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Presentation Requirements

Four different forms of presentations are offered, namely, plenary lectures (35 minutes), presentations at minisymposia (25 minutes), oral communications (20 minutes).
Poster presentations are resumed this year!
An example for the design of posters.

In this example, participants can change the logos of the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and Gazpromneft to the logos of their place of work / study. Please note that the name of all columns also can be changed. Poster session format: 1) the announcement of work for 2 minutes, presentation for 3-4 slides; 2) the poster session itself.
If you send your poster before May 31, the Organizing Committee will print it.

Presentation's language is English.

Attention: each participant may only give one oral presentation.

Abstract Requirements

If you would like to make a presentation, please submit an abstract in English. To do it please register online or enter your Personal area if you have already registered.
Abstracts must be written in English.
Abstracts can be uploaded in (RTF) and Microsoft Word (DOC) formats only. Any other formats aren't accepted!
• The uploaded file must contain only text, i.e. without any pictures, the abstract title and list of authors (the abstract title and authors information will be generated automatically).
The abstract text may contain between 1,000 and 3,500 characters (spaces are counted).
Attention: each participant may give only one oral presentation.
Deadline for abstract submission is March 20, 2020.

Papers submission / Important changes

This year the Book of Proceedings of the International Summer School–Conference APM-2020 will be published as a special issue of Springer conference proceedings, Engineering / Applied Sciences, Scopus indexed.
Also, several papers related to the mechanics and physics of materials can be published alternatively in the journal "MATERIALS PHYSICS AND MECHANICS" (MPM journal), which is covered in Scopus and Web of Science Core Collection.
In this regard, the criteria for the selection of manuscripts will be more stringent. The selection process will take place in several steps. The first step is the presentation at the conference. Afterwards the best speakers will be invited to submit their manuscript before July 20, 2020. The authors may choose if they prefer to submit the manuscript for the publication as a chapter in the Springer book or in the MPM journal. The second step is the reviewing process.

Selected papers will be published in Springer (indexed in Scopus and in JUFO level 1).

We draw your attention that the style files for manuscripts submitted to the Springer book and to MPM journal are different:
Instructions for authors willing to publish a chapter in the Springer book
Guidelines for the authors who prefer to submit an article to MPM journal


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