The two access options available to authors of proceedings contributions are:

1) subscription - not Open Access, copyright to Sissa-IoP

2) Open Access paid by author - copyright Authors: with payment of an APC according to the fees listed here:

Please, select option one unless you have the funds for going into option two. Arxiv can be used to make the proceedings public.


The deadline to submit the VLVnT21 contributions has been extended to July 30, 2021


The proceedings for “Very Large Volume Neutrino Telescope 2021” held on 18-21 May, 2021 will be published in the Proceedings Section of JINST, Journal of Instrumentation.

To prepare your contribution for submission, please use the JINST Proceedings templates at

Kindly notice that the number of pages should not exceed 4 pages for parallel session talks and 6 pages for plenary session talks (excluding bibliography).

When writing your contribution, in addition to the scientific quality and relevance of the subject matter, it is advisable also to check the quality of formatting, language and style (i.e. incoherent use of unit of measure; different conventions used in the same paper such as abbreviations \3 s", \3 sec", \3 seconds" and position: \3C", \3 C"; poorly organized tables; etc.)

When your contribution is ready for submission, please follow the instructions below:               

1. Connect to and register;

2. In the “Submit” section of the page select the link “submit a proceedings contribution”;

 3. Select the VLVnT21 conference from the list;

4. Follow the step-by-step procedure for submission, referring to the instructions available in the section “For Authors” at the top of the JINST home page (

Kindly make sure you submit your VLVnT21 contribution by July 26, 2021

For any further information and assistance, do not hesitate to contact Diego Real (  and the JINST Editorial

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