Abstract Submissions

Submit Your Extended Abstract Through OpenConf


  • ALL submissions must be made on-line from this web site.
  • Email submissions will NOT be accepted.
  • If you need to edit any author information or resubmit your abstract, it may be done up until the submission deadline.

Abstract Specifications

  • Use our templates to meet formatting requirements below. Your abstract must comply with the following specifications:
  • Abstract Length: a minimum of 600 words, a maximum of 1200 words (approximately 2 pages, not including diagrams, figures or tables)
  • Abstract Size: US Letter (8.5″ x 11″)
  • Fonts: Embed ALL fonts in your PDF file. Avoid the use of Type 3 fonts.
  • File Format: Adobe PDF (.pdf)
  • Allowed File Size: 5.0MB
  • Do NOT page number your abstract
  • Do NOT apply security settings to your PDF file.
  • Note: Deviations from the above abstract specifications could impede the review of your abstract and result in rejection.

For your convenience, the paper templates are available through the following links:

Font Embedding:

  • It is strongly recommended that you EMBED ALL FONTS (including system fonts) when producing your PDF file. By default, most programs that create a PDF will not embed system fonts, unless you specifically configure it to do so.

Review and Acceptance Process

DVCon US 2023 will use 2-stage review process.  After the TPC reviews the submitted abstracts, authors may receive a Preliminary Acceptance.  This is an invitation to submit a full paper for review.  The TPC will review the Final submitted full paper to determine if the submission will be accepted for presentation at DVCon.


  • Submission deadline: August 8, 2022 23:59 (GMT -0700)
  • Preliminary Accept/Reject Notification Sent to all Authors: September 9,  2022 23:59 (GMT -0700)
  • Final Paper Deadline: October 28, 2022 23:59 (GMT -0700)
  • Final Paper Accept/Reject Notification Sent to all Authors: November 18, 2022 23:59 (GMT -0700)
  • Speaker Confirmation Forms Due: November 23, 2022 23:59 (GMT -0700)
  • Author Registration Deadline: November 23, 2022 23:59 (GMT-0700)
  • Draft Presentation Slides Due: January 4, 2023 23:59 (GMT -0700)
  • Final Slides/Pre-Recorded Video Presentation: January 13, 2023 23:59 (GMT -0700)

Copyright Form

In order to publish your paper in the proceedings, we must receive your copyright form NO LATER THAN: January 13, 2023 23:59 (GMT -0700)

Upload a scanned copy (PDF format) of the completed copyright form using the Upload File link on the submission page.

PDF Copyright Form
  • Fill in the TITLE of the paper.
  • Fill in ALL author names.
  • Make sure to include your PAPER ID.
  • NOTE: Please input Title, Author & Paper ID info directly in Acrobat BEFORE printing the form.
  • SIGN the form.

Remember, without the copyright form we can NOT include your paper in the proceedings!

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