Presenting at the Symposium
If you would like to present a paper at the Lift & Escalator Symposium, the first step is to submit an abstract of up to 300 words.
The abstract should state the authors' names, affiliations and email address, the title of the paper, the objectives, methodology employed, the main results and the conclusions of the research. Abstracts cannot include a product or service name: we welcome you writing about the technology you are applying, but advertorials will not be accepted.
Once you have submitted an abstract, you can expect to hear from us according to the following timetable. Please help us to run the Symposium efficiently by meeting all the submission deadlines.
8th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies
9th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies
Submit abstract by
30th November 2017
31st March 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance
31st December 2017
30th April 2018
Submit an extended abstract (maximum six pages A4) or a full paper (maximum ten pages A4)
31st January 2018
31st May 2018
Notification of acceptance of paper
28th February 2018
30th June 2018
Submit final paper incorporating comments and feedback from the reviewers
31st March 2018
31st July 2018
Important additional requirements
|Event||8th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies||9th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies|
|Submit abstract by||30th November 2017||31st March 2018|
|Notification of abstract acceptance||31st December 2017||30th April 2018|
|Submit an extended abstract (maximum six pages A4) or a full paper (maximum ten pages A4)||31st January 2018||31st May 2018|
|Notification of acceptance of paper||28th February 2018||30th June 2018|
|Submit final paper incorporating comments and feedback from the reviewers||31st March 2018||31st July 2018|
Publication of your paper
Copies of the papers and extended abstracts will be made available to Symposium delegates. After the event, the proceedings with be available to download via the Resources tab on this web site.
Authors will have an opportunity to submit extended versions of their paper for publication in an open-access peer-reviewed journal Transportation Systems in Buildings (TSIB) which is edited and managed by the The Lift and Escalator Symposium Educational Trust.
The Lift & Escalator Symposium Educational Trust is a charity whose Trustees give their time without charge. As we run non-commercial, not-for-profit events, we do ask speakers to Register in the normal way and pay the modest registration fee. If you cannot afford the registration fee, please contact us about other sources of funding.