Important Dates

  • Abstract and Title Submission:
    September 20, 2017
    September 27, 2017
    (Anywhere on Earth) = UTC-12
  • Full Paper Submission:
    September 25, 2017
    October 2, 2017
    (Anywhere on Earth) = UTC-12
  • Notification:
    October 30, 2017
    November 6, 2017
  • Camera Ready:
    November 20, 2017
    November 30, 2017
  • Workshop Date:
    December 5, 2017

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General Rules

All papers must be written in English and they will be peer reviewed by at least three members of the Programme Committee. They will be judged on novelty, technical soundness/social scientific content, comparison to related work, validation aspects.

Both theoretical and applied research papers are welcome.

Submitted papers, must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with published proceedings. Failure to clearly identify any duplication or overlap with other papers is ground for rejection without full review.

Paper Format and Instruction for Authors

Submissions are anonymous.

Papers should be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF). Papers submitted in a proprietary format such as Microsoft Word cannot be considered. Contributions should be at most 12 pages, including the bibliography and well-marked appendices and follow the ACM SIG proceedings format. Authors should apply ACM Computing Classification categories and terms.

We accept (a) Full Papers; (b) Position Papers; (c) Case Studies; (d) Work in Progress.
Position Papers and Case Studies, and Work in Progress, should be preferably 8 pages long , and must have at the beginning of the paper's title the words "Position Paper:", "Case Study:", or "Work in Progress" respectively.

Submitted papers must adhere to the ACM Copyright Policy and the ACM Policy on Plagiarism. The final proceedings will be published with the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series.

Review Policy and Conflict of Interest

STAST adopts a double blind review policy. Papers will be reviewed by at least three PC members. The authors can declare conflicts of interest with PC members at the moment of submission or by informing the PC chairs or the organizers.

Accepted Papers Policy

At least one author of each accepted paper is required to attend the workshop to present the work. Otherwise, the paper will be excluded by the proceedings.


Contribution should be submitted electronically via EasyChair.

The submission phase is CLOSED