template for two-page abstracts in Word 97 (PC) - DOC
On the preparation and submission of Abstract for the ICMP - 2008 A. S.Pradhan*1, A Shanta2, S..D.Sharma2 1 Health Physics Department, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, P.O. Box 105, Yuseong, Daejeon, Korea 2 Radiological Physcics & Advisory Division, BARC, CT&CRS, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai-400094 (* corresponding author’s email ID: email@example.com) Introduction: The format of the proceedings of the viewed by at least two members of the Scientific Com- International Conference on Medical Physics - 2008 mittee. The Scientific Committee will then recommend and 29th Annual Conference of the Association of Me- the abstract for acceptance either as oral or poster pres- dica Physicists of India being hosted by RP&AD, entation or for rejection. A submission is more likely to BARC during November 26-29, 2008, has been dis- be accepted if it is original, innovative and contributes cussed. It was decided to ask authors to submit a one to the field of medical physics related to the theme “Ad- page abstract in a fixed format instead of 600 words as vanced Technology of Radiation Medicine and Medical during previous conferences. This allows the authors to Physics Practice”. Quality of the work, clarity and com- describe the work they like to present in a more detailed pleteness of the submitted materials will be considered way. It also helps the Scientific Committee in the as well. Authors will be notified about the final deci- evaluation of the abstracts. sion by September 15, 2008. Template: The abstract template is a Microsoft WORD Proceedings: It is planned to publish the proceedings file and is designed to ensure that the abstract is pre- of the conference as a special issue of the Journal of pared in the right way for publication in the Book of Medical Physics (JMP). For this, the papers (not ex- Abstracts. Please save this template file on your PC's ceeding four pages of this template) presented during hard drive and use it when you prepare your abstract. the conference should be submitted to JMP (online Replace each item, such as Title, Authors, Addresses, submission http://www.journalonweb.com/jmp) within Text, Figures, References. one month after the conference (on or before Dec. 31, Format: The length of the abstract is limited to 1 page 2008). Authors should clearly mention before the Title (A4 format). Margins on top, bottom, left and right: 2.0 that Paper presented at ICMP-2008 (i.e. AMPICON- cm. Title, authors and affiliation: single column, ab- 2008). The papers submitted for the proceedings will be stract contents: double column, single spaced. Font further reviewed by the JMP. The full proceedings are type: Times New Roman. Title: 12 pts, body text: 10 expected to be published within 4 - 5 months on com- pts. Headers in bold as in this template. References in pletion of the conference and necessarily before the the style of the Journal of Medical Physics. It is not next AMPI conference. allowed to change the original format or style of the abstract. Figures and tables: Figures and tables may be in- cluded in the abstract but they should fit in a single column and should be within one page. Please realize that the file size is limited to 2.0 MB. Please also note that the abstracts will be printed in Black and White. Units: SI units must be used. US customary units may be given in parentheses after SI units. Maximum number of abstracts: An author may sub- mit not more than two abstract in which he/she is first/ corresponding author. Submission: Last date for submission of abstract is July 31, 2008 through on-line submission facility available at the conference web site (www.icmp2008.com). In case of any problem with Figure 1: AMPI logo online submission facility, it can be sent to: am- firstname.lastname@example.org; deshpand- References: References should appear in the sequence email@example.com; OR firstname.lastname@example.org via as it appers in the synopsis and not in alphabetic order. email attachment. All submissions will be acknowl- Following style should be used: edged by email. Abstracts of participants who have reg- 1. Pradhan AS. Photon energy response of luminescence istered for attending the conference will only be in- dosimeters and its impact on assessment of Hp(10) and cluded in the conference programme and in the Book of Hp(0.07) in mixed fields of varying energies of photons Abstracts. and beta radiation. Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 2002; 101: 173-8. Evaluation: The abstract will be independently re- 2. Sharma DS, Sharma SD, Sanu KK, Saju S, Deshpande DD, Kannan S. Performance evaluation of a dedicated computed tomography scanner used for virtual simulation using in- house fabricated CT phantoms, J. Med. Phys. 2006; 31: 28-35.