ISM 2019 Authors' Instruction


Authors are invited to submit original and not previously published papers. The papers should have a minimum length of 3 pages and a maximum length of 8 pages, so even short articles are accepted. Additional pages per paper above the 8 (Eight) page limit will be charged at a rate of €75 per page. Extended abstracts or full draft papers should be submitted for the review process through the submission section by September 30th. 2019. Each extended abstract or full draft paper will be reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee taking into consideration scientific quality, originality and relevance. Only original papers, written in UK or US English will be accepted. The extended abstract or the full draft paper should be prepared strictly according to the final paper formatting, required by Elsevier for the publication in Procedia Manufacturing: However, any type of paper formatting can be accepted only for the first submission. The manuscript should be submitted using the ISM submission system.


After the notification of acceptance, authors are required to prepare and submit the camera ready paper. The camera ready paper must adhere to the template required by Elsevier for the publication in Procedia Manufacturing. Please ensure that all the figures are of 300 DPI resolutions as this will facilitate good output. Please provide the final manuscript as a MS Word file. If your work must be cleared or approved before publication by your institution, company, or governmental agency, please be sure that process will be completed by the due date above or we will not be able to include it in the Conference Proceedings. The final manuscript should be submitted using the ISM submission system.. Please contact or in case you need support.


A full registration is needed in order to guarantee the publication of the paper in the conference proceedings and, therefore, in the Elsevier Procedia Manufacturing. ISM 2019 Proceedings are published in the Elsevier Procedia Manufacturing and will be open access, available online on ScienceDirect and indexed in SCOPUS.


Once the final manuscript will be submitted, an automated email with the link to the copyright forms will be sent to the authors.


Good visual aids can greatly enhance the effect your presentation has on the audience. ISM sessions are characterized by 3/5 minutes for introductions and then 20/25 minutes per paper, of which 5 minutes should be reserved for audience questions and comments.

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