The proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Difference Equations and Applications (ICDEA 2017) will be published in a special volume of the series Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics entitled Recent Progress in Difference Equations, Discrete Dynamical Systems and Applications, Editors: Saber Elaydi, Christian Pötzsche and Adina Luminița Sasu.

The volume will include new and significant contributions in the field of difference equations, discrete dynamical systems and their applications to various sciences. A central aim is to disseminate recent studies and related results and in the same time to promote the recent progress in the field of difference equations and discrete dynamical systems.

The manuscripts will be evaluated through a peer review process. The referees will evaluate the scientific quality of the paper(s), the originality of the work, the novelty and the impact to the further development in the area.

Important dates

Opening of submission:   September 15, 2017
Deadline for submission:  March 15, 2018

Instructions for authors

The papers must be written in English. Before submission please read carefully Ethical_Responsibilities_for_Authors   and   Instructions-for-contributors   from

We strongly recommend the authors to prepare their contributions in the proceedings volume using LaTeX2e style files, according to the   Guidelines for Contributors of Conference Proceedings – please see:

The source files can be downloaded from:

(i.e. please see the folders [template] and [styles]). The authors are kindly asked not to change the commands and settings of the style files, as this may cause errors during compilation of the final manuscript.

After the acceptance, the authors will submit all final source files, including all figures, and the fully corresponding pdf file of the final version of their paper.

When the authors submit their accepted, final revised paper and its source files, each corresponding author must complete and send the copyright transfer agreement: Consent to Publish.