Call for Papers

MAST Indo-Asia 2018 India Expo Centre, New Delhi, India

The Call for Papers for this event is open until Thursday 1 February 2018.

You have 77 days remaining to submit your paper.

Contributions describing new work in MAST’s key domains and topic areas (see chart below) are invited for presentation during the prestigious fourteenth conference in the internationally renowned MAST (Maritime/Air Systems & Technologies) series between 28–30 November 2018 to be held in New Delhi, India.

Any Operational and technology-based abstract will be considered within MAST’s broad domains and topic areas.

MAST Topics

Paper requirements

Your abstract(s) must:

  1. be in English
  2. be between 150 and 250 words
  3. describe what is new/exclusive/relevant about the final paper e.g. in terms of innovation/strategic relevance/interest to MAST’s senior-level global maritime security and defence audience

Commercial presentations will be given in the trade-show area (request details on Product Briefings from Pearl Donvin – pearl.donvin@mastconfex.org).

You should define the paper as operational or technical and distinguish between practical, simulated, and theoretical results. You must submitt no later than Thursday 1 February 2018.

Where appropriate, clearance from your organisation or relevant national authority should be sought, but is not necessary at the time of submission.

Next step: Use the form on this page to submit your abstract

Instructions for submissions

On the Abstract Submission form, you should:

  1. Choose Domain
    Select which maritime security/defence domain your abstract best fits i.e. that which best defines the predominant domain in which your ideal audience is active. Options are: Air & Space; Surface; Undersea. Example 1: your paper discusses ASW from a frigate perspective – select “Surface”. Example 2: your paper concerns use of satellites for surface ship surveillance – select “Air & Space”.
  2. Select Topic area e.g. Operations & Capabilities
  3. Select Sub-topic category e.g. Missile defence
  4. Cut-and-paste your abstract text into the form.

Repeat these steps for subsequent submissions. You will receive an email confirmation for each submission.

You will be notified of the committee’s decision to accept or reject your paper, by the conference secretariat. Sub-committee Chairmen and Topic Managers make the final decision of where to allocate your paper (if accepted).

For conference admin enquiries, contact Eike Eickhoff, eike.eickhoff@mastconfex.org.

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Please contact us if you have any questions about upcoming events, or need to discuss any papers you have submitted.