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Submissions are accepted only in PDF format, written in English, with no more than six (6) pages, including results, figures and references. Single blind paper reviewing by peers will be conducted, with at least two international reviewers per paper.

Please do your final PDF submission according to the following template:

    - Word template

    - PDF template

    - LateX template

 

Click here for Paper Submission.

Ethical Requirements for Authors

All authors wishing to present a paper declare that the paper is substantially original; that is, the manuscript as a whole, or for the most part, is novel, has not been published in (or even submitted to) any journals and has not been presented at any other conferences. If previous versions of the manuscript were published or presented, appropriate references must be given and substantial justification for presentation of the current version must be presented.

Any form of plagiarism is not accepted; that is, the work of others must not be "borrowed" and presented as the authors' own work, regardless of the size of the borrowed portion.

A "no-show behavior" at the workshop is not welcomed, meaning that an author registers to make a presentation but does not show up for it. If such behavior is unavoidable due to urgent and unexpected personal matters, the author is strongly urged to notify the event organizer of the situation as soon as possible. If prior notification is impossible, the organizer should be advised after the fact of the reason for the author's absence.

The organizers retain the rights to eliminate any papers in violation of these Requirements and to take appropriate action against individuals repeatedly violating these Requirements and assumes no responsibility for any resulting loss of reputation or opportunity of such individuals or for any inconvenience related to the future work of such individuals.

Oral Presentations

Each paper is allocated a time slot of 20 minutes, 17 of which are for the presentation, and the remaining 3 for questions and discussion.

It is important to respect the time constraints to allow the presentations to fit within the allocated time periods. The session chair will enforce these time limits.

Please be at the session room 15 minutes before your session begins, so that you can meet your session chair and the other speakers in advance and upload your presentation

Poster Presentations

Poster size: A0 (84.1cm width x 118.9cm height) in portrait orientation

Please be aware that a poster is not intended to be a reproduction of your paper in the proceedings.

Poster Preparation:

Poster sessions are a valuable method for authors to present papers and meet with interested attendees for in-depth technical discussions. The poster should provide a brief overview of your work. It is important that you display your results clearly to attract people who have an interest in your work and your paper. Make your poster as self-explanatory as possible. This will save you time to use for discussions and questions.

Please use an appropriate font size for the posters in order that they are readable by the workshop participants from 1.5m away.
The title of your poster should appear at the top in capital letters about 25mm (1 inch) high. Below the title, put the author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s).
Use color for highlighting and to make your poster attractive.
Use pictures, diagrams, figures ,etc., rather than only text wherever possible.
The smallest text on your poster should be at least 9mm (3/8 inch) high, and the important points should be in a larger size.

Poster Highlights:

In addition to the poster itself, authors should prepare a short presentation (suggestion: 2 slides) highlighting the main contributions of the poster.

Each presentation is allocated a time slot of 2-3 minutes. The poster session follows these short highlights allowing for a detailed discussion.

It is important to respect the time constraints to allow the presentations to fit within the allocated time periods. The session chair will enforce these time limits.

Please be at the session room 15 minutes before your session begins, so that you can meet your session chair and the other speakers in advance.

At the Conference:

Prepare a short presentation (several minutes) that you can periodically give to those assembled around your poster. Be ready to give it several times as people move through the area.

If there is more than one author attending the conference, all should attend the poster presentation to aid in the presentation and discussion and to provide the main presenter with a chance to rest and to answer questions.

Posters should be put up at registration time on the 27th March before the start of the workshop.

Please do not write on the poster boards.

There will be members of the conference unit to ensure that facilities are working properly, and to give you any assistance you may need during the poster session.

There will be no audio-visual equipment for poster presentations.

Authors are required to stand by their posters during the whole poster session, and to remove their posters from the boards on Friday 28th afternoon after the workshop ends.