Submission of Documents

Summary guidelines for authors

  1. Papers submitted to the conference must be submitted directly to Elsevier through the site: for pubblication.

  2. Publication of papers on the proceedings is subject to a judgement by referees.
    A referee system is organized internal to the conference.

  3. Slides for the oral/invited presentations and abstracts must be submitted on-line.

  4. Detailed instructions for on-line submission, abstracts, proceedings, orals and posters are described below.


Contributed Papers (proceedings)

Due to new rules of the elsevier editor, the proceedings will be managed directly by elsevier, this makes easier the management of the contact with the journal.
The written papers submitted to the conference Frontiers in Diagnostic Technologies must be submitted directly to elsevier through the site ; the author , once registered , can upload the paper, to the special issue of the ICFDT proceedings.

Publication of papers on the proceedings is subject to a judgement by referees. A referee system is organized internal to the conference.

Proceedings will be printed as a special volume of  "Nuclear Instruments and Methods" (NIMA), therefore the format of contributed papers follows the requirements of that journal.

Guidelines to Authors

On-line submission (uploading)

Abstracts and slides of oral presentations must be uploaded on-line via the “INDICO conference web tool” which has been integrated in this web site. You have already used it doing the conference registration and you should have got the couple "user/password".

As any on-line procedure, to upload documents, participants must get a "user/password" identification, either as a second step of the registration form, or going through the following procedures:

  1. When your abstract is ready, please: check the page "Call for Abstract" for other instructions;
  2. then proceed to "Submit a new Abstract";
  3. or , if you have already submitted and you may need to, "View or modify your already submitted abstracts".

    Once you have registered and submitted your abstract you are allowed to manage your conference documents:

  4. Go to the INDICO conference webpage,
  5. make login (click on "login" right-up-side corner) with your user/password,
  6. "my conference" and "my contribution" items will appear on left-side menu,
  7. click on the item you need;
  8. your abstracts (if you submitted more then one) will be presented;
  9. choose one abstract, then click on "manage material" and proceed
  10. following links and filling required fields, ending with uploading file.

Abstract Submission and deadlines

  • Abstracts for consideration as contributed presentations and poster papers will be accepted until November 12 , 2009.

  • Notification of abstract acceptance is released within October 14, 2009

  • Topics appropriate to the conference are given at: "Goals and Topics" page.

Table aside gives the Abstracts guidelines.


Abstract format
Item Requirement
Page size A4 Letter Size (210 x 297 millimeters)
Font Times New Roman
Font Size 14 point bolded for the title (centered)
  12 point for authors and their institutions (centered)
  12 point for the text and references (left and right justified)
File Microsoft WORD or PDF
Length One page total per abstract.
Longer abstracts will be edited to one page.


Guidelines for Oral Presentations (slides)

To simplify the flow of the conference talks, it is strongly suggested to upload through the “INDICO conference web tool” a .pdf and/or .ppt version of the slides by the 24th of November . Only as last resort, bring your presentation on USB memory stick (please test the readability on another computer than the one on which it was written).


Guidelines for Presentations of Posters

Space available for posters will be 50cm x 180cm.