WISA 2006 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE

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					                WISA 2008 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE
           LAYOUT GUIDELINES FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS
                                          FULL PAPER LAYOUT


Page size                        :       A4 Portrait
Margins                          :       2 cm – left, right, top, bottom
Page numbers                     :       Unnumbered
Footer/Header                    :       None
Title                            :       16pt Arial, bold, all upper case, centred.
                                         Followed by a single blank line
Author and co-authors            :       14pt Arial centred, bold
                                         Author and all co-authors names in one line.
                                         The presenting author's name should be underlined.
                                         Followed by a single blank line
Author's affiliation             :       12pt Arial centred
                                         Give each author's affiliation (i.e. company / organisation) and the
                                         full contact details for the corresponding author only.
                                         Followed by two blank lines.
Abstract                         :       12pt Arial, full justification, italicised – maximum ½ page
Text                             :       12pt Arial, full justification, single line spacing between paragraphs
Headings and numbering           :       Major headings – Upper Case, left justified, 12pt bold, one blank line
                                         above and below.
                                         Intermediate headings – Proper Case, left justified, 12pt, underlined,
                                         one blank line above

FIGURES, PHOTOGRAPHS AND TABLES
Figures shall be numbered consecutively with a brief title. The figure caption should be below the figure,
centred, numbered and in normal typeface. Authors are encouraged to make use of colour in all graphics,
figures and photographs. The figure shall be located in the document as close as practicable to the first
reference to the figure.

Tables should be numbered consecutively. The table caption should be positioned above the table, centred,
and in normal typeface. Each table shall be located in the document as close as practicable to the first
reference to the table.

SYMBOLS AND UNITS
SI units shall be used.

EQUATIONS
Equations should be numbered in square brackets e.g. [1] consecutively through the text. The equation
should be indented by 2 cm, with the equation number on the right. The Equation Editor or function should
be used.

                          2CO(g) + O2(g) = 2 CO2(g)                                                       [1]

REFERENCES

References to literature shall be shown in the text by a number in parenthesis e.g. (1) and listed at the end of
the paper in the following format:

1.        B Baroux, Corrosion Science, 28 p.969 (1988)
                            th
2.        J Kruger, Proc. 13 Int. Corrosion Congress, paper No. 2, (1996)
3.        J B Cotton, "Corrosion", pub Newnes-Butterworth, UK (ed. L L Shreir) p.192 (1979)
                                          ABSTRACT LAYOUT

Page size                       :       A4 Portrait
Margins                         :       2 cm – left, right, top, bottom
Page numbers                    :       Unnumbered
Footer/Header                   :       None
Title                           :       14pt Arial, bold, all upper case, left justified.
                                        Followed by a single blank line
Author and co-authors           :       11pt Arial left justified, bold
                                        Author and all co-authors names in one line.
                                        The presenting author's name should be underlined.
Author's affiliation            :       11pt Arial left justified
                                        Give each author's affiliation (i.e. company / organisation) and the
                                        full contact details for the corresponding author only.
                                        Followed by two blank lines.
Abstract                        :       11pt Arial, full justification – maximum ½ page



Example of abstract layout:



THIS IS THE PAPER TITLE

A Author* and B Co-author**
* WISA, PO Box 6011, Halfway House, 1685; Tel: 011 8053537; Fax: 011 3151258; email:
admin@wisa.org.za
** Company B

Herewith the abstract for WISA 2008 written in 12 point Arial, fully justified and we have not exceeded more
than a half page.


                               INFORMATION NEEDED FOR BRIEF CV

The session chair will use this information to introduce you. The CV should be brief – typically one
paragraph. Include the following information:

1.   Title, name, surname and affiliation
2.   Current position
3.   Qualifications
4.   Work experience in one sentence
5.   Other significant work related achievements - example WISA fellow, Chair of a Board, Publication record
6.   Hobbies or something interesting about you

				
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