BIT's 7th Annual World Congress of Ocean-2018 (WCO-2018)
★ Participant Guideline

Thank you for attending WCO-2018! Please read the following instructions & guidelines for paper submission and oral presentations carefully.

1. PREPARATIONS - PAPER ABSTRACT
All speakers have to write a short abstract of their research work and E-mail to david@wcocon.com. Selected Abstracts will be listed on the conference website after acceptation.

We kindly request that you keep the last date for paper submission in mind: October 1, 2018

2. YOUR WRITTEN PRESENTATION
Please prepare your presentation in English. The deadline to include your presentation in the Conference Proceedings is Octobeer 10, 2018. We need to receive your paper in our office on or before this date! papers received after this date cannot be included in the printed conference proceedings. Please submit your paper in MS Word E-mail to: david@wcocon.com if you need to make changes or withdraw your abstract/title from the program before the conference please contact: david@wcocon.com

3. FORMAT OF YOUR WRITTEN PAPER = A4
Please present in the following manner: Times New Roman, Exactly 15pt, 10, plain, bold your paper will contain the following
(Please refer to the enclosed Example Document)

● Name, occupation, employer of speaker.
● Personal resume of speaker, published under the heading, 'About the Author'.
● Abstract.

Your paper will be printed as you deliver it, please make sure that all material is of a representative quality. Your paper should not exceed the limit of 1 A4 page in length.

Important Note copies of overheads or PowerPoint slides as your written paper: are NOT ACCEPTABLE

4. YOUR ORAL PRESENTATION

Digital presentation
For your oral presentation you may bring a PowerPoint file on a USB flashdrive (memory sticks). All oral presenters are required to bring the electronic version of their presentation, and enter the meeting room 20mins before the session/forum starts. Any changes to a file prior to its presentation must be made through Registration Desk. Authors are strongly encouraged to bring an additional electronic copy for added security against unanticipated software/hardware anomalies.

Use of your own laptop is not recommended

Movies: If movies are in your PowerPoint files, please make sure that they are well formatted and connected to the main files.
Timing: Please make sure your paper is well timed, and is within the allocated time slot in the program. Every speaker has a max of 25 minutes total, including speaking time & discussion. Please consider that the program is full and that the speaker after you would also like their allocated time available to them.

Operating Organization
Supporting Organizations


China Maritime Arbitration Commission


Dalian Ocean University

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