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The 2012 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems

(CTS 2012)

May 21-25, 2012

The Westin Westminster Hotel

Denver, Colorado, USA

Congratulations for the acceptance of your paper in CTS 2012. Please READ the following information carefully.

The deadline for submitting the camera-ready version paper + Copyright form + Bio is March 01, 2012. Please try to submit them earlier than this date if possible.

The paper can be uploaded by logging in at the CTS 2012 web site at using your previous login information for your paper in case you are in the main track, or if your paper was accepted through Special Sessions or Workshops and you have not uploaded it to this system yet, you may submit it as a new submission under the Upload menu.


* Deadlines are 5 PM U.S. Eastern (New York) Time on the dates indicated.

+ Deadline is 5:59 PM U.S. Eastern Time on the date indicated or until CTS 2012 block is full, whichever comes first. Reservation requests received after 6:00 p.m. Eastern time at the Hotel on the cut-off date will be accepted at the group rate on a space availability basis.


Please note that a very strict application of final manuscript formatting will be adhered to. Any manuscript that does not meet the requirements will be rejected and not included in the proceedings. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us having good proceedings.

Formatting Template

CTS 2012 plans to use a version of IEEE manuscript templates for conference proceedings for the final, camera-ready accepted papers. Please make sure to use only US Letter size templates.

Please note that final camera-ready manuscripts must be uploaded to the CTS 2012 web site in PDF format only.

Full Paper Manuscript Instructions (this is an IEEE format we follow and STRONGLY urge you to use).

  • pdf

  • word

    • LaTeX

      • .cls

      • .jpg

      • .tex

  • pdf (Invited)

  • word (Invited)

    • LaTeX (Invited)

      • .tex

Poster Paper Manuscript (this is an IEEE format we follow and STRONGLY urge you to use)

  • Pdf

  • word

    • LaTeX

      • .tex

Extended Abstracts (this is the IEEE format we follow and STRONGLY urge you to use)

This could be for extended abstract for Invited, Poster, etc.

  • pdf

  • word

    • LaTeX

      • .tex

Doctoral Dissertation Colloquium Extended Abstracts (this is the IEEE format we follow and STRONGLY urge you to use)

  • pdf

  • word

    • LaTeX

      • .tex

Formatting Check List

Please use this list after the manuscript is ready and verify that all requirements are met before you upload your paper to the web site.


Please contact:

Dr. Li Bai

Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Phone: +1 215-204-6616



Please complete and sign CTS 2012 Copyright Form and fax (937-255-xxxx) or email to Barbara Frantom at barbaraatcts @ or

    • MS Word Form

  • Adobe pdf Form


Please refer to some useful information about preparing your presentation for the conference.

IEEE Intellectual Property Rights (Copyright information, Plagiarism guidelines, Multiple submission and prior publication guidelines, Request permission to reuse copyrighted material, Trademark policies)

Plagiarism guidelines:

IEEE Policy on No Show / Non Presented Papers

“IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the conference.”

Papers excluded from further distribution will be archived at IEEE but will not be indexed or appear in IEEE Xplore.

IEEE Prohibited Authors List FAQ

CTS will abide by the IEEE Prohibited Authors List and any other such lists from sponsoring professional organizations.