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How and When to submit a paper to CIRP Annals

Paper submission to the CIRP Annals is reserved to CIRP Members, but Corporate Members, Research Affiliates and Invited Members need to be sponsored by a Fellow (Honorary and Emeritus included) or co-authored by a Fellow or Associate member. CIRP Fellows (Honorary and Emeritus included) may sponsor a non-member. See the Guidelines here under.

Time-Table and Procedure for Publishing in Vol.1 and Vol.2 of the 2024 CIRP Annals

Time- table and Procedure  for the publication of a Paper (Vol.1) or a Keynote Paper (Vol.2) in the CIRP Annals

Paper Submission to the 2024 CIRP Annals, Vol.73-1


Link to EM, Elsevier Editorial Manager
  (new submissions of papers are over)

Step 1 - By January 15th 2024   the latest (23:59-French time) - Your Full paper must be submitted on EM as the "Manuscript", following the CIRP template and under pdf format only. The CreDiT Statement must be uploaded too. When appropriate, the Certificate of Sponsorship must be sent to CIRP office by the sponsor. If any, the letter requesting 6 pages must be uploaded on EM with the full paper.  For a "cooperative work" among Fellows/Associate Members, the "Request Form" must be uploaded with the full paper.
Step 2 - By April 1st 2024 the latest (23:59-French time) - The Revised Paper must be submitted with the source file (Word format, or other) as the "Manuscript" but also under pdf format as the "Supplementary file", and figures uploaded in separate files additionnally. No modification in the title and authors' list is allowed.

Guidelines for the authors of 2024 CIRP Annals, Vol. 1 & 2

(see at the bottom of the page specific matters for Vol.2)

  • Instructions for Oral and PowerPoint Presentation (Internal Regulations App.9)

  • PPT Presentation Template - Please use this template for your PowerPoint presentation (Vol.1 & 2) - See App.9

  • Elsevier Author Services Web Shop - various services for your articles (check correct English, offprints, etc...)

  • For the CIRP General Assembly, the "Guest Request Form" to invite one author who is not a member should be emailed to the CIRP Office and is available for members in their Dashboard through "Download Administrative Documents"

  • Members get a special discount to buy other issues of the printed CIRP Annals (see in your Dashboard "Get discount on CIRP Publications")

  • Non-member authors or co-authors can order a single copy online of their article with a cover or order the whole volume   at the member price (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Information on Copyrights permissions at Elsevier. Contact Helpdesk for any copyrights questions.

CIRP Internal Regulations for publishing a paper: Conditions of Submissions by members and non-members (Art.20) - Style of presentation of papers (including the number of pages allowed) and criteria used in assessing their suitability for publication (Appendix 6) - Instructions for Authors (Appendix 7) - Call for paper available above.


STC and Cross-STC Keynote papers - CIRP Annals Vol.2

  • See the  Time- table and Procedure  above.

  • New CRediT Author Statement for Vol.2 to fill out

  • See all information on Keynote papers in our Internal Regulations Art.13 (Opening and Keynote Sessions) and App.6 (Point 2.2: content and length of the Keynote papers). 
    Please follow the instructions in the Internal Regulations, the Editorial Committee particularly stresses on this point: “Generally about 75% of the keynote paper should cover the state of the art and 25% future possibilities.” (see Appendix 6).

    The Instructions for Authors and the paper template are the same as for the CIRP Annals Vol.1. The keynote paper should be limited to 24 printed pages (references, classified in alphabetical order, included) extended to 27 pages at the stage of the submission on EM, because of the decrease of pages when finally published after the type-setters' work.