In order for your abstract to be considered, please email your abstract no later than 15th January 2017 to the conference secretariat at:
Two-page extended abstract (A4, single-space, 1-inch gap all-round), with
one or two figures. The abstract should give a clear indication of the
objective, scope, and results reported in the paper so that readers can
determine whether the full paper will be of interest. Keywords for indexing,
abstracting, and retrieval purposes should be included on a separate line
at the end of the abstract text (abstract template & abstract sample).
Upon abstract acceptance, at least one of the co-authors is expected to register as a presenter of the symposium. Accepted abstracts will appear in the FSSIC Book of Abstracts provided to the participants during the conference.
Authors who submitted an abstract presenting an original and outstanding
contribution will be invited by the FSSIC Scientific Committee to submit
a full-length paper. After successful peer review, these papers will be
published in a prestigious Springer-Verlag book (for the Proceedings of
the 3rd FSSIC symposium, please see this page).
Invitation to Prepare a Full-Length Paper
In order to prepare and finalize your paper to the format specified by Springer. Please follow the manuscript template in the Author Kit. If you are a LaTeX user, please also download the LaTeX template. We accept a maximum of 5 pages although 4 is preferred. For submission,
please include the five items listed below:
Full-Length Manuscript Submission
||Manuscripts in Word or LaTex files are acceptable (each article should
have corresponding author with his/her e-mail address, abstract, key words
and reference list), PLUS the checklist file with all items confirmed and
||PDF version of your manuscript.
||Separate figure source files (with a minimum resolution of 400dpi).
||Permissions acquired from any third-party by the authors (permission) should
be obtained from the copyright holder when authors excerpts figures/tables
etc. from copyrighted works).
||Consent to publish signed between the conference organizer and the Corresponding
author (see attachment).
For more details, please find the template example, manuscript guidelines, author’s quick checklist and permission guidelines in the Author Kit.
At first, please send your Full-length paper saved in PDF format to the
conference secretariat by the dead line.
All submitted full-length papers will be sent for peer review by experts
in the relative field and the review comments will be returned back to
the corresponding author around June 15. We would ask the author/s to submit
a revised version addressing the reviewer comments/suggestions along with
a simple response to reviewer’s questions by July 15. The final decision
will be made on the reviewer’s commendation as well as reversion of the
paper. Accepted papers will be published in a prestigious Springer-Verlag
book serving as the Proceedings of the 4th FSSIC symposium.
Peer Review & Reversion of the Full-Length Paper