Instructions for Authors

Instructions for Authors

Materials science and advanced technologies for better corrosion protection
19 - 23 September 2021, virtual event

Abstract Sumission

Only online submissions can be considered in the referee process. Please be so kind to register, confirm the activation email (check also your SPAM directory) and then enter your address details. After completion of your address information you will be asked to submit your abstract. An formatted abstract file is not required. Please use the text field in the submission form with very basic formatting options to enter your abstract content. The text must be limited to at most 3000 characters (including spaces), no pictures are allowed. Separate form fields for the abstract title and authors information will be provided. Please check your email account after submission for the confirmation message. In case of corrections please keep the deadline in your mind.


Technical Information for Lectures

The time for Keynote and Senior Plenary Lectures is 40 minutes, for Young Plenary Lectures 30 min including discussion. The time for Contributed Lectures (orals) is 20 minutes including discussion. Strict timekeeping will be essential to the smooth running of the meeting. Lectures must be presented in English.

Make sure to bring your presentation file written on a USB flash drive. Presenters are kindly requested to give their presentation file to the technicians in the „File upload room” preferably a half day before the beginning of the corresponding session.

Please prepare your presentation in .ppt, .pptx (Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003-2017 format) or .pdf file. Please avoid using videos embedded in your show. If have a video, please contact the technician in the lecture hall at latest in the break before your presentation (but preferably earlier) to test it in advance. Please note that using your own notebook is not recommended.


Preparation and Presentation of Posters

Each poster must be in the size of 0.85 m in width and 1.2 m in height (DIN A0 portrait format). The author’s name and affiliation and the title of the paper are to be indicated in the top section of the poster.

The posters will be presented and numbered according to the poster programme. The poster number will be displayed on top of the board. Material for attaching the posters will be supplied by the organisers. Writing or painting on the poster board is not allowed.

The posters should be put up on 20 Sept 2021 and should not be taken down before the end of the conference.

The opportunities to present the posters are during the poster session, and during lunch and coffee breaks. The authors are expected to be present during the poster session.

Please note, that depending on the number of accepted poster presentations, it may be necessary to have poster change during the period of the conference.


Author’s Registration

Please note that registration of the presenting author is mandatory for each accepted contribution. In order to have your accepted full paper/abstract published in the conference materials, the presenting author has no be registered and payed the registration fees by 15 July 2021. Non registered authors will be withdrawn from the program after this date.