Conference structure

The format of the Florence Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures is unique, in that we favor quality over quantity:

  • Each presenter has 45’, which includes 20’ of presentation, 10’ of qualified feedback and 15’ of discussion with the audience;
  • Feedback will be given by senior professors associated with the Florence School of Regulation who are specifically knowledgeable about the topic at hand;
  • Papers retained for publication will receive additional feedback beyond the Conference.


  • Submission of the abstract by 3 February 2020 (download the guidelines) using the online form. For any issues regarding the submission, please contact Ms Irina Lapenkova at
  • Notification of acceptance by 2 March 2020;
  • Submission of the full paper by 24 May 2020; participants who fail to submit a full paper by this deadline will be automatically removed from the programme;
  • Conference on 25-26 June 2020 in Florence (Italy).

Guidelines for the abstract

  • 600-1000 words
  • Title of the paper & keywords
  • Name of the author(s) and full address of the corresponding author
  • The aim and methodology of the paper
  • Results obtained or expected