Call for Submissions

MCQMC 2020 is planned to feature about 150 talks in addition to the plenary talks.  The additional talks are organized in 30 minute time slots, including 5 minutes for questions and speaker turnaround.  Each person may speak at most once at MCQMC 2020 with the exception of invited and tutorial speakers.

There are two types of submission.

Special sessions/minisymposia:

We invite proposals for minisymposia, also called special sessions. These consist of 3 or 4 high quality talks on a closely related theme. The speakers should represent at least two different institutions and preferably more. If you have more than 4 speakers in mind, please split the session into multiple sessions with one organizer each.
The first talk in each session should include some introductory material to provide motivation and background to the audience.

The organizer of a minisymposium should send a proposal to by February 28, 2020, including the names and affiliations of the speakers and describing the session's topic. There is a separate, later deadline for the abstracts in a minisymposium.

Contributed talks:

We also invite individuals to propose talks by submitting an abstract to by March 13, 2020. Individuals' talks will be grouped into sessions by topic.  

Abstract Submission instructions:

The authors are kindly asked to download and use the template for abstracts at
The template contains two files: Abstract-Main.tex and SpeakerName.tex.

  1. Please rename file SpeakerName.tex with the name of the speaker and adapt the "SpeakerName" in file Abstract-Main.tex accordingly
  2. Do not make any other modification to Abstract-Main.tex
  3. In the file SpeakerName.tex, follow the instructions by inserting the tile, authors' names, affiliations, and abstract as indicated. If you need to define your own macros, it is required to include your name in their definitions (to ease the compilation of the book of abstracts). If possible, please refrain from using any macros.
  4. Optional: Insert the bibliography as indicated. You can  obtain it using BiBTeX with the bib style plain.bst and the commands \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{MyBiblioFile}. Then import the .bbl file.
  5. If part of a special session or minisymposium, also fill the command \insession or \insymposium and remove the other, or both if not relevant.
  6. Compile  Abstract-Main.tex with LaTeX and send the pdf as well as the source files to