Instructions for Paper submission

Instructions for abstract submission

The abstract submission deadline is January 15th 2019. 

Notification of acceptance will be sent by the January 22nd 2019.


Abstracts should be maximum 300 words.

Please submit the abstract via email to the organising committee in the .doc or .pdf file format.


Abstracts submission are not mandatory, as abstracts will serve to evaluate if the proposed paper fits the conference scope. The abstract acceptance does not guarantee the full paper acceptance.

Abstract content

  • Title

  • Authors + affiliations

  • Corresponding author

  • Abstract (300 words max)

  • Keyword (4 max)

  • Scientific topics concerned

Instructions for paper submission

  • Papers must be minimum 3 pages and maximum 6 pages

  • Authors are required to submit a PDF as well a source file copy of his/her paper. Doc/docx/latex are the only acceptable formats of source files. Other formats including ‘docm’ will NOT be used.

  • All authors must strictly follow the guidelines provided here:

Instructions for full paper submission on the Website hosted by Elsevier

  • To ensure that all manuscripts are correctly identified for inclusion into the special issue you are editing, it is important that authors select “SI: CIRP Design 2019” when they reach the “Article Type” step in the submission process.

  • Authors must select the correct Section/Category “SI: CIRP DESIGN 2019” and Managing Guest Editor (Cátia Alves or Carla Rocha) for this conference.