No content found

No content found

No content found

 Important Dates
Call for Presentations
 » JIST-first 17 May 2020
   (w/paper in proceedings)
 » Peer-reviewed 23 June 2020
   (w/paper in proceedings)
 » Presentation-only 30 June 2020
Registration Opens Late summer 2020
Final Manuscripts Due 1 September 2020
Short Courses Begin Week of Oct 12
Technical Program October 19 - 22

 REVISED CALL FOR PAPERS: New Submission Deadlines

Authors are invited to submit papers to Printing for Fabrication 2020. Those who wish to submit to the International Conference on Advanced Imaging 2020 should follow directions on the ICAI webpage.

Technical papers are invited in, but not limited to, the following:

  • Recent advances in the fundamental science and technology of digital printing technologies, including inkjet, ep, thermal, etc.
  • Printing materials and material interactions
  • 3D printing
  • Digital printing for packaging
  • Printed functionalities
  • Printing for textiles and nonwovens
  • Printing onto non-flat objects
  • Printing of biological materials, pharmaceuticals, healthcare devices, and wearables
  • Printing for security applications
  • Printing innovation
  • Green technology, environmental protection, and energy saving
  • Image input, image processing
  • Image measurement and evaluation

Authors wishing to present their work at Printing for Fabrication 2020 are invited to submit their work via the conference submission site. Within the site, authors select a preferred track/session from the topics list. Final decisions about track/session resides with the Executive Program Chairs.

Authors are expected to provide a recording of their talk for use in combination with live sessions.


If you want your paper to appear in the Printing for Fabrication proceedings and IS&T Digital Library, you must select the JIST-first or Peer-reviewed proceedings paper option.

JIST-first: Submit a journal-length paper to the Journal of Imaging Science and Technology for full peer review. Accepted papers appear as Open Access in the JIST Digital Library and authors are given an oral speaking slot. Authors must register for the conference and present their work; work that is not presented is pulled from the digital library.

Print4Fab Peer-Reviewed Proceedings Paper: Submit a 4-6 page paper for full peer review. If accepted, revised papers that take into consideration reviewer comments are due 1 September. Authors of peer-reviewed papers are given higher consideration for an oral talk. Authors must register for the conference and present their work; work that is not presented is pulled from the digital library.

Print4Fab Presentation-Only: Submit a 1-2 page extended abstract; if accepted, authors may revise their abstract by 1 September for inclusion in the conference program book. Authors must register for the conference prior to the early registration deadline (non-refundable) and present their work.

All submissions processed on a rolling basis.


Deadline: 17 MAY 2020

Before submitting, please review the Author Guidelines.

Submit a complete JIST manuscript of original work; under “Manuscript Type/Focused Sections” select "JIST-first–Printing for Fabrication 2020."

Authors will be notified by late-June as to their status. Accepted papers are included in the conference proceedings as a JIST reprint; the citation resides with the journal. Upon acceptance, at least one author must register for the conference at the full registration fee and pay JIST page charges reduced by 50%. Rejected papers may be converted to a Proceedings Paper by the author.

Direct submission inquiries to Katrina Bird at


Print4Fab Peer-Reviewed Proceedings Paper,
ICAI Paper,

Deadline Proceedings Paper: 23 JUNE 2020

Deadline Presentation-only Paper: 30 JUNE 2020

Submissions should be based on the templates provided. Proceedings papers for peer review should be 4-6 pages. IPresentation-only talks should be a 1-2 page extended abstract that clearly states the technical content, methods, and conclusions of the work; if appropriate, emphasize what is new compared to previously presented/published results.

Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis; authors will be notified beginning in mid-June as to their acceptance. Final papers/extended abstracts are due in electronic format by 1 September 2020 for inclusion in the conference proceeding materials.

Direct submission inquiries to Katrina Bird at