GCGW-2018 calls original research papers that focus on the conference relevant topics which are listed in this link

Authors should follow the steps listed below for online submission system and submit their abstract and short-paper in MS Word format (not PDF) before the submission deadlines that are given on the right-hand side of the current web page. Please prepare your abstract and short paper according to the following templates:

Click to Submit Abstract

After reading these guidelines, if you still do need help, please contact us.

1. Setting up an account (You can skip this step if you have an Easy chair account)

First, you will need to set up an account (username and password) as an author. Go to

You will then be automatically directed to the page shown in Figure 1. Fill in the text box with the distorted words that appear directly above it, and click on “Continue”.

Figure 1: Enter information to sign up

Then, follow the on-screen instructions and complete the form (as shown in Figure 2), and click on “Continue.”

Figure 2: Fill in the form.

After registering, you will receive an email similar to the one in Figure 3. Use the link provided in the email to continue the account registration process.

Figure 3: Login email

Fill out all of the required information (as shown in Figure 4), and click the “Create my account” button to finalize the account registration process.

Figure 4: Create an account

After the account is registered, you may log in to GCGW 2018 simply by clicking on the “click this link” link (as shown in Figure 5), or on the following link

Figure 5: Link to the login page

2. Submit your abstract

After logging in to the EasyChair website for GCGW 2018, you may click on the “New Submission” link located in the top-left corner of the menu bar to submit a new abstract (as shown in Figure 6).

Figure 6: The main page for authors

Follow the on-screen instructions and fill out all of the required information (as shown in Figure 7) about the authors.
Note: You must use the same email address that you signed up with when creating the EasyChair account.

Figure 7. Authors information


Fill out the text abstract, keywords and the related topics (as shown in Figure 8).

Figure 8.  Abstract submission

Click on the “Submit” link to submit your abstract (file format should be either .docx or .doc format, PDF format is not acceptable).
Please do not submit the short paper or any other files at this stage.

Figure 9: Abstract submission

After completing a submission, a new menu bar (“Submission #” or “My Submissions” in the case of multiple submissions) is created (as shown in Figure 10). Click on “Submission #” for changing any information about the submission. 

Figure 10. A page for changing your submission

Use the links at the top-right corner for:

Updating information about your submission: select “Update information” from the right-hand menu of the Submission screen to change any of title, abstract and keywords of your submission.

  • Updating author information for your submission: select “Update authors” to modify any information about the author(s) and click “save.” In the case of multiple authors, you can add (“Add new author”) or remove authors (Click on “X”); then update the order of the authors by selecting the “Reorder authors” button.
  • Uploading files: the “Add file” link may be used to upload files. Please do not upload any files at this stage. 
  • Withdrawing the submission: select “Withdraw” to withdraw the submission.

At the end of the submission procedure (a new submission or an update of an old one), you will receive a confirmation email from the submission system. Once the review process is completed, you will receive acceptance/rejection notification with reviews via an email.

3. Short paper submision


You can submit a short paper only by updating the submission you submitted as an abstract. Once you have completed the abstract submission, the menu bar “Submission #” or “My Submissions” in the case of multiple submissions is created. By clicking on this tab, you will access information about your submission, as shown in Figure 10. In particular, using the menu in the top-right corner, you may change the title, abstract, and keywords by selecting “Update information” and you may also update authors using the “Update authors” page. Most importantly, you have to submit a short paper by selecting “Add file”. After clicking on “Add file”, you will be able to select the file you want to upload with the link “Select file”, as shown in Figure 11. Once you have uploaded a short paper, you may change the file by selecting “Update file” from the right-hand menu of this screen (which will replace the “Add file” link).

Figure 11. Uploading short paper

Once the short paper review process is completed, you will receive acceptance/rejection notification with reviews by email. 

4. Revised paper submission (If revision is requested)

If the reviewers requested revisions on your short paper, we will request you to submit your revised paper electronically. To upload your revised paper, click on “Submission # and select “Update file” from the right-hand menu of the Submission screen. After selecting the file that you wish to upload from your computer, submit your revised paper by selecting the “Submit” button.