SIMS 2018

Welcome to the 59th International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society, SIMS 2018, in Oslo, Norway
September 26-28, 2018


The first two days will be the actual conference and the third day study visits.
The schedule for submitting abstract and papers will be as follows:
  • January 29 - Submission of Extended Abstracts (extended with two weeks)
  • February 26 - Notification of acceptance of Extended Abstracts
  • April 30 - Submission of full paper for review (Extended)
  • May 25 - Full paper notification of acceptance and comments from the scientific committee
  • June 18 - Camera-ready manuscript
  • June 18 - Deadline for Early Registration
  • September 26-27 - SIMS conference key note and technical presentations
  • September 28 - SIMS conference study visit
Proceedings will be published in Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings.
Easy Chair will be used for submission of papers: Author instructions are available.

Author instructions

The Extended abstract should be structured into the following sections:
  • Title which clearly indicates the research topics.
  • Authors, names institute, country and email address . The first/presenting author is responsible for ensuring that all authors have agreed to be co-authors.
  • Key words (3-5). Background, Aims, Materials and methods, (Results, Conclusions).
  • Maximum length of the abstract is 5000 characters, about 700 words or approximately one A4 page. Figures and tables are allowed.
The Full articles should use the following templates LaTeX or DOC:
  • The article length should be 6 pages, the maximum is 8 pages.
  • The peer-reviewed conference articles will be published in Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings Series (publication level 1 in Finland, Norway and Denmark). Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings is an open access archive.


  • September 26-27 – SIMS conference key note and technical presentations
  • September 28 – SIMS conference study visit


Recommended hotels for the SIMS2018 conference:


EasyChair will be used for submission of papers. Please follow this link to submit your abstract and your full article.


Registration Fees VAT included:
490 € Delegates Early Registration before 18.6.2018
510 € Delegates Registration before 1.9.2018
540 € Delegates Late Registration
100 € Master and Bachelor Students Early before 18.6.2018
120 € Master and Bachelor Students Late
100 € Accompanying guest/ extra dinner ticket
STUDENTS: Please send us an email before you register. To secure that you get the right prize we need to pre registrer you in our system as a master/bachelor student!!!
All prices on the registration site will be in NOK.


- Questions about the submissions should be emailed to HiOA/ Tiina Komulainen
- Questions about the program should be emailed to USN/Lars Erik Øi
- Questions about practical arrangements should be emailed to NFA/ Barbro Berg Bakken
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