14. International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone

Call for Papers



You already received a message about the acceptance of your submitted abstract for the Stone  2020. We kindly invite you to submit a 6-page-paper until January 3rd 2020. Please follow the link for the template and the instructions for the final preparation of this paper.

Please note that the authors should submit their papers at our conference software ConfTOOL.  

Upload your manuscript as an open pdf-file where all tables, figures and references are included after the text. In addition, it would be very helpful for the review process if you also provide your paper as a word document.

This 6-page-paper will be reviewed by members of the scientific committee up to the beginning of March 2020. As soon as you receive the review of your submitted abstract, you are invited to upload your final paper in ConfTOOL.

Until April 20th 2020 the revised FINAL version of this 6-page-paper needs to be resubmitted.

Therefore, please upload your final text in consideration of the following rules:

1. upload of your text file (.doc, .docx)

2. upload of your pictures, tables etc. in one zip-file

3. Response to the Reviewer (.doc, .docx)

A short Instruction how to create a zip-file can be found here

Based on the reviewer comments and ratings a decision about the way of presentation (oral presentation or poster) will be given later on. Anyhow, the 6-page-papers will be printed in the proceedings The volumes of the proceedings will be published together with the Mitteldeutscher Verlag (Halle, Germany). An example for a final paper version is given in Paper example (pdf).

The authors are listed on top of the paper, which have an abstract and a reference list at the end of each paper. The main text is a double column format, where the final printed page size is A4. The volume will be published in color. The maximum length of each contribution is 6 pages in total, which includes figures, tables, references etc. To ensure a rapid processing and uniform format of the papers, please use the word template and the word template for figure and table caption. A detailed instruction for the paper template will help to improve the usage of those templates

To manage everything in time we will have to be very strict, therefore please follow the instructions and the deadlines.

The review procedure and the handling will be very time consuming. We highly appreciate your help with this. All papers not meeting the submission deadline, and which have not followed the author instructions, will be not published in the volume of the proceedings.


All templates can also be found at the Download page.