Preparing your proceedings paper

For your convenience, we have summarized in the “Author Guidelines” document how a proceedings paper should be structured, how elements (headings, figures, references) should be formatted using our predefined styles, etc. We also give some insight on how your paper will be typeset at Springer. The PDF of the Authors Guidelines can be downloaded here or as part of the zip files containing the complete sets of instructions and templates for the different text preparation systems.

Springer has developed LaTeX style files and Word templates to help you prepare your paper. LaTeX is the preferred format (especially for texts containing several formulae), The LaTeX2e Proceedings Templates are available in the scientific authoring platform Overleaf. 

and word templates are also available, and the details can be found at:

Special Sessions

The 12th IHCI conference has a theme on “Intelligent Interaction for Smart Community Services”, having special tracks on highly specialized topic areas reporting technical trends and breakthroughs in HCI. We cordially invite you to organize special sessions. Papers in these sessions undergo a regular review process as those in general sessions. 

Best Paper Awards

IHCI-2020 Committee will judge all presented full length papers to select the winners who will receive following prizes:


 Conference best paper awards

  1. Student paper awards
  2. Workshop paper awards
  3. Poster best paper awards 


 Selected papers from the special session will also get an opportunity to submit their full-length paper for the special session of the following Journals or Springer book series of “Blockchain Technologies”.


Journal Special Issues 

Electronics: Transforming Future Cities 

Electronics: Recent Advances in Cryptography and Network Security

Sensors: Internet of Things for Smart Community Solutions

Note: The extension of selected papers from the IHCI-2020 conference will be considered for the discount based submission in above mentioned Journals.


Important Dates:   

 Paper Firm Submission Due

 Sept 15, 2020  Sept 30, 2020 Oct 10, 2020

 Student Forum Due/Poster/Demo

 Sept 15, 2020  Sept 30, 2020 Oct 10, 2020

 Acceptance Notification

 Sept 30, 2020  Oct 10, 2020 Oct 20, 2020

 Camera Ready Submission

 Oct 15, 2020   Oct 25, 2020

 Registration Due Date

 Oct 30, 2020   Oct 15-30, 2020

 Conference Dates

  Nov 24-26, 2020


Do not hesitate to contact Dhananjay Singh | if you have any questions. 

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