Music, Mind & Brain
SysMus14 Guide to Submissions
**Please note: The abstract submission deadline for the conference has now passed.
Applicants who have submitted abstracts before the submission deadline will be notified
of abstract acceptance in late June 2014.**
Abstracts for both paper presentations and posters should be approached in the same manner.
Please submit an abstract (observing the guidelines below) via the email links at the bottom
of the page, choosing either paper or poster.
1. Prepare an abstract for submission:
Abstracts must be:
-written in English
-no more than 350 words. Please include between 2 and 5 keywords.
-submitted as a 'blind' PDF attachment; only include personal details in the email text
PLEASE NOTE: The first author of the submission MUST be a student, whose supervisor can be a co-author.
The deadline for abstract submissions is midnight (UK time) on May 8, 2014.
2. Prepare the submission email:
Include a short biography in the body of the message; include your institution and department, and descriptions of your research interests and research career to date.
Attach the abstract as a PDF document to the email. DO NOT put your name on the PDF (but please do include your name in the email).
Send your submission by May 8, 2014 with EITHER the subject heading "SysMus14 Paper Submission" or "SysMus14 Poster Submission" to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions, please contact the Organising Committee via email@example.com
Things to note:
-Submissions will be subject to a double-blind peer-review procedure, conducted by the Scientific Committee.
-Applicants should select their preference of paper or poster presentation at the time of submission. Please note that the Scientific Committee aims to respect this preference wherever possible but reserves the right to make some reassignments of presentation format (paper vs. poster) depending on the content and amount of submissions received.
-The authors of all submissions will be contacted by June 20, 2014. Authors accepted for inclusion will be provided with further information regarding final submissions. Authors accepted to present at SysMus14 will be invited to submit an extended version of their paper for inclusion in the conference proceedings by August 18, 2014.
-Paper presentations should last no more than 20 minutes, with a further 10 minutes allocated for questions and discussion.
-Posters (A0 format) will be displayed throughout the conference and will also be presented in a separate poster session. The printing of posters is the responsibility of the authors.
-The copyright of the Proceedings as well as the Abstracts remains with the authors.