Abstract & paper submission

Abstract submission

Please provide abstracts of not more than 300 words, along with keywords and a short biography (name, affiliated institution and work position). A panel proposal should be not more than 500 words. Panel descriptions should contain a 300-word abstract for each presenter. Individual abstracts and panel proposals should be submitted by 30 April 2022 15 May 2022. After you have registered, you can submit abstracts for individual and/or panel presentations through the ICIRD7 online submission system here.

Paper submission

Deadline for paper submissions is 1 July 2022. Papers should be between 6,000 to 8,000 words (excluding references). Paper submission can be made through this site’s online submission system. A template for paper submission and formatting are attached below. (ICIRD paper template 1)

Conference E-Proceedings

Conference e-proceedings will be published in electronic format and available online for download before December 2022.

An invitation letter for paper submission for e-proceedings will be sent to all presenters in July 2022 to confirm authors’ intention to include their papers for publication in the e-proceedings, along with full procedures for submission. Submitted manuscripts will be checked and may undergo light editing by a professional in-house editor. Please format papers for the e-proceedings per the attached template (ICIRD proceedings paper template 1).

Please follow the Microsoft Word template to prepare your manuscript. It contains guidance for composing and formatting your article for the proceedings. In the case that authors are requested to edit their paper, revisions will be conditional on the acceptance of the manuscript.

General Requirements

Papers should not exceed 8,000 words, and not be shorter than 6,000 words, with maximum of two additional pages for references

All submissions for the proceedings must be in English (US English)

It is important that your paper is finalized and ready for publication. It is strongly recommended to use spell and grammar checking functions of MS Word or your preferred word processing program.

If the author is not a native English speaker, it is advised to have the manuscript edited before submission, or read by a native English-speaking colleague.

Manuscripts must consist of original work and should neither have been published nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere

Please do not use copyrighted material without permission or without proper citation/credit.

Please avoid submitting very large files (for example, files with very high resolution images)

Questions by email are welcome! Contact icird.cmu@gmail.com with the subject “ICIRD7 E-proceedings”