Proceedings in short:
- deadline 15 November 2012
- 5 pages, PDF file
- to be published in Open Access Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS)

Instructions for full paper submission

The proceedings will appear in the Open Access Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS), which is part of IOP Conference Series. All papers published in IOP Conference Series are fully citable and upon publication will be free to download.

Important: please read before you submit a paper

Publication licence for open access proceedings papers. IOP Conference Series operates a publishing licence, under which authors retain copyright of their papers and they no longer need to sign and submit copyright assignment forms. Any author who wishes to publish in IOP Conference Series must agree to the terms of the licence and by submitting a paper for publication it is assumed all authors of the paper agree, in full, to the terms of the licence.

The licence terms and conditions are available online.

Where to send your paper

Manuscripts should be prepared according to the author guidelines.
We strongly encourage you upload your final PDF manuscript on the workshop website:

  • log in with your username and password
  • click My Conference
  • click on the title of your Contribution
  • click on Add Material below Existing Material
  • choose Material type: Paper
  • click Browse and upload your PDF file
  • select who will be able to access this material type: Only me and the users I specify
  • click Create Resource

Alternatively or if you experience problems, you can submit your manuscript via E-mail to diana.nicmorus at

Please note: do not submit your papers directly to IOP Publishing.

Each manuscript is allocated a proceedings contribution of 5 pages.

Submission deadline 15 November 2012.

Preparing your paper: please read carefully the following

IOP Conference Series uses author-supplied PDFs for all online and print publication. Authors are asked to prepare their papers using Microsoft Word or LaTeX, according to the journal guidelines and templates, and then convert these files to PDF. Full instructions on preparing your paper, along with templates, can be found on the IOP Conference Series website.

Each manuscript is allocated a proceedings contribution of 5 pages.

It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final form ready for publication, and has been thoroughly proofread. IOP do not copyedit papers and will not send out author proofs prior to publication. Please note: post-publication changes are not usually permitted, unless there are exceptional circumstances, so please ensure your paper has been checked for errors.