Submissions & Deadlines


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Download the call for papers for the ISL 2024 conference here.

Full papers and all abstracts should be submitted on-line by the deadline of 14th February, 2024. Please visit our website at and register for full details and instructions. The corresponding author should be the one to upload the documents. If you are unable to use the on-line system, please contact the Symposium Administration by e-mail: [email protected]

Papers and abstracts will only be accepted for review on the condition that the manuscript has not been copyrighted, published, presented or accepted for presentation at a professional meeting and is not currently under review for presentation at another professional meeting.

Authors must register for, and attend, the Symposium to present the paper if it is accepted.

All accepted papers will be published in the Symposium Proceedings, provided completed papers are received by the appropriate deadline and conform to the format, length requirements and within the layout guidelines (


Abstracts Only:

Abstracts: 29th February, 2024

Updated abstract (if provided): 27th May, 2024

Full Papers:

Abstracts and first drafts: 29th Feb, 2024

Final versions of abstracts and full papers: 27th May, 2024

Two types of submissions are requested:

Abstracts: These submissions only require a structured abstract of 1,000 words, and this will be needed for review by Monday 12th February 2024. If accepted, an updated version will be required by Monday 27th May 2024. Format requirements for the abstract are detailed below. Abstracts will be included in the proceedings of the conference.

Full Paper: The complete paper and an accompanying abstract should be submitted by Monday 12th February 2024 and will be subjected to a full peer review process. Full papers must be no longer than 8 pages (excluding the abstract). Format requirements for the abstract are detailed below, and a style guide for the papers can be found on the ISL website. If accepted, authors will be expected to make changes consistent with the reviewers’ comments before final submission by Monday 27th May 2024. All full papers will be published in the Proceedings of the Conference, which will have an ISBN number.

For both Full Papers and Abstracts, the aim is to provide feedback to authors by Monday 15th April 2024.

In both cases, papers must comply with the formatting style of the conference. Failure to do so may result in the paper being returned to the author or rejected.

Instructions for writing a Structured Abstract

Paper Information & Template

Please use the guidance documents and instructions to help you prepare your abstract and paper in the correct format. Please make sure to use the template to enter your abstract/paper text into – as this will ensure that the correct formatting is used. Please use ConfTool for your submission(s).

Each registered author can present up to 2 papers thus allowing greater participation from as many authors as possible.