Instruction for Authors

Updated on May 20, 2007

Abstract submission

We encourage submission of contributed papers related to the topics mentioned in the Scientific Program. Contributors are invited to submit a one-page abstract. This abstract should be informative and emphasize the originality of the subject matter. The work should be new and unpublished at the time of the conference.
Care should be taken in the composition of the abstract since it will form the basis for the decision by the Program Committee regarding acceptance of the presentation.
Abstracts should be submitted using the format as shown in the template and shall be
uploaded online, not later than May 20 June 10, 2007. Only PDF file-format (*.pdf) is acceptable.

After your submission completed, please confirm that your submission made successfully by visiting your personal page and log-in using ID and Password.

The deadline of abstract submission has been postponed until June 10. We are expecting your submission and applying young scientists award as well as student award.

Manuscript for proceedings

All authors of accepted contributions will have the opportunity to submit a paper to be published in Applied Surface Science by ELSEVIER. No distinction will be made between oral and poster presentation.
The deadline for manuscript submission is
August 31, 2007. This early deadline is being imposed to allow time for peer review prior to the conference and timely publication of the proceedings book.

The conference committee will announce details about submission format in May, 2007.

Presentation Guideline

Detailed information will be announced later, however, only oral presentation time is now announced.

Plenary talks 50 minutes
Invited talks 30 minutes (including 5 minutes discussion)
Contributed talks 20 minutes (including 3 minutes discussion)


The official conference language is English. No translation facilities will be available, and all abstracts and manuscripts must be submitted in English.