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LAPC 2018

The Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference

12 - 13 November 2018 | Loughborough University, UK

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Author information – submitting a paper to LAPC


Those wishing to present at LAPC 2018 are required to submit a Draft paper submission for consideration by the Conference’s Technical Programme Committee.

Draft paper submissions should focus on real business case studies/scenarios, innovative tools and techniques and report on work completed or nearing final stages, or efforts that have concluded with an important outcome of interest.

Sales pitches will be rejected. The working language of the conference is English.

Key dates

Draft paper submission

18 May 2018

Author notification

29 June 2018

Submission of full papers

10 August 2018

Author notification

13 August 2018

Author registration

14 September 2018

Before submission, please have the following materials ready:

  • Your prepared Draft paper submission using Normal style text of no more than one A4 page including diagrams
  • Your preferred topic area as chosen from the conference technical scope*

*The technical programme committee reserve the right to change the authors' choice of topic area

Step 1: Register as a new user

  • Enter the online submission system
  • Click on “Sign up” and enter your email address / password
  • You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to activate your account

Step 2: Submitting your Draft paper submission

  • Login to the submission system
  • At the MySubmissions dashboard, select “Add submission”
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and complete all fields
  • Tip: Use the preview button as you go to view your Draft paper submission file and check information is correct
  • During the submission process please download the “Permission to Publish Form”. You can complete this at a later stage however it must be uploaded to the system before the full paper deadline 10 August 2018
  • Once all fields are complete, you will be sent a confirmation email containing your submission reference number. Please use this reference number in all correspondence with the organisers
  • If you are submitting more than one Draft paper submission you can use the same user account
  • Done!

What happens next…

  • Following the review of Draft paper submissions, successful authors will be invited to submit a full paper for a second review by the committee.
  • Successful authors will be invited to attend and present their work at LAPC 2018 by PowerPoint Presentation or Poster Presentation.
  • All successful authors need to pay the author rate to attend the conference by 14 September 2018. Authors must pay an additional paper fee for each paper over their first two.
  • The author must be present at the conference to present the submission or the paper will not be published.
  • The IET cannot meet any travelling or subsistence expenses for authors, either prior to or during the conference

Thank you for your submission and good luck!


Personal data

Personal data will be processed by the Institution and its associated organisations for the purpose of organising your attendance at this event. It may also be used for the promotion of other IET products and services and contacting you for market research purposes. By providing us with your postal address, email address and telephone number you agree that we may contact you by these methods. You can change this preference at any time by either contacting us by post, following the link on a received email or amending your preferences if you have a MyIET online account.

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Member - £445

Non-member - £500

Student - £315

Author Member - £445

Author Non-member - £500

Author Student - £315