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Author Guidelines

Submissions are to be in English and in Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents. Sound anbd video media to be in mp4 (or as agreed with organisers). Images to be in jpg or png.

Word documents are to have a maximum of 3 levels of headings and only one type of bullets and numbered lists. Formatting to use Word styles. Citations and references to be in APA format and we recommend the use of Endnote or similar software.


Submission Preparation Checklist

  1. The submission has not been previously published.
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice or Microsoft Word  file format.
  3. All URL addresses in the text (e.g., are activated and ready to click.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Conference.

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The iDOC conference series is organised by the Design Out Crime and CPTED Centre (see  in collaboration with partners and sponsors.