Successful Author Benefits

Authors of successful synopses are invited to prepare either a full paper for further review, a Lounge Talk presentation or a Future Zone Tech Byte presentation. Please see below for full details:

Technical Papers for conference presentation
  • authors of successful papers are invited to present their work on stage at the IBC2018 Conference
  • published and available for download on IBC365 
  • published in 'The Best of IET' which is distributed to over 2,000 delegates. The Proceedings is officially published by the IET and all papers will remain internationally available in perpetuity through the academic databases of the IET and IEEE
  • the Best Conference Paper will also receive an award presented at the prestigious IBC Awards Ceremony
  • achieve valuable word of mouth reference by the world's leading technologists about your idea, your team or your brand and gain the attention of international technical press
  • one complimentary conference pass, giving you full access to the IBC Conference and Exhibition, is provided for the primary author of the successful paper. If the paper will be presented by a different person at the conference, please state this on submission so the conference pass can be allocated to that individual.
Lounge Talks
  • opportunity to give a 20-minute presentation of your subject followed by time for Q&A
  • opportunity to network with the audience in the relaxed, informal setting of the Forum Lounge
  • paper listed and promoted within the main conference programme
  • paper published in the IBC proceedings and available for download on IBC365 
  • one complimentary conference pass, giving you full access to the IBC Conference and Exhibition, is provided for the primary author of the successful Lounge Talk paper. If the talk will be presented by a different person, please state this on submission so the conference pass can be allocated to that individual.
Future Zone Tech Bytes

Future Zone Tech Bytes comprises several elements within the zone to increase your exposure with the audience, made up of delegates and exhibition visitors. Benefits include:

  • a large printed poster hanging within the research lab/library of the zone
  • a 15-minute presentation slot held in the Future Zone Theatre and listed within the Future Zone Tech Bytes programme
  • the option to have an allotted half day within the Future Zone Speaker Corner/Soap box area within the research lab/library of the zone. Here you will have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with visitors, display demonstrations and content on a laptop provided by IBC
  • one complimentary conference pass, giving you full access to the IBC Conference and Exhibition, is provided for the primary author of the successful Tech Byte presenter. If the talk will be presented by a different person, please state this on submission so the conference pass can be allocated to that individual.