Extended Abstract Format:

Extended abstracts must be written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese, comprising between 1 to 3 pages in the (former) IEEE Conference format, available in the following links:

For LaTex users: LaTeX class file and template

For Microsoft Word users: Word template

An example of the final layout is available here.

Note: We encourage to use the templates provided in this webpage, in order to have a unique format for all submissions.

Abstract Submission:

Extended abstracts must be electronically submitted in PDF format using the conference management system Easychair, in the following link:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=optima20190

You will need an EasyChair account to be able to submit your paper. The submission deadline is July 31, 2019. August 20, 2019.

Submissions will be reviewed by the program committee, and a selection will be made based on the contents of the extended abstracts. At least one author of each accepted abstract must register in order to be included in the conference schedule and proceedings.

ICHIO Student awards:

Student award will be granted for outstanding presentations by undergraduate and graduate students of Chilean universities. Authors interested in participating in the competition should indicate it at the moment of the submission of the extended abstract.

To be eligible, the extended abstract must represent work mainly conducted by a student as part of his undergraduate or postgraduate studies at a Chilean university. There will be two awards, one for undergraduate students and another for graduate students. In the case that a student’s work is part of his undergraduate and master thesis simultaneously, it should be submitted as a graduate student award.

The submission will be judged by a committee established by the Organizing Committees, which will select a group of finalists, who should present their works at a special session during the conference. Extended abstracts and its presentation will be evaluated according to distinct criteria: quality of the work, originality and presentation skills.  The award will be announced at the closing ceremony.

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