For Authors

Important dates

1st call
31st January 2017

Abstracts submission incl. early registration (2nd call)
30th April 2017 (extended)

Notification of abstracts acceptance
21st May 2017

Abstracts submission incl. regular registration
14th May 2017

Extended abstract submission
31st May 2017

Notification of extended abstracts acceptance
14th June 2017


Accepted contributions will be summarized to a book of abstracts provided with an ISBN, which all symposium participants receive included in the symposium papers. The authors of selected excellent contributions will be invited to publish them as a paper in Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (2015 Impact Factor 1.422).

The submitted manuscripts should be significantly enhanced and updated from the original short abstract published in the proceedings of the 9th ISFR 2017. Please note that only manuscripts containing data and information beyond the material presented in the proceedings of the 9th ISFR 2017 will be accepted for publication. All manuscripts for the 9th ISFR 2017 special issue of JMCWM will be subject to follow standard rules and review process for peer reviewed papers; including the review of each manuscript by at least two international experts. The deadline for paper submission is October 15, 2017 with no extensions. Instruction for Authors is available at JMCWM site on Springer Link. You find the other information for submitting and publication.


For abstract submission please use registration form. The submitted abstract should provide an overview of the work going to be presented on the symposium. The author can propose its preferred type of contribution either oral presentation or poster presentation. The final decision about the acceptance and type of contribution is subjected to the scientific committee when revising the abstracts.

Extended Abstract

(for invited or accepted contributions)

For extended abstract submission please use following Microsoft Word template. The submitted extended abstract should provide a proper summary of the work going to be presented on the symposium on max. 2 page. Please, send the final version of extended abstract to conference e-mail: In its subject indicate your name, surname, contribution title.

Oral presentation

The length of oral presentation is 15 minutes including the discussion to the topic. It should be supported by Microsoft Power Point presentation (file format .pptx or .ppt). The lecturers should arrive to the lecturer room 15 minutes before the session starts to load the presentation and check if it works.

Poster presentation

The poster presentation will be held according the programme in the foyer of assembly hall. The recommended poster size is A0. The display desk size is 841 (width) x 1189 (height).

Registration fees

Early Birds

Payment (registration till 30th of April 2017)
270 EUR

Student payment (registration till 30th of April 2017)
230 EUR


Regular payment (registration till 14th of May 2017)
330 EUR

Student payment (registration till 14th of May 2017)
250 EUR

The cash payment at the place of the conference will be accepted. The price includes VAT, organization costs, book of abstracts, lunch during conference sessions, coffee breaks, welcome party, dinner, gala dinner and gift bag. The prices for technical tours are not included. They must be paid separately (fee for a tour is 25 EUR).

The conference fee is recommended to be paid by bank transfer. The bank details are below. Confirmation of payment will be sent via e-mail after payment reception.

Bank details

Bank: ČSOB a.s., Hollarova 5, 702 00 Ostrava
Account name: Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava
Account number: 127 089 559/0300
IBAN: CZ23 0300 0000 0001 2708 9559
Payment ID (variable symbol): 7771701
Notice: Please, specify to the notice for the recipient: participant’s name and also variable symbol.

Extra fees

Official letter of invitation: 20 EUR
Tour Auschwitz: 25 EUR
Tour Lower Vitkovice: 25 EUR