IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
2-6 May 2020 // Virtual Conference

Camera-Ready Upload

Camera-Ready Upload

All authors should upload their camera-ready online through JEMS:

The deadline is 09 Mar. 2020.

For FULL, SHORT and POSTER Session Papers

All authors of accepted papers are requested to prepare the above 3 documents and upload them in JEMS.

  1. Validated PDF file of the camera-ready manuscript
  2. IEEE Copyright Transfer Agreement
  3. Author Registration Receipt

Please follow the below steps to complete your 3 documents for JEMS upload.


1.  Validated PDF file of the camera-ready manuscript

Step 1: Revision
Revise your manuscript based on reviewer’s comments. Some reviewers are very specific in pointing out what can be improved in your paper. You should read those comments and revise your manuscript accordingly. When you make your camera-ready version, make sure that your paper does not exceed 8 double-column pages for Full papers, 4 double-column pages for Short papers and 2 double-column pages for Poster papers  (all excluding references) . The paper templates are available on IEEE Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings


Step 2: Copyright Clearance Code
Put one of the appropriate copyright clearance codes on the bottom-left of the first page of your manuscript according to the guidelines set  in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an IEEE Conference Proceeding. Detailed instructions can be found at:

      Copyright Clearance  Codes: 

  • For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright
  • For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-6680-3/20/$31.00 ©2020 Crown
  • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-6680-3/20/$31.00 ©2020 European Union
  • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-6680-3/20/$31.00 ©2020 IEEE


Step 3: Validated PDF file
You need to validate your PDF using If you do not yet have an account with this service, you should create one (it is free). When asked for Conference ID, enter “48266X” (without the quotes). Upload your camera-ready manuscript in one of many formats supported by the service and download your validated PDF when ready.  IEEE eXpress can read the following formats:

  1. Microsoft Word, eXpress will convert it into the validated version of PDF.
  2. PS (postscript), eXpress will convert them without a problem.
  3. ZIP file containing DVI file plus EPS files for graphics, eXpress will render them and output PDF for you.

You can read instructions at IEEE eXplore for further detail and other formats.

If validation succeeded, you would receive the validated PDF file which labeled as ‘Certified by IEEE PDF eXpress’ in document properties. You should upload it in JEMS.


2.  IEEE e-Copyright Transfer Agreement

Once you’re at your page for your paper in JEMS, click on the button “Submit to IEEE Copyright System“. This will then walk you through a series of steps. Make sure that the title/author list is EXACTLY as it’s in your final camera-ready manuscript. If any correction is to be done, please do this first before proceeding with the copyright step.

Once you click on the “Submit” button, the process will be completed, and you will receive a copy of the signed agreement via e-mail. You should upload it in JEMS.


3. Author Registration Receipt

You need to complete author registration for your accepted paper using  CVENT online registration system:
Make sure that the JEMS Paper Number and Paper Title should be input correctly during your author registration. When you complete the payment for author registration, you will receive a receipt for your registration via e-mail. You should upload it to JEMS.


When you are ready the following 3 documents. You should upload them in JEMS

  1. Validated PDF file of the camera-ready manuscript
  2. IEEE Copyright Transfer Agreement
  3. Author Registration Receipt

Upload deadline is 09 Mar. 2020.

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If any question with regard to Camera-Ready Upload, please email the following contacts.

  • Dr. Zissis Poulos(University of Toronto),