1- Submission process
The submission process consists of the following steps:
- Abstract Submission
- Abstracts Reviewing
- Full Paper Submission
- Full Paper Reviewing
- Revised Paper Submission
All the steps should be carried out using the online submission system available at the conference website. The organizing committee will not accept papers or review results being sent via emails. Authors are advised to read carefully the instructions below for successful submissions.
Papers presented in MMMS2018 will be published after peer-review in a selected journal series by Trans Tech Publications. Authors are encouraged to follow strictly the publications ethics for scientific publishing. Please click here to download the guidelines for publication ethics.
2- Preparing your abstract/ full paper
Authors must use the template provided by the conference. Please click here to download the Abstract/Paper Templates. Please also see instructions in the templates.
3- Creating an user account
Authors should firstly create an account to use the online submission system. Clicking the option Register in the Log in / Register option located on the conference banner will bring you to a page where you can input your user information, especially an email which will be used as the user ID to login. After creating your account, you will immediately receive an email at your email address. Please follow the instructions in the email to activate the account and change the password. After that you can use the registered email as the login ID with your new password to login to the system. After successful login, you can start submitting your abstract/paper and change your account information.
4- Abstract/ Paper Submission
To submit the abstract/paper, please Login to the system. Under author’s view, you will be able to submit all documents related to a paper by the function Add paper. You will also be able to edit the existing submissions before the deadlines using the Edit option next to each paper. You can always come back to the author’s view by cliking on the Submision > Submission Here.
The submission form must be completed once for each abstract, making sure to include the title and the details of the contacting author. The submission form also includes a list of topics related to the conference which you can choose from. Make sure that you correctly indicate the field of your submission among the following topics:
• Advanced materials, material applications towards sustainability
• Materials machining and processing technologies for reduction of environmental impact
• Life cycle engineering, impact assessment and control for machines and processes
• Sustainable machine design: mechatronics, CAD/CAM/CAE, maritime engineering
• Industrial engineering towards sustainability
• Low carbon industry, efficient systems, energy efficiency and energy saving
• Renewable energy, alternative fuels
In order to select the file of Abstract/Full paper you wish to upload please use upload icon next to each item and then browse the local disk to choose the relevant file. Authors should name the file after your last name and first name initials (in latin characters e.g. SmithJ for John Smith) in order to facilitate the reviewing process. Please note that the file should not exceed the size of 1MB for abstract and 5MB for full paper and that ONLY DOC and DOCX file types are accepted. Once you have ensured all the details are correct, please press the Save button.
You can download the current version of your abstract/full paper by clinking on the download icon next to each item.
After the successful submission your abstract, you will be automatically assigned with a paper ID for your submission. Please, keep this paper ID as you will need this number if you wish to contact us regarding your submission.
12/12/2017: Abstract Submission Deadline (final)
15/12/2017: Notification of abstract acceptance
8/3/2018: Full Paper Submission Deadline
15/3/2018: Notification of Final paper acceptance
16/3/2018: Registration open
5/4/2018: Final program