The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting social, economic, and technical advancements around the world. Established in 1977, IASTED organizes multidisciplinary conferences for academics and professionals in the fields of science, engineering, medicine, management, and education.

Call for Papers

Formatting Instructions

In order for us to ensure the continued quality of our publications, we would ask you to use the following formats when preparing manuscripts for initial and final submission.


Format for Initial Paper Submissions

Use the Initial Paper Submissions formatting guide when submitting your paper to a conference for the first time.

Format for Final Manuscript Submissions

After your paper has been accepted to a conference, use the Final Manuscript Submissions formatting guide for the format of your paper.

The instructions for initial submissions are general and should be followed as best as possible. However, the formatting instructions for final submissions (those papers accepted to the conference) are very precise and must be followed exactly. If you have any questions regarding the formatting of your paper, please send an email to