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ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

  • Introduction

    Abstracts must be formatted according to the guidelines and example provided below. It is the responsibility of the authors to ensure that the abstract is correctly formatted and suitable for publication. Conference organizers reserve the right to request changes or corrections to abstracts were necessary.

    Click here to download an example of an abstract in PDF format and click here to download an example of an abstract in MS-Word format. The MS-Word document should be used as a template when submitting your abstract.

  • Guidelines
    • Submit your abstract as a Word (.doc or .docx) file
    • Font type for the whole abstract is Times New Roman 12pt.
    • Use single spacing, do not use any special spacing or tabs.
    • The maximum length of the actual abstract should not exceed 350 word.
    • Abstracts should only contain text and not references, pictures or graphs
    • The whole abstract should be justified
  • Format
    • Give a concise and informative title for your presentation (Use sentence case and text in bold)
      • Leave a line open
    • List the authors (Use sentence case, initials before the surname, no full stop after initials and no space between initials, use a comma between authors and no “and” between the last to authors. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. When authors are from different institutions indicate this with a superscript number after the author’s name)
      • Leave a line open
    • List the affiliation(s) of the author(s). (Use lowercase and italics. Each affiliation should be listed as a separate line. With multiple affiliations link the specific author with the particular affiliation by using the same superscript number before the affiliation.)
      • Leave line open
    • Give the abstract as a single paragraph of maximum 350 word.
  • How to Submit

    All conference submissions are done via an on-line submission system, following these steps:

    • Access the abstract submission system and register by clicking here.
    • A detailed e-mail will be sent, after successfull registration, with login details, instructions to access the system and a brief guideline how to upload abstracts.
  • Review Process

    Each submission will be reviewed by a member of a review panel designated by the conference organizers and then by the conference chair.

    A submission may be returned to the person who submitted it to effect changes. Submissions with the highest evaluations will be accepted for presentation in the conference. The review committee reserves the right to recommend that a poster be submitted instead of a paper.

  • Relevant Dates
    • Closing date for Oral presentations is Monday 20 November 2017 to facilitate programme compilaton.
    • Early submission of posters are encouraged. The deadline for poster submission is Monday 22 January 2018.