Papers must be in English presenting original research findings, have not been published and not being reviewed in other journals. Each paper shall consist of a minimum of 5 pages and a maximum of 15 pages. Papers submitted to The 4th ICOS are assumed to be published in the proceeding of The 4th ICOS which is the Journal of Physics: Conference Series. We do not accept papers for presentation only.

Papers must be prepared in the IOP format prior to their submissions to The 4th ICOS. The IOP format can be downloaded from http://conferenceseries.iop.org/content/authors. Should not the papers follow the specified IOP format, they will be immediately rejected. Papers also will get a similarity check prior to the decision of acceptance or rejection for presentation. If a paper is accepted for presentation, one of the authors must register to the conference to present their works either by giving a talk orally.

Presented papers will then get a content review before the decision of acceptance/rejection for publication.

Full-papers are to be submitted via the following Easychair author interface https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icos2020. We do not accept submissions via email.