Abstract and paper submission process

Abstracts and papers for the 19th IGWT Symposium are required to be uploaded electronically using website: www.igwt2014.uek.krakow.pl. After registration it will be possible to login in the Upload abstracts/papers section, using the email address provided during registration and the chosen password. Abstracts and author(s) details should be submitted by February 28th 2014, and complete papers by March 30th 2014. The papers will be evaluated by the organizing committee, and the notices of review decisions (oral or poster presentations) will be emailed to the authors during the first week of July, 2014. Authors who may prefer a poster presentation for their work should indicate their preference upon submission.

Please do not submit abstracts and/or papers via email. Use the Upload abstracts/papers section instead and contact us if you encounter any technical difficulties.

Abstract style

The abstracts should be written in English, 1500 – 1800 characters (max one page) without spaces, single spaced, Times New Roman, with margins 2.5 cm on all sides. Abstracts shorter or exceeded required length will be rejected without assessment.

The title should be written in bold capitals first, 14 points and centered. A double-line space should remain after the title. All authors’ names should be listed next, in bold capitals, 14 points and centered. A single-line space should remain after authors’ names. The authors' e-mail, institutional affiliations, including department, institution, city and country should then follow, in italics, 12 points and centered. A double-line space should remain after authors’ data. Main text should be written in 12 points Times New Roman. A single-line space should remain after the text. 3-5 keywords should be written in 10 points and left justified.


Full paper guidelines


• Only full papers are reviewed, not abstracts.

• One conference paper is included in the registration fee but the next one will have to be extra paid - 50 €.


All submissions must comply with the formatting guidelines in 19th IGWT template.

1. The paper should be written in English. Authors are responsible for linguistic correctness of their papers.

2. Set up an A4 page size. Be single spaced. Use Times New Roman Font Size 11 with 4 cm margins on right and left and 5cm margins on top and bottom. Save your file in docx format (Word 2007 or higher) or doc format (older Word versions).

3. Papers should be 3000-6000 words in length and of no more than 12 pages, including abstract, tables, figures and references. For Polish participants minimum 20,000 characters without spaces.

4. The header of article should include:

• A concise and informative title, use bold capitals, 14 points, centered. A double-line space should remain after the title. 

• The name(s) of the author(s), underline the name of presenting author, use bold, 12 points, centered. A single-line space should remain after authors’ names.

• The affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s), the e-mail address of the corresponding author, use Italics, 11 points, centered. A double – line space should remain after authors’ data.

5. Abstract. The abstract should be 150-300 words in length, without any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references. Please use Times New Roman 10 points. A single-line space should remain after the abstract.

6. Keywords. Include 3-5 keywords. Please use Times New Roman 10 points, left justified. A single-line space should remain after the abstract.

7. Text formatting

• Use a normal, plain font 11 point Times New Roman for main text. Use a single space.

• Please do not number pages

• Do not use footnotes nor endnotes.

• Use tab stops or other commands for indents, not the space bar

• Use the table function, not spreadsheets, to make tables.

• Use the equation editor or MathType for equations.

8. Headings

Please use no more than three levels of displayed headings.

9. Abbreviations

Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.

10. Tables

All tables are to be numbered consecutively as they appear in the text using Arabic numerals (11 pt, bold). Tables should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical order.  For each table, please supply a table caption (title) explaining the components of the table (e.g. Table 1. Classification of materials). Below the table, please supply a source (10 pt). 


All figures are to be numbered consecutively as they appear in the text using Arabic numerals. Each illustration should has a caption (11 pt, bold). A caption should comprise a brief title and a description of the illustration. All symbols and abbreviations used should be explained (e.g. Figure 1. The photography of analyzed samples). Below the figure, please supply a source (10 pt).


Cite references in the text by name and year in parentheses (e.g. Cartwright 2007; Giannou, Kessoglou & Tzia 200).

13.Article structure: 


The Introduction should state the purpose of the investigation, cite those publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work, and give a short review of the pertinent literature.

Material and methods

The Materials and methods section should provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described.

Results and discussion

Results and discussion should  be prepared as a combined section. Results should be clear and concise. Data should be presented as concisely as possible, if appropriate in the form of tables or figures. The Discussion section should contain an interpretation of the results and their significance with reference to work by other authors.


The main conclusions of the study should  be presented in a short Conclusions section.


Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section before the reference list. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.


The references should be listed alphabetically. The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. 

Journal article:
Giannou V., Kessoglou V., Tzia C., 2003, Quality and safety characteristics of bread made from frozen dough, Trends in Food Science and Technology, 13 (4), 99-108.

Kleiner F.S., Mamiya C.J. & Tansey R.G., 2001, Gardner’s art through the ages (11th ed.), Harcourt College Publishers, Fort Worth, USA.

Book chapter or article in an edited book:
Brown B., Aaron M., 2001, The politics of nature, in: Smith J (ed.) The rise of  modern genomics, 3rd ed. Wiley, New York, pp 230-257.

Begg M.M., 2001,  Dairy farm women in the Waikato 1946-1996: Fifty years of social and structural change, Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Proceedings from a conference: 
Field G., 2001, Rethinking reference rethought, in: Revelling in Reference: Reference and Information Services Section Symposium, 12-14 October 2001,  Australian Library and Information Association,  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pp 59-64.

Online document
Cartwright J., 2007, Big stars have weather too, IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb. http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/11/6/16/1, accessed 26 June 2007.