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Abstract Guidelines

Part I: General Information for Authors of the ILRC 2024 and CLRC 2024

The organizers of the ILRC 2024 and CLRC 2024 invite authors to submit abstracts for presentation at the 22nd Coherent Laser Radar Conference (CLRC) or the 31st International Laser Radar Conference in Landshut, Germany from 23rd of June 2024 to 28th of June 2024.
Both conferences will be held together in presence for the first time and hosted by German Aerospace Center (DLR e.V.).

Submitting an abstract is a 2-stage process:

  1. First submitting an abstract
    • To submit your abstract every author has to pre-register to the conference.
    • Submitting an abstract via Button Abstract Submission on the webpage
    • Make your choice if you want to either submit an abstract for the topics of the ILRC 2024 or CLRC 2024
    • Every author will receive a confirmation email

Please note:
You have the option of stating your academic title during the registration process. This information is very helpful for us, as the German funding programme we apply for, requires a respective statistics. Thank you very much for your support

  1. Later, after acceptance notification the regular registration is obligatory and implies payment of the registration fee. Therefore, with the acceptance notification, we will provide a link to finalize registration and payment.


Please note:
Every author who will finalize her/his registration until 30.4.2024 will benefit from the Early Bird conference fee.
Early Bird fee depends on the time of your registration, not on the time of payment. That means that the fee stated on your invoice will
stay the same even if your payment is done after the Early Bird deadline.

You will find all information about registration and the conference fee from end of January 2024 on this webpage.

 

Submit abstract

 

Timeline Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

20 December 2023

Abstract Submission opens

15 March 2024

Deadline of the Abstract Submission

01 April 2024

Announcement of acceptance

01 May 2024

Submission of Extended Abstracts

15 May 2024

Final program announcement

 

Part II: Preparing an Abstract for ILRC and CLRC

Please submit the abstract via the webpage ILRC 2024 /CLRC 2024 before the submission deadline on 15 March 2024.

We highly recommend completing your submission early to avoid trouble due to high server traffic close to the deadline.

Submissions via Email or fax are not accepted. Accepted contributions are expected to be presented on-site.
No late submissions will be accepted. All abstracts must be submitted in English.

There are different requirements regarding the preparation of abstracts for the ILRC or the CLRC. Preparing the abstract that follows our guidelines concerning length, style, and acceptable file formats will facilitate the evaluation process.

Given the competitiveness of our past events, we encourage authors to focus on quality and thorough preparation


Instructions for preparing ILRC abstracts

All abstracts for ILRC should address one of the ILRC topics. Choose the topic category that refers to the main subject of the abstract

We have provided the following Word template that has been pre-formatted for your convenience. Insert your paper in the template provided
and then upload the file as PDF.

Extended Abstract ILRC

In case you would like to attend ILRC, we expect a 2-4 pages abstract that is reviewed by the committee. After the review and acceptance,
a revised version (still up to 4 pages) will be available to the participants, and we are currently working on publishing the proceeding
also with a doi. (Digital Object Identifier) A template can be found here.

 

Instructions for preparing CLRC abstracts

All abstracts for CLRC should address one of the CLRC topics. Choose the topic category that refers to the main subject of the abstract.

We have provided the following Word template that has been pre-formatted for your convenience. Insert your paper in the template provided
and then upload the file as PDF.

Extended Abstract CLRC

In case you would like to attend CLRC, we expect a 150-word abstract, that is screened by the committee whether it is adequate
and on acceptance you will be requested to submit the extended abstract.
A template can be found here.

 

Part III: Review, Notification, Program Placement, and Proceedings

To ensure a high-quality conference, the Conference Chairs and the Program Committee Members of ILRC and CLRC will review all abstracts and manuscripts for technical merit and suitability of content.

The contact author will be notified of abstract acceptance by email no later than April 01,2024 with the acceptance notification, we will provide you with a link in order you can finalize your registration, which will then be binding. Regular registration is obligatory and binding and implies payment of the registration fee.

The final decision on oral/poster presentation is subject to the decision of the ILRC and CLRC Conference Chairs.

Depending on the type of abstract and its content, the conference chairs and the technical committee members of ILRC and CLRC may allocate it to a poster session rather than an oral presentation.

You are required to submit only one version of your abstract. Please also note that depending on the total number of abstracts the ILRC and CLRC Conference Chairs and the Program Committee Members of ILRC and CLRC it might be necessary to limit the number of oral presentations given by the same participant.


The selection of papers will be made by the ILRC and CLRC conference chairs and the technical committee members of ILRC and CLRC
on the following criteria:

    • General interest of the subject
    • Relevance to the subjects covered by the conference
    • Originality of the material presented
    • Clarity of the abstract


All extended abstracts must be submitted before May 1, 2024.

You will find in spring 2024 informations where to revised the full abstract.



Contact Information:

For inquiries and submission details, kindly reach out to

ILRC
Andreas Fix
E-Mail: ILRC-2024@dlr.de

CLRC
Stephan Rahm   
E-Mail: CLRC-2024@dlr.de

 


Part V: Presentation Information and Instructions

All information for presenters will be found on this webpage in Spring 2024.