Prospective authors are invited to submit regular papers (IEEE standard format, double column, 10-point font, 3 pages minimum, 6 pages maximum with 2 additional pages allowed but at an extra charge) for presentation at the conference and publication in the Proceedings.

The IEEE templates in Microsoft Word and LaTeX format can be found at:

Paper submission at:

All submissions should be written in English, must be electronically submitted in PDF format, and will be peer-reviewed. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the VPPC 2013 Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as major indexing services.

Paper Submission Deadline: Apr 26, 2013 (FINAL EXTENSION)
Notification of Acceptance: May 31, 2013
Final Manuscript Due: Jul 18, 2013

Proposals are invited for half- or full-day workshops. Workshop proposals for VPPC 2013 should include:

Title and specific goals;
Specific topics to be addressed;
Relevance and significance of this workshop to the main conference;
A history of the workshop, if not being offered for the first time;
Estimated paper submission volume and paper acceptance rate;
Expected attendance;
Length – Full day or half day;
Names, affiliations and email addresses of the workshop organizers.
Workshop proposals should not exceed 3 pages and should be submitted to the Organizing Committee (

Proposal Submission Deadline: Apr 5, 2013 (EXTENDED)
Notification of Acceptance: Apr 12, 2013
Workshop Paper Submission Deadline: May 10, 2013
Workshop Paper Acceptance Notification: Jun 7, 2013
Workshop Paper Final Manuscript Due: Jul 18, 2013