FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

VENUE
PRESENTATIONS
ABSTRACTS
SPEAKERS
POSTERS
REGISTRATION
RECORDINGS

VENUE

All sessions will be held at Hotel International, Koulova 1501/15, Praha 6, Czech Republic.  

PARKING

Hotel parking is available for 250 CZK per day. The hotel is surrounded by a residential parking zone. Graphic displayed on mapy.cz. Blue zones are intended solely for residents and are subject to penalty. Purple zones are paid parking and you can park for CZK 40 per hour (Mon-Fri midnight to 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.s. to midnight).

PRESENTATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS 

Language

The official language of the conference is English. 

Panel discussion

Moderated discussion of industrial and academical experts, where current issues are identified and their solutions outlined.

Plenary lectures 

The presentation time for each plenary lecture is 45 min and 5 min for discussion. 

Keynote lectures 

The presentation time for each keynote lecture is 25 min and 5 min for discussion. 

Short lectures 

The presentation time for each short lecture is 15 min and 5 min for discussion. 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Abstract submission for poster and lectures is OPEN.

If you are interested in active participation in the conference, please send an abstract of your lecture or poster via the ON-LINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM.
Please log in to the ON-LINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM and choose “Create new registration” to register for the conference. Your registration can be viewed or modified any time after logging in. The system will allow you to submit abstracts. Choose “Submit abstract” and then select the session.

You will receive a confirmation by e-mail after submitting your registration and abstract.

Abstract submission deadline: March 4, 2018 

PAPER FORMAT CRITERIA

It is possible to send data in an MS Word Document (* .doc, * .docx), or Rich Text File (.RTF), or Open Office documents/LibreOffice (odt, dot). Maximum file size is 5 MB. The name of the file must include the author’s last name without diacritics and without gaps. The abstract can contain images.

MELPRO abstract template (DOCX).

DOCUMENT SETTINGS

Page size: A5
Margins: 1 cm on each side
Spacing: simple
Indentation and spaces: 0 point (before and after)
Font: Calibri
Font size: 10 point

Format:
Title in CAPITALS in bold style
[blank line]
Author and co-authors’ names: Novák J., Kovář P., Krejčí A. 
[blank line]
The name of institution, city and country in italics: Institution, City, Country
[blank line]
Block justified text (in 300, max 2000 characters not including spaces)

SPEAKERS’ INSTRUCTIONS

Languages (without interpretation): English.
Supported media: USB Flash disk or external HDD compatible with Win7 (without installing drivers)

REGISTRATION 

Registration has been OPENED

On-site registration takes place on Sunday, May 13, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and continues the next day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will be possible to register during the conference as well. As a part of the Sunday registration, light welcome refreshments will be served. 

The registration fee includes: all meals, proceedings, access to the scientific sessions and conference materials. 

Accompanying person fee includes: welcome refreshment during registration, welcome dinner and social event with sightseeing tour of Prague.

We ask the lecturers to hand over their presentations on USB flash drives in a format compatible with MS PowerPoint at the registration, or to give them to the technician in the morning before the individual program sections will be initiated. In case your PowerPoint includes a video, it is necessary to have the video file prepared in the same folder together with the presentation. If you would like to use any unusual presentation formats, please, contact us at the registration desk. 

RECORDINGS

Audio/video recording of the lectures or copying of the lecture files is not allowed without the prior agreement of the speaker. The organizers reserve the right to take photographs during the meeting. 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Poster session wil be held in the premises of Hotel International on Monday May 14, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

Posters should be no larger than 95 cm x 185 cm. 

Material for mounting your poster will be provided by the conference (push pins).  

Posters will be assigned a number that will be attached to the board.