Submission – Proceedings

OSS 2018 accepts submissions in the following categories: full research articles, short articles, experience reports, formal tool demonstrations, and posters. The page limit is 10 for full research articles, 5 for short articles, experience reports and tool demonstrations, and 2 for poster submissions. To allow for more complete and fully formatted reference lists, bibliographic references do not count towards the page limit. 

All authors should submit abstracts and papers through website at

OSS 2018 will also accept proposals for tutorials, workshops, and panels via e-mail at 

Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings, which will be published by Springer in IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (IFIP AICT) Series.

All information relevant to contributing authors regarding the IFIP AICT print/electronic publication process can be found at Particularly we would like to ask the authors to apply the Springer conference paper templates, which can be found in the author’s instruction page here:
If you have any further technical questions going beyond those answered on Springer’s website, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Erika Siebert-Cole, email