Campus da Auga

Important dates


Date Deadline
01/03/2017 Call for abstracts
15/05/2017 Deadline for satellite symposia or proposals for seminars submission
16/06/2017 Deadline for abstracts submission
23/06/2017 Notifications of acceptance
21/07/2017 Deadline for submission of final contributions
20-21/09/2017 Symposium STCV-II

Proceedings STCV I


Contributions to the STCV II Symposium


As in previous editions, the option to send "Communications to the Symposium on Thermalism and Quality of Life (STCV-II)" is offered in our webpage. You can choose your presentation preference between oral or poster communication, in any of the following sections:

  1. Mineral and medical water and thermalism: characterization and utilization
    • Physical and chemical characterization of mineral and thermal water. Hydrogeology.
    • Quality control and analysis of water
    • Traditional and modern aspects of water utilization (energy, cosmetics, etc.)
    • Administrative and legal aspects of thermal water exploitation
  2. Heritage and architecture in thermalism
    • Archeological heritage
    • Historical heritage (modern and contemporary periods)
    • Architecture, restauration and revaluation of historical SPAs
    • New architecture for thermalism: projects, challenges, and perspectives
  3. Experimental tourism and thermalism
    • Hydrotherapy, balneotherapy, thalassotherapy
    • Thermalism for elderly people
    • Planification and promotion of thermal tourism
    • SPAs management and administration
  4. General research on water
    • Hydraulics
    • Hydrology
    • Energy efficiency
    • Others
  5. Excellent academic works: PhD, Master Thesis (TFM) or Degree Thesis (TFG) focused on any topic related to the thermalism
    • a. Best PhD, TFM or TFG related to the mineral-medicinal and thermal waters presented in the period 2012-2017 (both included)
  6. Innovations and new experiences related to thermalism and quality of life
    • New technologies
    • Social and health innovation
    • Beauty
    • Sport
    • Others

NOTE: The scientific committee deserves the decision about the accepted presentation type (which could be different from the originally marked by the author).

Contributions


Option 1: Summary of a research project:

  • Objective of the work (hypothesis or problem description)
  • Methods and Results (precise summary of results according to an appropriate statistic evaluation)
  • Discussion (short comments, conclusions and implications).

Option 2: Summary of other work (not strictly research):

  • Topic (short explanation of the basic idea)
  • Method (short description of the project, experience, service, observation, etc)
  • Conclusions (summary of conclusions and implications).

Option 3: Symposium and satellite seminaries:

Please, submit suggestions to the conference organization before May 15th, 2017 to stcv@uvigo.es.


COMMUNICATIONS TEMPLATE AND GUIDELINES


For the abstracts and final contributions submission, it is mandatory to use one of the following templates following the inside guidelines:

Contribution submission


The abstracts and communications submission should be conducted throughout the EASYCHAIR conference management system (requires previous registration):

Registration at Easychair


Once registered, you can proceed to access the symposium by searching the code STCVII 2017 or through the following link:

Symposium profile in Easychair


DEADLINES


Abstracts

Until June 16th 2017 at 23:59 (Spanish peninsular time: GTM+1). Abstracts submitted after this date will be not admitted.

Contributions

Until June 21th 2017 at 23:59 (Spanish peninsular time: GTM+1). Abstracts submitted after this date will be not admitted.


For any questions, please contact: stcv@uvigo.es

General regulation for the communication submission


  • Abstracts should be sent through the Easychair platform by using the templates uploaded in the STCV-II website. Abstracts sent by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • The abstract submission implies acceptance of the general regulation.
  • Communications must be previously unpublished.
  • Abstracts must be written in Spanish or English languages and submitted to the STCV-II Secretariat before June 16th 2017.
  • Abstracts should not exceed 500 words.
  • As first author any researcher can submit up to two abstracts. Although, an author can be co-author of multiple communications.
  • The presenting author must be registered in the STCV-II before July 15th 2017.
  • Accepted communications will be published in the proceedings book (with its corresponding ISBN). Once received the communication notice of acceptance by the STCV-II Scientific Committee, an extensive communication must be sent following the guidelines and deadlines established by the STCV-II organization.
  • Abstracts or final contributions received after their deadlines or those that do not follow the general guidelines will not be published.

Awards


  • ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

    There will be three best paper awards (500€, legal taxes might be applied) and three secondary paper awards (certificate).

  • POSTERS

    There will be four best poster awards (certificate).

The awards will be annouced during the closing session, winners not being present in the ceremony implicitely reject the award.


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