For authors

CAUTION! Failure to comply with the instructions can result in outright rejection of your application

An author is allowed to submit one or two papers and to be a co-author of no more than 3 papers. Authorship of a single paper should be limited to 6 authors. All the submitted papers must contain the original (unpublished) results of the research.

Please, register on the conference website by clicking “Register”

First of all, prepare and submit a digest within the deadline given. Prepare your submission in PDF format using our RU-digest template and following the guidelines given in there. The digest has to be written in Russian; non-Russian speaking authors only are allowed to submit the digest in English, using the EN-digest template. File size must be limited to 10 MB. The program committee will study the digest as a part of the initial assessment of the paper. Authors of the accepted digests will be requested to submit the full papers of their research. After the digest is accepted, prepare and submit a full paper within the deadline given.

For the participants of the Special Session on Mobile Systems the Digest Submission is optional

Prepare your submission in doc/docx format using our full paper template and following the rules given there. File size must be limited to 15 MB. Full paper volume cannot be less than 3 full pages (excluding references). Please, do not exceed 6 pages (including references), otherwise, you’ll have to pay additional fees for each extra page. The list of references should include at least 10 sources on the research topic. Self-citation should be limited to 3 references. The full paper must be written in English. Please, make sure that the English level is advanced, long expressions are avoided, and generally accepted terminology is used. Please, use the Recommended Unit Symbols, SI Prefixes, and Abbreviations

LaTeX full paper template (Overleaf)

All papers submitted to the program committee are checked using the plagiarism detection tools and following the guidelines of the PSPB Operations Manual

When the full paper is accepted, you'll have time to finalize the paper and submit its camera-ready edition. Camera-ready paper is the final version of the full paper, accepted by the Conference Publication Chair for inclusion to the IEEE Xplore® submission. By uploading the camera-ready paper you agree to publish it in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library and to provide a transfer of the copyright to IEEE.

After the camera-ready paper submission, all the authors affiliated to the Russian Federation will have to upload scans of the Security Clearance document and the Export Commission Conclusion document (Export Control Examination certificate) in accordance with federal law "On export control". Both documents should be based on the established model of the affiliating/delegating organization and certified with the seal of this organization. The documents are uploaded by the corresponding author only. The Security Clearance document should contain information about the digest and the full paper as two separate publications, submitted to the same conference; it is possible to prepare two independent Security Clearance documents. The hard copies of these documents must be kept by the corresponding author until the end of the conference.

Author Responsibilities

  • Submit original work that has not been published previously, nor is currently submitted to any other publication, including publications in other languages
  • Plagiarism, fabrication, or falsification of any aspect of the paper is unacceptable
  • Cite only articles that are directly relevant to the submitted paper
  • Describe methods and materials with enough detail that the work can be reproduced
  • Acknowledge research funder and any conflicts of interest
  • Report any substantial changes to the paper after acceptance to the Conference Publication Chair, who may decide that re-review is appropriate; this includes changes to the bibliography


Digest submission deadline - January 11, 2021
Notification of digest acceptance - January 25, 2021
Full paper submission deadline - February 16, 2021 March 1, 2021 (Last Chance)
Notification of paper acceptance (except Special Session on Mobile Systems and Telecom) - April 16, 2021 April 23, 2021
Abstract submission deadline for the Special Session on Mobile Systems and Telecom - April 18, 2021
Full paper submission deadline for the Special Session on Mobile Systems and Telecom - April 30, 2021
Camera-ready paper submission deadline - April 30, 2021 May 14, 2021
Visitors' registration opening - May 1, 2021 Canceled
Сopyright transfer to IEEE - May 16, 2021 May 28, 2021
Conference fee payment deadline - May 17, 2021 May 28, 2021
Departure from Novosibirsk - June 30, 2021
Arrival to Novosibirsk - July 5, 2021 July 4, 2021