Instructions for Authors

Authors wishing to participate in the conference can submit either an abstract of a maximum 1000 characters or a 8-page paper (extended abstract). Papers and abstracts may be written in Spanish, English, or   Portuguese, the three official languages of CLAIO.

For the submissions, the EasyChair system will be used.

Important dates 

  • Submissions are now CLOSED

  • 01/Jun/2016       Acceptance/rejection notification.
  • 1/July/2016        Final versions of papers deadline.
  • 15/Jul/2016        Early registration deadline.
  • 30/Aug/2016      Cut-out date for registration, to be included in the Schedule.

Abstract instructions:

Abstracts are typed within the box provided in the EasyChair system. Please limit your abstract to 1000 characters (including spaces). Both title and abstract must use the same language (English, Spanish, or Portuguese).

Paper instructions:

You should upload a PDF document through the EasyChair system and the paper should be formatted according to the following requirements:

Paper size: Letter (8.5 in by 11 in), minimum, maximum length: 6 to 8 pages (including everything: figures, tables, references, etc.). This page range is mandatory; otherwise the paper will be withdrawn from the proceedings.

Margins: 1.5 inches on every side. Format your paper using Times New Roman font with 11 pts, single column and single spacing. The title should be in 16 pts, bold, centered with section header font size of 12 pts in bold. The abstract and keywords should be in 11 pt.

Author names should be typed in 12 pts. Type author name in one line, affiliation in the second line, and e-mail in the third line line, all center-justified. Do the same for each author.

Tables and figures: Each sequentially numbered. Table captions on top and figure captions below, at 10 pts. Header and footer areas must be empty and no page numbering.

References: In 10 pts, numbered, and sorted alphabetically by first author. For LaTeX users, the “plain” style is preferred.

This is a template in MS Word: claio_paper_template

This is a LaTex template (in .zip): claio_paper_template


Submissions are now CLOSED

Post Conference journal Issue

An special Issue of Annals of Operations Research will be edited with works from the conference. This will follow the usual editorial and refereeing policies of the journal.

Participants at CLAIO that have presented a talk (either from an abstract or paper) will be invited to submmit full papers (with extended and complete details about the research presented) to this special issue.

Annals of Operations Research Special Issue for CLAIO 2016 Call for Papers

The official CFO is available here:

Call for Papers for Annals of Operations Research