Paper Submissions

Page limit (including references) :

  • Full papers: 5-10 pages
  • Short papers: 3-4 pages
  • Poster papers: 1-2 pages
  • Workshop papers: 3-10 pages

PETRA Conference uses a single-blind review process. In average, there will be three reviews per paper. For submission deadlines, please visit the deadlines page.

During the submission process, you can select via a dropdown menu whether you are submitting Full Paper, Short Paper, Poster Paper, or Workshop Paper.

Submission System

Preparing Your Submission

ACM will be the publisher of the proceedings of the PETRA conference and the conference proceedings will be a volume in the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series in the ACM Digital Library. Authors must follow the guidelines of ACM SigConf template available at ACM SIG Proceedings template. A PDF sample is available here. An important aspect of preparing your paper for publication is to provide the proper indexing and retrieval information from the ACM Computing Classification System (CCS). Camera-ready information will be emailed to authors with the acceptance notifications. The submission page is available at

Video Submission Guide

  1. Guidelines on creating a presentation video
  2. The video must be in .mp4 format and use h.264 encoding. Other formats are not accepted.
  3. Please add a subtitle to your video to make it more accessible.
  4. It is NOT possible to process additional files. If you want to have subtitles for your video, please embed it in the video using the handbrake app mentioned in the above link.
  5. Transcode (convert) the video to a friendly format and manageable file size (< 100 MB) and a standard aspect and resolution like 1280x720 (720p), 1920x1080 (1080p).
  6. A maximum of 300 MB video file size is allowed. You can convert using the Handbrake app. Refer to the above medium link for more details.
  7. We will host your video online along with your papers in ACM ICPS; it should not contain any copyrighted material (such as background music or copyrighted images) or data that violates privacy legislation (such as pictures of subjects who did not permit to be shown online).
  8. The maximum length of videos with file size limits:
    • Poster paper- 3 mins
    • Short paper - 7 mins
    • Workshop Paper - 10 mins
    • Full paper - 12 mins
  9. Make sure the video includes the paper title, authors, and a mention of PETRA 2020.
  10. Poster papers can use traditional slide format or oral talks, referencing different sections of the poster.
  11. Note that there are free and commercial solutions to help with recordings, such as Screen Recorder or Panopto.

Video Submission

Camera-Ready Submission Guide

  • 1. ACM's Computing Classification System (CCS)
  • 2. Copyright Statement
  • 3. Final Manuscript Submission

1. ACM's Computing Classification System (CCS)

An important aspect of preparing your paper for publication is to provide the proper indexing and retrieval information from the ACM Computing Classification System (CCS). ACM provides a handy tool that you can generate the proper terms as a LaTeX code and Word text. More information are available at

2. Copyright Statement on the First Page of Your Paper

You must include the rights management statement and bibliographic strip on the bottom of the left column, on the first page. After the acceptance of your paper, you will received an email with a link that guides you how to complete the copy-rights form. The standard ACM copy-rights statement should be similar, but not necessary identical, to the following:
Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for pro t or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the rst page. Copyrights for components of this work owned by others than ACM must be honored. Abstracting with credit is permitted. To copy otherwise, or republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior speci c permission and/or a fee. Request permissions from
PETRA ’20, Corfu, Greece
© 2020 ACM. XXX-X-XXXX-XXXX-X/XX/XX...$15.00

Authors will receive the final text to place on the manuscript after they complete the individual rights management form. Please contact us at if you have any questions.

3. Final Manuscript Submission (Camera-Ready)

Upload your final version of your manuscript in a ZIP file format. The zip file must include the PDF version of your paper and the source file (Word or LaTeX) . To do that, you need to

  • Go to EasyChair and log in
  • Click on the 'author' hyperlink next to PETRA 2020
  • Click on the 'information' hyperlink next to the title of your paper
  • Click on 'Update file' on the top-right corner of the webpage
  • Click on 'Choose file' to upload your camera-ready ZIP file Submission
  • Click on 'Submit'