Paper submission

Poster presentation guidelines

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All ISBS posters will be presented digitally, on large 55” SAMSUNG screens.

We have received 20 new screens from ISBS 2018 Conference Diamond Industry Partner SAMSUNG to be used for the digital poster sessions.

Use A0 poster size (841 x 1189 mm), portrait format, provided in a Microsoft PowerPoint format. A example poster can be downloaded here.

You will have to send us your poster presentation as soon as possible, and at the latest the day before your presentation. You can send us (Dr Jono Neville) your poster at any time to have it tested.

You can insert videos into your posters to showcase your methods. Video formats: posters must be submitted using embedded video files using formats supported by Microsoft PowerPoint: avi, mp4, mov, mpg, wmv. We cannot guarantee video formats outside of these will operate as intended. Embedded videos should be set to play automatically and loop continuously to enable continued display throughout the day.

For advice on technical specifications, contact Dr Jono Neville.

Submission and review timeline

23 Apr 2018
The deadline has now passed for initial submission of papers.
Please advise us if the first listed author is NOT the presenting author. (You do not need to advise us if the first author is the presenting author and will attending the conference).
21 May 2018
We will advise on the 21st May (if not before) whether the paper will be in the podium oral sessions (10-minute podium oral), or the poster sessions (1-minute poster presentation).

Revised submission instructions and paper template

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic).

All papers must be prepared according strictly to the guidelines, and submitted as a Word document using this template, via the ISBS submission system (link below).

Incomplete or incorrect re-submissions will slow down the reviewing process. We encourage early re-submission to ensure prompt confirmation and processing.

New Investigator Award (NIA) application has now closed. Please read the guidelines for the NIA on the ISBS website.

Paper information

Papers are 4 pages which may count as a publication type in certain countries (see example of the Australian Higher Education Research Data Collection guidelines: E1 - CONFERENCE PUBLICATION - Full Paper, Refereed). Each paper is:

  • Peer reviewed by two independent reviewers
  • Presented at the ISBS 2018 conference. Please note that in the case no presenting author is available to present during the conference, the paper will NOT be published in the Conference Proceedings. Please advise us early if you are not able to attend as there will be waiting listing for podium oral slots in the programme.
  • Published in full in the Conference Proceedings.

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