Full papers containing either original technical contributions or high-quality surveys on the conference topics or on related topics are sought.

Camera-ready versions of accepted papers should be prepared using the LaTeX2e style or the Word templates of Springer Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science:

We encourage authors to use the above formats already for their submissions. If you need more information, please visit the Springer website

Easychair submission link of PSD 2018:


Using the above format with 11 point font, the paper should be at most 12 pages excluding bibliography and appendices, and at most 16 pages total. Committee members are not required to read appendices; the paper should be intelligible without them. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.


Please download the copyright form, fill it in and send a scanned copy to psd2018 (at)

At least one author of an accepted paper must register by July 15th. A regular registration is required.


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Online Proceedings

PSD2018 online proceedings (Springer LNCS 11126) are available.

Free access from the conference site will be granted from September 19th to November 15th.

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline EXTENDED deadline:
    May 31, 8h00 (CEST)

    MAY 27, 2018
  • Acceptance notification June 29, 2018
  • Proceedings version due July 8, 2018
  • USB-only submission deadline July 8, 2018
  • USB-only acceptance notification July 18, 2018
  • USB-only proceedings version due July 25, 2018


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Previous editions

  • PSD2016: Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • PSD2014: Eivissa, Spain
  • PSD2012: Palermo, Italy
  • PSD2010: Corfu, Greece
  • PSD2008: Istanbul, Turkey
  • PSD2006: Rome, Italy
  • PSD2004: Barcelona, Catalonia