These sessions will accommodate the presentation of late-breaking scientific and professional news or work in progress.
For the review process, an abstract of 300 words was submitted through the Conference Management System (CMS), and including the essence of the planned presentation.
No specific formatting guidelines applied for the preparation of the abstract. References, tables and figures were acceptable in the abstract. The 300-words limit excluded references.
Authors, whose abstract was accepted, were required to submit an extended poster abstract by Friday, 25 March 2011 to be included in the Conference Proceedings. These abstracts (absolute minimum 4 pages long and absolute maximum 5 pages long) should have been written in the form of a self-contained short research paper, according to the Springer manuscript guidelines.
Because of the publication process, the deadlines for poster submissions were updated as follows:
|Summary of Submission Requirements & Deadlines|
|Abstract Length||Deadline for Abstract Receipt||Notification of Review Outcome||Deadline for Camera-ready Receipt|
|Posters||300 words||Monday, 21 February 2011|
|Monday, 28 February 2011|
|Friday, 25 March 2011|