Working languages

Abstracts may be submitted in either French or English.



To submit an abstract you must be a registered user on the site WCC13; this will be the first step in the submission process (click on the animated button below)

If you have already registered, you received an email with your password.

If you have not yet registered, click on the « New » button and fill in the required fields (and the optional fields at your discretion).


Submission of abstracts

Abstracts must be submitted on line (pdf) through the website.

If you wish to submit more than one possible paper, please do so from the same internet account (the server allows additional submissions to be made by the same speaker).

If you wish to edit information about the author or resubmit your application, you are free to do so at any time up to the deadline for submitting abstracts. Please be sure to log in to your unique web account, as set up for your initial submission.

Abstracts sent by e-mail will not be accepted.


Instructions for abstracts

Abstracts (in French or English) must include:

  • Title of the paper
  • Authors’ names and first names, postal and email addresses
  • Summary on a single A4 page (maximum).
  • Font: Times 11 pt – Line spacing: single.


Specification for Electronic File Format

The abstract MUST be submitted as a file saved under PDF format. PDF files that are simply scans of printed documents are not allowed. The files must be created using a PDF distiller, with all fonts embedded in the file. The file must be free of any form of security protection or bookmarks, nor should there be multiple files linked with each other under a single PDF file.


Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 31, 2013 Monday, February 11th, 2013

 You will be asked for a password when submitting your abstract: WCC2013 (case sensitive)


Abstract submission is now closed



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Organised by:


Mairie de Toulouse

Co-organisé par :

So Toulouse

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline:
Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Monday, February 11th, 2013

Registration opening:
Monday, March 4th, 2013

Confirming a paper:
Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Early registration rates:
until Wednesday, July 10th, 2013


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