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The Submission System for Post Deadline Papers is now open!

Before submitting, please ensure you read all instructions below carefully.

Post Deadline Papers

Writing your post deadline paper

Post Deadline Schedule:

General information for all authors:

Accepted as an oral presentation?

What you need to do…

Accepted as an e-poster?

Personal data

Information provided during paper submission will be processed by the IET for its sole use and that of its associated organisations, for the purpose of organising your attendance at this event.

Further information on how the IET uses your data.

Best Student Paper Award

A Best Student Paper Award will be granted to a student author, for writing a remarkable paper and making an outstanding presentation at ECOC2019. The winner and two runners-up will receive a cash prize.


The principal author must be a student at the time of submission of his/her paper.

The student should apply by ticking the appropriate box, on the paper submission system
The student must register for the conference before the author registration deadline. No financial help will be provided by the conference organisers.

The student author must be the presenter of his/her work at the conference.

Judging process:

Eight finalists will be preselected by the eight ECOC Sub Committees in their respective areas, in June 2019.

The finalists will be immediately notified that they have been short-listed and will be asked to deliver a second presentation for the judges at the conference, in addition to their scheduled presentation in the conference programme.

The judges will consist of one or both Technical Programme Committee Chairs and the chairs of the eight Sub Committees or their delegates.

The judges will announce their decisions during the closing ceremony of ECOC 2019 on Thursday 26 September 2019.

The Best Student Paper Award is sponsored by