Call for abstract/papers

Submissions will be completed in two phases (initially abstracts and subsequently full-text papers), through the RSS website (, according to the following time schedule:

  • 16th November 202030th November 2020: Abstract submission deadline (up to 500 words)
  • 15th January 2021 1st February 2021: Notification of acceptance deadline (approximate)
  • 31st March 2021: Full-text paper submission deadline
  • 31st May 2021: Authors informed on review results (approximate)
  • 30th June 2021: Final paper submission deadline

Call for Abstracts:
We welcome abstracts on all conference topics that present original research, not published or presented prior to the RSS2021 conference. Abstracts are due by 30 November 2021; they are limited to 1 page and should follow the RSS2021 abstract template format.

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Review Committee. Individual abstracts will receive at least two reviews. Abstract review criteria will include:

  • Relevance to RSS2021 audience and topics
  • Sufficient description of the discussed research to reach a review decision

Download the RSS Abstract Template that you are requested to use in order to submit your abstract.

Submit your Abstract

Authors will be informed about their abstract acceptance by January 15, 2021 and will be called to submit full papers will be submitted following the RSS2021 paper template format by 31 March 2021.

Please note that full papers must include research results in order to be considered for paper review. On-going studies that present preliminary results at this stage, but can guarantee to present the full results by the conference date, will also be considered for paper review.

Full paper submissions will be peer reviewed by the Scientific Review Committee. Review assignments will be based on area of expertise. Each paper will be assigned to at least two reviewers who will provide feedback on the paper content and recommendations on paper acceptance. Accepted papers will be selected either for oral presentation or poster presentation. Review criteria include:
  • Paper structure
  • Research methodology
  • Originality
  • Validity of results
  • Scientific contribution

Paper authors will be asked to revise papers based on reviewer comments and submit a final paper for inclusion in the conference proceedings. During submission, authors have various options regarding inclusion in conference proceedings and consideration for Special Issues at the following International Scientific Journals:
8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference
Athens, 22 - 24 September 2021