1. SUBMISSION OF PAPERS
Email a MICROSOFT WORD compatible paper complying with the guidelines below to Dr Simon Thorne: sthorne @ cardiffmet.ac.uk (remove the spaces obviously!) by the submission deadline given on the [Call for Papers]
All papers will be double blind refereed by a minimum of 2 anonymous referees and their comments given to the author. All candidates will be notified whether their paper is successful or unsuccessful.
We are not seeking to pre-approve papers on the basis of abstracts alone. However, if you wish to submit an abstract in order to obtain our guidance on whether the subject matter is likely to be of interest, please do so (to Dr Simon Thorne as above) as soon as possible.
If your paper is accepted, the full paper, modified as necessary, must be submitted by email to Dr Simon Thorne by the final camera ready submission deadline given on the [Call For Papers].
Submission deadline: 30th April 2017
Acceptance notice: 30th May 2017
Final camera-ready copy: 15th June 2017
Conference date: 6th July 2017
2. GUIDANCE FOR THE FIRST TIME SUBMITTER
If you are new to writing conference papers, please read this document first: "How to write a successful EuSpRIG paper"
3. FULL PAPER FORMAT FOR CAMERA-READY COPY
Be maximum 12 pages A4,
Include a short abstract (10 lines max.)
Contain an introduction that indicates structure of the entire paper
Include references [Name, Year]
11 point Times New Roman font
NOT contain page numbers
NOT contain footnotes or headers
Use gender-free language
Use A4 sheet size (21cm * 29.7cm)
Printing area: 14.0 cm * 23.7 cm
Margins: left 3.8 cm, right 3.2 cm, top 3.0 cm, bottom 3.0 cm
The Paper Title in 18 point, bold, Arial,
Presenting author, other authors,
(in 11 point, Times Roman, not bold, centre justified, double spaced from the title)
<3 blank lines 11 point >
ABSTRACT (CAPITALS, not numbered, 11 point, bold, left justifed)
<1 blank line 11 point>
Abstract text after single blank line (10 point, italic, not bold, left justified)
1 HEADING LEVEL ONE (CAPITALS, numbered, 11 point, bold and left justifed)
1.1 Heading - Level Two (Title Case, numbered, 11 point, bold and left justifed)
Heading Level Three (Title Case, not numbered, 11 point, bold and left justifed)
Text following all section titles after single blank line.
Text in all sections in 11 point Times Roman.
Paragraphs separated by a single line.
No indented paragraphs.
Minimum six reference for all papers including practitioner reports
Referencing within the text should be [Name, Year]
References should appear at the end of the paper and should be:
Times 9 point, minimum spacing 11 point;
One space between references;
second line indented flush with first line
To give an article/paper:
Name, A. and Another, N. (2000), "The Subversive Spreadsheet", Proceedings of the EuSpRIG 2000 Symposium, pages 5-6.
To give a book:
Name, W. (First edition) (1966), The Spreadsheet Substitute, Kemp & Masters Publishing.
To give a URL:
Include the URL and time and date of access at the end of the normal reference details e.g. www.gre.ac.uk/~cd02/eusprig/ 12.30pm 12/4/01