscripts received without a signed copyright form will not be published.
U.S. government employees whose work is not subject to U.S. copyright, and authors of works subject to Crown Copyright should use this form.
Please follow the instructions below on how to electronically sign a PDF copyright form.
Open the PDF of the copyright form in the free Adobe® Reader® (version XI or newer) program, and follow these instructions:
You may only upload your copyright form once, so prepare it carefully. Instructions for upload of copyright forms will be e-mailed to authors in early March. Use the link included in your e-mail to upload the PDF of your copyright form to the conference web server. If you have not received your instructions, please contact the conference secretariat: .