Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS

TOPICS

The 24th International Seminar on Urban Form:

The theme of the conference is "City and territory in the globalization age". The organizers and the Council of ISUF invite participation in the Conference by interested academics and professionals. Topics on which proposals are particularly welcome include: Stages in territorial configuration; Urban form and social use of space; Reading and regenerating the informal city; Efficient use of resources in sustainable cities; City transformations; Cartography and big data; Tools of analysis in urban morphology; Urban green space.

The program committee encourages the submission of articles that communicate and explore some of the aspects of The Urban Form related to the "City and territory in the globalization age" according to the main title of the Conference. Topics of interest are concerning to the following areas:

 

1. Stages in territorial configuration

2. Urban form and social use of space

3. Reading and regenerating the informal city

4. Efficient use of resources in sustainable cities

5. City transformations

6. Cartography and big data

7. Tools of analysis in urban morphology

8. Urban green space

 

IMPORTANT DATES

September 30, 2016 Call for papers

February 15, 2017 New Abstract Submission deadline!!!

March 15, 2017 Notification of acceptance of abstracts

April 30, 2017 Deadline of registration and the provision of visa-support letter

June  15, 2017 Deadline for the submission of full paper

September 27-29 XXIV ISUF Valencia

 

ABSTRACTS

Proposals for papers should take the form of abstracts of papers. They should be prepared in the following format: title of paper, author(s) name, affiliation, address, e-mail address, telephone number, keywords, 250-word. They should be submitted on open conference system. Abstracts of papers must be received on or before 31 January 2017. Notification of whether abstracts have been accepted will be provided by 15 March 2017. Those whose abstracts have been accepted will be required to pay a registration fee by 30 April 2017 to have their papers included in the conference programme.

Abstract Template

 

FULL PAPERS AND REGISTRATION

The registration fee includes 12 months’ membership of ISUF, and conference lunches and dinners. Following acceptance of abstracts, submission of papers (not exceeding 4000 words) is optional. If submitted, they should be received by 30 May 2017. Authors should consult the Notes for the Guidance of Contributors to Urban Morphology, available on the ISUF website (www.urbanmorphology.org) or in recent copies of the journal, before preparing their papers. Selected papers may be published after the conference.

Full Paper Template

Conference Guidelines

instructions to authors (URBAN MORPHOLOGY)

LANGUAGES
English

Author Guidelines

GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

ABSTRACT

Submission of abstract

Abstracts are to be sent on open conference system (ocs) absolutely before 31th of January, 2017.

Abstract Structure

The submitted abstract must follow Abstract template, which could be downloaded from abstract template. Authors are asked not to use customized text formats in order to ensure the uniform appearance of articles.

Abstract File name

surname_name_abstract.doc (example: Urios_David_abstract.doc) in Word 97–2004 format file (*.doc). This is the only acceptable file name.

 

Steps to complete the abstract submission on ocs:


Step1. Starting the submission:

- Conference Track

- Submission Checklist

- Copyright Notice

- Comments for Conference Director (optional)

 

Step 2. Entering the Submission's Metadata

- Authors

- Title and Abstract (Copy and paste the abstract in the text box following the abstract template: title, author name, affiliation, address, e-mail address, telephone number, keywords, 250 words and references)

- Indexing (Language en=english)

- Supporting Agencies  (optional)

- Página de inicio página final (Ignore)

 

Step 3. Uploading Supplementary Files.

To upload the abstract file to this conference, complete the following steps.

- Click Browse (or Choose File or examinar) which opens a Choose File window for locating the file on the hard drive of your computer.

-  Locate the file you wish to submit and highlight it.

- Click Open on the Choose File window, which places the name of the file on this page.

- Click Upload on this page, which uploads the file from the computer to the conference's web site and renames it following the conference's conventions.

- Once the submission is uploaded, click Save and Continue at the bottom of this page.

 

Step 4a. Add a Supplementary File Metadata

-Supplementary File Metadata. Just need to:

Fill the Title Box with the same name as the abstract file,       surname_name_abstract.doc (submission principal contact) example:      Urios_David_abstract

Type: "Other"

 

Step 4. Confirming the Submission

-Click "Finish Submission"

 

PAPERS

Submission of paper

Papers are to be sent on open conference system until 15th of June, 2017.

File name

surname_name.doc (example: Urios_David.doc) in Word 97–2004 format file (*.doc). This is the only acceptable file name.

Paper Structure

The submitted paper must follow Full paper template, which could be downloaded from website valencia2017isufh.com. Authors are asked not to use customized text formats in order to ensure the uniform appearance of articles.

 

1. Title of the paper

Typeface: ‘Times New Roman’, size 16 pt, in bold type.

2. Author

  • Author’s Name and Surname (for each author), Institution or University, professional postal and email address.
  • Typeface: ‘Times New Roman’, size 10 pt, single-spaced.

3. Abstracts

  • Less than 250 words;
  • Typeface: ‘Times New Roman’, size 10 pt, in italic, single-spaced.

4. Keywords

  • A maximum of five significant words in English.
  • Typeface: ‘Times New Roman’, size 10 pt, in italic, single-spaced.

5. Text

  • English language, not more than 4000 words including references and bibliography are highly recommended;
  • Typeface: ‘Times New Roman’, size 11 pt, single-spaced, hanging indent style;
  • The titles of paragraphs and the first paragraph following this title should be aligned left, without indent.

6. References

  • It will not be more than 450 words (It is included in the count of the words of the text);
  • Typeface: ‘Times New Roman’, size 10 pt, single-spaced, hanging indent style.
  • Authors' name and dates are given in the body of the text, for example (Biddle and hill, 1971), and references are listed alphabetically at the end of the paper, under the heading 'Reference', in the following form:

 

Biddle, M. and Hill, D. (1971) ‘Late Saxon planned towns’, Antiquaries Journal 51, 70-85.

Conzen, M. R. G. (1968) ‘The use of town plans in the study of urban history’, in Dyos, H. J. (ed.) The study of urban history (Edward Arnold, London) 113-30.

English Heritage (2010) Understanding place: an introduction (http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/Publications) accessed 23 June 2010.

Hillier, B. (1996) Space is the machine (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge).

Kropf, K. S. (1993) ‘An inquiry into the definition of built form in urban morphology’, unpublished PhD thesis, University of Birmingham, UK.

Thompson, F. M. L. (ed.) (1982) The rise of suburbia (Leicester University Press, Leicester).

 

7. Images

  • Maximum of six images;
  • Images must have at least 300 dpi in *.jpg format and without royalties or copyright;

8. Image captions

  • They will appear at the end of the article, after the References;
  • They need to be written in typeface Times New Roman, size 10 pt, single-spaced, without indent.

 

Steps to complete the full paper submission on open conference system (ocs):

Step 3. Uploading the Submission

- To upload a paper to this conference, complete the following steps.

- On this page, click Browse (or Choose File) which opens a Choose File window for locating the file on the hard drive of your computer.

- Locate the file you wish to submit and highlight it.

- Click Open on the Choose File window, which places the name of the file on this page.

- Click Upload on this page, which uploads the file from the computer to the  conference's web site and renames it following the conference's conventions.

- Once the submission is uploaded, click Save and Continue at the bottom of  this page.

 

Step 4. Uploading Supplementary Files

- It is essential to upload next files:

1_STATEMENT OF WORK OWNERSHIP AND ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS FOR THE PUBLICATION OF CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2_Images (figure 1, figure 2, etc.)

 

Step 5. Confirming the Submission

- File summary (finish submission)

 

Encountering difficulties? Contact jlorcam@editorial.upv.es for assistance

Submissions for this conference were closed on 15-02-2017.



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