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Manuscript Submission

The deadline for submission of ACCEPTED manuscripts is June 3, 2019 (11:59 PM your local time). Please note that manuscripts may not be submitted until you have received your notice of acceptance. If the manuscript is not submitted by the deadline, presentation and publication will not be permitted. In addition, no manuscript will be published without presentation at the conference. PVSC FOLLOWS A STRICT NO PAPER-NO PODIUM AND NO PODIUM-NO PAPER RULE.
Please follow the instructions below to complete the submission process:

Please note the following exception: Authors who were invited to submit a manuscript to J-PV and subsequently accepted this invitation submit their final manuscript directly to the J-PV website ( and NOT to the proceedings site. However, their 3 page abstract (edited by the authors, if desired) will be accessible online as background information during the conference for attendees. For further details please refer to “publication philosophy” page on the PVSC website.

Step 1: 
Prepare your manuscript. Your final submission must use either the PVSC 2019 MS Word template or the equivalent LATeX template (ZIP). For other unsupported word processing systems please follow the official manuscript guidelines (PDF). 

Please remove all page numbers from your manuscript.
There is an eight (8) page and a 2 MB file size limit on all submittals. You must follow the IEEE two-column format specified in the template or your submission will be rejected.

Please note that for PVSC 47 in 2020, a new evaluation abstract and manuscript template will be used.

Step 2: Register for Conference
(Early Deadline May 13, 2019)

Step 3: Upload Full Manuscript (All presenters, both oral and poster)
(Deadline June 3, 2019)
Go to the submission website and follow the step-by-step procedures provided.

Step 4: Sign Copyright
(Deadline by June 3, 2019)
Copyright transfer is required and can only be carried out electronically.

Step 5: Prepare Poster or Oral Presentation
Poster Presenters may click here for additional information
Oral Presenters may click here for additional information

Step 6: Manuscript Revision 
Between June 3 – June 14 the submitted manuscripts will be reviewed for formatting issues. All authors will receive an email either confirming correct formatting or requesting changes to the manuscript. In the latter case please update the manuscript accordingly and resubmit through the conference system. Please also ensure that emails from are not blocked through spam filters.

Step 7: Manuscript Revision Deadline for Volume 1 of Proceedings
(Deadline July 15, 2019)
The proceedings will published via both the conference proceedings archive for registered attendees ( and on IEEE Xplore.