2 - 3 May 2018 Crystal City, VA USA
2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security

All authors must submit their final paper NO LATER THAN March 1, 2017

Paper Length:   6 pages + acknowledgements, references and appendices Paper Text: Title List of authors and their affiliations Abstract Introduction Body Conclusion Acknowledgements (optional) References Appendices (optional) Your paper will be included in the proceedings exactly as submitted. Authors must therefore follow the IEEE standards in preparing their final papers. Please use the IEEE provided templates when preparing your paper.
	Prepare your paper according to the instructions below 	Check your paper for IEEE compliance through the IEEE PDF eXpress site  	Upload your IEEE compliant pdf file to the HST 2017 submission site and submit your electronic copyright form  	Check your paper for IEEE compliance with the IEEE PDF eXpress Tool
	Upload your IEEE compliant pdf file to the HST 2017 submission site and submit your electronic copyright form
An electronic version of your final 6-page paper in IEEE eXplore®-compatible PDF format must be submitted to the HST 2017 submission site no later than March 1, 2017.  Please note: All pdf files are required to be IEEE Xplore compliant. HST 2017 is registered for use of the tool IEEE PDF eXpress®. IEEE PDF eXpress is a free service to IEEE conferences, allowing authors to make IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs (by using the conversion function) or to check PDFs that authors have made themselves for IEEE Xplore compatibility (by using the PDF Check function).

Steps for using the IEEE PDF eXpress® tool:

1. Create your manuscript(s) 2. Proofread and check layout of manuscript (it is highly recommended that you do this BEFORE going to IEEE PDF eXpress). 3. Create IEEE PDF eXpress account. The url to use this tool is:  https://www.pdf-express.org/ The conference ID is 40230X 4. Upload source file(s) for Conversion; and/or PDF(s) for Checking 5. Use IEEE PDF eXpress to obtain IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF(s). The site contains extensive instructions, resources, helpful hints, and access to technical support.  Should you encounter issues, please use the resources available. 6. Once you have a compliant PDF file, log in to the HST 2017 Submission Site and submit your compliant PDF for collection. The deadline for submitting this final PDF file is March 1, 2017.

Steps for submitting your final paper for collection:

1. Log in to the HST 2017 submission site and make sure you select the role of author  https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/User/Login?ReturnUrl=%2FHST2017%2FSubmission%2FManage 2. Click ‘Create Camera Ready Submission’ to begin the process.  IMPORTANT: Please enter the title, authors and their associated affiliations, and your abstract exactly as you want them to appear when published in the proceedings and on the conference web site.  All content for the proceedings will be exported from your submission.  So double-check your accuracy! 3. Once you’ve created your camera ready submission, you will be able to edit and view up until March 1 when the camera-ready submission site will close. 4. Upload your electronic copyright form.  
	Prepare your paper according to the instructions below:

Final Paper Preparation and Final Paper Submission Instructions

Deadline for

final paper

submission is

March 1, 2017

This IEEE eXpress site will NOT collect final papers. When you are satisfied with the final paper, be sure to log in to the HST 2017 Submission Site and submit your compliant PDF for collection.
Please use the IEEE provided templates for guidance when preparing your paper
Xpress Tool: https://www.pdf-express.org/  conference ID: 40230X
Double-check the title, abstract & author listing!  Final program and abstract book will reflect what you enter in this section.
HST 2017 Submission Site  for collection of your IEEE compliant PDF file and your copyright form
Questions regarding use of any of these instructions should be directed to Kathleen Ballos
2. 4. 3. 1.
2- 3 May 2018 Crystal City, VA USA
2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security

Final Paper Preparation

and Final Paper Submission

Instructions

Deadline for

final paper

submission is

March 1, 2017

Please use the IEEE provided templates for guidance when preparing your paper
Xpress Tool: https://www.pdf-express.org/  conference ID: 40230X
HST 2017 Submission Site  for collection of your IEEE compliant PDF file and your copyright form

All authors must submit their final paper NO LATER THAN

March 1, 2017

Paper Length:   6 pages + acknowledgements, references and appendices Paper Text: Title List of authors and their affiliations Abstract Introduction Body Conclusion Acknowledgements (optional) References Appendices (optional) Your paper will be included in the proceedings exactly as submitted.  Authors must therefore follow the IEEE standards in preparing their final papers. Please use the IEEE provided templates when preparing your paper.
	Prepare your paper according to the instructions below: 	Check your paper for IEEE compliance with the IEEE PDF eXpress Tool
An electronic version of your final 6-page paper in IEEE eXplore®- compatible PDF format must be submitted to the HST 2017 submission site no later than March 1, 2017.  Please note: All pdf files are required to be IEEE Xplore compliant. HST 2017 is registered for use of the tool IEEE PDF eXpress®. IEEE PDF eXpress is a free service to IEEE conferences, allowing authors to make IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs (by using the conversion function) or to check PDFs that authors have made themselves for IEEE Xplore compatibility (by using the PDF Check function).

Steps for using the IEEE PDF eXpress® tool:

1. Create your manuscript(s) 2. Proofread and check layout of manuscript (it is highly recommended that you do this BEFORE going to IEEE PDF eXpress). 3. Create IEEE PDF eXpress account. The url to use this tool is:  https://www.pdf-express.org/ The conference ID is 40230X 4. Upload source file(s) for Conversion; and/or PDF(s) for Checking 5. Use IEEE PDF eXpress to obtain IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF(s). The site contains extensive instructions, resources, helpful hints, and access to technical support.  Should you encounter issues, please use the resources available. 6. Once you have a compliant PDF file, log in to the HST 2017 Submission Site and submit your compliant PDF for collection. The deadline for submitting this final PDF file is March 1, 2017.
This IEEE eXpress site will NOT collect final papers. When you are satisfied with the final paper, be sure to log in to the HST 2017 Submission Site  and submit your compliant PDF for collection.
	Upload your IEEE compliant pdf file to the HST 2017 submission site and submit your electronic copyright form

Steps for submitting your final paper for collection:

1. Log in to the HST 2017 submission site and make sure you select the role of author  https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/User/Login?ReturnUrl=% 2FHST2017%2FSubmission%2FManage 2. Click ‘Create Camera Ready Submission’ to begin the process.  IMPORTANT: Please enter the title, authors and their associated affiliations, and your abstract exactly as you want them to appear when published in the proceedings and on the conference web site.  All content for the proceedings will be exported from your submission.  So double-check your accuracy! 3. Once you’ve created your camera ready submission, you will be able to edit and view up until March 1 when the camera- ready submission site will close. 4. Upload your electronic copyright form.  
Double-check the title, abstract & author listing!  Final program and abstract book will reflect what you enter in this section.
Questions regarding use of any of these instructions should be directed to Kathleen Ballos
2. 4. 3. 1.