International Conference on Smart Cities

22 - 23 January, 2016, Department of Management Studies,
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, INDIA

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Submission Guidelines for International Conference on Smart Cities:
  • All papers must be submitted online.
  • Papers must be in Microsoft Word 2003 and 2007.
  • Hard copies of Papers are not accepted. 
  • Papers must be in English.
  • When a paper is submitted online, it is automatically understood that necessary copyright transfer approvals for the publication have been granted to the Conference Organizers.
  • Papers will be included in the proceedings only if one of the authors registers for and attends the Conference.
  • Please indicate on the Cover Page the theme/tracks for which paper is being submitted. Depending on the number of submissions, the organizers reserve the right to move an accepted paper to a different track or to a special session.
Manuscript Preparation
  • The manuscript must be typed, single-spaced (including indented material, notes, and references). All headings including title should 12 point in New Times Roman while text should be 10 point New Times Roman. Margins must be of 1 inch.
  • The paper should be within 10 pages in length.
  • Follow this order when typing manuscripts: Title, Authors, Affiliations, Abstract, Keywords, Main text, Acknowledgements, Appendix and References.
  • The abstract is to be within a limit of 100 words. There should be three to five keywords describing the main topics of the paper.
  • The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and the full contact details such as name, email, telephone and fax numbers should be given in footnote on the first page.
  • However, certain publisher may require additional copyright transfer documents to be filled in, signed and uploaded. these requirement will be communicated to the author later.
  • Ensure that the letter 'I' and digit '1', and also the letter 'O' and digit '0' are used properly, and format your article (tabs, indents, etc.) consistently.
  • All photographs, charts and diagrams are to be referred to as "Figure(s)" and should be numbered (in Arabic numerals) consecutively in the order to which they are referred. Tables should be numbered consecutively in the text in Arabic numerals
Citations & References
  • APA format for in text citation & referencing is to be followed strictly.
  • Present all citations within the text and generate a list of references following the text of the manuscript.
  • In the text, a citation should refer to the author's name (without initials) and year of publication, e.g. "Since Cullen (2000) has shown that..." or " Though there are many emerging programs and initiatives on e-government throughout the world in all levels of government (McClure, 2000)".
  • For 2-6 authors all authors are to be listed at first citation, with "&" separating the last two authors; for more than six authors, use the first six authors followed by et al. In subsequent citations for three or more authors use et al. in the text.
  • The list of references should be arranged alphabetically by authors' names. Works by the same author should be listed in order of publication.
  • The manuscript should be carefully checked to ensure that the spelling of authors' names and dates are exactly the same in the text as in the reference list.
  • References should be given in the following form (APA format):
Journal article: Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Journal Name, Vol. No. (Issue No.), starting page no.-ending Page no.

Book: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2000). Title of book (2nd ed.). Location: Publisher.

Chapter in edited book: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2000). Title of chapter. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor, Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.

URL: Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Retrieved from URL



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