The recommended length is 200 - 250 words. Please input the abstract into the conference system. It is possible to submit 1 abstract per conference fee (Paper or Poster). Please contact conference secretariat in case you are interested in submitting more abstracts than one.
By submitting an abstract to the conference system, the author explicitly agrees that the abstract can be used in "Abstracts" and if accepted also in "Conference Proceedings", which will be sent to the online services Web of Science and Scopus for evaluation and potential indexing as well.
Format: MS Word 97 and newer (we do not accept papers in PDF format), page A4, margins: 40 mm (top), 25 mm (left and right) and 27 mm (bottom), single line spacing, 6 pages incl. figures max. Files size 20 MB (in other case please contact conference secretariat). The obligatory template can be downloaded HERE.
Detailed instruction for full paper preparing and license terms and conditions IOP Conference Series are available HERE.
Please upload full text of your paper into the conference system. Programme committee reserves the right to change the classification of the paper (lectures/posters) or refuse it.
By submitting a paper to the conference system, the author explicitly agrees that the paper can be used in "Conference Proceedings", which will be sent to the online services Web of Science and Scopus for evaluation and potential indexing as well.
Poster sizes: 800 mm (width) × 1200 mm (height). The poster session will be held Dec 3rd 2020, 16:00. We ask authors to be at the posters on time. Please remove the poster from the panel after the end of Announcement of the Best Poster Contest. The full text can be included in Conference Proceedings. The obligatory template is above.
Length of presentation: 20 minutes incl. discussion. Format: PowerPoint (MS Office 2000 and newer) or Adobe Acrobat, font sizes 40, basic text app. 30, min. 20. File size max. 50 MB. Presentations should be clear, legible, so that texts, pictures, graphs, tables and equations were clearly visible from a distance.
Please upload the presentation into the conference system.
Abstracts - printed publication
Before the conference, abstracts are processed into the printed publication - "Abstracts” which you will receive at the conference. This publication contains a list of abstracts with relevant information (author, company/institution, town, country, co-author/s, collaboration) only.
Publication of the papers in the journal
After the conference, submitted papers will be peer-reviewed. The accepted ones will be published into journal IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) and sent to Web of Science (formerly Thomson Reuters, now owned by Clarivate Analytics) and Scopus (Elsevier) for evaluation and indexing as well. Deadline for full text submission is Jun 30th 2020. Papers will be published till end of the year 2020.
Criteria for inclusion of a paper into the Conference Proceedings:
As part of the review process, authors may be asked to remove flaws. Reviewer prompts the author to correct the paper max. twice. If the author fails to deliver the corrected paper, or if the corrected paper does not meet the required criteria, the program committee reserves the right to reject the paper. The publication of the papers in the journal is not included in the conference fee.