Document preparation: instructions for authors
What document to prepare, and when
- All aspiring congress participants must submit a 1-page abstract before the
abstract submission deadline (February 24, 2005).
- Authors giving a contributed oral or poster presentation must submit a 4-page paper
before the 4-page paper submission deadline (June 23, 2005).
This also holds for participants of the FIW Workshop.
These papers will be included in the conference CD, to be distributed after
- Invited speakers, who will prepare a longer paper, can submit their
work at the conference.
All these documents must comply with the following requirements.
|Max. number of pages
||1 (abstracts), 4 (4-page papers)
||A4 (21.0 x 29.7 cm)
||2.5 cm on all 4 sides, gutter 0.0
||14 pt (title only), 12 pt (all other text)
||1.5 lines (21 pt)
|Title of paper
||Centred alignment, bold font 14 pt
|List of authors
||Centred alignment, normal font 12 pt, presenting author underlined
e.g. M. First1, N.N. Second2
||Centred alignment, italic font 12 pt
e.g. 1 Institute, City, Country
||Justified alignment, normal font 12 pt
The following templates are provided as a courtesy to facilitate document preparation.
However, no guarantee is provided as to their correct functionality on all platforms.
The author remains responsible for checking compliance with the above format requirements.
The electronic submission system only accepts Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) files or
PS (Postscript) files. Generate such files from the original (MS Word or other) document
using e.g. a pdf or postscript printer driver. Check the result using Ghostscript (PS) or
Acrobat Reader (PDF).
The file size should not exceed 2 MB;
reduce the resolution or colour depth of graphics if needed.
- 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).
Submission of abstracts and 4-page papers is exclusively handled by the
electronic submission system.
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