Say I have a list of conferences I'm interested in. How can I track the submission deadlines in a single platform?

I'm aware of wikicfp, but there you need to track individual events. If you are interested in conference X, you need to manually add X-2018, X-2019 and so on. In particular, it's really up to the user to have an updated list and thus error-prone.

It would be incredible if the webpage helped me create my list of conferences, providing rankings and filters by field for example. This may be too much to ask though.

In case it's essential for the answer, my fields are Operations Research / Theory of Computer Science.

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    Ha, that old thing called calendar! – Massimo Ortolano Jul 26 '18 at 18:38
  • @MassimoOrtolano You mean adding manually to my calendar every conference, every year, and keep checking the web pages for all the details? It's about automation, efficiency and conciseness. – Rostov Jul 26 '18 at 18:40
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    Once I track one year in a conference "series", Wikicfp emails me when the next year in the series is posted. It says something like: "We would like to inform you that a new CFP for MobiCom 2019 : The 25th Annual ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking has been posted on WikiCFP. It is a follow-up event of previous year's MobiCom that you were tracking." – ff524 Jul 26 '18 at 19:18
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    Most conferences I submit to are almost the same every year. They all fall around early Fall or mid Spring for me, so it makes it easy to track mentally. – Austin Henley Jul 26 '18 at 20:52
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    Then you get cases like VIS: March 31. Always. Can't forget that :) – Fábio Dias Jul 26 '18 at 21:29

While it does not send you reminders of upcoming deadlines or anything, I find that this site provides a very nice overview of the deadlines of a number of CS conferences:


You can get all conferences from a certain field, for example: http://confsearch.ethz.ch/confsearch/faces/pages/topic.jsp?topic=Theory&sortMode=1&graphicView=1 gives an overview of theory conferences (I do not see Operations Research mentioned, and I am not sure whether it falls in any of the other categories they have).

It looks like you can also customize the overview to include a specific set of conferences (see their help page for more info).

According to the website, they obtain their info from DBLP and from user input (you can indeed modify information about a conference manually, thereby I am not completely sure how reliable the information on this site is).

  • I am not affiliated with any of things I recommend above – user53923 Jul 27 '18 at 8:18
  • That looks good. Do you know if I can create my own list of conferences to follow or filter out low-quality ones? – Rostov Jul 27 '18 at 13:56
  • You can alter the url to obtain a custom list, for example: only SODA and FOCS confsearch.ethz.ch/confsearch/faces/pages/… (for some reason this does not immediately give the graphic view. Maybe altering the url some more can fix that.) It is not very convenient, but after making the list once, you can save the url somewhere. – user53923 Jul 27 '18 at 14:09
  • Anyway, see their help pages for more info confsearch.ethz.ch/confsearch/faces/pages/help.jsp – user53923 Jul 27 '18 at 14:09

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