Important Information for Corresponding Authors:


Abstracts Submission:

  • The corresponding author must be the presenting author (abstract submissions by co-authors will not be allowed);
  • Corresponding authors may present more than one abstract, in such cases an additional amount of €200,00 in the registration fee will be requested, per abstract.
  • All abstracts must be submitted in the online submission platform by 30 June 2021;
  • The size of the abstract must have a minimum of 200 and maximum of 300 words overall (title, authors and institutions not included);
  • Use single-line spacing in the text;
  • All submissions must be in the English language. Translation into other languages will not be provided;
  • Corresponding authors are required to provide the following information on their abstract:
  • Preferred presentation type: oral communication or poster
  • Conference Topic and Subtopic (choose from list)
  • Scientific Scope (choose from list):


A – NDT Method: (choose one)

  • Visual inspection
  • Dye Penetrant or Magnetic particles
  • Ultrasound
  • Radiology and other wavelength (Infrared, Microwave, THz, etc)
  • Electric and Electromagnetic


B – Inspected Material: (choose one)

  • Metals
  • Polymers
  • Ceramics
  • Composites


C – Application: (choose one)

  • Materials characterization
  • Products (during manufacturing)
  • Products (after manufacturing)
  • Products (in service)
  • Metrology
  • Other
  • The abstract body must contain the following sections:
  • Introduction/motivation
  • Objectives
  • Work performed
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • References, Acknowledgements, Keywords
  • Corresponding authors are responsible for the accuracy of their submission, including the grammar and correct spelling, as well as the names of authors and institutions;
  • Corresponding authors may present and co-author more than one abstract (upon payment of additional amount in the registration fee, per abstract);
  • Final decision on presentation type will be made by the scientific committee.
  • Abstracts will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
  1. A) Is related to scope?
    B) The topic is original and relevant?
  2. C) Gives a contribute to the state of art?
    D) The results are interesting?
    E) The findings are coherent and relevant?


  • Abstracts will be accepted as oral communication or poster or rejected by the Scientific Committee;
  • Submitters will receive an acceptance/rejection letter(s) via email after 1 November 2021;
  • Authors whose abstract was accepted must register via the online form and pay the registration fee, which is non-refundable, until 1 December 2021; The contributions from authors who have not paid the registration fee until this date will be cancelled;


Papers Submission:

  • Papers of the accepted abstracts must be submitted by the corresponding authors for inclusion in the conference proceedings by 31 December 2021.
  • Corresponding authors must upload the Paper in the online platform using the account created for abstracts submission using the Paper template and complying with guidelines and formatting.
  • Paper must be upload in PDF format.
  • Corresponding authors must upload signed copies of the Copyright Assignment and Conference Proceedings Publishing Agreement.
  • Notification on papers evaluation will be made via email after 1 February 2022.
  • Papers may be accepted or accepted with changes – if accepted with changes corresponding authors may revise their papers until 15 February 2022;
  • Final notification on Papers will be sent after 15 March 2022.

Contact Information:

Organising Secretariat

AIM Group International – Lisbon Office