Online Submissions

Already have a Username/Password for CONAT - International Automotive Congress?
Go to Login

Need a Username/Password?
Go to Registration

Registration and login are required to submit items online and to check the status of current submissions.


Author Guidelines

The submission will have two phases:

1 - submission of an extended abstract

2 - submission of the final paper.

Both the abstract and the final paper will be peer-reviewed.

1 - Submitting the abstract

The abstract should be submitted online, using the online submission system. Additional files may be uploaded (using also the online submission system), but are not mandatory. There are no formatting instruction for the abstract, since it is simple text.

The abstract should contain at least the following:

- target of paper

- methods and equipment used

- expected results.

Based on the abstract, the scientiffic committee will decide to invite the author to submit the final paper, or not.

2 - Submitting the final paper

The Guidelines for preparation of the full text articles for the Proceedings volume are in concordance with Springer’s standard format.

The accepted format is Microsoft Word (doc or docx).

Please download the Instructions for writing your final paper here.

A template to be used with Microsoft Word, starting with ver. 2007, is available here. See also the instructions for using the Word template.

Here are the instructions in Word 2007 (2010) document, prepared using the Springer template.

And here are the instructions in Word 2003 document, prepared using the Springer template.

Preferred length of paper: 6-8 pages. (A paper should not exceed 8 pages.)

Language: American English.


Consent to publish

For each paper, the corresponding author should download, sign and upload the consent to publish. Please upload the signed file as a supplementary file, when submitting your final paper.




Submission Preparation Checklist

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another conference for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Director).
  2. The final paper is prepared according to the Author Guidelines, and all the authors agreed with the terms in the Consent to Publish document (download this document from the Guidelines page).

    The Consent to Publish, signed by the corresponding author, must be uploaded with the final submission, as supplementary file (PDF).


Copyright Notice

The accepted papers which will fulfill the Springer requirements will be included in a volume published with Springer Verlag. The authors must grant to Springer specific permission to publish the work. For that, the author must download, fill and sign in the Consent to Publish document (which will be available soon), then upload the signed document as supplementary file for each paper submitted. In case the paper includes any picture, table or results taken from the work of others, the author should obtain the written permission from the author of the respective paper, using the "permission request form" (will be also available soon).

Please check the website regularly for updates related to Copyright.

Privacy Statement


The names and email addresses entered in this conference site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this conference and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

CONAT 2016 Sponsors: