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Submissions

Guidelines for Submission

We had a fantastic response to our call for participation, receiving over 100 abstracts for papers, posters, and workshops. Please find the submission guidelines for the different submission formats on this page. You will also be asked to submit a licence agreement when submitting your work, full details of this can be found in the licence agreement document on this page.

Guidelines for posters

Posters should be submitted in A1 format and should be clear about the methodology and main findings of the research.

The lead author for each poster will provide a one minute verbal introduction to your poster prior to the poster exhibition session on Monday 6th November. This one minute introduction is to encourage delegates to come and see your poster and to talk to you about your work.

Posters should be given to conference organisers at registration. However, if authors need to submit these in advance, please contact the conference organisers – railhf2017@rssb.co.uk

Guidelines for workshops

Workshops – Format should be designed and managed by the author. However, time required should be communicated as soon as possible to the organising committee. The authors should also keep in regular contact with the organising committee regarding venue requirements. – railhf2017@rssb.co.uk

Guidelines for full papers

We require you to use the Word formatting template for your paper. You can type directly into the template and it will apply the appropriate formatting. We can only accept papers using the format set out in the template. Full papers should be no more than 10 pages in length. Papers must be submitted in PDF form by the 11 August 2017. Your paper will be reviewed by the conference editors who will contact you by the 1 September with any required updates. Final papers must then be resubmitted by the 17 September.

Submit your paper by following this link: https://rhf2017.exordo.com.

In order for your paper to be considered for publication in the proceedings of the conference you will need to grant a licence of copyright to RSSB. Further details on this can be found on the licence agreement document.

The papers to be put forward to the special edition of Applied Ergonomics will be decided after the papers have been reviewed by the conference editors and presentations have been made at the conference. Papers for the Applied Ergonomics will be required to be re-written.

Key Dates

  • Notification of acceptance/ rejection: 12 June 2017
  • Deadline for full paper submission: 11 August 2017
  • Deadline for conference registration: 20 October 2017

Outputs from the conference

This year the book of conference proceedings will be published electronically and will be made available via SPARK and also on memory stick. View proceedings from previous conferences External link.  The proceedings will include the papers and abstracts submitted to the conference.  

We are pursuing Applied Ergonomics based on selected papers and presentations from the conference.

Conference presentations will not be made available. Please approach presenters directly if you wish to obtain a copy of their presentation.

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