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Paper Submission Guidelines

All researchers, experts, universities, research institutes, and industries in related fields are invited to submit papers in Persian or English to the 28th National and 6th International Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2021) and are encouraged to actively participate in this gathering. All papers are submitted through EDAS. According to the paper's template, a maximum of 8 pages are allowed for each paper. The cost of reviewing process for each paper is $70 and in case the paper is accepted, this cost will be deducted from the paid registration fee.

Please note that the review process is based on complete manuscripts and at the least, registration of one of the authors is necessary for accepted papers. The authors of accepted papers should upload the final version of their articles along with the PowerPoint presentation files. Only the presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings. All accepted and presented English language papers will be submitted for inclusion in IEEEXplore Digital Library. It should be noted that the review papers are not accepted at the conference.

Accepted English articles will be directed for indexing after the indexing fee is received in the IEEE-Xplore system. The condition for indexing will be in complete accordance with the guidelines of IEEE. Such compliance will be reviewed by the IEEE after the conference has taken place. The main conditions are first, acceptable technical writing in the English language and secondly, observing scientific ethics with regards to plagiarism and perjury. 

The conference executive committee welcomes and looks forward to the active participation of esteemed national and international authors and reviewers.   

The authors of accepted papers, upon uploading the final version of their article files, should also upload the PowerPoint files.

To prepare the article and the PowerPoint presentation, authors are requested to use the following templates:

Paper upload guide file
Manuscript template
Powepoint template

 

PowePoint

The authors of the accepted papers, upon uploading the final version of their article files, they should also upload the PowerPoint files. 

Submit Paper

The articles are submitted and reviewed in the EDAS system. Please follow the link noted below:

https://edas.info/N28023

Code of Ethics

Ethical Principles 
The scientific committee tasks:
•    ICBME is based on the recommendations of the Publishing Ethics Committee (COPE).
The scientific committee of the ICBME is actively working to improve the quality of the conference.
•    The scientific committee of the conference is responsible for deciding on the publication of articles submitted to the conference.
•    Reviewing articles in terms of complying with the policies of the Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering and adhering to the approved laws is one of the duties of the scientific committee of the conference.
•    The scientific committee of the conference should examine the article solely in terms of content and regardless of the authors' race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnicity, citizenship or political orientation.
•    The scientific committee’s chair and any member of the scientific committee should not disclose any information about the submitted article except to the responsible author, reviewers, editors and publisher.
•    The reviewing process in this conference will be one-sided judging so that the referee is unknown to the author but the referee sees the author's name.
•    The scientific committee’s chair may not use unpublished items in submitted articles without the written permission of the author.
The reviewers tasks
• The reviewers assist the editor of the journal in publishing the quality, content and scientific review of the articles. The reviewers communicate with the author through the members of the scientific committee to help the author to improve the quality and content of the article.
• All information contained in the articles should be considered confidential to the arbitrator and should not be shown or discussed to anyone other than those authorized by the Scientific Secretary.
• Judging articles should be based on sufficient scientific documents and reasoning and should be clearly stated and should not be expressed in terms of personal taste in judging articles.
• The reviewer should draw the editor's attention to any significant similarities or overlaps between the articles under review or any other published article of which he is aware.
• Special information or ideas obtained during the arbitration should be kept confidential and should not be used for personal gain.
• Any referee who feels that he does not have the necessary qualifications to review a research work, for any reason, whether the subject of the article is not in the field of work or the refereeing process is prolonged due to lack of time or lack of access to sufficient facilities, etc. should inform the editor. And cancel the review process of the article.
• Paying attention to the sources used in the article is another task of the reviewers, all research, topics and quotes used in the article should be accompanied by a complete reference in the bibliography.
• Arbitrators should not accept articles for which the interests of certain individuals, institutions and companies are obtained or personal relationships are observed.
• Please pay attention to the cases related to combating scientific fraud in this link.


The authors tasks:
Authors of research articles should provide a good scientific statement of its importance in addition to an accurate report of the work done.
Articles should be detailed and referential enough to allow others to replicate it. False statements are immoral and unacceptable.
It is against the law to submit an article to several journals at the same time or to submit articles published or accepted in other journals.
Articles submitted by authors should be the work of the author of the article and any use of other people's research should be cited in the article.
All those who have a significant share in the work should be named as co-authors or appreciated as collaborators.
The corresponding author must ensure that the names of all co-authors are included in the article and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the article and agree to submit it to the journal for publication.
Whenever the author notices any errors or inaccuracies in his / her article, he / she shall inform the conference or the publisher about it and correct the action or withdraw the article.

Terms of the author responsible for correspondence

The corresponding author is the same as the contact author or the responsible author. For each article, a correspondence writer is selected. Since the author is responsible for the correspondence, determines the accuracy and validity of the article and is also responsible for all legal aspects of the article, so the author responsible for the correspondence must:
A- Be a member of a recognized and registered organization. (In the case of academic papers, the supervisor is usually responsible for correspondence with the academic email address).
B- The email used on the site and inserted in the article must be the same and belong to the same organization.
C- Yahoo and Gmail emails and the like, which are related to public social networks and not organizational; will not be accepted as the corresponding author's email.

FAQ

Registration

To register and participate in the conference after paying the participation or the registration fees in the conference site you have to coordinate with the conference secretariat. The registration schedule is as follows.

  • Registration with the article must be done by paying the registration fee on the date and before sending the final version of the article and from Saturday, October 3, to Saturday, November 6, 2021.
  • There is no specific place for registration on the conference website. To register, after paying the fee, send your personal details, deposit slip, and other documents to the conference secretariat at (icbme2021@icbme.ir).
  • Registration for the conference without papers took place from Saturday, October 3, to Thursday, December 26. Be sure to coordinate with the secretariat before paying the group fee.
  • If you need more information, please email the conference email to (icbme2021@icbme.ir). 

Important Dates

Paper Submission Due Date:
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - Extended

Initial Decision of Peer-reviewing Process (Accept or Reject) Date:
Monday, September 6, 2021.

Final Version of Paper and PowerPoint Submission Due Date:

Saturday, November 6, 2021.

Conference Dates:

Thursday and Friday, November 25 and 26, 2021

Workshops:
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Registration Dates:
For the authors from Thursday October 7, till Saturday, November 6, 2021, and for the attendees from Thursday, October 7 till Friday, November 26, 2021.

Fees

Fees

Category

USD

Regular Non-Student Attendee

$400

Non-Student Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering Members and IEEE Members

$320

Regular Graduate Student Attendee

$220

Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering Members or IEEE Graduate Student Members

$176

Regular Undergraduate Attendee  

$165

Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering Members or IEEE Undergraduate Student Members

$132

IEEE Indexing fee

$50

Notes:

  1. The above fees include attending sessions, airport transportation, 2 lunches, and coffee breaks and exclude the cost of traveling, city transportation, accommodation, workshops, and training.
  2. The authors of the accepted English papers should pay a separate fee for indexing in the IEEE Digital Xplore.
  3. The registration fee should be paid through EDAS, using a credit card.
  4. To find more information about the IEEE membership, please visit this link.
  5. To find more information about the Iranian Society of Biomedical Engineering membership, please visit this link.
  6. If you have any inquiries or comments, please write to us at icbme2021@icbme.ir.

 

Conference schedule

Conference schedule

The conference program will be entered in the EDAS system with details for all articles.

ICBME 2021