Verification and approval of the article is carried out in next stages involving different procedures and criteria.
If the article title and abstract does not meet these criteria, the Editor-in-Chief may reject it or return it with remarks for corrections.
If the article meets the criteria, the Editor-in-Chief directs it for review.
Each article goes through a review process. Reviewing is held in confidence by the principles of double-blind reviewing, when neither the author nor the reviewer know each other. The interaction between author and reviewers occurs in a way of correspondence by e-mail through the Conference Secretariat.
The Editor-in-Chief assigns reviewers both from Scientific Committee and external qualified professionals who have profound professional knowledge and experience in a particular scientific area: DSc., Professors. The reviewers meet the following criteria:
After the final analysis of the article, the reviewer fills out a standardized form (Article review), which contains a summary of recommendations. Conference Secretariat notify the author about the results of reviewing by e-mail.
If the reviewer has comments on the article and/or proposes corrections, the Editor-in-Chief returns the article for revision, giving the deadline and applying the review without disclosing his identity of the reviewer. The Editor-in-Chief approves corrected reports when the remarks are minor or sent them back to the reviewer – in case of serious remarks.
Upon completion of the review process, reports and reviews are submitted to the Editorial Board.
The Editorial Board makes the final decision whether to publish or reject the article. Decisions of the board are based on the following criteria:
The Editorial Board may require additional review of any article.
|May 15, 2019||First information letter posting|
|September 16, 2019||Submission of applicant registration forms|
|September 16, 2019||Submission of conference papers|
|September 23, 2019||Full text submission - applications for IOP Proceedings|
|November 20, 2019||Participants registration|
|November 20-22, 2019||Conference|