Call for Papers - CLOSED

The 2014 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) was held in Coimbra (UNESCO World Heritage), Portugal, under a shared organization between INESC Coimbra, University of Coimbra and Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra/Coimbra Institute of Engineering (IPC/ISEC).

The conference aimed to provide a forum for sharing knowledge, experience and creative ideas in vehicle power and propulsion. Our main goal was to provide an interesting forum about vehicle power and propulsion to develop and promote technologies to spread e-mobility everywhere.

It included keynote papers by authoritative speakers, technical sessions, tutorial sessions, poster sessions, special and invited sessions, and exhibitions.

Deadline for submission of digest: 30th April 2014 (special sessions)

Deadline for submission of digest: 17th April 2014(regular tracks)

Notice of acceptance: June 6, 2014

Deadline for submission of full papers: July 15, 2014

Paper submission guidelines

Digest :

<- A digest of 3-5 pages (with an abstract of 50-100 words) to submit to conference tracks or special sessions. Use the A4 2-column IEEE format in:

(or download here)

- All submissions should be written in English and must be electronically submitted in PDF format.

Reviewing Guidelines:

- To ensure the conference high technical and scientific quality the reviewing guidelines were defined, both for regular track papers and special session papers.

Final paper:

- Up to 6-page IEEE format (with supplementary charge for supplementary page)
- pdf file in accordance with IEEE Xplore
- papers registered will be included in the conference proceedings, but only paper presented at the conference can be published in the Xplore data base (no show will not be considered)

Paper submission is available with author instructions at:
Please read the instructions very carefully and note that the conference ID for final paper upload is vppc14. It is advised that you finalize the manuscript of your final paper by the beginning of July to make sure you are able to correctly verify compliance with IEEE Xplore and submit by 15 July 2014.

For help with submitting your conference article, please contact Mrs. Christina Zarrello at

Post-conference publication

- See Post Conference menu


Click here to download VPPC 2014 flyer