Paper Submissions Portal Is Open!

Deadline for submissions is March 11, 2024

Paper Submission Requirements

  • Draft papers require a minimum of 5 pages. Abstracts will not be accepted.
  • Papers should be complete to include background/motivation, supporting data, figures, tables, conclusions and references.
  • Papers must demonstrate relevance to the ground vehicle development missions of the U.S. Army and/or U.S. Marine Corps (USMC).
  • Papers must conform to the format provided in the Word or LaTeX templates.
  • Papers SHOULD NOT be commercial in nature or have a marketing emphasis.
  • Operations Security (OPSEC) requirements:
    • All papers must be unclassified and releasable to the public.
    • Papers authored/co-authored by government employees or that contain work funded by the government must go through the OPSEC approval process.
    • Papers which require OPSEC must contain the “Distribution A” statement and OPSEC tracking number/date upon submission.
    • Submissions imply the intent of at least one author to attend GVSETS and present the paper.

The selection criteria will include factors such as:

  • Relevance to the ground systems domain
  • Originality of work
  • Clarity of expression
  • Completeness
  • Conciseness
  • Ease of reading
  • Findings applicable and usable by others
  • Well-stated objectives
  • Conclusions answer objectives
  • References complete

A Paper Template is Provided in Word and LaTeX:

  • 12-point Times New Roman font
  • 1-inch margins
  • Title in capital letters using 14-point Arial
  • Title followed by author(s) and their affiliation(s)
  • Each line in the heading is centered
  • Double space between the heading and beginning of the abstract
  • Single space and center the abstract
  • Double space between paragraphs in the body of the paper
  • Graphical information or imagery is encouraged
  • Minimum of 5 pages

Technical Paper Template Technical Paper Template (LaTeX) LaTeX PDF


Sent by May 3, 2024

Authors of papers chosen by the Technical Committee will be notified by e-mail to the main point of contact listed on the submission form and provided detailed directions for formatting final manuscripts. Accepted authors must submit a complete manuscript, which includes acquiring OPSEC approval, by the deadline prior to the conference. Authors selected to present their papers during the GVSETS Technical Sessions will also receive detailed information regarding presentation format.

Important Dates to Remember:

  • June 10, 2024 - Final paper submission *
  • August 1, 2024 - Final presentations due *
  • August 13, 2024 - Paper Presentation

* This timetable does not include time for OPSEC review which is required by all government authored/funded papers. Please allow a minimum of two weeks for OPSEC process prior to submission dates.



For more information, please contact Leslie A. Smith, CMP, Senior Director of Programs at (248) 353-0735, ext. 152 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..