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Conference Presentation

This year, the Program Committee has decided to open up opportunities for four types of presentations at the conference venue:

  1. Regular Paper Presentation
  2. Round Table Presentation
  3. Paper Presentation in Absentia via Internet
  4. Paper presented in Absentia via Pre-recording

Regular Paper Presentation: The speaker will have 15 minutes to talk and then 5 minutes for Q&A or discussion. Only full papers and extended abstracts will be scheduled in this category.

Round Table Presentation: Paper abstracts will be considered for Round Table Presentation. Typically a presenter will have 4-5 minutes time to share ideas with fellow presenters and then carry on conversations on the general theme of that particular session.

Paper Presentation in Absentia (via Internet): If an author is unable to attend the conference under extraneous circumstances his/her paper will be considered for presentation in absentia. The speaker will have 15 minutes to talk and then 5 minutes for Q&A or discussion via the Internet. Only full papers and extended abstracts will be considered for scheduling.

Pre-recorded Presentation (via Pre-recording): It is also possible for a speaker to pre-record his/her talk in advance and send to the Program Committee for viewing during the assigned session. This option is available only with prior arrangement and under extraneous situations. The recording must be professionally made and less than 15 minutes in length.


Conference Publications

The participants will have opportunity to publish their work (1) in the Conference Proceedings and /or (2) in an Edited Book to be published by Springer Singapore. Plus there will be several Special Issue of international journals in which participants could publish their scholarly works.

Conference Proceedings: The proceedings will publish reviewed full papers, extended abstracts and abstracts. The maximum page length for a paper (either reviewed or extended abstract) will be five (5) pages. The Conference Proceedings will be a digital publication with ISSN:2382-6193.

Edited Book: The authors of high quality papers will be invited to submit their work for consideration for an Edited Book to be published by Springer, Singapore. This book will come under the Edited Series: Managing the Asian Century ( Selected full papers submitted before the regular registration date will be fast-tracked for review for this book.


Paper Submission

Paper submission to the conference is managed by EasyChair conference management system. Click the following link to make a submission:

The EasyChair system will ask you to make your own account (User ID and password). You can return to the system any time to check the progress with your submission(s).

Three types of submissions are allowed: Full Paper, Extended Abstract and Abstract.

Full Paper: A significant piece of work with introduction, research methodology, analysis and conclusion will be put through rigorous review process. Each full paper will be reviewed by at least three reviewers. It is recommended to submit a long paper in the initial stage of the review process. After acceptance, the final paper length should be 5 pages (or less) for the Conference Proceedings.
Extended Abstract: Considerably short submissions will not be put through comprehensive review process; but they will be assessed for general suitability to the conference. Research-in-progress, sharing ideas, expression of research interests, or ideas of practical relevance may be submitted as short paper. Maximum page length is 5 pages in the Conference Proceedings.
Abstract: A participant may choose to submit one page (250 to 300 words) abstract relevant to the conference theme.


Contact Information:

For inquiries related to conference papers and publications:
Professor Dr. Purnendu Mandal
Lamar University, Texas, USA
Phone: 1-409-651 7063


Submission of Abstracts and Full Papers:October 01, 2018
Acceptance Notification:October 15, 2018
Final Paper for Proceedings Submission:November 22, 2018
Conference DatesDecember 20-23, 2018



Paper Submission Format

Follow the attached guideline in formatting your paper


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