Author Guidelines

Paper presentation

IPC, SSC and NOC invite to present papers on the topics covered by the program. Accepted papers will be presented at the Conference during oral or poster sessions.

Working language: English


The Abstracts (not more than 300 words) have to be sent in camera-ready form according to the simple following instructions:

Abstracts with the title, the authors and the name of the presenting author underlined should be written in English using Microsoft Word or using PDF format. Abstracts should be prepared using the template available below. Abstracts in electronic form have to be e-mailed as an attached file to, reporting your registration code (You can find your code in the registration confirmation e-mail).

It is requested to specify the topic in which it is hoped to include the abstract and the presentation preference: O (Oral), P (Poster), I (Indifferent). Specifying a preference between oral and poster does not guarantee placement in that area; final presentation type will be determined by the Program Board.

It is required that at last one author for each paper registers to the conference.

Instructions for Poster Presentations

Posters must be mounted on the day for which they are scheduled between 08.00 and 09.00 in the morning and remain on display until the end of sessions on that day.

The dimensions of the poster boards are 90 cm wide x 120 cm high. Material for mounting posters will be provided in the poster area.

Authors are requested to be present at their posters during the poster session for which their poster has been scheduled.

Please refer to the Congress Final Program for the poster number assigned to you, as well as your date of presentation.  Please use the board with the same number.

Poster Awards (Sponsored by Gibertini)     

A poster prizewill be awarded for the best three posters. All posters will be eligible for nomination for the award. The winners of the poster award will be announced during the ceremony on Tuesday 14th October (h. 17:40). 



Abstracts selected for oral presentations and posters will be collected in the abstract book included in the conference kit. 

A selection of papers actually presented at the Conference will be considered for publication in the Journals Measurement - Elsevier (about 10 papers) and ACTA IMEKO (about 10 papers).
The papers will be selected by an ad hoc Committee and will be subjected to the usual review process.
It is mandatory that the papers will be expanded versions of what was actually presented at the Conference.
The selection process will be done at the end of the Conference and authors will be contacted and asked about their willingness to expand and submit the presented research results.


Copyright information: "Submission of the paper implies that the work has not been published before in its present form and that the author transfers to the International Measurement Confederation the copyright for publication of the paper. IMEKO grants permission to the author to use parts of the paper elsewhere at a later date, provided that proper reference to the original work is given. The author can obtain from the IMEKO Secretariat permission for the publication of the paper elsewhere, provided again a proper reference and that prior to this second publication the distribution of the Proceedings volume has been started. Publication of the paper in the Proceedings does not preclude a later publication elsewhere of a more complete account of the work. In case a submitted paper is not published in the Proceedings, the copyright is returned automatically to the author."