Author Instructions

Oral Presentations

  • Oral presenters have a time slot of 20 minutes. This includes 5 minutes for questions.
  • Presenter are requested to bring their presentation (in ppt or pdf format) on a USB with them to the Symposium and upload it on the presentation laptop in the conference room before the session starts

Poster Presentations

  • Presenters should bring their printed poster with them to he Symposium
  • Material to mount your poster will be available at the registration desk.
  • Posters will be on display during the entire Symposium. There will be a dedicated poster session on Tuesday evening
  • It is the presenters' own responsibility to remove the poster after the Symposium
  • Maximum dimensions for the poster will be communicated in due course


All presenters are asked to prepare a full paper to be delivered to CNES no later than Tuesday, 1 May 2012. All papers will be made available on a USB during the symposium.

The 4S Symposium has the policy “No paper – No Podium”. Authors not delivering a full paper in due time, will be removed from the programme.

Instructions for authors for the preparation of their manuscript (final paper) can be downloaded here below.

  • Author Instructions

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