PAPER SUBMISSION

Important Dates

Abstracts or Full Papers Submission: 31 July 2020

Final Version Submission: 15 September 2020

General Submission Information

  • Two types of submission are invited: Abstracts (maximum 1,500 words) or full papers (maximum 5,000 words). Authors will have an option of choosing to include only the abstracts or the full papers in the conference proceedings to be published electronically.

  • Each submission will be accepted as either stand-up presentation or poster presentation based on the suitability of the submission and author’s preference.

  • Submissions must be original and should not be already published nor under review for publication elsewhere.

  • Individual and multiple authors are welcome to contribute.

  • Once the submission is accepted, at least one of the authors must register and present at the conference.

  • Papers must be written in English.

  • Papers will be presented in either oral (i.e. stand-up presentation) or visual (i.e. poster) form.

  • The author’s name and affiliation should be shown only on the cover page of the manuscript and they should not be indicated anywhere in the paper.

  • Authors will retain full copyright to their work and the conference organizers are making no claim on the copyright. 

  • All contributions should follow the format and style described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA, 7th edition).

  • Best paper awards will be competitively selected by the Best Paper Review Committee after assessing the final version of the Full Papers (maximum 5,000 words) submitted.

 

Guidelines for Abstracts Submission

 
  • Abstracts (three (3) pages extended abstract, typed, single-spaced and maximum 1,500 words) should be submitted for review and selection. Authors will have an option of submitting full papers (maximum 5,000 words) if they prefer.

  • The author’s name and affiliation should be shown only on the cover page of the manuscript and they should not be indicated anywhere in the paper.

  • The paper is reviewed based on the quality of the abstract. Thus, ensure a complete abstract is submitted.

  • All the abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Paper Review Committee and authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a final version.

Guidelines for Final Version Submission

  • Manuscripts submitted to “APacCHRIE 2020” should be original contribution and should not have been previously published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Individual and multiple authors are welcome to contribute.

  • Manuscripts should normally not exceed 5,000 words.

  • All manuscripts should be typed in MS WORD format, single-spaced with one-inch margins and using 12-point Times New Roman font (exception of tables 10-point Times New Roman).

  • Manuscripts should include the following major sections & sequence: title, affiliation of the authors (e.g., university name, country), abstract (80-120 words), keywords (3-6 words only), main body (Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Results, Discussion and Conclusion) and references.

  • Tables and Figures (300dpi) should be clearly labelled, in the format and style described in APA (7th edition) and suitable for direct reproduction.

 

For paper submission, please contact: APacCHRIE2020.papers@polyu.edu.hk

 

Template for Abstracts and for Full Papers

Final Version

(Abstracts or Full Papers)

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