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ASAC 2017 Conference

Paper & Symposium Submissions

**The due date for submission of papers, symposiums, and cases to ASAC 2017 conference is the 3rd of February, 2017, 12 noon, Eastern Standard Time.**

Click here to submit a paper, case, symposium, or workshop to ASAC 2017. 

To submit, you will need an EasyChair account. The submission deadline is 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time on February 3, 2017. All contributions will be peer reviewed; best paper awards will be given by each division. Late submissions and submissions made directly to divisional executive members will not be considered. If you have any issues, please refer to the EasyChair FAQs.

Submission Instructions

This section provides instructions concerning the format and style of papers and symposiums submitted to the ASAC 2017 conference. It is important that authors follow these instructions carefully. Papers that do not follow these instructions, and the formatting specified, may be returned to their authors for revision, and will be required to be resubmitted before the submission deadline (February 3, 2017 at 12:00 noon EST) to be eligible for inclusion in the conference program.

Paper submissions

Page limit: Do not exceed 30 pages (this includes title page, abstract, tables, figures, and appendices, but excludes references)

Title Page: Include title of paper and full contact information for author(s) (including corresponding authors)

Abstract: 120 words maximum

Body: The body of the electronic paper must be anonymous


  • The format of submissions must conform to the APA (6th edition) style guide in terms of margins, spacing, title, abstract, and headings. 
  • Summary APA formatting information can be found at http://www.mtroyal.ca/library/files/citation/apa.pdf
  • The required font for papers and symposium proposals is Times New Roman 11. Submissions should be double-spaced. Do not use page numbers – these will be inserted by the Proceedings Editor. 
  • Please check spelling and grammar before submitting your paper; your paper will not be copy-edited after submission.
  • Papers must be submitted in a single file in Microsoft Word format.

Copyright: If the full text of the paper is included in the ASAC Proceedings, authors still retain the right to use and publish their paper

Student Submissions: If the author of a paper is a student, this should be indicated on the title page by adding the word “student” in brackets after their last name. Students must also indicate their status by adding the word “student” in brackets after their last name when submitting the paper.

Symposium Proposals

Symposium proposals should be three to four pages in length, and should include:

  • A title page including the title of the panel topic, a brief abstract of the topic, and the names and affiliations of all panelists.
  • The panel focus/topic and its relevance to the field
  • The goal of the discussion/debate.
  • Sample questions (or issues/opinions/ propositions) which will be addressed by the panel.
  • Discussion format (e.g. presentation, debate etc.) and contribution of each panelist.
  • Role of others (i.e. chair, facilitator, respondents).
  • Follow up (i.e. will the panel result in any further work, such as articles or opinion pieces).

For each panelist, include:

  • A two to three-page outline of the panelist’s paper, presentation topic, or contribution.
  • Biographical information on the panelist.

For submission instructions and Style Guides for the Case Divisionplease click here

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