In addition to keynote and invited presentations, CPH2017 will feature presentations of rigorously peer-reviewed full-length papers reporting on original work. The best papers will be presented orally to the entire conference, and be invited to publish in the Journal of Computational Biology or Statistics in Biosciences after the conference. Prizes will be awarded for best presentations.

Important dates

  • Paper submissions due: October 31, 2016 11:59PM PT
  • Notification of paper acceptance: December 5, 2016 11:59PM PT
  • Meeting: February 20-22, 2017
  • Final version of the paper due: March 13, 2017 11:59PM PT
  • Papers must be submitted at

Submission Instructions

  • Submitted papers are limited to twenty (20) pages (not including the cover letter).
  • Please format your paper according to instructions of Journal of Computational Biology
    or Statistics in Biosciences
    or Model Assisted Statistics and Applications-International journal (MASA)
  • If figures cannot be easily resized and placed precisely in the text, then it should be clear that with appropriate modifications, the total manuscript length would be within the page limit. Color images are accepted.
  • The accepted file format is PDF (Adobe Acrobat preferred). Hardcopy submissions, unprocessed TEX or LATEX files or electronic submissions not submitted through the paper management system will be rejected without review.
  • Submitted files should be named with the last name of the first author (e.g. smith.pdf).
  • Each paper must be accompanied by a cover letter. The cover letter should be the first page of your paper submission. The cover letter must state the following:
    • The email address of the corresponding author.
    • The submitted paper contains original, unpublished results, and is not currently under consideration elsewhere.
    • All co-authors concur with the contents of the paper.
  • At least one of the authors has to present at the conference in order for the paper to be published in the journals.
  • Once in the easy chair system, please click the "new submission" button on the upper left corner to start submitting the paper.