Info for Authors

ITC 2020 – Call for Papers, pdf

Important Dates

Abstracts Due: 27 March 2020
Acceptance Notifications: 24 April 2020
Final Manuscripts Due: 19 June 2020


Abstracts should be no more than 1,000 characters and should not include any graphics. Abstract submission instructions are given below.


Download Abstract Submission Guide to create your account and submit

Final Manuscripts

Final manuscripts should conform to the following formatting instructions.

Download Format Instructions (pdf) TBD 
Download MS Word Template (docx) TBD
Download LaTeX Template (zip) TBD

Authors’ Agreement

The Authors’ Agreement (a copyright form) must be submitted with the Final Submission before the paper can be published in the ITC Proceedings. Please submit the completed and signed Authors’ Agreement using the Paper Portal as “Supplemental Material.” For those authoring multiple papers, a separate Authors’ Agreement must be submitted for each paper.

Download the Authors’ Agreement, pdf

Paper Awards

All papers submitted as regular papers are considered for the following awards:

  • Best Conference Paper Award
  • Lawrence Rauch Award for Standards
  • Myron Nichols Award for Telemetry Spectrum Management, Preservation, Protection or Advocacy

Student Papers

Papers sumbitted in the undergraduate student or graducate student catergories will be considered for awards in the student paper contest. There are separate categories for graduate and undergraduate students. In each category, winners receive cash awards of $1,000 per paper for first place and $500 per paper for second place. First place winners receive a reimbursement of travel expenses from within the continental USA to ITC 2020 to present their paper.

Technical Program

Accepted papers will be presented in technical sessions, starting the afternoon of Tuesday 27 october 2020 and ending the morning of Thursday 29 October 2020. Each paper is allocated a total of 20 minutes. The 20 minutes includes presentation and questions/answers. Authors of accepted papers are asked to sumbit their paper presentations (MS Powerpoint or PDF) to the ITC staff when picking up their badge in the ITC registration area. The Technical program will be posted here in the future.

For more information, please contact:

Technical Program Chair Student Paper Contest Chair
Tomas Chavez

Cliff Aggen

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