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Railways 2016
The Third International Conference on
Railway Technology:
Research, Development and Maintenance
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
5-8 April 2016
Submission of Abstracts
Abstracts (500 to 1,000 words; no figures) of proposed papers should be submitted as soon as possible but no later than the abstract submission date (see important dates below). Authors will be notified of acceptance by the Conference Editor. Final acceptance will be based upon review of the full length paper which must be received before the full paper deadline.

Abstracts should be submitted using the Civil-Comp Manuscript Manager (CCMM). If you have access credentials for CCMM, please log in as usual.

If you have lost your password you can recover this by following the link of the first page of CCMM. Please do not make a duplicate account on CCMM otherwise you will loose any previous history of your account.

If you do not have an account, please follow the "New user" link on the CCMM login page to create a new account. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with the CCMM interface as all communication regarding your conference paper will be through CCMM.

IMPORTANT: Please submit your abstract to the correct stream. Please ensure that you submit to the "RW2016" stream. IMPORTANT: Please note that if you submit your abstract to the wrong stream your abstract may be rejected.

General rules
The conference has a strict "No Paper - No Podium" rule (i.e. conference presentations can only be made if they have a corresponding accepted paper in the proceedings).

A total of TWO contributed papers may be submitted by each conference participant. If you wish to submit more than two papers, you must register a co-author.

Papers must be presented by either an author or co-author of the paper.

Conference Editor
The Conference Chairmen and Editor is Dr J. Pombo, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, and LAETA, IDMEC, IST - University of Lisbon & ISEL - Lisbon Polytechnic Institute, Portugal. For general enquiries please contact conf AT civil-comp.com
Submission of Papers
After acceptance of your abstract, you may prepare the full length paper for publication in the Conference Proceedings. Instructions on formatting your paper and how to send it to the Conference Editors can be found on the Paper Submission page. Please follow the instructions on this page carefully.
Important Dates
Please take note of these important dates when planning your participation to this conference:

Abstract submission
1st October 2015
Final call for papers
Notification of abstract decision7th October 2015
Full paper deadlineas advised by the editor in your abstract acceptance email
Last day for author registrations15th January 2016
Final date for Poster Submissions15th January 2016
Programme is released15th March 2016
The conference5th-8th April 2016