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Full Paper Submission

The deadline for full paper submission is extended to 7:00 am (Japan Standard Time) on September 12, 2016. Any submission after this time will be automatically rejected.

The papers will be published by Elsevier in Procedia CIRP. Therefore all authors are required to use the template provided by Elsevier for submitting their papers. The paper template can be downloaded here [docm format][PDF format]. When preparing your full paper, please refer to the guideline provided by Elsevier: Guide for Authors. It should be noted that the length of a full paper must be from 3 to 6 pages where the paper size is A4 (210 mm x 297 mm). For your information, please also check FAQs about how to make a full paper.

The authors are required to submit a PDF as well a source file copy of his/her paper. Doc/Docx is the only acceptable formats of source files. Other formats including ‘docm’ can NOT be used by the production team of Elsevier.

The template is supplied as a docm file since it is macro enabled and will be helpful when inserting equations, figures, content etc. However, for production, Elsevier requires the authors to convert the files to doc/docx and PDF format.

Please use the Elsevier Editorial System (EES) for your full paper submission. The submission website for this journal is located at: http://ees.elsevier.com/procir/default.asp.

If you do not receive any notification of acceptance or non-acceptance of your abstract by July 31, please directly contact the conference secretariat (E-mail: cirp-lce2017@or.knt.co.jp) as soon as possible.

IMPORTANT: For full paper submission, you will have to go through several steps. Please follow the instruction provided on EES. On the step “Article Type,” please select “SI: 24th LCE.” Do the same on the step “Section/Category.” On the Step “Request Editor” please select “Dr. Shinsuke Kondoh (SI: 24th LCE).” These steps are shown in Figures 1, 2, and 3 (See below).


Figure 1: Choose “SI: 24th LCE” in the “Select Article Type” step.


Figure 2: Choose “SI: 24th LCE” in the “Select Section/Category” step.


Figure 3: Choose “Shinsuke Kondoh (SI: 24th LCE)” in the “Request Editor” step.