` SUBMISSION – The 2nd World Irrigation Forum (WIF2)
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2nd World Irrigation Forum


Full paper abstract submission closed. Only Short Communications accepted till 15 May 2016

submit1The 2nd World Irrigation Forum (WIF2) invites ‘Extended Abstracts’ for full papers from the potential authors under the theme : “Water management in a changing world: Role of irrigation for sustainable food production”, with three sub-themes. Click to Sub-theme.

The submitted extended abstract for full papers should be of 500-600 words and contain detailed information about the contents and conclusions of the paper. Various steps for on-line submission of extended abstracts is provided below. The purpose of the ‘Extended Abstract’ is to enable the scrutinizers to make correct appraisal of suitability or otherwise of the paper for the purpose for which it is being submitted. It will undergo peer review by an International Review Team.

In the second stage, authors of the selected extended abstracts that fulfil the required criteria will be intimated as per the schedule below and invited to prepare full length paper in accordance with the authors’ guidelines as per the template given therein. The papers not conforming to the guidelines would not be considered. Some of the authors may be requested to prepare a ‘Poster’ in the template prescribed for the purpose according to the guidelines for poster preparation.

The submitted papers will go through a review process. Authors of select papers would be invited to make a presentation in 15 minutes through maximum of 10-15 PowerPoint slides during the relevant sessions.

  1. Selected best paper from each sub-theme will be presented during the plenary sessions of the respective sub-themes. Authors will be informed about the acceptance of their papers either for oral or poster presentation as per the Schedule.
  2. From among the papers received/ accepted under each sub-theme, nine select papers will be presented in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd parallel sessions.
  3. Other authors would be able to participate in the panel discussions and formulation of recommendations.


Online Extended Abstract submission is now open at: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fwif2016

Please note that only the Extended Abstracts of the papers are required in first stage of submission to enable peer review by an international review team. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THE FULL PAPERS AT THIS STAGE as they would not be reviewed.

Submission instructions:

Step 1 : Prepare ‘Extended Abstracts’
Step 2 : Log in to the EasyChair account (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fwif2016)
Step 3 : Select ‘Sign up for an Account’ in case you are not having an account.
To use EasyChair, one should first create an account.
The procedure for obtaining an account is as below :

  1. You should type the words as shown on the screen and click on “Continue“.
  2. Fill the form details with name and e-mail address and click on “Continue”.
  3. On submission you will receive an e-mail with a link to EasyChair account

Step 4 :
Fill the details as required by Easychair and click and ‘create’ account
Step 5 : Account created, screen appears with a link to ‘WIF2’


For submission of full papers

  • Submission of Abstracts closed and for Short Communications: 15 MAY 2016
  • Submission of full papers: 15 June 2016
  • Notification to author, as regards oral/poster presentation: 15 August 2016
  • Submission of Short Communications: 15 May 2016