Abstracts September 30, 2018
Papers (Full text) September 30, 2018
Presentation upload November 13, 2018
Language English


The recommended length is 200 - 250 words. Please input 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, author explicitly agrees that the abstarct 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). Obligatory template can be downloaded HERE

Detailed instruction for full paper preparing and licence 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, 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 Nov 14th 2018, 17:00. We ask authors to be at the posters on time. Please remove the poster from panel after the end of Announcement of the Best Poster Contest. Full text can be included into Conference Proceedings. Obligatory template is above.



Length of presentation: 15 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 name file of your presentation:
surname_conference_titleofpaper.* (the first 10 symbols of title) and upload it to 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 list of abstracts with relevant information (author, company/institution, town, country, co-author/s, collaboration) only.

Publication of the papers in journal

After the conference, submitted papers will be peer-reviewed. The accepted ones will be published into journal IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineerign (MSE) and sent to Web of Science (formerly Thomson Reuters, now owned by Clarivate Analytics) for evaluation and indexing as well. Deadline for full text submission is Sep 30th. Papers will be published till end of the year 2018.

Criteria for inclusion of a paper into the Conference Proceedings:
- scientific paper focused on the topic of the session,
- paper processed according to the template,
- paid conference fee,
- presentation of the paper at the conference,
is a must.

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 conference proceedings are not included in the conference fee.

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