Author FAQs

Have a question about submitting an abstract or being a part of the technical program? We can help! Below we have answered some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about being an author at the 2020 ICGCM

You can submit your abstract by visiting Abstract Submission and select Submit Now.
You do not need to be a member of SME to submit an abstract.
Abstracts for consideration are due December 20, 2019.
We ask that you keep your abstract to 100 - 250 words.
Manuscripts should not exceed 10 pages.
We do not need copyright assignment on abstracts or manuscripts.
Acceptance or otherwise will be sent out on January 15, 2020.
You may edit/remove/cancel your abstract by logging into your account on the abstract submission site. It is also helpful to inform your session chair SME of your withdraw.
SME does not cover travel expenses or registration costs for presenters.
Abstracts will be available online in February, 2020.
Yes, all presenters are expected to register and pay for the conference. SME does offer a discounted speaker rate.
An email will be sent to the email address listed for the primary author. If someone else submitted the abstract for you and used their email address they will receive the confirmation.
No, each submission must be done separately.