Paper Preparation Guidelines

OPTIC 2017 will include both oral and poster sessions of invited and contributed papers, as well as several exciting plenary talks on the forefront of important topics. As the success of OPTIC 2017 relies heavily on your contributions and participations, we encourage you to submit your manuscript and attend the conference here on the campus of National Sun Yat-Sen University.


Authors submitting papers to OPTIC 2017 are required to submit electronically in PDF format a 2 page-limit summary and to fill online submission form, a 50-word abstract and to sign copyright agreement. Call-for-Papers will be opening starting from March 2, 2017 Taipei Time (GMT+08:00). The deadline for the manuscript submission is 12:00PM August 31, 2017 September 20, 2017 Taipei Time (GMT+08:00). The notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent out via email by October 13, 2017 Taipei Time (GMT+08:00) only to the corresponding author.
A complete online submission will include the following:

  1. The completed online submission form
  2. 50-word Abstract
  3. 2-page paper in PDF format

Electronic Submission: Emailed or faxed submissions will not be accommodated. Authors must fill up required information for the manuscript, including the title of the manuscript, all authors' affiliations and contact information, presentation preference, as well as a 50-word abstract. This information must be completed in English and failure to complete in its entirety will result in an unsuccessful submission.

Language: English.

Student Contest: Papers competing in the student contest must have the student be the presenter and the first author of the paper.


The single column, two-page manuscript should be submitted electronically. Page size is A4 format (210 mm x 297 mm) and paragraph is typed in single-space. All content, including drawings, charts, photographs, tables, figures, and references should be within the specified two-page limit.
For detailed style guide and standard manuscript template (MSWord template or Latex style file), please



Important Information about Preparing your Paper: The quality of your PDF file is important as the paper will be published in the Conference Proceedings if accepted. Please verify carefully the quality of your manuscript for print and electronic publishing.

Revisions will only be accepted up until the paper submission deadline.

 Important Dates

Paper Submission Opening:3/2

Paper Submission Deadline:8/31

Paper Submission Deadline:9/20

Online Registration Beginning:8/2

Acceptance Notice:10/13

Acceptance Notice:10/17

Early-Bird Registration Deadline:10/20

Early-Bird Registration Deadline:10/30