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Magnetism as Art Showcase

ICM 2018 will host a Magnetism as Art Showcase to highlight the beauty of magnetism and magnetic materials. Selected submissions will be displayed at the Conference, and all submissions will be posted to the Conference Facebook Page. Prizes will be awarded by a panel of judges as well as by popular vote. The winners will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony on July 19, 2018. Deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm EDT on June 18, 2018.

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Showcase Rules

  • In order to participate in the Showcase, one of the listed co-authors to the entry must be a registered attendee of the ICM 2018 and be onsite at the meeting.
  • Each registered attendee is permitted to submit ONE entry as a first author and it should highlight the beauty of magnetism and magnetic materials. There is no limitation on the number of entries for which you are listed as a co-author. Each entry must be distinct from one another, and not involve a simple modification, such as the change in background color.
  • The entries may be the result of any experimental imaging technique, modeling and simulation, as well as the combination of multiple images. The focus of the showcase is on the aesthetics of the image rather than its scientific quality.
  • If your entry contains any content subject to copyright regulations, you are responsible for obtaining, prior to submission, the necessary agreements to permit the exhibition of the entry according to the showcase rules. According to Dictionary.com, plagiarism is defined as "an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author." Violators will be subject to disqualification.
  • By submitting your entry, you acknowledge that you agree to abide by the Showcase rules and that you permit the display of your entry during the Conference if selected, on the Conference Facebook Page, and during current and future Conference advertising.
  • All entries much be submitted online by 11:59 pm EDT on June 18, 2018. See instructions for submission below.
  • All entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges based on the aesthetics of the image, relationship to magnetism and magnetic materials, visual impact and creativity. Up to 24 submissions will be selected for display at the Conference and these entries will be eligible for prizes awarded by the panel of judges as well as by popular vote. The awards (up to four) will each consist of $50 USD cash and a certificate. The winners will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony on July 19, 2018. Each entry is eligible for only one prize. The selected entries as well as those deserving honorable mention will be posted to the Conference Facebook Page (link to https://www.facebook.com/ICMConf/ ).
  • If a submission is selected for display at the Conference, the submitter will be notified by July 2, 2018 and will be responsible for printing and transporting the entry to the Conference venue. The printout must be 28" x 28" in size and be mounted on designated poster boards outside the exhibits hall no later than 12:00 pm on Monday, July 16, 2018 to allow sufficient time for judging and voting.
  • To enable blind-judging, DO NOT include author names or affiliations within the image.

Submission Details

  • All entries much be submitted online by 11:59 pm EDT on June 18, 2018.
  • The file should consist of a high resolution *.jpg file of at least 300 dpi. The maximum file size is 10 MB. Include the submitter’s last name in the file name.
  • All entries must include:
    • a short title;
    • the first author’s name and affiliation
    • the names and affiliations of the co-authors;
    • a short description of the subject of the image and its relationship to magnetism and magnetic materials; and the technique(s) used to obtain the image.