Online registry assists authors in submitting their scientific contributions. The submission process helps the programme committee to manage the collection of submissions, the assignment of peer-reviewers, the decision and notification steps and the preparation of the conference programme.

1. Configuration for partiular needs

Online Registry acts very flexible and can be configured in numerous ways. It supports the submission of articles as files or within forms – or even both. Articles can be hierarchical classified in categories, themes and topics. Additionally standardized keywords can be entered to describe the content of an article. Several types of submissions, such as Full paper, poster, panels, or others can be defined and handled differently with indivudial submission deadlines.

2. Article submission

After the Call for paper and start of submission authors are able to upload their contributions and enter the co-authors in a user-friendly and time-saving way. Usualla all of the submissions will be peer-reviewed later on. Authos can keep track of their current submission status at their personal overview page.

3. Reviewer invitation

The scientific programme committee can enter a pool of reviewers. Additionally, interested persons can apply as a reviewers via web-based forms. All possible reviewers accepted by the programme committee are then invited to log in and enter their fields of expertise as well as their review capacity.

4. Reviewer assignment

After submission deadline all reviewers who has entered their fields of expertise and their review capacity are assigned automatically and randomly to submissions by Online Registry. Usually three reviewers are assigned per article. The programme committee has functions to approve these assignments. Afterwards reviewers are notified and review process can start.

5. Review of articles

Reviewers log in and find their articles. Review is done by entering criteria, suggestions for acceptance or rejection, and notes to authors and programme committee.

6. Preliminary decision

Based on the reviewer marks and comments the programme committee can enter preliminary acceptance or rejection decisions. Authors are notified about this decision then.

7. Resubmission (optional)

Several conferences has this optional step that authors are requested to correct their articles based on the comments. The programme committee will then enter the final decision.

8. Assignment to sessions

Online Registry supports to define rooms, sessions, and assign chairmen and submissions to sessions. Based on this information a conference programme is automatically provided, which can be integrated into the main conference website.

9. Comprehensive statistics

Detailled statistics are provided giving an overview about number of submissions in each topic.

Please note that this list is only a short summary of all features provided by Online Registry. If you have got any questions, please contact us. You can also take a look at our demo system to try things out by yourself.