Important Dates

22 Dec 2019                            Special Session & Workshop Proposals Deadline

22 Dec 2019                            Competition and Tutorial Proposals Deadline

15 Jan 2020

30 Jan 2020                           Paper Submission Deadline

15 Mar 2020

20 Mar 2020                           Paper Acceptance Notification Date

15 Apr 2020

15 May 2020                          Final Paper Submission and Early Registration Deadline

19-24 July 2020                     IEEE WCCI 2020, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Paper Submission

Paper Submission

Please read the following paper submission guidelines before submitting your papers:

  • Each paper is limited to 8 pages, including figures, tables, and references. A maximum of two extra pages per paper is allowed (i.e, up to 10 pages), at an additional charge of $100 USD per extra page.
  • All papers must be submitted through the IEEE WCCI 2020 online submission system. For special session papers, please select the respective special session title under the list of research topics in the submission system.
  • In order for your papers to be included in the congress program and in the proceedings, final accepted papers must be submitted, and the corresponding registration fees must be paid by May 15, 2020 (24:00 EST).
  • IEEE WCCI 2020 will present the Best Overall Paper Awards and the Best Student Paper Awards to recognize outstanding papers published in each of the three conference proceedings (IJCNN 2020, FUZZ-IEEE 2020, IEEE CEC 2020). The awards will be judged by an Awards Committee and the recipient of each award will be given a certificate of the award and a cash prize.
  • It is the policy of WCCI 2020 that new authors cannot be added at the time of submitting final camera ready papers. Please ensure that you are following this guideline to avoid any issues with publication.

If you encounter any problems with the submission of your papers, please contact the relevant conference chairs.

LaTeX and Word Templates

To help ensure correct formatting, please use the IEEE style files for conference proceedings as a template for your submission. These include LaTeX and Word style files.

Violations of any of the above paper specifications may result in rejection of your paper.

Microsoft Word

LaTeX Template Instructions (PDF, 63 KB) [Be sure to use the template’s conference mode.]

Manuscript Style Information

      • Only papers in PDF format will be accepted.
      • Paper Size: US letter.
      • Paper Length: Each paper should have 6 to MAXIMUM 8 pages, including figures, tables and references. A maximum of two extra pages per paper is allowed (i. e., up to 10 pages), at an additional charge of $100 USD per extra page.
      • Paper Formatting: double column, single spaced, #10 point Times Roman font. Margins: Left, Right, and Bottom: 0.75″ (19mm). The top margin must be 0.75″ (19 mm), except for the title page where it must be 1″ (25 mm).
      • No page numbers please. We will insert the page numbers for you.

Note: Violations of any of the above specifications may result in rejection of your paper.

PDF eXpress

All final manuscripts must be generated using the PDF eXpress tool.

To generate the IEEE Xplore compatible PDF file of your paper, follow these steps:

1. Create your IEEE PDF eXpress account:

2. Use the relevant Conference ID:

    • 48605X (IJCNN)
    • 48606X (CEC)
    • 48607X (FUZZ-IEEE)

3. The first time you access the system, please follow the link to new user. Please note that in order to access the service, you need to allow the use of cookies from the PDF eXpress web site. Once you have registered as a new user:

1. Upload the source file (containing your paper) for conversion.

2. Receive by e-mail the IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF of your paper.