Call for Papers

Topics of Interest

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers of original research for presentation in the symposium on any aspect relating to Ocean Technology and allied areas such as:

Author Guidelines

Instructions for the preparation of the paper for publishing in the Proceedings of SYMPOL 2017 are given in the template which can be downloaded from here. Specific guidelines are given for all elements such as abstract, headings, figures, tables and references. To maintain uniformity and quality for the Proceedings of SYMPOL 2017, care must be taken to adhere to the fonts and types prescribed.

The maximum length of the paper should not exceed 8 pages including figures. The title of the paper should clearly indicate the contents and appear at the head of the work followed by the full name and affiliation of the authors. Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of SYMPOL 2017 and IEEE Xplore


Submission of Full Paper Text : 1st June 2017
Communication of Acceptance : 16th August 2017
Submission of Final Paper : 25th September 2017

The papers prepared in the template may be submitted online or via email to:

Dr. P.R.S.Pillai

Chairman, SYMPOL 2017

Dr. Supriya M.H.

Coordinator, SYMPOL 2017

or by mail (both hard and soft copies) to:

The Technical Program Chair


Department of Electronics
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Cochin-682 022
Tel: +91 484 2576418, 2576449
Fax: +91 484 2576449, 2575800

Best Paper Award

A best Paper Award has been instituted for the best paper presented and published in the proceedings of SYMPOL 2017.

Student Poster Program

SYMPOL 2017 hosts a student poster competition also.


SYMPOL 2017 hosts a workshop on A Deep Dive into Deep Learning.

Sympol 2017       International Symposium on Ocean Technology