August 21-23, 2017

Yanshan University

Qinhuangdao, China

Important Dates

1. Submission Deadline:
       May 15, 2017
       June 10, 2017

2. Notification Date:
       June 15, 2017
       July 1, 2017

3. Camera Ready:
       July 10, 2017
       July 25, 2017

4. Registration Deadline:
       July 25, 2017

Paper Submission

Full papers, short papers and experience papers are available. Only on-line submissions (in PDF format) are acceptable. Papers must be submitted through the conference website

You can choose your paper(s)’type(s) with one of the following paper types: Full paper, Short paper or Experience paper when you send.

Full-Length Papers:                                                               

A full paper should have at least 12 pages in the (single-column) LNCS page format including abstract, figures and references. Submissions should be formatted according to the guidelines of Lecture Notes in Computer Science at Springer Verlag. Author instructions can be downloaded at

The authors can also download necessary files from here to edit their LNCS papers.                                           

If your paper is accepted to be included into QTNA2017-LNCS post-Proceedings publishing by Springer, you must send a copyright transform mentioned perfectly with Camera Ready through the EasyChair system:                 

before the deadline: July 25, 2017.  A copyright transform can be downloaded from here.

Short Papers and Experience Papers:                                                               

Authors of short papers and experience papers are kindly requested to follow the sample file for editing their short papers (Sample File). Each paper should not exceed 4 pages including abstract, figures and references.

This item is for those who do not submit the full-length paper but still want to attend QTNA2017.


All submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated on the quality, originality, soundness, and significance of their contributions by at least three referees.             

All accepted and presented full papers will be included in the Springer LNCS post-Proceedings. Abstracts of full papers, short papers and experience papers accepted will be included in an electronic version and a hard copy version of the conference brochure with program, provided to all conference participants.             

At least one of each accepted submission must register by July 25, 2017 in order for the final paper version to appear in the LNCS post-Proceedings publishing by Springer or the conference brochure.             


Important Dates:             

Deadline for Paper Submission: May 15, 2017 June 10, 2017
Acceptance Notification: June 15, 2017 July 1, 2017
Camera Ready: July 10, 2017 July 25, 2017
Deadline for Registration: July 25, 2017