Conference Paper Submission

Please browse the Paper Submission instructions for the Fifth International Conference “On Architecture”.

Instructions for Paper Submission

Papers should describe original work; either completed research that has given rise to substantial results, or the development of significant new methodologies, or rigorous theoretical, speculative or critical discussions. Individual papers will be allocated 20 minutes for presentation (15 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions). The time limit will be strictly adhered to, in order to allow movement between sessions.

Full papers should be submitted by 30 September 2017.
5000 words maximum, exclusive of Abstract.
Full papers are to be submitted electronically (up to 5MB) via email


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Instructions for Oral Presentation

Overall time slot for each presentation in the concurrent session is 15 minutes followed by time for discussion unless you have different instructions from the session organiser. Session moderators are instructed to rigorously enforce the schedule, i.e. to strictly obey the length of a presentation.

We kindly ask you for your understanding and for your cooperation in keeping the schedule.

Be at the room of your session at least 30 minutes before the session starts, so that you can submit your presentation, meet your session chairs and the other speakers in advance.

A video projector and a PC will be available in session room. The use of personal notebooks has to be announced in advance to the technician.

How to submit your Presentation

Please send the Presentation by email to by 25 November 2017.
Otherwise please bring your presentation on a USB memory stick or CD in MS-Power Point or Adobe PDF format and submit it at the conference venue at least 30 minutes prior to your session. In order to avoid any problems with your presentation, please make sure it fulfills the necessary needs, and read carefully the instructions below:

PowerPoint Instructions
If preparing your presentation in PowerPoint, please use the following versions only: PP 97-2003 and 95 (*.ppt) or 2007, 2010 to guarantee it will be opened successfully on an on-site PC. We recommend you to save your PowerPoint presentation using PPT format instead of PPS.

JPG images are the preferred file format for inserted images.
We cannot provide support for embedded videos in your presentation; please test your presentation with the on-site PC several hours before your presentation. Generally, the .wmv format should work with no difficulties.

Only fonts that are included in the basic installation of MS-Windows will be available (English version of Windows). Use of other fonts not included in Windows can cause wrong layout / style of your presentation.
Suggested fonts: Arial, Times New Roman, Tahoma
If you insist on using different fonts, these must be embedded into your presentation by choosing the right option when saving your presentation, see details below:
Click on „File“, then „Save As“
Check the „Tools“ menu and select „Embed True Type Fonts“

Standard equipment of the Session Room
Please see below the list of standard equipment of the session room.
– video projector
– screen
– laptop computer
– sound distribution