Guidelines for Written Papers
Guidelines for Written Papers for Posters/Papers
specifications below provide important guidelines for the organization and
formatting of the written papers to be published in the proceedings of the 13th
International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled
Persons, TRANSED 2012, India. Authors
whose abstracts have been accepted must follow the instructions provided.
Written papers are required for both- the poster presentations as well as paper
presentations. Papers that do not adhere
to the guidelines may not be considered for publication. All accepted Abstracts and Papers in CD-ROM
format ( Flash drive/memory stick) will be distributed to all registrants at the Conference.
The conference will be in English
only. Papers must be submitted and presented in English.
- Deadline for
submission of Final Papers: March
31, 2012 (extendable till April 30 in exceptional cases and only on written request)
- In order for you to submit full paper, you need to first register on the website.
- "Super Saver" offer is valid till February 29, 2012.
Bird" offer is valid from March 01, 2012 to July 31, 2012. Thereafter,
the delegates will have to pay the full registration fee.
meetings, workshops and technical tours: September 17, 2012.
- Conference: September 17-20, 2012
- Post conference
study tours: September 21-23, 2012
Previously Published Material
Papers previously published or presented
elsewhere as a poster/paper will not be accepted. However, it is the responsibility of the authors to ensure that a published /presented paper is not submitted for review. In case of any doubt, please clarify from the TRANSED 2012 Secretariat at email@example.com giving details of /online link of the paper/abstract. Authors who have submitted the abstracts have
assigned the right to the Conference organizers to publish the abstracts and
final papers in the TRANSED 2012 Conference Proceedings.
Length of Papers
The length of each paper, including the
summary, references, tables, photographs and figures, must not exceed 10 pages.
Electronic File Formats
Two electronic versions of papers are
required for submission. Papers must be
submitted in both Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word formats. Files must not exceed 2MB in size.
Use 12 point Arial
font throughout the paper.
Text should be aligned left.
Please do not include page numbers.
Margins and Paper Size
Paper size must be A4
cm X 29.7 cm
Margins should be set
at Top 2.54 cm (1”), Bottom 2.54 cm (1”),
Left 2.54 cm (1”), and Right 2.54 cm (1”).
All references should
be cited in the text using square brackets and include the authors last name
and the year of the referenced material, such as [author’s last name,
year]. Only references that are cited in
the text should be included in the reference list. The references should be listed
alphabetically according to the primary author’s last name. References should use the style indicated
below where applicable:
Example for printed sources:
Author’s last name, author’s first name or
initials. Year. “Title of the article”, The
Journal, Volume, Issue, page number (e.g.:
pp. 15 – 26).
Example for websites:
Corporate or personal authors. Year. Title
of document. [medium, i.e., Internet, Intranet or Online]. Available
from: web address (complete URL), date
accessed by the author. Please consult the following webpage: http://libweb.anglia.ac.uk/guides/new_harvard.php for a comprehensive guide to referencing.
tables should be centered and numbered consecutively and each must have a
caption underneath. You may use graphical figures and colored photographs subject to the maximum file size limit of 2 MB. Captions must
provide an adequate description of the figure, photograph or table. This is especially important for delegates with visual impairments and
who must rely on readers to access the information.
headings in the paper should adhere to the following structure:
1. SECTION HEADING (Leave a space of two lines before a HEADING and a space of
one line after. Number the headings as indicated in this example.)
Heading (Leave a space of one line before a Sub-Heading. Number sub headings as indicated in this
1.1.1 Sub-Sub Heading (Leave a space of one line before a Sub-Sub
Heading. Number sub headings as
indicated in this example.)
2. Section Heading
2.1 Sub Heading
2.1.1 Sub-Sub Heading
TYPICAL EXAMPLE OF FORMATTING OF PAPER
2.2.1 Apparatus #1
2.2.2 Apparatus #2
3.1 Result of A
3.1.1 Result of A #1
3.1.2 Result of A #2
3.2 Result of B
3.2.1 Result of B #1
3.2.2 Result of B #2
3.3 Result of C
Organization of Papers
Papers should adhere to the following structure:
TITLE OF WRITTEN PAPER (BOLD AND UPPER CASE)
LEAVE A SPACE OF TWO LINES AFTER
Last name of Author, First name of Author,
Affiliated Organization, City and Country.
(same format for any additional authors)
The Summary of the
paper should be placed here. It should
not be longer than 500 words and should summarize the general theme and topic
of the paper.
Key Words: The paper should have three, to a maximum of
five, keywords, separated by semicolons (e.g.:
accessibility; bus; low floor; etc.).
These keywords should reflect the general theme of the paper.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
Here should be stated
the purpose and/or goals of your paper.
MATERIALS AND/OR METHODS
methods used for the study should be indicated in this section.
RESULTS OR EXPECTED RESULTS
The results or
expected results of the study should be stated here.
The discussion should
be placed here.
The conclusion should
be placed here.
All material referenced in the text should be
listed here. See above for format.