Manuscript Submission

All authors can participate in the conference by submitting either an abstract and/ or a full paper. All submitted abstracts will be published in the RSCy2017 Abstract Proceedings. Authors with full registration can submit 1 full manuscript to be published in the RSCy2017 SPIE conference proceedings which will be sbumitted to Scopus for indexing, following peer review and acceptance. 


Manuscript guidelines

  1. Prepare your paper according to the SPIE manuscript specifications. Download here the word template for paper preparation.
  2. Submit your manuscript via the SPIE submission link http://spie.org//submissions/submit/overview.aspx?EventId=2270489.
  3. A statement of transfer of copyright should be signed by at least one author of the manuscript and returned to SPIE. The form may be downloaded at http://spie.org/x14109.xml. Authors may submit the completed form to http://spie.org 
  4. The Proceedings of this  RSCY 2017 conference (one paper per author)  are published in the SPIE Digital Library along with over 370,000 papers from other outstanding conferences and SPIE Journals.


Poster guidelines

At the joint event, emphasis will be given to the poster exhibition, with direct interaction between authors and audience. The usable space on the poster boards is 120 cm in height, 90 cm in width (A0 Format). The poster can be portrait or landscape.The boards will be illuminated sufficiently by the room light. Tapes and tags for fixing your poster onto the boards will be provided. A sheet containing the number and title of your short paper will be mounted in front of your poster board. Please prepare your poster carefully and completely in advance of the joint event.

Please don’t forget to remove your poster at the end of the conference. The organising committee will NOT take the responsibility of removing and keeping your poster after the end of the event.

Best Poster Award:

The purpose of the Best Poster Award is to encourage scientists to display outstanding posters during the RSCy2017 conference.

Eligibility: All presenters of posters during the conference.

Criteria:

  1. Presentation: layout (attractiveness, legibility, creativity)
  2. Level of completion of the work and its impact/added value
  3. Content: novelty of the work, innovative ideas and value of subject matter
  4. Presenter’s ability to convey the message

Presentation: The award will be presented at the Conference dinner.

Prize: The Awards consist of a certificate and an award gift