The SATNAC 2023 TPC requires that the documentation is submitted in Acrobat (pdf) version 9 compatible with no password or protection enabled.
The following templates of the document structure, styles and layout should be used to prepare your paper or presentation:
Confirmation on Receipt of Paper
The SATNAC 2023 TPC will acknowledge receipt of documentation within 5 working days of receiving the documentation. If no acknowledgement is received in this period, please contact the TPC Chair.
The Review Process
The SATNAC 2023 TPC will review papers based on criteria as described in the following documents:
Although reviewers will know the details of the authors when the paper evaluations are performed, their professional integrity will ensure a fair process. Each paper will be reviewed by at least 3 experts. However, if an author would like his/her paper to be reviewed "double blind" then a second version of the paper should be submitted with the necessary information stripped out but the paper must still retain the same physical format
Important:The TPC reserves the right to send all the submissions to a plagiarism search engine
Full papers must contain the following:
Full papers must adhere to 6 Page limit as indicated in template; WIP will be 2 pages. If a submission is co-authored, the primary recipient of the correspondence should be clearly indicated. An oral presentation of 15 minutes and 5 minutes of questions will be allowed to successful students at the conference.
All documentation received will be checked for viruses. However, it is the responsibility of the author to ensure that documents are free of viruses. Any document that is infected with a virus and cannot be recovered will be returned to the author, with a request that a clean copy be resubmitted.
Papers must be uploaded onto the online database, and access will be through the SATNAC website before the relative submission closing dates. All emails to the TPC Chair must contain the word “SATNAC” in the subject header.
Please note that regarding submissions, the topics provided for each paper category
are not limited to the examples given below.