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– The Structured Abstract that will appear in the Book of Abstracts must be submitted by 31st  January 2018. The decision regarding acceptance will be made by mid-March 2018.

– The Full Paper to be included in the proceedings must be submitted in full, within the layout guidelines, by 7th May 2018.


Instructions for writing a Structured Abstract

Full Paper Information & Template


Please use the guidance documents and instructions to help you prepare your abstract and paper in the correct format. Please make sure to use the template to enter your abstract/paper text into – as this will ensure that the correct formatting is used. Please use ConfTool for your submission(s).

The Structured Abstracts will be printed in a book format as proceedings which will be distributed during the conference, whereas the Full Paper will be available on the ISL website.


Posters need not to be submitted prior to the conference. For Poster presentation guidelines, please Click Here.

Please submit the Structured Abstract by 15 February.  You may also submit the Full Paper by this date if you require a peer review of the full paper.

Two types of paper submissions are available:

Full papers: The complete paper (including abstract) is submitted by 15th February 2016 and will be subjected to a full peer review process. If accepted, authors will be expected to make changes consistent with the reviewers’ comments before final submission by 6th May 2016.

Working papers: These may represent early stage research ideas or initial findings. Only an abstract is needed for review by 15th February 2016. If accepted a full paper will be required by 6th May 2016. The full paper will not be peer reviewed.

Full Paper OR Abstract Deadline: 15th February 2016

The decision regarding acceptance, and for reviewers feedback to be given to full papers, will be made by the end of February 2016.