NAFEMS UK Conference

Authors Instructions

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for contributing to the NAFEMS UK Conference 2018: Engineering Simulation: The Future Begins Today and providing a presentation at this exciting event.

Initial Abstract

Please submit your abstract of 300-600 words for consideration by the UK Conference Committee, by 2nd February 2018 at the very latest. Please complete the abstract submission form.


Please note that in order for your presentation to be included in the final conference agenda and your abstract printed in the proceedings, registration for the conference must be completed. Please register to attend the conference here.

NAFEMS members can attend the UK Conference free of charge, subject to available seminar credits. 
(Please log into the website using your membership username and password and then click the 'Request Free Places' button to the right-hand side of the registration page.)

A discounted fee is available to students, please contact for further information.

The deadline for completion of registration is 11th May 2018.

Extended Abstract

Once you receive confirmation that your abstract has been accepted to the next stage, by the conference committee, please complete and return the below extended abstract template.

We would like the extended abstract to include further details of your presentation. The abstract should be no more than 4 pages, including figures. This abstract will be incorporated within the meeting proceedings, which will be distributed to delegates at the conference. 

To allow sufficient time for the proceedings to be printed it is important that your extended abstract is submitted to NAFEMS by 11th May.

Full written papers are not required for the UK Conference.


Email your extended abstract to


In addition to the extended abstract, we will also require a copy of your presentation in advance of the event. We would like your presentation to last for no more than 20 minutes, this will leave time for delegates to ask questions and discussion (approximately 5 minutes). We suggest that with the time allowed, your presentation should be no more than 25 slides in total. Please find below a presentation template to assist you when creating your presentation.

NAFEMS will be combining all presentations in advance of the conference and loading your final presentation onto a laptop computer at the venue. You will have the opportunity to view your presentation in the break before your session. 

In addition, a copy of your presentation slides (as a .pdf, modified as necessary) will be available post-event, on the NAFEMS website.


Email your presentation to upto 7MB in size, over 7MB please use, a free website for sending large files.

Biography & Declaration

Below is a speaker biography form. This brief form is designed to assist the chairman, when introducing you. Please return the completed form, along with your presentation.


Key Dates

11th May 2018

  • Deadline for submission of Extended Abstract
  • Deadline for author registration

4th June 2018

  • Deadline for discounted hotel reservations

6th July 2018

  • Deadline for submission of Presentation
  • Deadline for providing completed biography & declaration documents

Please note ...

The conference documentation should be submitted in a timely manner by email to

A few points to note regarding your extended abstract and presentation at the conference …

  • All extended abstracts and presentations should be carefully examined for grammar and spelling.
  • Extended abstracts will only be accepted if they are provided in the correct format, using the template.
  • Please do not mention product names in the title of your abstract or presentation and be reminded that the contents should be restricted to technical and/or business issues.