NetSys 2019

March 18 till March 21, 2019 – Garching b. München, Germany

AIComNets Papers

Submission Guidelines

All submissions must be original, unpublished, and not considered elsewhere for publication. Research papers must be up to 6 pages long or demo papers up to 4 pages long, including references, figures, and tables (at least 10pt font, 2-column format, A4 page size). Submission implies that at least one author will register and attend the conference to present the publication if the paper is accepted. IEEE LaTeX and Microsoft Word templates, as well as formatting instructions, are available online on this website.

Author Registration

For your paper to be included in the final programme and to be published in the proceedings, at least 1 author needs to register before the deadline of February 12th, 2019 at full rate and attend the conference to present the publication. Please enter your EDAS paper ID in the form during the registration process. Papers not covered by any registration by February 12th will automatically be removed from the final programme. Further details can be found on the registration page.

Author Final Paper Preparation and Submission Instructions

To submit the camera-ready copy, you need to complete the following steps by February 20th, 2019 at the latest.

[Update Feb. 12th] The technical issues are solved and the camera ready versions can be uploaded.

  • Revise your paper according to the reviewer comments and format it correctly.
  • Include the copyright note in your paper.
  • Include the conference header on the first page of your paper.
  • Process the paper with PDF eXpress to obtain an IEEE Xplore-compatible pdf file.
  • Upload the camera-ready version to EDAS.
  • Sign the e-copyright form in EDAS.

Details on the copyright notice, the conference header, and PDF eXpress can be found below. An example paper showing the correct formatting of the header and the copyright can be found PDF version, the LaTex sources are available here.

In case of questions please contact Matthias Hirth ( .

Conference Header

Each paper must include a header with the conference title on the first page. The text of the header has to be “2019 International Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys)” even if the paper is submitted to the SDNFlex Workshop. LaTeX users can insert the header by using the tikz package.


Additionally, the following commands need to be added after the IEEEkeywords environment.

\begin{tikzpicture}[overlay, remember picture]
\path (current page.north) node (anchor) {};
\node [below=of anchor] {%
2019 International Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys)};

Each paper must include a copyright notice at the bottom of the first page. The text of the copyright notice depends on the employer of the authors.

  • 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: 978-1-7281-0568-0/19/$31.00 ©2019 Crown
  • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-0568-0/19/$31.00 ©2019 European Union
  • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-0568-0/19/$31.00 ©2019 IEEE LaTeX users can insert the copyright notice by adding the following commands right before \maketitle. \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{XXX-X-XXXX-XXXX-0/19/\$31.00 \copyright 2019 IEEE \hfill}\hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}

PDF eXpress

Make sure you added the correct copyright notice and proof-read your paper carefully so that no further changes are required. IEEE PDF eXpress can either be used to create an IEEE Xplore-compatible paper from source files or check an existing PDF document. However, any changes made to the PDF after IEEE PDF eXpress conversion or checking may invalidate the PDF. Papers not compatible with IEEE Xplore will not be included in the proceedings. To validate your paper, visit the IEEE PDF eXpress page and use either your existing account or create a new one. The conference ID is 45439X. After logging in, use ‘Create New Title’ for each of your papers and follow the instructions. Once the paper passed the validation upload the PDF eXpress-signed PDF EDAS.

Next dates

Monday, March 18, 2019
  • PhD Forum: PhD Forum


Overview on Tracks and Events

Bringing together the community in the area of networking and distributed systems is a main goal of NetSys 2019. A number of events are planned: hot topics in networking, industry session, separate workshops, tutorials, posters and demos, PhD forum.

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