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Instructions for Authors of Refereed Papers

  1. Consent Form: Each presenter must sign a consent to publish form, which allows IEEE to publish the paper as well as any slides, audio, and/or video of your presentation. Please review and sign the form.


  2. Use of Images, Audio, and Video in your Materials: It is very important that you secure permission to use copyright-protected materials in your slide deck, paper, or other materials used at a conference or submitted for publication. Even when an item has a Creative Commons license, you must read and comply with the terms of the license.

    Presentations: Authors are required to record videos of their presentations and prepare their slide decks prior to the conference. Videos and slide decks are due Friday, October 30, 2020 via the submissions system.

    Video Specifications:

    • Authors must prepare one video: 15 minutes for advance posting
    • MP4 file format
    • 1920x1080 resolution preferred
    • 16:9 aspect ratio preferred
    • 500MB max file size
    • Clear audio (headphones and headsets are permitted)
    • The following file naming convention, wherein “FirstnameLastname” is the name of the primary author of the paper: SEC20_video_[FirstnameLastname].mp4
    • Fullscreen slides with a speaker inset, as shown here or in the lower-right corner:


  3. Please ensure that your speaker inset does not cover any pertinent information on your slides.


    Slide Specifications:

    • 16:9 aspect ratio
    • Introduction slide at the beginning of your presentation that clearly lists the name of your paper and the authors
    • Closing slide to thank your audience and/or collaborators and list your contact information should you wish to receive follow-up questions from attendees
    • PDF Format

Instructions for Authors of Posters and Demos

  1. Consent Form: Each presenter must sign a consent to publish form, which allows IEEE to publish the paper as well as any slides, audio, and/or video of your presentation. Please review and sign the form.


  2. Use of Images, Audio, and Video in your Materials: It is very important that you secure permission to use copyright-protected materials in your slide deck, paper, or other materials used at a conference or submitted for publication. Even when an item has a Creative Commons license, you must read and comply with the terms of the license.


  3. Video Presentation::

    • Authors must prepare one video: a 60 second “lightning talk”-style video for advance posting. These videos will also be shown to attendees at the beginning of the poster session. Your goal is to convince attendees to come to your poster session.

    • Videos are due prior to the conference, on Friday, October 16, 2020 via the submissions system.

    • The 60 second maximum length is a strict requirement. Videos that are too long will be stopped after 60 seconds.

    • Make sure to introduce the name of your poster/demo at the beginning of the video, so the audience can find your session.

    • You do not have to use a slideshow-style video.

    • If you choose do use slides:

      1. Fullscreen slides with a speaker inset, as shown here or in the lower-right corner:

      2. Please ensure that your speaker inset does not cover any pertinent information on your slides

      3. Use 16:9 format slides

  4. Video Specifications:

    • MP4 file format
    • 1920x1080 resolution preferred
    • 16:9 aspect ratio preferred
    • Max length: 60 seconds
    • Max file size: 100MB
    • Clear audio (headphones and headsets are permitted)
    • The following file naming convention, wherein “FirstnameLastname” is the name of the primary author of the paper: SEC20_video_[FirstnameLastname].mp4


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Important Dates

Paper Submission: Extended to July 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EDT (firm)

Acceptance notifications: August 7, 2020

Camera-ready papers: September 25, 2020


Poster/Demo Submission: Extended to August 29, 2020, 8:00 p.m. EDT

Poster/Demo Acceptance notifications: September 15, 2020

Poster/Demo Camera-ready vision: September 25, 2020

Conference: November 11-13, 2020