Preparation of extended abstracts

Authors should prepare an extended abstracts of 4 pages, that clearly indicates the originality of the contribution and relevance of the work. The extended abstract should include title, author names and affiliations, abstract, keywords, introduction describing the nature of the problem and the state of the art in the field of interest, description of the contribution, results achieved and their applicability, conclusions and references.
Extended abstracts and full papers must be prepared according with the rules reported in the following template files:

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Abstract submission

In order to submit an extended abstract authors must register to the IMEKO Open Conference System, at the following web link:

After registration, authors are allowed to submit the prepared abstract. It must be submitted in .pdf format, before May 13th, 2016 to the IMEKO Open Conference System at the following address:

Authors must verify that all fonts used in the manuscript are embedded within the .pdf file.
After submission, authors receive a paper ID and an e-mail confirming the successful submission and can verify the state of their submission.


Instructions for Oral Presentations

All oral presentations should be provided as either Power Point file (.ppt or .pptx) or Portable Document Format (.pdf). Presentations must be in English. Oral sessions are scheduled for 20 minutes presentations, questions included.
On-site technical support will be provided to facilitate and coordinate the smooth delivery of all oral presentations. Each room will have a microphone, a podium, a computer connected to a multimedia projector and a screen.
Files can be uploaded to the local PCs in the lecture rooms during the breaks between the sessions.
In any case, please be sure to have the file of your presentation saved in a USB stick with you.
Please, name your presentation accordingly: "Session ID (XX)_Family name”.
Please, arrive at least 15 minutes before the session begins, so that you can check in with the session chair and co-chair and sure that all you need is available for your presentation.


Instructions for Poster Presentations

Posters must be mounted on Sunday October 2nd afternoon between 18:00 and 20:00 or on Monday 3rd morning between 08:00 and 10:00 and remain on display until the end of the Conference (Wednesday October 5th, 18:00).
The poster dimension should be as an A0 sheet (84,1 cm wide x 118,9 cm high). All the material for mounting the posters will be provided in the poster area.
Authors are requested to be present at their posters during all the poster session highlighted in the conference programme.
Please refer to the Congress Final Program for the poster number assigned to you and use the board with the same number.


Poster Awards (Sponsored by Gibertini)






A poster prize will be awarded for the best three posters. All posters will be eligible for nomination for the award. The winners of the poster award will be announced during the award ceremony on Tuesday 5th October (h. 17:30).


Paper review

The submitted papers are evaluated by at least 2 peer reviewers, who judge the paper according to the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the conference topics;
  • Quality of presentation;
  • Significance of treated topic;
  • Novelty of the given contribution.


Paper acceptance and full paper preparation

When the review process has been completed, the authors receive a notification of accepance or of rejection of the submission. If the paper has been accepted, the authors can prepare a full paper, which accepts the reviewers' suggestions.
Full paper format will be identical with the extended abstracts format except number of pages: the full paper has a required minimum length of five (5) pages and a maximum of six (7) pages.

The full paper can be uploaded

  1. Through the IMEKO Open Conference System used for submitting the extended abstract. After login, please select the submission. In section "Director Decision", upload the PDF file in correspondence of the item "Upload Author Version", or
  2. By email at the following address: Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.. The PDF file of the full paper should be attached to the email. The object of the email should containt the title and the reference number of the paper.

Full papers must be submitted before September 5th, 2016.



The fullpapers will be collected in the Proceedings, included in the conference kit. The proceedings will be indexed.

A selection of papers actually presented at the Conference will be considered for publication in the Journals:

For each Journal, the papers will be selected by an ad hoc Committee in agreement with the Journal Editorial Board. In all cases, it is mandatory that the papers will be expanded versions of what was actually presented at the Conference. The selection process will be done at the end of the Conference and authors will be contacted and asked about their willingness to expand and submit the presented research results. Then, all the articles will have to be submitted for publication in the respective Journal and will be subjected to the usual review process of the Journal itself.

Copyright information: "Submission of the paper implies that the work has not been published before in its present form and that the author transfers to the International Measurement Confederation the copyright for publication of the paper. IMEKO grants permission to the author to use parts of the paper elsewhere at a later date, provided that proper reference to the original work is given. The author can obtain from the IMEKO Secretariat permission for the publication of the paper elsewhere, provided again a proper reference and that prior to this second publication the distribution of the Proceedings volume has been started. Publication of the paper in the Proceedings does not preclude a later publication elsewhere of a more complete account of the work. In case a submitted paper is not published in the Proceedings, the copyright is returned automatically to the author."



For the paper to be published in the conference proceedings it is required that one of the authors register to the conference. A registration will cover two paper publications. One extra-paper can be added to the registration, by adding an extra fee of 50 €.













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Calendar iconDeadline for Special Session Proposal
30th March 2016
Calendar iconAbstract Submission Deadline
31st July 2016
Calendar iconAcceptance Notification Date
13th August 2016
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Full Paper Submission Deadline
5th September 2016



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