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Important Dates

Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers of not more than four pages of technical content including illustrations, with an optional fifth page containing only references.

September 10, 2018 Submission of Special Session Proposals
September 24, 2018 Notification of Special Session Proposals Acceptance
October 22, 2018 Submission of Tutorial Proposals
October 29, 2018 Deadline for paper submissions
November 22, 2018 Notification of Tutorial Acceptance
January 14, 2019 Signal Processing Letters deadline
February 1, 2019 Notification of paper acceptances
February 18, 2019 Submission of final paper
February 18, 2019 Deadline for author registration
May 12-17, 2019 Conference dates

Call for papers

ICASSP is the foremost and most comprehensive international conference on signal processing and its applications. The 44th edition of ICASSP will be held in one of the ten most beautiful coastal cities in the world, Brighton, which is famous for its pebble beach and vibrant city life.

The programme will include keynotes by pre-eminent international speakers, cutting-edge tutorial topics, and forward looking special sessions. ICASSP also provides a great networking opportunity with a wide range of like-minded professionals from academia, industry and government organizations. The theme of the 44th ICASSP is "Signal Processing: Empowering Science and Technology for Humankind”.

Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing Quantum Signal Processing
Biomedical Signal and Image Processing Remote Sensing and Signal Processing
Compressive Sensing, Sampling, and Dictionary Learning Sensor Array & Multichannel Signal Processing
Design and Implementation of Signal Processing Signal Processing for Big Data
Financial Signal Processing Speech Processing
Graph Theory and Signal Processing Signal Processing for Communication and Networking
Image, Video and Multidimensional Signal Processing for Cyber Security
Industrial Signal Processing Signal Processing for Education
Information Forensics and Security Signal Processing for Smart Systems
Internet of Things & RFID Signal Processing Implementation
Machine Learning for Signal Processing Signal Processing Theory and Methods
Multimedia Signal Processing Spoken language processing

A selection of best papers will be made by the ICASSP 2019 committee upon recommendations from Technical Committees.

All papers must be submitted in PDF form. LaTeX and Word templates will be provided. Authors are encouraged to prepare their papers using LaTeX.

Additional links:
> Author toolkit

Call for Tutorials – Tutorials at ICASSP form an important part of the program, giving attendees the opportunity to learn about current research areas that are of growing interest to the signal processing community. Therefore, the tutorials should be prepared and presented to a wide audience. Prospective presenters may discuss their proposals with one of the tutorial chairs before the submission.

Call for Special Sessions – The program for ICASSP 2019 will include Special Sessions that complement the main program in line with the theme of the conference. Please refer to the conference webpage for information about Special Session proposals and submissions.

Call for Exhibitors and Sponsors – ICASSP offers exhibitors and companies an opportunity to showcase their products and innovative solutions during the event in Brighton, UK. Please check the conference webpage for information about signing up to become an exhibitor or sponsor at ICASSP.

Signal Processing Letters – Authors of IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL) papers will have the opportunity to present their work at ICASSP 2019, subject to space availability and approval by the Technical Program Chairs. SPL papers published between October 28, 2017 and October 27, 2018 are eligible for presentation at ICASSP 2019. The SPL papers presented at ICASSP will neither be reviewed nor included in the proceedings.

Signal Processing Letters and Journal Submissions

Authors of IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL) and IEEE Signal Processing Journals will have the opportunity to present their work at ICASSP 2019, subject to space availability and approval by the Technical Program Chairs. SPL papers published between October 28, 2017 and October 27, 2018 are eligible for presentation at ICASSP 2019. The SPL papers presented at ICASSP will neither be reviewed nor included in the proceedings.

Presentation requests must be submitted by January 14, 2019.


  • Eligible papers have been published in Signal Processing Letters prior to the conference paper submission deadline (October 29, 2018), and are valid for the next appropriate eligible conference/workshop within a year of initial publication date. For ICASSP 2019, the eligible SPL Papers are those published between October 28, 2017 and October 27, 2018.
  • Topic should be aligned with the conference’s technical program. Author(s) must request to present at the most imminent edition of the appropriate eligible conference/workshop after publication.
  • Papers can only be submitted to one eligible conference and not to multiple events.
  • Copyright to the original paper has already been transferred to IEEE.
  • Authors are aware of our interest in reusing their material.
  • Journal paper presentations must be limited to 5% of total accepted papers.
  • Conference Technical Program Chair determines which papers will be presented.
  • Conference organizers decide if the paper will be presented in a special session for journal papers or included with the other conference/workshop sessions.
  • Accepted authors must meet the same registration requirements as all authors.

Journal papers chosen for presentation will be included in the conference proceedings, by downloading the original paper from IEEE Xplore® to include on conference proceedings for attendees. However, journal papers will not be included in the conference proceedings for inclusion to IEEE Xplore®.

Submitting a presentation request will require the following information about your paper:

  • Title
  • Abstract
  • Complete Author List
  • Journal Volume No.
  • Journal Issue No.
  • DOI Number or URL to IEEE Xplore page

The submissions to the SPL Journal Presentations are now open. Please submit your journal details here.

Note: The submissions system includes a drop-down list of Signal Processing Society (SPS) co-sponsored journals and as well has an option to suggest any other SPS co-sponsored journal that is not otherwise listed.

Any inquiries can be sent through

Signal Processing Letter Submissions - Chair

Additional Opportunities for Accepted Papers

Increase the visibility, impact, and reproducibility of your research

For ICASSP 2019 authors, free resources are available to upload content associated with your paper!

IEEE SigPort

Upload your presentations or posters in PDF format to share with other conference attendees. By posting your information, it will promote visibility of your work, and easier access to conference presentation slides. Accepted authors will receive an email with instructions and a complimentary code to add content. Visit IEEE SigPort to learn more at: ICASSP-2019 - SigPort

IEEE DataPort

Upload up to 2TB of data associated with your conference paper to IEEE DataPort at no cost. Uploading your data will enhance the value of your article, support research reproducibility, and may even result in more citations for you since each dataset uploaded to IEEE DataPort is assigned a unique DOI that can be cited and referenced! To add your datasets or learn more, visit IEEE DataPort

Code Ocean

Include associated code, software simulations, algorithms, and more for article readers to understand what produced the results. Articles in the IEEE Xplore® digital library will display the associated and executable code from Code Ocean. Published code is fully citable and receives a DOI for better discoverability. To add your code or learn more, visit Code Ocean

Paper submission

Dear Authors,

The revision period for accepted papers is from February 1, 2019 until February 18, 2019. Revised papers will not be taken before or after this period. Revisions MAY NOT change the title or the author list without prior approval from the program chairs.

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Full instructions on the paper style and format and how to submit your papers is posted in the ICASSP 2019 Paper Kit.

If this is your first time to submit a paper to ICASSP 2019, please read the entire paper kit carefully to verify that your paper document is formatted correctly and that you have all the information you need before starting your paper submission. The paper kit contains detailed instructions on formatting your document and completing the submission process, as well as a description of how the review process works and how to prepare for your presentation at the conference if your paper is accepted.

If you are a returning author, you should review the paper kit, and note that the paper kit contains expanded information about the review process and preparing for a presentation at ICASSP 2019.

If you are submitting to a special session, you will receive separate instructions for submitting your paper. Please do not submit invited papers through the regular submission process unless indicated to do so.

All the papers must be formatted according to the instructions in the ICASSP 2019 Paper Kit.