Important dates:

  • Abstract submission open: 20 June 2019
  • Abstract submission deadline: 09 August 2019 (Extended date)
  • Abstract acceptance notification: 14 August 2019
  • Full paper submission deadline: 11 November 2019 (Extended)
  • Paper acceptance notification: 10 February 2020 (Extended)
  • Camera-ready submission: 28 February 2020 (Extended)
  • Deadline for early registrations: 19 March 2020 (Overdue)


Instructions for
abstract submission

  • Abstracts should be maximum 300 words.
  • Under article type select CIRP Design Conference 2020.
  • Under review preferences, select Khumbulani Mpofu as editor.
  • Kindly follow this link  to submit your abstract.
  • Abstracts submission are not mandatory, as abstracts will serve to evaluate if the proposed paper fits the conference scope. The abstract acceptance does not guarantee the full paper acceptance.
  • Abstract content
    • Title
    • Authors + affiliations
    • Corresponding author
    • Abstract (300 words max)
    • Keyword (4 max)
    • Scientific topics concerned
  • Abstract template:
    • MS Word template: Please download here the paper template.
    • Latex template: Please download here the paper template.


Instructions for paper


Step-by Step instructions
for paper submission

  • Go to https://www.editorialmanager.com/procir
  • Log in (on the top right side of page), then use author log in. Register a new account only if you do not already have one.
  • In the author main menu, click submit new manuscript

For any inquiries please contact the organizing committee through email at cirpdesign2020@tut.ac.za