Paper Submission

Extended Abstract and Full Paper Submission and Review Processes

The deadline for the submission of the extended abstract is July 27th, 2020, with the expected review notification date of August 28th, 2020. If the extended abstract is accepted, the authors will be invited to submit the final version of the full paper until October 16th, 2020. The final full paper will only be accepted if it satisfactorily reflects the suggestions and modifications required in the review process. It is also necessary that the final full paper be prepared in strict accordance with the template of the conference (see below).

Instead of submitting the extended abstract, authors can alternatively submit the full paper in the deadline of July 27th, 2020. After the review notification of August 28th, 2020, the deadline for the final version of the full paper will also be October 16th.

For the submission, please note that the submitting author as well as all the coauthors must be registered in the management system. The submission requires filling the form found under the option “Submissions” in the author’s area.

You should also select the symposium that better represents the area of your research paper. Please, see Symposia in Program for more information about the areas.

The extended abstracts and full papers must be submitted by the ABCM conference management system


All manuscripts should be in the English language.

Extended Abstract

The extended abstract should describe the purpose and scope of the research, the minimum references necessary to state the contributions to the state-of-art, a brief description of the methodology, and the expected main results. The extended abstract should also present a few figures and/or tables with preliminary results. The text format is left open, but authors can use the full paper template below to prepare the extended abstract. The text should have at least 1000 words.

Full Paper

Only full papers are accepted for publication in the conference proceedings. A full paper should clearly present the objectives and scope of the research, with a thorough revision of the literature to demonstrate the original contributions to the state-of-art. The methodology should be presented in every detail to allow the interested reader to reproduce the results in the paper. The results must be presented with clarity and good art, with in-depth discussion analysis and discussion. Although there is no mandatory rule regarding the length of the full paper, the recommended number of pages is between 8 (eight) and 10 (ten). The final full paper will only be accepted if it is prepared in strict observance with the conference template (below).

Only papers that are presented at the conference will be published in the proceedings of the 18th Brazilian Congress of Thermal Sciences and Engineering.