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presentation standards for abstracts


model for abstracts

Proposals should consider the following elements:

- Title of the proposal
- Applicant’s identification (name, institution, country, position and email)
- Biographical notes (100 words)

- Summary (400 words)

Abstracts must be prepared in English only, and sent until the 1 October 2017 in DOC, DOCX or editable PDF. to the following e-mail: arch.formalmethods@gmail.com

All proposals must present original research, and must not have been previously published. Presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes and the official language of the conference is English.

​presentation standards for full paper submission


author paper guidelines


copyright license agreement

Authors must follow the model, including types, indentations and reference rules. Also, the final text should not contain more than 4000 words. Additionally, a signed “copyright license agreement” form must be sent at the same time of the paper submission.


We are required to obtain agreements and warranties from all the participants in the Symposium, regarding:

  • The authors agree with shared copyright of papers presented in the 4th International Symposium on Formal Methods in Architecture. Acceptance includes giving permission to publish the paper(s) in the conference proceedings, published in paper and/or electronically.

  • Each author warrants that the paper is his/her author's original work. If excerpts from copyrighted works, figures, diagrams, photographs, trademarks or other any other materials are included, the author must obtain written permission from the copyright owners and credit the sources in the manuscript.

  • The author also warrants that the paper describes genuine research or review work, contains no defamatory or unlawful statements and does not infringe the rights of others. ESAP may assign any or all of its rights and obligations under this agreement.

  • If the work was prepared jointly, the author agrees to inform co-authors of the terms of the agreement and to sign on their behalf.

  • All the participants agree in giving permission to ESAP to publicize and publish all the photos, voice and image recordings taken during the symposium activities.

We would be grateful if you could confirm your agreement by signing and returning the statement above.

The two documents must be prepared in English only, and sent until the 10 February 2018 in DOC, DOCX or editable PDF. to the following e-mail: arch.formalmethods@gmail.com

guidelines for oral presentations

  • Presentations will be organised into sessions with 3 to 4 papers. Each presentation should be limited to 20 minutes, with a period being reserved at the end of each session for Q&A.
  • You should prepare your presentation in a ppt or pdf file, and either have it in a usb key on the day if your presentation, or have it sent until April 1st to arch.formalmethods@gmail.com. In the former case, you will be asked to supply your file before the start of your session.
  • If you have any questions, please email the organisation