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Many Nations - One Atmosphere: Plotting the Path to Sustainability                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       29 September - 4 October 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre

papers & proceedings

Call for papers

Researchers, professionals, educators, government officials, consultants, managers, community leaders, students and other interested parties in air quality management are hereby invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations or poster papers to the organisers of the Congress. All abstracts will go through a peer-review process carried out by an international review panel. The review panel reserves the right to reject any abstract or extended abstract considered not to meet the Congress criteria.


Abstract submission 30 April 2013
Notification of acceptance of abstracts 31 May 2013
Extended abstract submission 30 June 2013
Notification of acceptance of extended abstract 31 July 2013
Submission of final papers, for inclusion in the electronic Congress proceedings 25 August 2013

Submission Requirements

  • Language: English -this will be the official language of the Congress
  • Presentation title
  • Names of all the authors, organisation, address and contact information (including e-mail)
  • Abstract size: maximum of 150 words and no tables, figures and/or diagrams
  • Extended abstract size: A PDF document not exceeding 4 pages (Font: Arial, Font size: 10)
  • Final paper size: A PDF document, not exceeding 4MB (Please name PDF file as follows: Surname_Name_Paper title (Example: Einstein_Albert_ Identification of mineral dust)


Guidelines for IUAPPA 2013 papers
Guidelines for IUAPPA 2013 poster presentations


  • Abstracts not conforming to the abstract submission requirements will not be forwarded for peer review.
  • The presentation must not have a commercial character.
  • Each primary author must also submit a brief biography (max. 100 words) with the abstract.
  • All participants must register for the Congress in order to be accepted as speakers (unless invited).

Contact details

Chair of the Technical Committee Dr Gerrit Kornelius
Environmental Engineering Group
Department of Chemical Engineering,
University of Pretoria
+27 82 925 9569