The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center Hotel
Chicago, Illinois, USA
In Cooperation with ACM, IEEE, and IFIP
for Poster Papers and Posters
Submission Deadline: February 12, 2010)
PURPOSE AND SCOPE
The 2010 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2010) is to address,
explore and exchange information on the state-of-the-art in collaborative environments, their
modeling and simulation, design and use, and their impact. The conference will include a
session for poster presentations.
CTS 2010 is soliciting poster papers and posters on all CTS related topics for the posters
session. The posters session is an effective and interactive forum for presenting works
addressing preliminary results, innovative ideas, work in progress, late-breaking results,
collaboration tools, platforms and products, and other works, possibly not suitable for a formal
full paper. Posters will be held in a special session where presenters will demonstrate their
work directly to symposium attendees, and will remain in place during the remainder of the
TOPICS INCLUDE (but are not limited to)
All CTS related topics
POSTER PAPERS AND POSTERS SUBMISSION
Poster papers and posters should be submitted using the conference software system on the CTS 2010
web site. Poster papers and poster proposal submissions are due February 12, 2010.
Please specify clearly in the Notes section of the submission form as well as on the submission that
you wish your submission to be considered strictly as
poster paper or poster
. This is very important. Apart from that, please note that the Program Committee may
decide that a regular paper will be accepted as a poster paper rather than a regular paper.
Authors would be informed in such a case.
submissions are at least 3 pages in length and up to 6 pages, without additional fees charged.
They are reviewed through the same procedure that regular papers are reviewed. Poster paper
submission should include a cover page with title, authors' names, affiliations, addresses, fax and
phone numbers, and email addresses. Please indicate clearly the corresponding author.
Include up to 6 keywords from the topics list and an abstract of no more than 450 words describing
your work. Please submit an electronic copy of your full draft manuscript (at least 3 pages in
length and up to 6 pages in the posted IEEE format, single-spaced, double-column, including figures,
tables, and references) using the conference web site submission link at
. Please make sure to indicate on the manuscript that the submission is for
under names and affiliations. CTS will provide award to the Best Poster Paper.
require only one page abstract submission with title, authors and their affiliations, addresses, and
email addresses. Please indicate clearly the corresponding author. Please submit an
electronic copy of your full draft manuscript in the posted IEEE format, single-spaced,
double-column, including figures, tables, and references using the conference web site submission
. Please make sure to indicate that the submission is for
under names and affiliations.
Electronic submissions will be accepted only in
, uploaded to the web site above. Consistent with standard practice, each submitted poster
paper or poster proposal will receive a minimum of three reviews. Poster papers and posters
will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of
presentation. All accepted poster papers and posters in the Symposium are required to be
presented and will be included in the conference proceedings. If accepted, the work will be
presented using a poster format, which will be made available at the web site too, to develop the
poster for presentation at the symposium.
Paper Submission Deadline ---------------------------------
February 12, 2010
Notification of Acceptance -----------------------------------
February 19, 2010
Registration & Camera-Ready Manuscripts Due -------------
March 1, 2010
For information or questions about the poster session, please contact Posters Chairs or consult the
Symposium?s web site at URL:
Presentation Posters Required Elements
and below it the list of the
. CTS 2010 info should be written at the bottom.
Posters must be in English.
- Problem considered
- Research Approach and methods used
- Technical Challenges
- Results & Accomplishments
- expected contributions and significance
- Impact & Conclusions
Presentation Posters Formatting Instructions
The poster size should be 2 X 3 ft to a maximum of 3 X 4 ft.
Tape, thumbtacks and other supplies may be needed at the site to mount the poster.
Posters should stimulate discussion, not give a long presentation. Use graphs, charts and
illustrations as much as possible. Minimize use of text and tables. Your poster should
be easily read from a distance of 4 ft (122 cm). Color will enhance poster readability and
Suggested Fonts and Sizes: Times New Roman
Title: 90 ? 95 pt.
Authors/affiliations: 85 ? 90 pt.
Headings: 60 pt.
Text: 28 ? 36 pt.
References: 20 ? 24 pt.
Background color should be white or a neutral color that is easy on the eyes.
Print a miniature version of your poster on 8.5''x11'' paper. Choose ?Fit to size? under the
print command, and choose letter-sized paper. If your text is too small to read on the
miniature version (from 12 inches), it will be too small to read on the final poster. Same is
true to pictures and figures ? the graphical elements of your poster should be sharp and clear on
the miniature printout. The miniature printout can also serve as a handout to provide during
the poster session.
An outstanding poster design guide is available online at: