The abstract should have a length of 2 pages, including figures and tables, and has to be submitted in pdf format not later than 15th April 2018  via e-mail to neis2018@hsu-hh.de. This e-mail address is handling your submissions in form of a ticket system.

The response of reviewers will be sent until the middle of April.

Please use the template you can download here.

Full paper guidelines


Deadline for full paper submission is 13th May 2018.


The full paper should contain 5-6 DIN A4 pages (including figures and tables).

Submission format:

Please use the mandatory template you can download here; otherwise the publication cannot be ensured. If you use Microsoft Word® please send us the .doc/ .docx- and pdf-file.

The conference language will be English, therefore all papers have to be written in English.


Presentation of the full paper at the conference is required for the publication in the VDE conference proceedings. Please read carefully the Copyright Agreement you can find here. When submitting your full paper, you confirm that you took notice of and acknowledge expressly this Copyright Agreement.

High quality full paper, which fulfill the requirements for a publication of IEEE can be selected for publication  in IEEE Xplore®. The decision is made based on external reviews. You will get notified after a final screening conducted after the conference.

Please make sure, you use the mandatory template; otherwise the publication  in IEEE Xplore® cannot be ensured. Please make sure that your papers are compatible with Black/White publishing.


The papers have to be presented at the conference in 15-minute presentations in English. Alternative to the presentation is a contribution to the poster session. Submitted full papers that are not presented at the conference cannot be published.