information for authors


Selected workshops can be found here.

Workshops are meant to facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences between researchers and stimulate discussions on emerging issues. The workshop must include time for brainstorming and discussions between attendees to conclude to new research directions.

Workshops should address specific challenges and new issues within the scope of Enterprise Interoperability. They should aim at presenting and discussing concrete intermediate or complete results of research projects and case studies that may guide future work.

Papers Submission

Papers must be in English, describes original work and must follow the ISTE guidelines for authors. Paper length should be 6 pages for a full paper and 4 pages for a short paper. The selection of the paper will be performed based on the abstract and not on the full paper.
Authors should submit their contributions by email to each Workshop Organizer concerned.

Please submit your abstract (by using this template) to the respective Workshop's Chair. In case of doubt ask:

The abstract submission deadline is January 15th, 2016.

doctoral symposium

Papers and Poster Guidelines

PhD students interested to participate in the Doctoral Symposium are requested to submit an extended abstract of 5 pages or a full paper no longer than 10 pages in the I-ESA'16 Template. Posters can be submitted illustrating the main research question and ongoing scientific work and expected novel results.

Accepted papers must be presented during the Doctoral Symposium by the PhD student. Presentations will be kept short 15 minutes. A discussant will be appointed to each paper. Discussant comments will be followed by a plenary discussion of the paper. At the end of the symposium there will be a general discussion, including a brainstorming session about current and future research topics in the area.

The authors must submit abstracts via the electronic I-ESA16 Conference Management System The abstract submission deadline is January 15th, 2016.


Selected papers will be published in the I-ESA’16 Proceedings book. A selection of the best papers presented at the Doctoral Symposium will be proposed for special issues in indexed SCI scientific journals.

Best Paper Award

A best paper award will be given to the outstanding paper.

For more information please see CfP-DS.


The Conference welcomes submissions of full papers. The maximum paper length is 10 pages. A package with formatting instructions and a MSWord template is available here:
I-ESA'16 Template.

We encourage authors to submit original papers via the electronic I-ESA'16 Conference Management System Only full paper submissions will be accepted. Submissions received after the deadline or that do not meet the length or formatting requirements detailed on I-ESA'16 Template will not be accepted for review. Notification of receipt of the electronic paper will be mailed to all of the authors soon after receipt. If there are problems with the electronic submission, we will contact the primary author by email.

The paper submission for I-ESA'16 Conference is closed since October 26th 2015.

review process

At least three members of the International Programme Committee will review each submission. The ISPC will recommend about the papers acceptations and the Program Committee Chairs will make final decisions.

The accepted papers will be included in the Conference proceedings published by Springer in the book series "Enterprise Interoperability" at the condition that the paper is presented by one author during the conference.
For Workshops, the accepted and presented papers will be published by ISTE Publications UK .