Author information

Submitting an abstract

The CIRED workshop committee encourages authors to submit abstracts focussing on real business case studies/scenarios, innovative tools and techniques and report on work completed or nearing final stages, or efforts that have concluded with an important outcome of interest.

Please do not submit any sales pitches as they will be rejected. The working language of the conference is English.

Key dates

Call for papers open 2 September 2019
Abstract submission deadline 25 November 2019
Author notification – accepted/rejected 24 January 2020
Submission of full papers 16 March 2020
Author notification – oral/poster selection 6 April 2020
Full papers correction deadline 8 April 2020
Early bird registration deadline 27 April 2020

The submission process

Authors wishing to submit papers and present at CIRED Workshop 2020 are required to submit an abstract for consideration by the Workshop’s Committee.

Following the review of abstracts, successful authors will be invited to submit a full paper for a second review by the committee.

Successful authors of full papers will then be invited to attend and present their work at the CIRED Workshop 2020 as either a PowerPoint Presentation or poster display.

Preparing your abstract

There is no longer an abstract template to download and edit, you simply need to enter your abstract information straight onto the online submission system form. Please consider using the following headings when constructing your abstract: Objectives and context, methods / approach, outcomes and conclusions.

Before submission, please have the following materials ready:

  • Your prepared abstract using Normal style text of no more than 500 words including diagrams
  • Your preferred topic area as chosen from the conference technical scope*
  • Abstracts must be submitted by 25 November 2019 if they are to be considered for the conference
  • The working language of the conference is English, which will be used for all printed material, presentations and discussion.

*The technical programme committee reserve the right to change the authors' choice of topic area

Before submission, make sure that the following material is ready:

  • Your abstract title, all authors’ names, affiliations and a 35 word (approx) biography
  • Your prepared abstract of no more than 500 words, including title, names, affiliations
  • Your preferred topic area is chosen from the conference technical scope.

Note: The committee reserves the right to change the authors' choice of topic area.

Submitting your abstract

If you are submitting more than one abstract you can use the same email address and password for each abstract.

  • Enter the online submission system
  • Enter your email address, if you are a new user the system will ask you to fill in your name and password. If you have used the system before you will just have to login.
  • Once you are successfully logged in follow the on-screen instructions and complete all fields

What happens next…

  • Following the review of abstracts, successful authors will be invited to submit a full paper for a second review by the committee.
  • Successful authors will be invited to attend and present their work at CIRED Workshop by PowerPoint Presentation or Poster Presentation.
  • All successful authors need to pay the author rate to attend the conference by 27 April 2020.
  • The author must be present at the conference to present the submission or the paper will not be published.
  • The IET cannot meet any travelling or subsistence expenses for authors, either prior to or during the conference

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