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TOUGH Symposium 2012

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Instructions for Authors


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TOUGH Symposium Student Fellow Awards

The TOUGH Symposium Committee has announced an opportunity for students to receive a TOUGH Symposium Student Fellow Award.  Two students will be chosen to receive the Award, which is intended to acknowledge outstanding research or application of the TOUGH codes.  Awardees will have their registration fee waived and receive a scholarship for the airfare and lodging during the Symposium. 

 Important information: 

The winners of the TOUGH Symposium 2012 Student Fellow Award are:

Maryam Akhavan receives Karsten Pruess Student Award        Philipp Schaedle receives Karsten Pruess Paper Award



Please note that a full paper is requested (for inclusion in the Proceedings), regardless of whether you present in an oral or poster session.

The file below provides a template for the preparation of papers to be presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2012. The papers must be submitted in electronic form (preferably in Microsoft Word format) for inclusion in the electronic Proceedings. Papers should follow standard technical paper format, an abstract followed by the more detailed presentation.

Use this TEMPLATE - Word Format

Use this TEMPLATE - RTF file (if needed for Mac Users)

Length of Paper

The length is up to eight pages. This length includes all figures and tables. If your paper is going to extend beyond this limitation, please contact the symposium organizers.


The electronic version of the paper (preferably in Microsoft Word format) must be received at Berkeley by July 13, 2012. Please email the file to

Additional instructions can be found on the template.

Oral Presentations

The visual material accompanying an oral presentation will need to be of appropriate length to fit the general 20-minute time slot (15 minutes of talk, 5 minutes of questions).

Click here for the Oral Presentation Guidelines.

Poster Presentations

  • Hydrogeology Department, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California
  • Stefan Finsterle, Conference Chair,, 510.486.5205
  • Carol Valladao, Senior Administrator,, 510.486.5781