Deadline for Submission of Abstracts : Abstract Submission is now closed

ESREL2016 welcomes papers on all topics within the scope of the conference.  We welcome papers that make a scientific and knowledge contribution and also papers which address important industry challenges and report case applications that have impacted practice.

Abstracts must be submitted online by the deadline of Monday 08 of February 2016.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words.  In addition, authors should provide up to 5 bullet point statements that summarise the main contributions of the paper. Authors need to select one methodological and one thematic area that best describes their paper. These areas can be found here.

We also would like authors to consider whether they would like their abstracts and papers to be reviewed in terms of their contributions to science or practice.  The criteria for each can be found here.

Preparation of your Abstract

Titles should be informative and no more than 150 words.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words.  If a scientific contribution the abstract should describe the objectives, methodology, findings, and their implications. If a practice contribution, the abstract should describe the industry challenge, the nature of the investigation or solution, and the impact.

How to Submit an Abstract

  1. Abstracts are submitted online via the “submit” link above.
  2. If you are submitting more than one abstract, you can use the same email address and password for each abstract

Abstract Submission Process

  1. Log in to the submission system when your abstract is ready to be submitted.
  2. When you click the “Submit Here” button, you will be taken to a screen from which the submission process starts. Please read the instructions on this screen carefully and select the “Create New Account” button and enter your information
  3. Submitting an abstract is a multi-step process. Each step asks several questions:

Step 1:                   Enter the full title of your submission

Step 2:                  Indicate whether you would like your paper to be considered a contribution to science or a contribution to practice

Step 3:                   Enter your authors and their organisation affiliations

Step 4:                   Enter the abstract of your paper (max. 500 words)

Step 5:                   Submit up to 5 points to highlight the main contributions of your paper

Step 6:                   Select the methodological and thematic area that best describes your paper

Step 7:                   Review your submission before clicking the submit button or saving as a draft.

Step 8:                  Submit your abstract!

Amending a Submission

Should you need to amend your abstract, you can do so up until the deadline for submission. Simply save your abstract as a draft and return to amend as many times as you like before the deadline.


Withdrawing an Abstract

If you want to withdraw an abstract please contact Sara Armstrong, sara@in-conference.org.uk.

How are Abstracts Selected?

Abstracts are reviewed and shortlisted by members of the ESREL2016 Technical Programme Committee who will assess whether the proposed paper fits the scope of the conference and is aligned with our assessment criteria for the full papers to which the abstract corresponds.

Next Steps

If your abstract is accepted you will be invited to submit a full paper and extended abstract. The extended abstract can be no longer than a single page and the full paper can be no longer than 8 pages. Further details on how to submit the full paper will be made available in due course.

Where are Abstracts/Papers Published?

Conference proceedings will be published by CRC Balkema with an ISBN number, indexed in Scopus and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (Web of Science),

We will print your final abstract and paper from the version supplied by you. It will be printed exactly as submitted which means that any errors or spelling mistakes will show. Please proof read your submission very carefully.

Selected papers may be invited for publication in special journal issues.

Any Questions?

Should you have any queries relating to submission of your abstract then please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Secretariat esrel2016@in-conference.org.uk