The primary objectives of the symposium are:
To focus on recent research related to earthquakes,
To bring all participants from local and national government
institutions, private sectors, and NGO related to earthquakes,
The scientific programme of the symposium will comprise both Oral
and Poster presentations. Invited speakers from various part
of the world, they will give a talk about “Earthquakes’’ during the
symposium. The oral presentations will be organized in parallel
Submitted papers evaluated by scientific committees and the decision
of a corresponding scientific committee will be sent to the
Oral Presentation –
Oral presentations are limited to 20 minutes, including discussions.
Presentations as a Power Point format copied on a CD or a flash
memory should be given to a person who will be ready for you in the
speaker room. Computers and projectors will be available in rooms.
Please do not use your personal computer or laptop.
Poster presentations will be given a poster area on a freestanding
board. The dimension of boards is approximately 85 cm wide and 110
Abstracts must be submitted to the Executive Committee Secretaries,
and must be reached by
May 15, 2009.
The authors may choose either Oral or Poster form for
their presentations. The scientific committee will take the author’s
preference into full consideration for the final decision.
All abstracts will be published in an Abstract Booklet.
Participants will receive an abstract booklet upon check-in at the
Umuttepe Campus. Full papers may be published, if adequate
arrangements can be made after the Symposium, as we did in the
To submit an
abstract, please go to the symposium main page at
http://kocaeli2009.kocaeli.edu.tr . Then click on ‘Registration’
button and scroll and choose ‘Registration Form’. To get a
user ID and password, please write your e-mail address in the box.
When you click on "sent" button, you will receive a user ID
and password from us automatically. Please keep this information in
a safe place. If you have a user ID and password, you can now log
into the system. To complete your registration, you need to fill in
the form and upload your abstract. You may review or update your
registration information by using your user ID and password at any
time until May 15, 2009. From your account, you can delete or add a
file at any time. Please keep the final version of your abstract (or
abstracts) in your account and delete unnecessary file (or files)
from your account.
We provide a
template.doc file for editing your abstract. You can copy and
paste your abstract inside the
template.doc file. Finally, you can save your abstract as a
code_name_lastname_numberofpresentation.doc (For instance:
code number is related to your ‘presentation title’. You will find
your code number from the registration form by clicking on ‘Codes
of Subjects’. Now, you can submit your abstract in the
registration form by using the ‘send’ button.
for full papers is November 31st 2009. If you would like to prepare
your full paper, please download a template_fullpaper2009.doc. You
will find explanation about how to prepare a full paper in the
template_fullpaper2009.doc file. Please follow the instructions.
details about the full papers will be announced after the
use Microsoft Office XP
for editing your abstract.