Apply for a Conference Scholarship

Before you Begin

The corresponding author must collect and enter the following information for the abstract submission:
- Contact data - Correct spelling of first and last name, rank, affiliation, affiliation country
- Paper Title - Full paper title for the presentation
- Paper Abstract - 250-word abstract

We strongly recommend that you prepare all the information required below BEFORE starting to fill in the submission form. Your information will be lost if you leave the page or close the browser without submitting all the contents.

Please read our abstract submission walkthrough guide (Download PDF)

Submission Process

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Your email address will be used as your username and you will be asked to ​create a password. Please be aware that the information you enter when creating your account will be used for official Letters of Acceptance, Letters of Invitation, and Conference Programmes, so please ensure correct spelling of names, affiliated institutions, and so forth. Login or Create an Account

Confirmation Email
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Submit to a Conference
Submit your abstract (maximum 250 words), choosing from the available presentation formats.

Receive a Confirmation
After submission, you will receive an automatic confirmation that your abstract has been received.

Initial Screening
Your submission will be reviewed by staff to ensure it conforms to accepted academic norms, and to screen out incomplete submissions.

Your submission will be blind reviewed by a minimum of two reviewers.
See the Abstract Review Process for details.

Final Review
Your submission will receive a final review by a member of the Conference Programme Committee.

Result Notification
A result notification will be sent to you generally within four weeks of submission.

Accepted submitters will be invited to register. In order to be included in the Conference Programme, accepted submitters are required to register by the registration deadline. Upon payment of the registration fee, you will receive a confirmation email containing your official receipt.

Ethical Conduct

IAFOR takes ethical conduct very seriously, and considers any form of plagiarism unacceptable. IAFOR follows guidelines from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in relation to conference submissions and publications. Papers that contain redundant publication (reusing one's own writing verbatim or in a substantially similar form) or plagiarism (using another author's writing without attribution) will be rejected without further review, and additional action will be taken as appropriate. To verify compliance, submissions may be checked by Crossref Similarity Check and other originality or duplicate checking software.

The Use of Generative AI and AI-assisted Technologies

IAFOR follows Elsevier's AI author policy for use of generative AI and AI-assisted technologies in writing. Authors are allowed to use generative AI and AI-assisted technologies in the writing process before submission, but only to improve the language and readability of their paper and with the appropriate disclosure. This does not apply to the use of basic tools for checking grammar, spelling, references etc.

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