Layout for Abstracts

Please help us improving the appearance of the Book of Abstracts by observing the following layout rules:

Page size:  DIN A4 portrait, top, left and right margins 2 cm, bottom margin 16.3 cm
Length:  1/2 page maximum (available area: 17.0 x 11.4 cm). Longer abstracts will be cut!!
Invited speakers: One page maximum is allowed. Otherwise the same rules apply as for abstracts of contributed papers.
Fonts:  Times, Times New Roman or equivalent serif font, Font size 10 pt (except for title)
Line spacing:  1.5 lines
Title:  Centred, boldface, font size 12 pt
Authors' names and addresses:  Centred, standard fonts and spacings, short version of Institute/Institution/Address in new line.
Text paragraphs:  Preferably justified. First paragraph preceded by empty line, no indent. Consecutive paragraphs with first line indented, no empty lines.
Figures:  Must be fully integrated in the text area.
References:  Any customary referencing scheme. Please avoid excessive referencing.

Format:  Latex (preferred), Postscript and MS Word files as well as clear undamaged hardcopies for scanning are accepted. Files sent by email are preferred.


Sample Abstract as Latex-file
Sample Abstract as Postscript-file