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Have a question about submitting an abstract or being a part of the technical program? We can help! Below we have answered some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about being an author at the 43rd ICGCM.

How do I submit an abstract for the ICGCM?

Abstract submission is CLOSED. Manuscripts may be submitted here.


Do I need to be a member of SME to submit an abstract?
You do not need to be a member of SME to submit an abstract.
When is the deadline to submit abstracts?
Abstract Submissions are due December 20, 2023.

Can I submit an abstract if it has already been published or presented elsewhere?


What is the word limit for an abstract?
We ask that you keep your abstract to 100 – 250 words.
What is the page limit for a manuscript?
Manuscripts should not exceed 10 pages.

Is a Copyright Transfer Form (CTA) required for abstract or manuscript submission/acceptance?
We do not need copyright assignment on abstracts or manuscripts.

When will I be notified of my abstract acceptance status?
Acceptance or otherwise will be sent out on January 15, 2024.
How do I withdraw an abstract from the program?

Please contact authors@smenet.org to cancel, or remove your abstract. You may submit your manuscript here.

Does SME subsidize travel expenses or offer travel stipends for presenters?
SME does not cover travel expenses or registration costs for presenters.

When will abstracts be available to the general public?
Abstracts will be available online in February, 2024.

Do presenters have to register for the conference?
Yes, all presenters are expected to register and pay for the conference.
How will I know that my abstract has been successfully submitted?
An email will be sent to the email address listed for the primary author. If someone else submitted the abstract for you and used their email address they will receive the confirmation.

May I submit multiple manuscripts/abstracts at the same time?
No, each submission must be done separately.

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