Call for papers

The 2017 edition of the conference WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities offers two distinct options of paper submission, that is, authors may choose to submit a Full paper or a Short paper.
Articles may be presented as an oral presentation or poster (80cm x 100cm).

 

FULL PAPER SUBMISSION

This option comprehends articles with a maximum of 6 A4 pages (including references, figures and tables), according with the instructions and templates.

All papers must be submitted electronically to secretariat@wastes2017.org until April 12th, 2017

In the email authors must indicated if they wish to present their work as an oral presentation or poster.
Authors should start by reading the “Instructions” pdf file followed by the “Read Me” pdf file. Both files provide the guidelines to prepare the full paper and explain the function of the other files given. Shortly:
Layouts and templates (authors should choose one of the three options below):
- “1 column A4” – Sample of A4 page layout and template for paper size A4;
- “1 column US-Letter” – Sample of US-Letter page layout and template for paper size US-Letter;
- “1 Column_LaTeX” – LaTeX stylefiles to create the paper with LaTeX.

Others:
- “Artwork“ – Guidelines on how to submit artwork (figures);
- “Harvard” – Endnotes stylefile, to be used in case your paper include endnotes;
- “Guidelines to create PDF file” – Instructions on how to make a pdf file;
- “CPI_AR_PDF1.7” – Job settings that should be used to create the pdf file;
- “ConsentForm_Books_CRC_2013” – All full papers accepted will be included in a book published by CRC Press – Taylor & Francis Group that will be proposed to Scopus and Thomson Reuters for indexing. Therefore, when submitting their articles authors must attach this form filled and signed, agreeing to transfer the copyright of their papers to the Publisher.
The Organizing Committee will confirm receipt of all papers. Authors who do not receive an email notifying receipt of their papers should check with the Secretariat to ensure that their articles have been effectively received.

Each article will be reviewed by members of the Scientific Committee, based upon scientific and/or technical merit and relevance to the thematic in which it is included. Authors will be informed by email of the decision of the Scientific Committee until June 6th, 2017. The acceptance of articles may be conditioned. If so, authors will be invited to improve the papers and then submit the reviewed version of the articles to secretariat@wastes2017.org until May 31st, 2017. Authors will receive an email confirming the acceptance of the final version of the paper.

 

 

DEADLINES

Final date for full paper submission – Final Extended Deadline April 12th, 2017

Notification of authors – June 6th, 2017

Final date for reviewed full paper submission – May 31st, 2017

 

 

SHORT PAPER SUBMISSION

This option comprehends papers with a maximum of 3 A4 pages, including references, figures and tables, according with the template provided. Articles must be submitted electronically in both word and pdf files to secretariat@wastes2017.org until June 2nd, 2017.

In the email authors must indicated if they wish to present their work as an oral presentation or poster.

The Organizing Committee will confirm receipt of all papers. Authors who do not receive an email notifying receipt of their papers should check with the Secretariat to ensure that their articles have been effectively received.

Each article will be reviewed by members of the Scientific Committee, based upon scientific and/or technical merit and relevance to the thematic in which it is included. Authors will be informed by email of the decision of the Scientific Committee until July 15th, 2017. The acceptance of articles may be conditioned. If so, the author will be invited to improve the paper and then submit the reviewed version of the article until July 31st, 2017. Authors will receive an email confirming the acceptance of the final version of the paper.
The short papers accepted will be included in the Book of Proceedings of the Conference (with ISSN).

 

DEADLINES

Final date for short paper submission – Extended Deadline June 2nd, 2017

Notification of authors – July 15th, 2017

Final date for reviewed short paper submission – July 31st, 2017

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

All submissions should be made in English. Oral presentations and posters must be presented in English.
The templates provided in this website must be strictly respected. Papers failing to respect the templates will be excluded.
All authors must register electronically at the conference website and pay the corresponding fee until 31st of July, 2017, in order to validate their participation and guarantee the inclusion of their presentation in the conference program.