Seventh International Conference on

MATERIALS STRUCTURE & MICROMECHANICS OF FRACTURE

Main Conference page MSMF7
in Brno, Czech Republic
July 1 - 3, 2013
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Main Conference page Seventh International Conference on
Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture
MSMF7, in Brno, Czech Republic, July 1 - 3, 2013

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

LANGUAGE

English must be used for papers, posters and presentations at the Conference.

PROCEEDINGS

A special issue of the scientific journal "Key Engineering Materials" devoted to the MSMF-7 will appear in the begining of the year 2014. Papers for this issue will undergo a peer-review procedure.

GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

The final version of the contribution should be prepared in the same manner as the previous version of the manuscript. Both DOC and PDF files are to be submitted by using the TransTech Editorial Tool. Check the procedure STEP BY STEP. It is recommended to read detailed instructions.

Deadline: August 31, 2013

FORM OF PRESENTATION

Plenary lectures: 45 min including discussion
Section keynotes: 30 min including discussion
Other orals: 15 min including discussion
Current audio-visual aids will be available, inclusive dataprojector (connected computer is equiped by the MS Powerpoint 2007 and the Adobe Reader). Private laptop computer can be connected as well.
Poster presentation: panels for poster presentation, 135×95 cm (height x width), will be available during the whole conference time. Authors are asked to fix the posters in the beginning of the conference program and to be present at their posters at least during the block reserved for poster presentations.

SHORT ABSTRACTS

A short abstract containing max 200 words (plain text) is a part of the pre-registration form. It should serve for the decision of an acceptance of the contribution. Authors will be notified of the acceptance of their abstracts and presentations in January 2013.

Deadline: November 30, 2012

ABSTRACT BOOKLET

Abstract Booklet containing camera-ready extended abstracts of all accepted contributions will be available at the beginning of the conference.

GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

Following items are mandatory for each accepted contribution:

  1. Extended abstract, size 1 page, prepared in electronic MS Word format, according to enclosed instructions (for the abstract booklet). Use file MSMFabs.dot as a template or read the same information in the file MSMFabs.pdf.
  2. Manuscript for the special issue of the KEM journal according to enclosed instructions. Extend: 8 pages for plenary key-notes, 6 pages for section key-notes, 4 pages for standard contributions. Authors should also keep DOC versions of their manuscripts (for eventual corrections suggested by a reviewer). Use file MSMFpap.dot as a template or read the same information in the file MSMFpap.pdf.
    During the conference time, all authors will be announced about the final decision of their manuscripts (including further instructions).
  3. The conference fee must be paid by April 30, at latest (simmultaneously with the deadline for submission of the extended abstract and the manuscript).
The contribution should be prepared in the electronic form as a standard document format DOC, and a suitable text editor (as MS Word97-2003) should be used. The manuscript is to be submitted by using the MSMF registration form. We strongly recommend to convert the electronic version into the PDF format and to submit both DOC and PDF versions to the Organizing Committee. If you cannot prepare the PDF version, a print-out of the valid electronic version should be made and sent to the Organizing Committee by surface mail.

Deadline: April 30, 2013


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