Submit your paper

Accepted papers will be published in Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS). If you have any questions or queries regarding your paper submission, please contact [email protected] or call +44 (0) 1730 715274. 

Key Dates
  • Submission of 4-Page Paper - Late entries are now being accepted until Monday 17th March at 5pm
  • Notification of Acceptance - 4 May 2018
  • Final 4-Page Paper Ready - 7 June 2018
  • Early Bird Registration Closes - 26 June 2018
Submission of Paper for Review

Authors are invited to submit 4-page paper to XXII IMEKO World Congress, Belfast, 3 - 6 September 2018. The paper needs to be an Adobe PDF file and must follow the format outlined in the template files below. Authors are encouraged to use Microsoft Word to prepare their paper. Should you paper contain mathematical formulas that require a different format, please click here for LaTeX guidelines. All papers will be peer-reviewed by two reviewers who will make ‘Accept’, ‘Reject’ or ‘Modify’ decision on the submitted manuscript. The final decision on the suitability of a manuscript will remain with the International Scientific Programme Committee (IPC).

Please note that all papers are to be a MAXIMUM 4 PAGES in length and submitted in PDF Format. 


InstMC Poster Prize 

The Institute of Measurement and Control, host of IMEKO2018, is pleased to announce a prize for the best poster presented at the Congress. The InstMC Poster Prize will consist of a certificate and a cash prize of £100  and will be presented to the winning author(s) on the final day of the Congress. All accepted posters will automatically be entered for the competition, and will be assessed based on:

  • Originality       - 50%
  • Methodology    - 30%
  • Clarity             - 20%

The winner will be decided by a panel of judges chaired by Professor Ken Grattan, President of IMEKO.

Submission of Final Paper

The final 4-page PDF paper (in the correct format and not exceeding 4 pages) needs to be uploaded via the online uploading system provided on this website. It is important to ensure that when a paper is submitted, it is in its final form ready for publication, and has been thoroughly proofread. Authors can check their paper status by clicking here and logging in.

Publication of Papers – Proceedings

All accepted papers will be published in the Congress Proceedings as Institute of Physics (IOP) open access Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS) and made available at the Congress. It is indexed in Inspec, Scopus and ISI Web of Science (WoS).

IOP Conference Series operates a publishing license, under which authors retain copyright of their papers and they no longer need to sign and submit copyright assignment forms. Any author who wishes to publish in IOP Conference Series must agree to the terms of the license and by submitting a paper for publication it is assumed all authors of the paper agree, in full, to the terms and conditions of the license available online.

In addition, individual Technical Committees of IMEKO (TCs) will be able to put forward a subset of papers (normally between 6-8 papers) presented at the Congress for further substantial extension and modification. Such modified and extended papers could then be considered for publication in Measurement under Special Section.

Congress Topics

For full details and scope of congress topics, please click here.

  • TC1 Education and Training in Measurement and Instrumentation
  • TC2 Photonics
  • TC3 Measurement of Force, Mass and Torque
  • TC4 Measurement of Electrical Quantities
  • TC5 Hardness Measurement
  • TC7 Measurement Science
  • TC8 Traceability in Metrology
  • TC9 Flow Measurement
  • TC10 Technical Diagnostics
  • TC11 Metrological Infrastructures
  • TC12 Temperature and Thermal Measurements
  • TC13 Measurements in Biology and Medicine
  • TC14 Measurement of Geometrical Quantities
  • TC15 Experimental Mechanics
  • TC16 Pressure and Vacuum Measurements
  • TC17 Measurement in Robotics
  • TC18 Measurement of Human Functions
  • TC19 Environmental Measurements
  • TC20 Measurements of Energy and Related Quantities
  • TC21 Mathematical Tools for Measurements
  • TC22 Vibration Measurement
  • TC23 Metrology in Food and Nutrition
  • TC24 Chemical Measurements
  • S & A
Oral Presentations
  • Each oral presentation will be given 20 minutes including Q & A chaired by Session Co-Chairs
  • Session rooms will be equipped with a laptop computer installed with MS PowerPoint, which the speakers are encouraged to use for their presentation in order to avoid delays in schedule. The acceptable formats for presentations are MS PowerPoint and Adobe PDF.
  • The speakers are advised to bring in their PowerPoint presentation files on USB memory sticks and transfer the files on to the laptop computer in the session room during the break before the session starts. In each room there will be a Congress technical assistant to help with the presentation upload.
  • Mac users are requested to bring their Mac-to-VGA adapter.
  • Speakers are expected to arrive at the session room at least 15 minutes before the start of their session and report to the Session Chair.
Poster Presentations
  • The authors of papers accepted for poster presentation are requested to prepare their posters in advance, display them on the designated poster boards between the ‘put-up’ and ‘take-down’ times for the poster session published beforehand on this website. The authors are asked to be available for Q & A and discussions through the entire duration of the of their poster session.
  • Congress assistants will be available to help authors with placement of posters, supplies (tapes, scissors, board pins, etc.) and with the correct location of posters. It should be noted that the Congress venue does not provide printing facilities for posters.
  • Poster board size: 1m (width) by 2.5m (height). The poster board is self-standing.
  • Each poster paper’s code will be shown on the board. Authors are requested to include in each poster the paper title, authors’ names and affiliations and the poster must be within a 9m x 1.5m area (see below schematic).
  • Authors are requested to ensure that posters are taken down during the scheduled take-down time. Posters not taken down after this time are likely to be discarded to make room for the follow-up poster sessions.

Poster Dimensions

Register now!

Online registration is now open!

Register before 30th June 2018 to receive the early bird discount.