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Instructions for Authors

The Asia Pacific Interfinish Congress 2018 (APAC Interfinish 2018) are calling for papers now. Prospective authors are invited to submit papers (in English or Chinese).

The authors should submit the abstracts at first. After the review and approval of the Academic Committee, you could submit the full papers. The Academic Committee will review the paper carefully and send you a decision about the arrangement of oral or poster presentation. If you have a strong personal preferences, please write it in the email during the submission.

The outstanding papers will be recommended to be published on SCI journals. If you didn’t submit a full length paper, you could not participant in the papers recommendation.

Presentations in PowerPoint files without full paper is acceptable, but they will be reviewed by Academic Committee. Whether the author could do an oral presentation or not will be sent to the author after review.


Copyright Related
Requirements and copyright statement are as followed:
1. The manuscripts have never been published on other journals, conferences etc.
2. All the authors agree on the submission of your manuscripts to APAC Interfinish 2018.
3. For the papers recommended to SCI journals for publication, the copyright policy shall follow the corresponding journal’s requirements. For the papers cannot be published on journals, the copyright of the manuscripts shall be owned by the authors.
4. All the abstracts shall be printed in the conference proceeding. The electronic files of the abstracts will also be copied to conference flash disks for all delegates. 
5. When you submit papers, PowerPoint files and posters, please check the related options of whether you agree us to copy your manuscript to the conference flash disks or not.

Theme: “Intelligent Green Surface Treatment Leads the Future”

  1. Surface & Interface Science, Basic Theory of Surface Engineering, Corrosion Mechanism etc. ;
  2. Industrial Coatings, Vacuum and Plasma Technology, PVD/CVD, Organic Coatings, Powder Coatings, Electroless Plating / Plating / Composite Plating / Anodizing, Thermal Spraying, Conversion Film, Hot-dipping, Anti-Rust and Lubrication, Dacromet, Pretreatment, Nanotechnology, Composite Technology and other advanced surface treatment technology;
  3. The application of surface treatment technology in intelligent manufacturing, cleaner production, environmental protection and other aspects;
  4. Wastewater / Waste Gas / Solid Waste Management, Safety Production, Industry Standardization and other surface engineering related areas.

Deadline for submission
Deadline for submission of abstracts: Apr. 30, 2018
Deadline for submission of papers: Jun. 30, 2018

The authors could send their abstracts (Word Version)to interfinish@csea1991.org. The abstract must be prepared as indicated on the template you can download from this page.
The abstracts must be structured in order to make reference to the most relevant backgrounds, significant results and contribution conclusions. Taking into account that the works selection will be made based on this abstract, it’s expected that it is informative and short, without being descriptive. Some contributions with renowned merit will be selected for the oral presentation.
After you’ve send the abstract, you’ll get a reply of receive in no more than 2 working days. It doesn’t mean that your abstract is accepted by the conference. The review results will come to you 2~3 weeks later after the deadlines of abstracts submission.

Download: Template-Abstract-APAC Interfinish 2018

Full Papers
After you received the approved Email, the authors could prepare and submit full papers tointerfinish@csea1991.org.

Download: Template-Full Paper-APAC Interfinish 2018

Oral Presentation
Authors received the Email of oral presentation, please prepare it following the bellowed requirements:
1. The time for a presentation is supposed to be no longer than 20 min (including 5 min for Q&As).
2. A PowerPoint file is required for oral presentation.
3 The details of the arrangement for the presentations including the session, venue, time etc. will be sent to the authors later. Please be aware of the Email and the update on the web.

Presentation in Poster
Authors received the Email of poster presentation, please prepare it following the bellowed requirements:
1. The poster should be 90cm*120cm. 
2. The authors should printed the poster out before you go for the congress.
3 The details of the arrangement for the presentations including area, time etc. will be sent to the authors later. Please be aware of the Email and the update on the web.


Excellent papers could be recommended to be published on SCI/SCIE index covered journal. 

*Previous conferences and related publication information 
2016 China Beijing:

2012 Italy Milan: http://www.galvanotecnica.org/eng/dettaglio_seminari.asp?IDEvento=463

2008 Korea Busan:

2004 USA Chicago:
Articles published in the METAL FINISHING -NEW JERSEY

2000 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen:
Articles published in the TRANSACTIONS-INSTITUTE OF METAL FINISHING(English), Galvanotechnik(German), Garmisch-Partenkirchen(German)

1996 UK Birmingham: Articles published in the Metal Finishing
1992 Brazil Sao Paulo 
1988 France Paris: Articles published in the Galvanotechnik(Italian)
1984 Israel Jerusalem: Articles published in the Gold Bull
1980 Japan Tokyo: Articles published in the Galvanotecnica(Italian)
1972 Germany: Articles published in the BänderBlecheRohre(German)
1968 Germany: Articles published in the Vacuum(English), TechnischeRundschau(German)






Oct. 31st ~ Nov. 2nd, 2018

Submission of Abstract

Apr. 30,2018

Submission of Papers

Jun. 30, 2018