Submission Guideline – MICES 2020

Submission Guideline

Important: please read before you submit a paper

Authors are asked to prepare their papers using Microsoft Word or LaTeX2e, according to the journal guidelines and templates, and then convert these files to PDF.
It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final form ready for publication, and has been thoroughly proofread. We do not copyedit papers and will not send out author proofs prior to publication. 

Please note: post-publication changes are not usually permitted, unless there are exceptional circumstances, so please ensure your paper has been checked for errors.
What you need to provide

The PDF file of your paper: when preparing your paper ensure that you follow the author guidelines. When preparing your paper please check that:

  • Paper size is European A4.
  • Margins are at least 25mm all round.
  • The paper includes the author name and affiliation (full address including country).
  • There are no page numbers, or headers and footers, within the paper.
  • The PDF is free of formatting errors (e.g. corrupt equations, missing or poor resolution figures), since conversion from Word to PDF can introduce formatting errors.
  • Text is single spaced, not double spaced.
  • The PDF file is editable and not password protected.
  • All pages are portrait (landscape pages should be rotated).
  • Reference lists are checked for accuracy. References can only be linked via CrossRef if they are correct and complete.
  • Figures are placed within the text, not collected at the end of the document.
  • A thorough proof read is conducted to check standard of English and ensure wording is clear and concise.
  • Ensure that your paper includes an abstract.
  • Any multimedia files you wish to publish online
  • MSE encourages authors to submit multimedia files to enhance the online versions of published research articles.

Page limit

Regular Papers: limited to 5-8 pages normally, including all figures, tables, and references. Please use the extra page in full papers for addressing the comments of the reviewers, make your figures large enough to be legible, and to comply with all formatting requirements. Please note that extra pages will be charged USD 20 per page.

Review Process

The steps of the reviewing process are as follows:

  1. Author submit its paper through conference's web page (
  2. Editor distributes the papers to selected steering committee. Each paper will be reviewed by 3 reviewers
  3. Reviewers review each paper based on MICES guideline
  4. Reviewers result is sent to author
  5. If necessary, author should fix its paper based on the review note. Paper should not be changed more than 30% of its content
  6. Author send its final (camera ready) manuscript. If needed, editor is allowed to perform minor changes. Editor is also allowed to ask the author to fix the error and re-send the manuscript
  7. Editor agrees on manuscript copyright
  8. One of the author is asked to present the paper on the conference day. Only presented papers will be published.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

MICES is intolerant to any act of plagiarism. Authors are expected to submit original work with proper citation to the work of others. Should any plagiarism is detected in a work, editors has the right to do this following actions:

  1. Reject the submitted article
  2. Report the violation to affiliated institution(s)
  3. Provide the information regarding the violation to any academic institution
  4. Publish the information regarding the violation to public
Important Dates
03 August
Fullpaper Open Submission


30 September
Early Bird Registration Deadline

Early Bird Registration Deadline

18 October
Fullpaper Submission Deadline

It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final form ready for publication

21 October
Final Notification

Selected articles will be announced on October 21, 2020

27 October
Conference Day

The conference will be conducted within 2 days, on 27-28 October 2020.