Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]:
    28 March 2016
  • Early booking deadline for exhibitors:
    29 April 2016
  • Submission deadline for the Early Career Researcher session:
    30 June 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    10 July 2016
  • Paper submission deadline:
    22 July 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    12 August 2016


Proceedings

Authors with abstracts accepted for presentation at JEMS 2016 will be invited to contribute papers to the conference proceedings, which will be published in the open access Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS), published by IOP Publishing.

It is an 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.

Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS) is Open Access (free to read online) and part of the IOP Conference Series. All papers published in IOP Conference Series are fully citable and upon publication will be free to download.

Authors may be interested to know that IOP Conference Series now receives in excess of 2.3 million article downloads per year, and is abstracted and indexed in Scopus, Compendex and Inspec, among others. Citations are tracked online using IOP Publishing's citing articles facility in addition to the full citation tracking facilities provided by Scopus.

Important: please read before you submit a paper

PUBLICATION LICENCE 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.

Where to submit your paper

Papers, prepared according to the author guidelines, should be submitted online by Friday 22 July 2016.

  • To submit your paper online, please click here
  • Log-in using the same email address and password as used when submitting an abstract
  • If you have forgotten your password, please select 'Request login details' at the bottom of the log-in page
  • Once you have logged-in, you will be able to submit a paper under the same topic you submitted an abstract.
  • Please click 'Edit & Upload' at the bottom of the web page to upload your paper submission .
  • Once your paper submission has been uploaded, please click 'Proceed' to complete the paper submission process
  • You will receive a confirmation email of your paper submission
  • You will be able to amend your paper submission up to the deadline (22 July 2016)

Preparing your paper

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.

Please note the maximum paper lengths below:

  • Invited papers - Maximum of 6 pages
  • Contributed oral papers - Maximum of 4 pages
  • Poster papers - Maximum of 3 pages

 

It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final format ready for publication, and has been thoroughly proofread. IOP do not copyedit papers and will not send out author proofs prior to publication. Please note: post-publication changes are not usually permitted, unless there are exceptional circumstances, so please ensure your paper has been checked for errors.

What you need to provide

The PDF file of your paper: when preparing your paper ensure that you follow the author guidelines. When preparing your paper please check that:

  • Paper size is European A4
  • Margins are at least 25mm all round
  • There are no page numbers, or headers and footers within the paper
  • The PDF is free of formatting errors (e.g. corrupt equations, missing or poor resolution figures), since conversion from Word to PDF can introduce formatting errors
  • Text is single spaced and not double spaced
  • The PDF file is editable and not password protected
  • All pages are portrait (landscape pages should be rotated)
  • Reference list are checked for accuracy. References can only be linked via CrossRef if they are correct and complete
  • Figures are placed within the text, not collected at the end of the document
  • A thorough proof read is conducted to check standard of English and ensure wording is clear and concise
  • Ensure that your paper includes an abstract
  • Any multimedia files you wish to publish online
  • JPCS encourages authors to submit multimedia files to enhance the online versions of published research articles

Journal enquiries

General enquiries regarding IOP Conference Series should be directed to:
Sarah Toms
IOP Conference Series
E-mail: conferenceseries@iop.org

Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS) is Open Access (free to read online) and part of the IOP Conference Series. All papers published in IOP Conference Series are fully citable and upon publication will be free to download.

Authors may be interested to know that IOP Conference Series now receives in excess of 2.3 million article downloads per year, and is abstracted and indexed in Scopus, Compendex and Inspec, among others. Citations are tracked online using IOP Publishing's citing articles facility in addition to the full citation tracking facilities provided by Scopus.


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Journal enquiries
General enquiries regarding IOP Conference Series should be directed to:
Sarah Toms
IOP Conference Series
E-mail: conferenceseries@iop.org