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Final Manuscripts Submission in EasyChair ( ICT4DA2021 Camera-ready Paper)

Camera-ready paper submission and Registration deadlines are postponed to 30 September 2021

Camera Ready Instructions

Authors of accepted papers should submit full papers in PDF format in English. The paper should be written in English and prepared following standard A4 IEEE 2-column format.  Accepted Full papers are limited in length to Six (6) printed pages including figures, tables, and references. Papers exceeding the page limits will be charged 150USD per page and a maximum of two pages can be added. The mandatory IEEE template in Microsoft Word and LaTeX format can be found at IEEE templates page.

Where and how to make the payment

  1. Ethiopian authors have to pay the registration fee in ETB (Ethiopian Birr) based on the currency exchange rate on the payment date via the commercial bank of Ethiopia account name: Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology Project account number: 1000166210791
  2. Non-Ethiopian authors need to make the payment through only money transfer to USD account of Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, account number: 0102141300003.

Submission instructions

Step 1: Prepare your revised final manuscript

Follow the instructions below to prepare your final manuscript

  • Deal with all comments provided by reviewers.
  • Add Authors names and affiliations to your paper. Don't add any title (e.g. Dr., Prof, ...) to the author names
  • Make sure that all Figures and Tables are of high quality and their content is easily readable.
  • Headers, footers and page numbers will be added by the conference publication team. So, make sure that your paper contains no headersno footers, and no page numbers.

Step 2: IEEE-Xplore-compatible PDF generation

Your final paper must be compliant with the requirements of the IEEE Xplore digital library. To help you meet this requirement, you must FIRST check to ensure that your PDF file is compliant by using the IEEE PDF eXpress web tool BEFORE you submit your camera-ready paper to the conference final submission web site. Otherwise, your submission will be excluded from Proceedings and IEEE Xplore.

  • Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpress TM site
    • First-time users should do the following:
      • Select the New Users - Click Here link.
      •  Enter 53266X for the Conference ID, your email address and a password
      • Continue to enter information as prompted
    • An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.
    • Previous users of PDF eXpress need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.
  • After logging in, please upload the source files of your camera-ready paper for conversion (e.g. DOC, DOCX, TEX and so on). Alternatively, you can also just check the compliance of your generated PDF file.
  • After a few minutes, you will receive the IEEE-Xplore-compatible PDF version of your paper by e-mail. Alternatively, you can also download it from IEEE PDF eXpress.
  • Please send us the confirmation mail from IEEE PDF eXpress ( with subject IEEE PDF eXpress Site Services: New PDF is ready(Paper ID xxxxxxxxxx) )to via email (

Step 3: IEEE copyright transfer form submission

To include your accepted paper in the IEEE Xplore digital library, one of the authors must fill and sign the IEEE copyright transfer form and return it to IEEE. Transferring copyright is a necessary requirement for publication. The transfer will be performed through the electronic IEEE Copyright Form (eCF).

  • The IEEE eCopyright system will send an e-mail to the first authors with the instructions to perform the copyright transfer.

Step 4: Final paper submission

Finally, upload your PDF paper validated by IEEE PDF eXpress via Easychair (update previous submission) on or before the deadline of September 24, 2021. 

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