Call for Abstracts for the ICEC27 - ICMC2018 are now Closed!

    For details and instructions on contents and how to submit your paper:

Paper Submission Deadline - Midnight 7th September 2018

Please submit all to

To view the categories for the Abstract Submissions, please click here.

Scope of Conference: This meeting in Oxford, England, the heartland of British Cryogenics, will bring together academic and industrial researchers, manufacturers and those at the forefront of cryogenic engineering and materials technology. The exchange of information, and the formal and informal discussions of ideas and trends, will occur within Oxford’s famous scientific environment. The formal aspect of the proceedings will take the shape of oral and poster presentations.

If you have any questions or queries please email for assistance.

We look forward to welcoming you to Oxford in September 2018!


The proceedings will be available open access and free to read and download.  Don’t forget that if attending you may need a visa – if necessary please start this process as soon as possible.


Plenary Presenters - 45 min +5 min for questions
Oral Presenters - 15 min + 5 min for questions
Invited Presenters - 25 min + 5 min for questions

Once your abstract is accepted you will be notified of your time and date when you will be presenting during the conference.

Top tips;

  • If you can complete your presentation in advance, please forward slides to
  • If you are bringing your presentation with you, please bring a memory stick and arrive in plenty of time with a break before your session to upload your talk
  • Once registered head straight to the speaker area Room 12
  • Check the website for programme changes and session chairs
  • Contact your session chair well in advance of the session and check that the presentation works.
  • Please respect the rest of your colleagues by keeping to the time limit. 

If you have any queries regarding abstract submission or presenting please email

Preparing your Poster

The poster should be prepared prior to the conference and should be A0 format (841 x 1189mm, 33.1 x 46.8”). The poster should be prepared for portrait orientation and contain the Title, author list and contact details. It may be useful to underline the person(s) presenting the poster to facilitate engagement during the conference. A photograph of the presenting author will also help this process. The poster should contain a brief abstract and the size of the font should be such that it is readable from ~2m.

As a guideline the title should be ~80pt size, Author list ~40pt, Main text 30-40pt.

If you require poster printing in Oxford please contact the Oxford Print Centre direct: (approximate cost per A0 Poster: £40)

Materials for affixing the posters will be supplied.  Posters not claimed at the end of the sessions will be removed and the paper recycled.

You will be advised beforehand which poster session that you will present in and the board will be marked with your paper identification number.

Preparing your Paper

IOP Conference Series uses author-supplied PDFs for all online and print publication. Authors must prepare their papers using Microsoft Word or LaTeX, according to the journal guidelines and templates, and then convert these files to PDF.

It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final form ready for publication, and has been thoroughly proofread. IOP do not copy edit or reformat papers and will not send out author proofs prior to publication. Post-publication changes are not permitted, so please ensure that your paper has been checked for errors.

By submitting a paper an author and all co-authors are assumed to agree with the terms of the IOP Proceedings Licence.

Papers should be submitted in electronic form only to no later than 7th September 2018 (last day of conference).

Templates and Guidelines

Please follow these essential guidelines when preparing your paper.

Authors must prepare their papers using our Microsoft Word or LaTeX2e templates, and then convert these to PDF format for submission:

Microsoft Word templates

LaTeX2e Class file

Please download the Word/LaTeX templates for extensive guidelines on formatting your paper. As a summary, please ensure the following:

  • Paper size is European A4.
  • Margins are 4cm (top), 2.5cm (left and right) and 2.7cm (bottom).
  • The paper includes the author name and affiliation (full address including country).
  • There are no page numbers, or headers and footers, within the paper.
  • The PDF is free of formatting errors (e.g. corrupt equations, missing or low-resolution figures), since conversion from Word to PDF can introduce formatting errors.
  • Text is single spaced, not double spaced.
  • The PDF file is editable and not password protected.
  • All pages are portrait (landscape pages should be rotated).
  • Reference lists are checked for accuracy. References can only be linked via Crossref if they are correct and complete.
  • Figures are placed within the text, not collected at the end of the document.
  • A thorough proofread is conducted to check the standard of English and ensure wording is clear and concise. 
  • There is a limit of 5 pages for oral and poster submissions, 7 pages for invited talks and 12 pages for plenary.

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