LAKE 2016 : Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Management of Ecologically Sensitive Regions in Western Ghats

The 10th Biennial Lake Conference: Wetlands for Our Future
Date: 28th - 30th December 2016

Call for papers

Call for Scientific Papers: Delegates interested in presenting papers as oral or poster need to submit the scientific paper as per the guidelines given below.

Guidelines for Paper Preparation: The full text paper (e-version preferably in a CD and one hard copy) formatted to A4 (210 mm x 297 mm) size, after having been scrutinized and accepted, will be printed as received, by offset process. Therefore, the text of the paper in English must confirm strictly to the following requirements and be free from errors.

E-version of the Abstract and paper may also be sent to;

Template as per:

Top/bottom margin 25 mm (on first page 35 mm)
Left/right margin 25 mm (all pages)
Typing area 160 mm x 247 mm (including folio), single space single column
Total pages 8-10 pages including figures, tables, photographs, references etc., if any.
Font type Times New Roman/Arial
Title 14 point BOLD CAPITALS
Author's Name 12 point Bold Upper-Lower (Do not prefix name with/Ms./Dr./Prof.)
Affiliation (designation, organisation and place) 11 point italics
E Mail ID, Telephone number & Mobile 11 point
Organisation web URL 11 point
Main headings 10 point BOLD CAPITALS
Subheadings 10 point Bold Upper-Lower
Text 10 point normal
Print Laser Print or letter quality

The paper title, name(s) of author(s), affiliation and address, center justified, should be typed in a space of 50 mm from the top margin on the first page. The paper should begin with a synopsis of not more than 200 words describing the aim(s) of the work, methods, results obtained and conclusions. Type the headings, subheadings and paragraphs aligned with the left-hand margin (Align Left). Text justified on both sides is preferred. Use double space between paragraphs, and between section headings/subheadings and paragraphs. Do not number paragraphs, but number section and sub-sectional headings except synopsis, in conformity with established convention. The manuscript should be prepared by using MS Word (suitable for Windows). Figures should be drawn in black Indian Ink on translucent paper or acetate material (Gateway Tissue) with lettering of appropriate size using stencils. The figures should be placed nearest to the first reference in the text. Photographs on glossy paper may be included, if absolutely necessary. The authors must send brief bio-data (100 words) and the recommendations that they would like to be considered as a part of the conference based on their presentations.