Call for Papers submission deadline extended to 11 October 2019


Abstracts accepted for presentation at the conference are invited to contribute a paper to the conference proceedings, which will be published in the open access Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS), published by IOP Publishing. It will be a great opportunity to showcase the quality and range of research being presented at the conference as well as promote the event to a wider international audience.

IOP Conference Series uses author-supplied PDFs for all online and print publication. Authors are asked to prepare their papers using Microsoft Word or LaTeX, according to the journal guidelines and templates, and then convert these files to PDF. Full instructions on preparing your paper, along with templates, can be found on the IOP Conference Series website

What you need to provide

The PDF file of your paper: when preparing your paper ensure that you follow the author guidelines, but as a minimum:

  • Contributed and Posters: Papers must be 4-6 pages in total. Only 1 paper per presenting author.
  • Plenary and Invited: Papers must be 4-8 pages in total. 
  • Use European A4 sized paper with at least a 25mm margin
  • Ensure that your paper includes an abstract 
  • Do not add any page numbers, headers or footers to your article
  • Any multimedia files you wish to publish online JPCS encourages authors to submit multimedia files to enhance the online versions of published research articles.
Where to submit your paper

Papers, prepared according to IOP's author guidelines, should be submitted online by 11 October 2019 following the instructions below:

  • Login to your abstract submission. You will need to use the same email address and password that you used to upload your abstract.  If you have forgotten your password, request replacement login details. 
  • At the topic page, select 'Edit and Upload' against your abstract
  • Enter the paper title if different from your abstract
  • Scroll down the page and select 'upload' and navigate to the relevant document 
  • The document title will appear beneath the upload button and confirms the file has been successfully attached to the submission
  • Submit your abstract
Publication license for open access proceedings papers

IOP Conference Series operates a publishing licence, under which authors retain copyright of their papers and they no longer need to sign and submit copyright assignment forms. Any author who wishes to publish in IOP Conference Series must agree to the terms of the licence and by submitting a paper for publication it is assumed all authors of the paper agree, in full, to the terms of the licence. The licence terms and conditions are available online.

Journal enquiries

General enquiries regarding IOP Conference Series should be directed to: 
IOP Conference Series 

Key dates

Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]:

8 February 2019

Exhibitors early registration deadline [EXTENDED]:

30 March 2019

Early registration deadline:

17 June 2019

Accommodation deadline:

17 June 2019

Poster submission deadline:

28 June 2019

Registration deadline:

19 July 2019

Paper submission deadline [EXTENDED]:

11 October 2019

Related documents

Exhibition and Sponsorship Prospectus 

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