Guidelines for writing abstracts and full papers

Please be sure to submit your application for participation (working title, abstract and keywords in English) not later than 2012-02-15 with attached thematic unit. Full paper, in English, should be submitted no later than 2012-04-15. Papers received after this date will not be considered and will not be included in the publication process for reviewers.

NOTE: The authors of the best selected scientific papers will be invited to expand them for publication (in extenso) in international journals (A1) “Collegium Antropologicum – which will be automatically seen as providing scientific qualification, and citations in selective citation indices international status and respect.

Please submit your papers in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format (RTF).

Papers should consist of up to (maximum) 10 pages of text.

Paper formatting:

• Paper Size: A4

• Font: Times New Roman

• Font Style:

  • Title: Bold with ALL CAPS
  • Author’s Name: Bold (presenterʹs name Bolded and Underlined)
  • Author’s Institution: Italic
  • Abstract: Italic
  • Body Text: Regular

• Font Size:

  • Title: 14
  • Author’s Name, Institution: 12
  • Abstract: 11
  • Body Text: 11

• Alignment:

  • Title: Centred
  • Author’s Name, Institution: Centred
  • Keywords: Justified
  • Body Text: Justified

• Paragraph:

  • Line Spacing – 1 Lines
  • Before: 0 pt
  • After: 0 pt
  • First line indentation: 0,6

Apart from the usual sections such as: Author’s Name and Surname, Title, Notes, Bibliography, List of Tables, Charts, Photographs and Other Illustrations (if applicable) and finally the List of Appendices (if applicable), the papers must contain an Abstract, which should contain 120 to 150 words, and five key words, also in English.

Also, if the text has a number of abbreviations, it is recommended that an alphabetical list of all abbreviations and their explanations be given at the end. Formulas and equations should be written in one line. All special characters that might cause confusion should be explained separately.

Special attention should be given to bibliographic entries:

For books one has to write:

Surname, first letter/initial of the author’s name: Title of the book, publisher, place of publication, year of publication.

For articles in journals:

Surname, first letter/initial of the author’s name: Title of the article, name of the journal where the article was published, volume, year, number and page(s) of the journal where the article was published.

For articles in collections:

Surname, first letter/initial of the author’s name: Title of the article, the title of the collection where the article was published, publisher, place of publishing, year of publishing.

Accompanying letter

Accompanying letter attached to the paper has to contain the following information: author’s name and surname as well as his/her address and phone number, professional qualifications, scientific position, the name of the institution or company and place of work.

Oral presentations

  • Oral presentations should cover optics, optometry or ophthalmology topics.
  • Individual oral presentations will run for 10 minutes.
  • Presentations will be grouped into topics with 6 presenters.
  • Each topic will run for approximately 120 minutes and will be chaired to facilitate questions and running time.

Poster presentations

  • Poster presentations should cover optics, optometry or ophthalmology topics.
  • Posters should be made to fit A0 portrait format.
  • Poster presentation sessions will take place during the scheduled coffee breaks in the programme. Authors are expected to be present at their posters during these breaks.
  • Posters will also be accessible through the Conference. Presenters will be responsible for bringing their own posters with them to Opatija and for taking them away from the Conference.