Call for Papers

  • The Paper Review Process

    The review process for submitted papers will be conducted in two stages. The first stage will involve a blind peer review of submitted abstracts. Successful review at the abstract stage will result in an invitation to submit a full paper for second-stage blind peer review.

    Download the Abstract Template File

    Submitted papers must be in Word Document format, 5 MB limit including illustrations. The deadline for full paper submission is December 5, 2014, 2014, 5:00 PM CT. Papers will be submitted digitally through the conference website, and must follow provided template for formatting guidelines. Full papers should not exceed 8 pages, including illustrations. Criteria for evaluations will be based on originality of research, clarity in methodology and relevance to the conference theme.

    Download Full Paper Template File

    After the acceptance of the full paper, authors will prepare their final papers. The deadline for full paper submission is February 5, 2015, 5:00 PM CT.


    Important Dates


    Call for abstracts February 10, 2014
    Abstract submissions September 15, 2014
    Abstract acceptance notification October 15, 2014
    Full paper due December 5, 2014
    Paper acceptance notification January 10, 2014
    Final paper submission February 5, 2015
    Early registration deadline February 15, 2015
    Accommodation deadline March 15, 2015


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