Paper Submission Instructions

BICS 2018 conference proceedings will be published as part of Springer LNAI Series and indexed by EI. Selected papers will be published in a special issue of the leading (ISI SCI indexed) Springer journal: Cognitive Computation Journal ( - current ISI Impact Factor: 3.44).

All prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers (up to 10 pages maximum, using Springer LNAI format) through the conference website. The submission of a paper implies that the paper is original and has not been submitted, under review, or copyright protected elsewhere. All submitted papers will be subject to a rigorous peer review process, and authors of accepted papers will have an opportunity to revise their papers before camera-ready submission. If a paper is accepted, at least one of the authors listed on the paper must attend and present the conference, otherwise, the paper may be excluded from the conference proceedings.

All papers should be submitted via easychair.

Registration Fee

Before June 1st, 2018
–  US $600 (CNY 3900) 
US $400 (CNY 2600) 
After June 1st, 2018
 US $700 (CNY 4600) 
– US $500(CNY 3300) 

Camera-ready papers submitted without an early-bird Regular registration will not be included in the Proceedings and the Workshop Technical Program.If an author has more than one accepted papers, only one regular non-student registration is required for their publication in the Proceedings.

Student Registration: Students must provide a letter from their advisor confirming that they are currently enrolled at a university or institute.

Registration fee includes: accesss to the scientific program, proceedings, lunches, coffee breaks, and the banquet.

Registration Process

Fill in the registration form, give your signature, and send the scanned PDF to
The registration form can download here.

Payment(To be decided)

  • We cannot accept credit cards. Please choose bank transfer or cash on-site.
  • Payments must be made in CNY or USD.
  • Delegates in China must pay by bank transfer by due date. Delegates outside China can pay by either bank transfer or cash on site (with registration form sent before the specified date).
  • The bank account of BICS 2018 is:

         Delegates outside China

             Bank name:
             Bank address:  
             Account name:
             Account number : 
             Swift Code:  
             CNAPS Code: 

       中国参会者(Delegates in China)


In case of bank transfer, please send the scanned PDF of banking sheet together with the registration form to
Upon confirmation of registration, you will receive an e-mail with the details of your reservation. The receipt of registration fee will be passed at the conference.

Registration Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be sent in writing to:
Registration cancellations must be made before July 1st, 2018. There will be a processing charge of $80 (CNY 500) on the refunded amount. After July 1st, 2018, no refund of registration fees will be possible. Refunds will be processed after the BICS 2018 conference. Together with the cancellation request, you should provide us with your bank account.