please check the ‘Important dates‘ page




  • Before all, please check – in the webpage of the Symposium you intend to participate (tab SYMPOSIA), the information regarding areas of submission topics.
  • Authors should submit abstracts, written in English.
  • Authors may submit more than one proposal.
  • Only electronic submissions through the conference  submission Easychair platform will be accepted.
  • The submission and review process is made through Easychair platform.
  • Abstracts up to 1 A4 page will be automatically considered for poster. Short papers (maximum length of 2 A4 pages) will be reviewed and, based on the combined marks of the reviewers, will be assigned either for oral or poster presentation (you may confirm or propose your submission as being for ‘Oral’ or ‘Poster’, in the Easychair submission platform).

Submission template for poster presentation proposal

Submission template for oral communication proposal



  • Notification of acceptance should occur between 1st may – 24th may
  • The reviewed abstracts/papers must be submitted as an editable file format (camera-ready version for the Book of Abstracts)
  • The reviewed abstracts/papers must be submitted with the affiliation recommendations of UPorto:



Each Symposium will award specific prizes. Please check your Symposium webpage (in this site, menu ‘Symposia’) to find out wich prizes will be awarded.

Prizes will be decided by each Symposia Committee and presented in a special cerimony at the Congress.

Award winners abstracts will be displayed ad aeternum in this site.



  • The submitted abstract reference (authors, title) will be included in the DCE19 Booklet
  • Specific Symposium Book of Abstracts with ISBN will be made available with the reviewed abstracts
  • Selected authors will be invited to submit a full paper in a special issue of Proceedings to the U.Porto Journal of Engineering. The announcement of the selected abstracts will be made after the congress, along with further instructions for the authors.