The Proceedings of the Symposium
will be published on CD-ROM.
The Committee of the Multi-Scale Modelling symposium
will evaluate all submitted full papers,
with each paper being independently refereed by at least two international
experts in the field.
It is intended to have both oral and poster presentations at the
conference. Authors are requested to indicate their preference for
either oral or poster presentation when submitting abstracts.
Full versions of both the oral and poster papers will be included
in the proceedings. However due to the number of invited speakers in the symposium
the number of papers considered for oral presentation would be capped.
Authors should note the list of deadlines.
The symposium organising committee has arranged for selected
papers to be published in a special edition of the
Journal of Multi-Scale Modelling.
Deadline for receipt of
papers is 30 September 2009
Intending authors are required to submit an abstract of not more
than 200 words by the deadline above. Instructions for preparation
of the full manuscript will be sent to authors whose abstracts are
Authors are requested to indicate on the abstract their preference
for either an oral or poster presentation. Where an author submits
multiple papers for oral presentation the organising committee may,
for scheduling reasons, allocate some papers for poster
Abstracts should be prepared using the MSWord template
msm09_abs.doc and emailed to:
you prefer to submit a hard copy it should be mailed or faxed to Dr
Phil Schwarz at the address below.
For refereeing an electronic
copy of the paper is required. The electronic copy should be in
Word format and be emailed to: email@example.com.
Authors are also required to complete the copyright
release form (right click to save to file) and return
it by either:
email as a scanned pdf to: firstname.lastname@example.org
OR FAX to:
Dr Phil Schwarz
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
A sample format of a page can be
downloaded here showing the layout and style
for headings, tables, figures, references etc. A Word documents
for use as a template and is available for
(right click to save to a file) or a rich text
version can be
(right click to save to a file).
Paper size is to be A4.
The length of the paper is limited to six pages.
Page layout is double column of width 75mm with 10mm between columns.
The main text is single spaced with a 9-point, Times New Roman font.
It is intended to include papers in the conference proceedings,
which will be an electronic CD-ROM volume.
The paper should be in English and contain the following elements
in the order shown:
• Author names and addresses
(underline the presenting author)
• Abstract (no more than 150 words)
• Nomenclature list
• Text of the paper
The title should be concise and clearly reflect the contents of
the paper. It should be in bold, centred, 12-point Arial font.
The abstract should give a clear indication of the objective, scope
and results of the study presented in the paper. It should be provide
keywords for indexing purposes.
Nomenclature should be listed in alphabetic order with the Greek
symbols following the English symbols.
The text should be divided into sections describing the objectives,
the description of the problem, the method of solution and any other
relevant information. The text should also include discussion of
any results presented and list the authors conclusions. SI
units should be used throughout.
Figures and tables should be embedded in the text and should appear
as close as possible after the first reference to them. The figures
should be of good quality to ensure satisfactory reproduction. Authors
are encouraged to include colour figures. Both figures and tables
should be numbered consecutively and have a caption beneath them.
Tables and figures which extend over the whole width of the page
should be placed either at the top or bottom of the page.
Subheadings may be used to divide the subject in any given into
Equations should be numbered consecutively beginning with (1). The
number should be set flush right in the column. Care should be taken
to avoid confusion between lower case "l" (el) and the
Individuals and institutions that have made a significant contribution
to the contents of the paper may be acknowledged.
References must follow the style indicated in the
Animated result files for inclusion in the CD-ROM version should
be in either mpeg or avi format. Multiple animations
can be included but the total size of the animations must be less
than 7 Mbytes. A brief title string for each animation should also
be provided in the accompanying email.