Submission & Proceedings

Paper Submission – Proceedings

All original paper submissions will be handled electronically via the Easy-Chair Conference management system at the following address:

The proceedings of the conference will be published by ACM Digital Library within its International Conference Proceedings Series. Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their research work to the International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing.


The submitted papers will be peer-reviewed on the basis of technical quality, relevance to scope of PCI, originality, significance, and clarity. Note that submitted papers should have neither been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere.

In order to prepare their manuscripts, authors should follow the ACM SIG Proceedings guidelines, available at:

According to the guidelines of the above address, the authors should install the ACM Fonts in their PCs and use the ACM_SigConf.docx sample file to edit their paper. This file is based on the ACM.dotm template which must be also presented in the same folder as the edited paper file (officially, its location is the templates folder of MS Office). All the necessary files (fonts, sample docx and the template file) are provided in the downloaded zip. Please note that there are separate guideline files for LATEX and Word for Mac users.

Papers submited to PCI2017 should be 6 pages in length. All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings.

Submitting a paper to the conference means that in case of acceptance, at least one author is required to fully register for the conference in order for the paper to be included in the proceedings. Moreover, it is expected that at least one author will attend the conference to present the Paper.