Submission Information

Manuscript Submission

Please use the Springer template to format your manuscript, available here. Submissions should be approximately 25 pages for the initial review.

If your file is less than 2MB, you may email it as an attachment to If it is greater than 2MB, please send it to me via AMRDEC SAFE (if you do not have a CAC card, you can select the non-CAC option). Please prefix your last name in the filename; e.g. Last-first-manuscript.extension. Once I receive the submission I will reply with an acknowledgement; if you do not receive that within 2 days please don't assume that I received the submission.

Abstract Submission

Extended abstracts will be accepted, consisting of 1-2 pages, with the following sections:

  • Title
  • Abstract (250 words)
  • Contributions
  • Results
  • References (5 references)
Abstract submission deadline: Abstract submission extended to June 4, 2016. Please email abstract as a Word document or PDF attachment to Dr. Erik Blasch at

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