The call for papers is now closed. If you have been selected to present, please find some key information and deadlines below.

Due Dates

By submitting a proposal you agree to meet the following deadlines:

3 November 2017: Typescript Deadline

Typescripts of each selected paper required along with a 200 word summary for publication in the delegate materials. A biography of similar length of the presenter is also required. Slide presentations are not acceptable. Please follow the instructions in the ODS Author Manual.

Typescripts must be uploaded to the Scholastica portal below, using your login credentials created at the time of your abstract submission.

12 January 2018: Audio-Visual Presentation Deadline

The supporting audio-visual presentation will be required by 12 January 2018

Typescript Submission

We are using Scholastica to manage submissions for the 2018 ODS conference. You can access the submission portal here to submit your typescript by logging in with the same details you used for your abstract submission.

Submit your Typescript Online

Deadline: 3 November 2017



By submitting an abstract, you agree to assign to Reconnaissance International the right to publish your paper in the ODS Conference proceedings, in both or either printed and electronic format, as well as the right to extract sections of your paper or to refer to it in publicity and media relations material. Exceptions to this policy will be considered for security reasons.

Papers will be made available in PDF format shortly after the conference.