(Call for Papers PDF, TXT)

Accepted papers will be published as a journal special issue in Computer-Aided Design (Elsevier). In addition, SPM will have a joint poster session with SMI and SGP and will accept proposals for posters in the form of abstracts.

Technical Paper Submission

We invite submissions as papers (suggested length 10 - 12 pages, maximum 12). All submissions will be handled via the Easychair system:


Peer-reviewed papers should present previously unpublished, original results that are not simultaneously submitted elsewhere. All papers will be rigorously peer-reviewed by members of the international program committee. The review will be double-blind. The submission should be formatted according to the style guidelines for Computer-Aided Design. All accepted papers will appear in Computer-Aided Design (Elsevier). If you have any technical problems on paper submission, please contact the paper chairs for inquiry.

Paper Format

Authors should format their papers in accordance with the elsarticle instructions located at


Note: The elsarticle has several options associated with it. Authors should utilize the “[5p,twocolumn]” option. We strongly recommend using the latex template to format your paper. The file must be exported to pdf file for the first round of submission.