Please submit your abstracts using the online submission system. On the submission website create an account  (top panel) if you do not have one yet, or log in and then start the submission process.

Please note that only one contribution per main (presenting) author will be considered.

Abstract submission is open from the 15th of February to the 3rd of March 2012.

The documents are accepted in PDF file format and must be less than 5MB.

To facilitate the document preparation authors are advised to use the following templates:

  • For WYSIWYG text editor users: template file in RTF format (compatible with many text editors, such as MSWord).
  • For LaTeX users: LaTeX class file, LaTeX sample file, sample PDF format figure. (Note: not all LaTeX versions can handle PDF format figures. Yet the sample file should also be able handle PS or EPS format figures after a minor modification – as indicated in the LaTeX sample file).


All abstracts must comply with the following format:

Number of pages1
Page sizeA4 (21.0 x 29.7 cm)
Page margins2.5 cm on all 4 sides, gutter 0.0
FontsTimes, Symbol
Font size14 pt (title only), 12 pt (all other text)
Line spacing1.5 lines (21 pt)
Title of paperCentred alignment, bold font 14 pt
List of authorsCentred alignment, normal font 12 pt, presenting author underlined
e.g. M. First1, N.N. Second2

Author affiliationsCentred alignment, italic font 12 pt
e.g. 1Institute, City, Country
Body textJustified alignment, normal font 12 pt
References10-point font, 1.5 line spacing
Figure captions10-point font


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