Indaba8 Call for Papers
16-21 August 2015, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa

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Call for Papers

[Conference Proceedings] [Guidelines for Authors] [Submission of Abstracts] [Secretariat]


The Organising Committee would like to invite delegates to submit proposals for contributed papers that fall within the theme of the Workshop, for either oral or poster presentation.

Abstracts must be submitted in English, may not exceed one page using the MS-Word template (see Submission of Abstracts below and must reach the Secretariat not later than 21 April 2015.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the international Programme Committee and authors will be notified whether their papers have been accepted for oral or poster presentations.

Please note that no papers will be included in the programme unless full payment for the speaker has been received by 31 July 2015.

Since the number of participants will be limited, and interest in the conference is high, early registration is very advisable.

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Conference Proceedings

It is envisaged that a selection of invited papers will be published either as a special issue of an appropriate journal or in book form.

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Guidelines for Authors

Oral presentations: Presentations will be of 30 minutes duration (including c.a. 5 minutes for discussion and questions). Owing to strict time constraints, presenters must not exceed this time limit.

Posters: The format of the posters should preferably be A0, with a portrait orientation (84.1 cm wide x 118.4cm high) and must not exceed these dimensions.

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Submission of Abstracts


Abstract Submission Process (CMT Submission site)

All abstracts should be submitted using the prescribed template (see below), and then submitted on the CMT Submission site as a PDF file. Please note that NO abstracts should be sent by e-mail to any member of the Programme Committee or conference organiser.

In order to submit an abstract, authors will have to register and create a username and password to login via the CMT System by following this link:

INDABA 8 Abstract Submission ( https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/INDABA2015/ )

First time users will first have to register themselves on the site before being able to access the submission site.

Reminder: If you have already registered, please update your registration with the number(s) allocated to your abstract(s) once you have received them.

PLEASE NOTE THAT TWO DIFFERENT WEBSITES ARE USED FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND REGISTRATION. YOU CAN USE THE SAME USERNAME AND PASSWORD ON BOTH THESE SITES, BUT YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER ON BOTH SITES WHEN USING THEM FOR THE FIRST TIME.

Once logged in, authors can submit their abstract. IMPORTANT:

1. Please complete the author contact forms for all authors putting the presenting author in the first field.

2. You can ignore the Abstract submission fields.

3. Select whether you are submitting for "oral" or "poster" presentation

4. Submit a short resumé: who you are, where you work/study and what you main fields of interest are.

5. Upload your abstract (completed using the prescribed template) as a PDF file

6. Click "Submit".

Abstracts must be completed using the MS-Word format template which may be downloaded here:

MS-Word (.doc) Abstract Template.

This template can be opened in any version of MS Word from Word97 onwards and also in a number of third-party word processors.

The completed abstract must be converted to PDF format before submission

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Workshop Secretariat

Thereza Botha
TechnoConferences
PO Box 70251
The Willows 0041
South Africa
Tel : +27 12 807 0869
Mobile: +27 83 375 7373
Fax: +27 549 0184
E-mail : thereza@technoscene.co.za
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