Communication submission guidelines


  • Presentation format. The communications must be sent in Word format (doc, docx, odt) with the following format: top margin 3 cm, bottom margin 2,54 cm., left 2,54 cm and right 2 cm. Normal spacing, font Times New Roman with the font sizes and formats as specified in the attached template Annexed I
  • Format of the communication: The outline of the communication will be reflected in the attached Word template “”, whereby fonts and font sizes have to be adhered to as well as the models for charts and illustrations.
  • The extent of the communications will not exceed 20 pages, including references and all the figures, including the first one dedicated exclusively to the title and authors.
  • They will contain the following sections:


Author or authors

Reference of the centre of origin of every author.


Key words



Discussion (justification of data, analysis of results,…)



  • The references within the text must be indicated in brackets as in the example: (Martínez, J. 2012)
  • All communications will be sent  through the FORMbefore November 30st 2017. And the relevant area which constitutes the framework for the communication must be indicated (Knowledge, Conservation, Build/Create value, Communication). WE EXPAND THE DEADLINE UNTIL JANUARY 15st 2018!
  • Once the communication has been reviewed by the scientific committee, its acceptance will be communicated to the principal author by e-mail to the address from which it was forwarded within two months of the deadline for delivery of the communications.
  • In case of acceptance, at least half of the authors who signed the communication should register for the conference. The presentation of the communication should be forwarded in ppt or pptx format 15 days prior to the celebration of the conference to the following e-mail address:
  • The accepted communications will be included in the records of the conference for the publication and physical or electronic dissemination of which the author or authors grant their express authorization, in accordance with the Law 27/1995 of Intellectual Property and the law 15/1999 of Protection of Personal Data.


“Prize for end-of-degree projects, end-of-master projects and Doctoral Thesis”

  • Those end-of-degree or end-of-master projects as well as doctoral theses that are related to the contents of the conference can be presented as a communication and that have been defended from 2013 until the celebration of the congress.
  • They are required to follow the instructions for the presentation of communications laid out in these regulations.
  • A special prize will be awarded for each of the three categories, as decided by the scientific committee whose decision will be based on the scientific quality and contribution to any of the areas defined in the CIMAS program. This prize will consist in the publication in the official records of the conference and an economic compensation of 300€ in any of the mentioned categories.
  • The author of the communication needs to be registered at the conference and is eligible for the student tariffs.
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