Authors are invited to submit papers and short papers in English presenting original and unpublished research. All submissions will be subject to a peer-review process by independent reviewers.
All submissions must be formatted according to the IOS Press style for Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (SHTI) and have to be submitted through the conference online system at: https://access.online-registry.net/stc2020/. The Scientific Programme Committee reserves the right to reject submissions that do not follow the IOS templates.
Full Paper must not exceed 5 pages according to the IOS Press style for Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (SHTI)
The Full Paper structure is: Title, Authors, Affiliations, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements and References. The Abstract length must not exceed the 300 words.
Short papers (replacing posters)
Authors who want to submit a short paper should upload 2-paged manuscript according to the IOS Press guidelines. The Short paper structure is: Title, Authors, Affiliations, Abstract (can be omitted/not necessary), Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements and References. The Abstract length must not exceed the 120 words. References are required for Short paper publications to be indexed in Medline.
Workshops and Panels
Workshop and Panel submissions should not exceed three pages. You can find detailed instructions for workshops and panels on the web site. Workshop and panel organizers must describe how they are going to arrange the workshop or the panel online.
Accepted papers and posters will be included in the STC 2020 proceedings for electronic publication / printing in Ebook Series: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (HTI). The HTI series is indexed by MEDLINE/PubMed; Web of Science: Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science (CPCI-S) and Book Citation Index – Science (BKCI-S); Google Scholar; Scopus; EMCare.