Call for papers

The 2015 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.

 

FULL PAPER SUBMISSION

This option comprehends articles with a maximum of 6 A4 pages (including references, figures and tables), according with the instructions and template. All papers must be submitted electronically to secretariat@wastes2015.org until April 27th, 2015.

Authors should start by reading the “Instructions” pdf file followed by the “ReadMe” 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 USletter 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 5th, 2015. The acceptance of articles may be conditioned. If so, authors will be invited to improve the paper and then submit the reviewed version of the article to secretariat@wastes2015.org until June 15th, 2015. Authors will receive an email confirming the acceptance of the final version of the paper.

Articles may be presented as an oral presentation or poster (80cm x 100cm).

All the 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 the “Consent to Publish & Transfer of Copyright for Contributors to Books” filled and signed.


DEADLINES

Final date for full paper submission - April 27th, 2015.
Notification of authors – June 5th, 2015
Final date for reviewed full paper submission – June 15th, 2015

 

SHORT PAPER SUBMISSION

This option comprehends papers with a maximum of 3 A4 pages, including references, figures and tables, according with the template. Articles must be submitted electronically in both word and pdf files to secretariat@wastes2015.org until June 26th, 2015.

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, 2015. 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 30th, 2015. Authors will receive an email confirming the acceptance of the final version of the paper.

Articles may be presented as an oral presentation or poster (80cm x 100cm).

The short papers accepted will be included in the Book of Proceedings of the Conference (with ISSN).


DEADLINES

Final date for short paper submission – June 26th, 2015
Notification of authors – July 15th, 2015
Final date for reviewed short paper submission – July 30th, 2015

 

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 the 31 of July, in order to validate their participation and guarantee the inclusion of their presentation in the conference program. [Registration Form]