National Aerospace & Electronics Conference(NAECON)

Dayton, OH | USA * July 23 - 26, 2018


Thank you to our Sponsors!







Air Force Institute of Technology

Wright State University

University of Cincinnati

The Ohio State University

Oakland University

IEEE Circuit and Systems Society (CAS)

Ohio Aerospace Institute

Chairman: Dr. Robert Ewing
Phone: 937-713-8122


Information for Authors

Key Deadlines

Abstract Due April 23, 2017 (EXTENDED AND FINAL)
Notification of Acceptance May 16, 2017
Submission of camera-ready paper July 15, 2017
Early Registration on or before June 9th
Regular Registration through June 27th
For Public Affairs (Government Papers)
Abstract clearance June 20, 2017
Presentation clearance June 20, 2017
Final paper clearance July 15, 2017



Prospective authors are invited to submit a 50-word abstract and a 1000-word summary of their paper for consideration for oral or poster presentation. Both lecture and poster submissions have the same value and presentation format is only chosen for suitability. Acceptable format is: PDF (IEEE Xplore compatible PDF). Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings subject to advance registration of at least one of the listed authors.

Paper should identify the “Subject Area” and include information about the contact author (name, mailing address, phone, and email). Also, include all other co-author names, emails and affiliation in your submission. Authors should obtain company and government clearances prior to submission of papers, IEEE release forms are required with the final camera-ready paper.

All papers will be reviewed via the Program Committee. They will be judged with respect to their quality, originality, and relevance. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, conditional upon the author's advance registration and Presentation.

Nominations will be solicited for the D.W. Repperger Best Paper Award (POC: Dr. Ron Brower). The best student paper will be selected, and a Best Student Paper Award conferred.  

Papers can be from two pages(min) to eight pages (max). The Track Chairs will be responsible for reviewing papers in conjunction with our Technical Chairs to meet IEEE standards.

Submission is in electronic form via the website.

Naecon Proceedings will be printed on US letter paper (8.5" x 11"). Manuscript templates can be found here and download a Sample Paper

Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings

If you chose to use MS Word or LaTeX, these templates incorporate the specifications for conference proceedings on US letter page size (8 1/2" x 11")

Please note:  the files cannot be opened on the server.  If you choose to use any of these optional templates, save the file to your drive before attempting to open it.

Microsoft Word 2000

( Archive Contents (PDF, 63 KB))

LaTeX (Bibliography Files) b

US letter (DOC, 98 KB)

Unix (TAR.GZ, 655 KB)

Unix (TAR.GZ, 307 KB)


Windows (ZIP, 674 KB)

Windows (ZIP, 309 KB)

a   The LaTeX System Tester is included in the LaTeX archives content. The package includes instructions on how to test your LaTeX system settings and reconfigure them as necessary to enable you to emulate the "control output" for the best PDF conversion. You are strongly encouraged to perform this test before laying out your final manuscript.

b   Access IEEEtran LaTeX Class (template) V1.7 packages and IEEEtran V1.12 BibTeX (bibliography) packages. Be sure to use the template's conference mode. See template documentation for details.

IEEE Copyright Form

All Papers MUST be accompanied by a signed IEEE Copyright form to be considered.

Download the form here in Adobe PDF format.

Adobe Distiller Settings for IEEE Xplore Compliance:

It is REQUIRED for NAECON that all PDF submissions be IEEE Xplore compliant. Download Specifications here in Adobe PDF.

NOTE: If your file does not meet Xplore compliance, it will NOT be published and will be removed from the TBD Proceedings CDROM and the IEEE Xplore system.

To help you meet these new requirements, you must FIRST check to ensure that your PDF file is compliant by using the IEEE PDF eXpress system BEFORE you submit your paper to the conference final submission web site.

1. Go to the IEEE PDF eXpress web site:

2. Click on the link "New Users - Click Here" and fill in your information.

3. Use this conference ID: 40673X

4. Use PDF eXpress to check or create your PDF file

5. Your completed IEEE copyright form must be received by TBD. The form and instructions can be found here.

6. Once you have a GOOD PDF file, attach it to an email to

IMPORTANT: Please keep in mind that checking your PDF file for compliance using these instructions and submitting your final paper for publication are TWO separate procedures and BOTH must be accomplished.


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