Guide to Authors
These author instructions contain general information, requirements, guidelines, applicable tools, and necessary forms to assist the user in writing, formatting, and submitting the abstract, technical paper and poster for ICIIT conference publication.
All abstracts accepted for presentation (plenary, oral, or poster) at the 3rd International Conference on Innovations in information technology (ICIIT 2017) will be published in Conference Proceedings in both Formats (print and online).
Please submit your abstract at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than October 15, 2017.
Abstract should not exceed 250 words & should be written in English language including paper title, naming the principle author with complete contact details (organization, mailing address, email, phone, fax and coauthors).
In order to assist with the review/editing of abstracts; please carefully observe the following formatting and style conventions:
- Titles should be Arial Bold 14 point single spaced.
- Author information should be set two lines below the title and in Arial 11 point. It should consist of three lines single spaced: your name, your department/school, your institution.
- The body of the abstract should be set two lines below your author information.
- Font should be Arial 11 point.
- Line spacing should be 1.5 with Line spacing should be 1.5 with double spacing between paragraphs.
- Text should be set left, non-justified, block paragraph/s (no indent).
- Margins should be set at 2.54cm on top, bottom and right, with a 3.5cm margin on the left.
- There should be two spaces after the end punctuation of each sentence in the text.
- Place all titles of separately published works in italics.
- Use double quotes throughout except for quotes inside quotes.
- Avoid abbreviations such as “e.g.,” “i.e.,” “etc.”—that is, spell out the words.
- Use the em-dash for dashes. The em-dash looks like this—that is, a solid double hyphen between words with no space before or after.
- Do not include footnotes in your abstract. Instead weave any references to authors/titles into the text of the abstract
Poster Preparation Instructions
In order to efficiently communicate the results of your research, you are kindly requested to devote considerable effort in the design of your poster. Please pay attention to details by carefully following the instructions outlined below:
Sample of Poster
Equipment for Poster Display
- A large display board giving a display area of approximately 180 cm wide x 100 cm high will be provided for your poster display. Please refer to the above diagram.
- Please note that individual pieces of paper should be pre-mounted onto one large piece of paper or card.
- The poster display boards are made of melamine, therefore compatible with double side tape. Tape will be provided to all poster presenters at the Conference. Volunteers will be on-site to assist you as needed.
- A header panel with your poster number will be provided and will only be visible on the morning your poster is due to go up. Please ensure that your poster title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract are printed on your poster.
- Please refer to the Final Program book that you will receive upon arrival at the Conference for the poster board number assigned to you.
- Please use the board with the same number.
- Make your title short to summarize the message of the research.
- Do not include references unless it is imperative.
- Try to avoid using several A4 sheets. Please note that individual pieces of paper should be pre-mounted onto one large piece of paper or card.
- Use just one or two colors on a plain colored background.
- Put the conclusions in a prominent panel (preferably at the bottom of the poster).
- Poster body text must be readable from 2 meters (with possible exception of references) and the title from 4-5 meters.
- Mostly avoid capital letters except at the beginning of sentences and proper nouns.
- Use a black sans serif font e.g. Arial or Gill Sans throughout.
- Use a bolder, larger typeface for the main titles and headings. It can be effective to use a different typeface for headings and subheadings.
- To emphasize body text, use a bold or italic font.
- Check the draft of your poster very carefully to ensure that there are no typographical or style errors.
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Please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Secretariat at the address below if you require any assistance before or during the Conference.
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